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AIR TICKETING RESERVATIONS:

For air ticket reservations to within or outside Tanzania, please send an inquiry to reservations@omongwetravel.com and our customer representative will contact you back shortly.

Currently, we are authorized travel agent for:

  • Air Malawi
  • Air Tanzania
  • Air Uganda
  • British Airways
  • Coastal Aviation Chartered Flights
  • Egypt Air
  • Emirates
  • Ethiopian Airlines
  • Indigo Aviation Chartered Flights
  • Kenya Airways
  • KLM Dutch Airlines
  • Precision Air
  • Qatar Airways
  • South African Airways
  • Swiss International

VISA:

Instructions about Tanzanian Visa


In order to apply for Tanzanian visa, you will have to submit the following :

Passport: Current and signed passport. It must not expire within 6 months and must have at least one blank visa page.

Application Form: Send visa application completed and signed with your signature in blue ink

Photo: You must submit 2 passport photographs.

Proof of Departure: Submit a computer-generated flight itinerary from your travel agent or airline. The itinerary must show the applicant's name, date of arrival and departure from Tanzania, and flight information

Bank Statement: The bank statement must show that the applicant has enough funds in their account to sustain them while you are in Tanzania. The bank statement may consist of either a print out of your statement (online statement are acceptable), or a letter from the bank showing the balance on the bank letterhead.

Consular Fees: A fee of US $ 100 is charged for 6 months validity.

Processing Times: 5 - 7 business days

Download Tanzanian Visa Application Form here. (Adobe Reader 6.5 or above is required)



ESSENTIAL INFORMATION:

TIME DIFFERENCES (HRS):
GMT + 3

DISTANCE AND TEMPERATURE CONVERSIONS:
1 km = 0.6214 miles
1 mile = 1.6214 km
10 centigrade = 50 farenheit
20 centigrade = 68 farenheit
30 centigrade = 86 farenheit

ELECTRICITY:
Power: 220/230 volts AC

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS:
Malaria precaution is necessary. Insect / Mosquito repellent.
Cholera and smallpox vaccinations are not necessary
Sunscreen lotions are recommended to avoid sun burn
If arriving from a yellow-fever zone, a valid international inoculation certificate is required

MEDICAL:
There is no national health scheme. Travel insurance is recommended to cover medical expenses

CURRENCY:
The Shilling (TZS)
TZS 1 = 100 cents
Coin Denominations: TZS 50, TZS 100, TZS 200
Bank Note Denominations: TZS 500, TZS 1000, TZS 2000, TZS 5000, TZS 10000

FOREIGN EXCHANGE:
Foreign currency can be exchanged at airports, commercial banks and bureau de changes in major towns. Many hotels provide exchange facilities for guests. As precaution measure, please don't change money at street vendors.

The exchange rate and commission varies, an updated standard rates can be found at the Central Bank of Tanzania website

BANKING:
Branches and ATM of national banks are found in most major towns, suburbs and shopping malls
Standard Chartered Bank, CRDB Bank PLC, National Bank of Commerce (NBC) accept international bank cards, mainly VISA Electron for debit cards
Some of the tourist hotels accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express for credit cards

BANKING HOURS:
Weekdays: 0830 – 1500
Saturday: 0830 – 1200
Sunday: CLOSED

CELL PHONES:
Cellular phones can be hired from Omong’we Travel & Tours

If you already have unlocked cellphone, you can purchase a pre-paid SIM card from network providers (Zain, Vodacom, Tigo or Zantel) at any service provider outlets

CLOTHING:
Following clothes are advised for safari trips: Neutrally colored clothes, fleece jackets, lightweight rain jacket, walking shoes, warm sleeping outfit for camping safaris

LANGUAGES:
Tanzania official language is Swahili. However English is mainly used as a business language.

   
   
 
 
 
 
 

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