What to pack for your safari?

Packing for Your Safari You’ve waited months for your safari to finally come around. And now you have to decide what you must pack for your safari. Decisions, decisions, decisions, TPSSL is here to help you. Here are a few of our tips: Passport, itinerary, travel insurance docs and @tickets It seems obvious, but we […]

What is the most widely used currency in Tanzania and Zanzibar?

More Information About Money in Tanzania and Zanzibar The easiest way to access money while travelling in Tanzania is at ATMs using a Visa card. Tanzania’s currency is the Tanzanian shilling (Tsh). There are bills of Tsh500, Tsh1000, Tsh5000 and Tsh10,000, and coins of Tsh1, Tsh5, Tsh10 (although these three are rarely encountered), Tsh20, Tsh50, […]

Everything you need to know to successfully climb Kilimanjaro

Climbing Mountain Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

Mount Kilimanjaro is located in northern Tanzania in East Africa, not far away from the border to Kenya. With a height of 5895 meters (19340 ft.) Mt. Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest free-standing mountain in the world (i.e. it’s not part of a mountain range, like the Himalayas, where Everest is […]

International flight routes to Tanzania

We arrange flights to Tanzania for most of our travellers and have excellent flights rates. However, if you would prefer to arrange your own flights or book with air-miles or the like, then feel free to do so. If you organise the flights, we are happy to just make your ground arrangements. To Tanzania from […]

What is The Best Time to Go to Tanzania?

Most safari areas in Tanzania Safaris enjoy warm days and cool evenings year-round. While temperatures drop to below freezing on Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru, the country’s Indian Ocean coast and lakeside regions are hot and humid. Tanzania has two distinct rainy seasons: April to May (the ‘long rains’) and November to December (the ‘short rains). Generally, the country’s main rainy […]

COVID 19 Tanzania Travel Advisory latest update

The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania (URT) through Ministry responsible for Health (mainland) continues to enhance prevailing preventive measures against the spread of COVID-19 including those related to international travel. In view of this, the Government is updating the Travel Advisory No. 9 of 24th December 2021 to version No. 10, effective from […]