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Tanzania and Zanzibar
Tanzania and Zanzibar
Map of Tanzania and Zanzibar

A treasure trove of sights and sounds

Tanzania is home to Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, as well as the world-renowned Serengeti National Park while the romantic spice island of Zanzibar is a visual delight of dazzling white sand beaches and impossibly blue sea.

Why visit Tanzania and Zanzibar?

  • Spectacular wildlife diversity
  • World Heritage Sites
  • Majestic mountain vistas
  • Beautiful beaches

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The facts:

Flight duration: Kilimanjaro is approximately 12 hours from the UK (via Nairobi) while Zanzibar is approximately 1 hour 20 minutes flying time from Kilimanjaro.

Recommended airlines flying non-stop to Kilimanjaro: British Airways (via Nairobi).

Best time to travel: The climate of this vast country varies greatly. Generally, game viewing is at its peak from June to October while Zanzibar receives its best weather between August and October.

Tanzania climate:

Tanzania Climate Chart

Zanzibar climate:

Zanibar Climate Chart

Local time: GMT +3 hours.

Currency: Tanzanian Shilling.

Language: English and Swahili are the official languages.

Passports & visas: A full British passport, which is machine readable and valid for six months beyond your return date is required. Please click here to find out if a visa is required for British passport holders.

Health: Vaccinations may be required and are strongly recommended. Your GP will be able to provide you with specific advice on the destinations in your itinerary.