Cheap flights to Tanzania

Reasons To Visit Tanzania

Tanzania is located along the coast of East Africa famous for its many incredible outdoor opportunities and untouched wilderness. During your visit to the country you will want to visit one of its national parks where you can go wildlife spotting or simply take in the breathtaking natural landscape. There are also many exhilarating outdoor activities to be enjoyed in the country such as scuba diving, hiking and kayaking along the coast. In addition to this, Tanzania has a very interesting history as one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited areas - consider visiting one of its Stone Age sites or going on a cultural tour to understand the local history in more depth. While the capital of Tanzania is Dodoma, the more popular destination for travelers is Dar es Salaam which is considered the cultural and financial capital of the country.

Where to stay: Ratings and booking information for hotels in Tanzania for every budget

Arriving In Tanzania

The primary airport serving Tanzania is Julius Nyerere International Airport which is situated around 10 km away from the center of Dar es Salaam. As well as Dar es Salaam, it is possible to travel from the UAE to Tanzania directly by arriving at Zanzibar Airport or Kilimanjaro International Airport. If you are looking to travel to Dar es Salaam, you will be able to travel from either Abu Dhabi or Dubai. Travelers based in Dubai can catch flights with Emirates or flydubai, while those in Abu Dhabi can make the journey with Etihad Airways.

Alternatively, if you are traveling to Zanzibar you can fly out of Dubai with flydubai from Dubai International Airport. It is also possible to travel to Kilimanjaro International Airport from the UAE directly, with flights available out of Dubai International Airport with flydubai.


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Tanzania Travel Information

Many nationals including those from the UAE will be able to obtain a visa upon arrival when traveling to Tanzania. In Tanzania there is a dry season along with two wet seasons. There is a brief rainy period beginning in October and ending in December, while the stronger rainy season commences in March and ends in May. Remember that Tanzania is one hour behind the UAE, so don’t forget to roll back your clocks when you land.

* This information is correct as of December 2017

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