Tanzania is the largest country in East Africa, boasting over 500 miles of stunning coastline with superb white sandy beaches, known as the Swahili Coast. Tanzania is home to Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain, as well as Mount Meru – equally beautiful mountain but one that is much quicker to climb! If you’re a keen wildlife watcher, Tanzania should definitely be one of your top choices of African destination, with some of the most impressive game reserves and national parks found on the continent, including the famous Serengeti National Park. See elephants, hippos, chimpanzees, crocodiles, lions and many more fascinating species in their natural habitat.
Travel Health Information
vaccinations for travelling here
Although the potential for yellow fever is low in Tanzania certification is essential if arriving from another high-risk country. We can help protect you against food and water borne illness such as hepatitis A and Typhoid and supply you with travellers’ diarrhoea packs. You will need be up to date with your tetanus. Other risks include rabies, Hepatitis B, Malaria, Meningitis and in some instances Cholera. Malaria is prevalent so please book and appointment to see which anti-malarial medication suits you best.
Infections and Outbreaks frequently change from country to country and by attending our clinics you will be given the most up to date clinical and safety advice from our team of specialists. Our advice to you often includes aspects such as:
- Food and water hygiene
- Insect and animal bite avoidances
- Personal safety
- Sexually transmitted infections
- Sun protection
- Altitude sickness
Serengeti National Park
Famous for its jaw-dropping annual migration of zebras and wildebeests. A must see spectacular visual delight, as you watch in wonder as they migrate on mass.
Located at nearly 6000 feet above sea level, it is the highest mountain in Africa and formed from an inactive volcano. It is very popular with trekkers and known for snow- capped mountain peak.
Home to over 3 hundred types of migratory birds and a multitude of large wildlife including elephants, giraffe and hippos. Best to view the diverse spectacle of its wildlife in the wet season.
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