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, […]

Trekking packing list

Climbing Mountain Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

Climber’s Packing List Baggage Day pack, for you to carry Large duffel bag or backpack, for porters to carry – The weight per porter is limited to 15 kg (35lb). If you bring overweight luggage, every 15 kg will be charged extra at 100 US$ for an extra porter for the whole climb. Your backpack/duffel […]

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 […]

Available Safari Options

Budget camping safaris Budget camping safaris involve travelling with all your camp equipment, your guide and possibly a cook in your vehicle with you. Once you get to camp every one help helps to cook and set up. This is economical and fun but does mean that you spend valuable time in the evening organizing […]