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Visa Information

Visas are required to enter Tanzania at this time. The fee is currently $100 USD per person.  Dates on the visa will be listed as Day/Month/Year. 

Please visit the Tanzania Embassy website for full information and step-by-step instructions. Information may change without notice, so the most up to date information will be on the Tanzania Embassy website.

Please make sure you have a valid passport through at least 6 months after your return to the U.S.

Visit the U.S. Passports & International Travel for more information on your passport.

If you are in the New York City or Washington, D.C. areas, you may go in person to the embassies.  Here are the websites for NYC and Washington, D.C. 

Traveler’s Insurance

No one PLANS for the unexpected to happen, yet when it does there is peace of mind of knowing you’re covered. We strongly recommend all participants acquire comprehensive traveler’s insurance for all tours with Off Season Adventures, LLC. We have proudly partnered with Trawick International for our traveler’s insurance coverage.

If you have questions before you purchase (or after) Trawick’s friendly and knowledgeable customer service representatives are available to assist you. All Trawick plans come with a 24/7 worldwide travel assistance service, that will be there for you whenever you may need it once travel begins. For questions, please call (888) 301-9289, or click here for more ways to get in touch.

Safe Travels 3-IN-1 Travel Protection:

• For US residents traveling within the US
• DOES NOT INCLUDE Emergency Medical & Accident Expense
• DOES INCLUDE Emergency Medical Evacuation coverage
• Purchase within 14 days of initial trip deposit to receive Pre-Existing Medical Condition Waiver
• Affordable—5% of total trip cost

Safe Travels Single Trip Travel Protection: 

• For US residents, up to 80 years old, traveling within the US and abroad
• Purchase within 10 days of initial trip deposit to receive Pre-Existing Medical Condition Waiver
• Up to $75,000 in emergency medical coverage available

Safe Travels Multinational Travel Protection:

• For non-US citizens, up to 79 years old, traveling outside their home country but not to the United States
• Purchase within 30 days of final trip payment to receive Pre-Existing Medical Condition Waiver
• $50,000 —$1,000,000 in PRIMARY emergency medical coverage
• Political Evacuation coverage included

What to Pack?
  • Try to pack as light as you can- carry on luggage only, if possible
  • Wristwatch
  • Binoculars
  • Camera/film/storage cards/batteries/zoom lenses
  • Cell phone/battery charger/power adapter
  • Jacket/raincoat
  • Walking/Hiking shoes
  • Hats
  • Socks/underwear/belts
  • Shirts/Shorts
  • Jeans
  • Video camera/batteries, tapes, power adapter
  • Cosmetic supplies/comb/brush
  • Dental supplies/deoderant
  • First aid supplies
  • Glasses/contact lenses and cleaning supplies
  • Insect repellent
  • Anti-itch cream
  • Medicines/vitamins, prescriptions/allergy pills
  • Q-tips
  • Razor/shaving cream
  • Shampoo/conditioner and styling supplies
  • Sunglasses, suntan lotion, sunscreen
Documents Checklist
  • Addresses and stamps for postcards
  • Credit/ATM cards/Money belt/Wallet
  • Foreign Currency (USD can be used in most places in Tanzania)
  • Health Card/Insurance
  • Itinerary
  • Passport
  • Visa information
  • Pen and paper
  • Phone card/Phone Numbers
  • Picture ID/Driver’s license
  • Reading material/Tour books
  • Tickets
  • Vaccination certificate
Before You Leave…
  • Advise family of itinerary
  • Arrange lodging for pets
  • Clean/set refrigerator
  • Have post office hold mail
  • Leave key
  • Put extra jewelry in safe deposit box
  • Set heat or air conditioning
  • Set timers and lights
  • Stop newspaper delivery
  • Turn off ice maker
  • Unplug major appliances
  • Water plants
  • Obtain all travel documents

Have any other questions? Contact us here!

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