Central Africa country known for its wildlife, scenery and Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa.

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How can I find a guide that will take me safely up Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Elbrus?

Where/how can I find a local/professional guide that will take me safely up Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Elbrus?
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How to get into and travel across Tanzania

I'm interested in visiting Tanzania - the capital of it (Dodoma) and Kilimanjaro park, and I didn't find any info about any airlines to get into Tanzania and about local transport - buses or taxis. ...
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Where can I get definitive success rate statistics for Kilimanjaro trekking operators?

I'm thinking of attempting Kilimanjaro and have read on operator websites that the park authority keep success rate statistics for Kilimanjaro trekking operators. These are apparently based on ...
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Is there any similar alternative to Zanzibar, in Tanzania?

I'm looking for a place in Tanzania that has the same qualities as Zanzibar (beach, food and rest), but preferable with less tourism and maybe even cheaper prices. Preferable somewhere with access to ...
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How can I get to Arusha, Tanzania from Nairobi, Kenya?

What are my options (methods, approximate prices, safety, and duration) in getting from Nairobi, Kenya to Arusha, Tanzania? I'll be in Nairobi and want to travel to Arusha to join a Mount Kilimanjaro ...
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Kampala to Lusaka by bus, how?

I'm based in Kampala, Uganda and need to get to Lusaka, Zambia, soon. Flying is a bit pricey, so I'm considering going overland. I already have a Tanzanian visa for other reasons. Does anyone have ...
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Booking Kilimanjaro Trek in advance?

I'm planning to climb the Kilimanjaro in September. I'll arrive on 29th of August, stay in Moshi for two or three days, then start the hike. What I'm wondering now is whether I should book the tour in ...
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Is there a ferry running from Mwanza (Tanzania) to Kisumu (Kenya)? Schedules?

I would like to travel by ferry from Mwanza in Tanzania to Kisumu in Kenya. Is there a ferry on that route / something close to it, and if so are there published schedules for them?
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Viewing, not hiking, Mount Kilimanjaro from Arusha

I will be arriving in Arusha around noon and departing the following day also around noon. I would like to see Mount Kilimanjaro, but not hike it. What is the minimum amount of time required to do ...
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Is it possible to withdraw USD from ATMs in Tanzania?

I will be In the following Tanzanian towns, Arusha, Dar es Salaam and Stone Town and would like to know where I am best to replenish My stock of USD? Is it possible to withdraw USD from ATMs in ...
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Road condition B6 From Mbeya to Tabora. How long should it take to drive in a 4x4

I want to drive from Johannesburg South Africa to Kigali Rwanda in August 2015. One leg of the route is concerning me. I see the distance from Mbeya to Tabora in Tanzania is 560km along the B 6 and ...
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Tanzania Visa: In advance or at the airport?

I will be traveling to Zanzibar in September, therefore I will need a visa for Tanzania. My flight will leave in Düsseldorf and stop in Amsterdam and Nairobi. The Auswärtiges Amt (Department for ...
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How can I tour Serengeti National Park by starting off in Nairobi?

What are my options (methods, approximate prices, safety, and duration) in getting to Serengeti National Park from Nairobi, Kenya? Is the only way to take a bus to Arusha, Tanzania and then another ...
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Baggage Allowance on Precision Air

The listed baggage allowance on Precision Air is 23kg for economy class between Kenya and Tanzania. I'd like to know if that means I can have two pieces of luggage with a combined weight of 23kg, or ...
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Malaria on Zanzibar

I will be traveling to Zanzibar in September for 10 days. I already have the Yellow Fever vaccination. Is it necessary to take a malaria prophylaxis or at least a stand-by vaccination? Someone told ...
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When booking a safari in Tanzania is the price negotiable?

I'm booking a safari with a reputable tour guide company in Tanzania. We are currently discussing the itinerary and options. They are coming back to us with documents that describe what the tour would ...