services are available in major cities and towns - from the states, private
and religious institutions. Pharmacies are also available, though we advice
travelers to bring their own medicines, especially for those with special
Visitors are also advised
to get vaccinations against malaria, and yellow fever. Personal situation
such as pregnancy, allergies, the length of a stay or the places you intend
to visit will determine the kind of a vaccination you will have to take.
Other vaccinations are taken in combination.
position on Yellow fever requirement for travelers entering our country
remains unchanged. All travelers coming from endemic countries are
required to produce evidence of yellow fever vaccination. This travel
requirement does not apply to those travelers coming from non-endemic
countries. Travelers from non-endemic countries travelling through
endemic countries are subject to yellow fever vaccination only if they
stay outside the Airport or have a long connection up to twelve hours"
plan will give you plenty of time to take a desired combination at a desired
time. Vaccination is essential; a vaccination certificate is required when
entering Tanzania. Make contact several months prior to departure to ensure
the best schedule for any vaccinations you need
Bilharzias (on Safari) Avoid contact with any stagnant water be it in a pond
or a small river or lake. Do not swim in swimming pools that you have doubt.
Do not walk bare foot around the edges of a river or lake especially when the
area is busy with activities such as washing and animal feeding
Check out what you eat on the street;
sometimes it doesn't cope with your stomach; fruits are plenty and sweet in
Tanzania, mind washing before you eat.
Please; consult you house doctor;
community health center or any other medical practitioners or specialist
travel clinics for further assistance and advice about tropical and
When on Safari,
try to drink sufficient quantities of water, and should be treated one
(bottled water are widely available in Tanzania)
Most of our safaris cover many remote locations where
there are limited medical facilities. We recommend that
you are insured with private specialist local medical
operators since the Government of Tanzania does not
provide any emergency medical evacuation scheme. While
international medical insurance is essential, it should
be combined with a local scheme provided by a local
medical evacuation operator in order to prevent delays
in mobilizing effective emergency medical rescue.
There various schemes ranging from $30 and above
depending on the areas visited, the number of days and
the respective age of the traveler