See the US Department of State website on Tanzania to read about infrastructure, safety, health advisories, and other important information on traveling and studying in the country.
Go to the Embassy of Tanzania website for visa application forms and information on the country’s laws and customs, language, culture, music, food, and required immunizations.
It is recommended that you book your tickets as early as possible as prices increase rapidly after March.
Airlines serving Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) are DELTA/KLM, UNITED/Ethiopian Airlines, Qatar Airlines, and Turkish Airlines.
STEP: Tanzania is currently not on the US State Department Travel Alert or Travel Warning List. All participants are required to enroll in the US Department of State’s STEP (Smart Traveler Enrollment Program) prior to their travel, in case of emergency situations.
Immunizations: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provide recommendations for travel to Tanzania. Consult your doctor to determine your immunization updates, discuss malaria prophylactics and other necessary prescriptions.
Upon arrival in Kilimanjaro, your guides will pick you up from the airport and take you to a hotel in Arusha (a one-hour trip) where the safari begins.