FAQ

Can I get a visa in Tanzania?

Yes, you can get a visa at major airports and at border crossings, but try to get one ahead of time to make your entry into the country as easy as possible.

Will I have a chance to interact with the local people of Tanzania?

Feel free to interact with your safari guide and Kilimanjaro guides and porters! There are other unique ways to meet local people.

  • Visit the outdoor markets in  Arusha
  • Donate or volunteer to local school, orphanage, or non-profit in Tanzania,Kenya and Uganda.
  • Visit a Maasai village
  • Usambara Mountains  with us
  • Visit the Bushman tribe at Lake Eyasi
  • Make the most of your cultural tour

I am a solo (single) traveler, how can I join your tour?

We can add solo travelers to a group, or we can arrange a private trip for you.  See our Groups to Join page for existing group departures you can join.

Do you accommodate people with dietary restrictions?

Vegetarian and other special diets can be accommodated. Please let us know ahead of time. Protein options may be minimal on a vegetarian diet, so you may want to bring protein supplements.

How soon do I have to book your tour?

We recommend booking your trip as soon as possible. Lodges and tented camps on safari are booked quickly, so we need to reserve those before they fill up. However, sometimes we do have space last minute as well.

What immunizations / shots are required?

Talk to your doctor and talk to us about all something bellow  we will help you.

  • Malaria
  • Hiv/Aids
  • Yellow fever
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Typhoid
  • Tetanus
  • Polio
  • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
  • Meningeal Meningitis (Africa/Asia)

Do your Tanzania trips include any transfer for those arriving in Nairobi, Kenya?

No, but we can schedule transfer from Nairobi either by land or air for an additional charge.

What is there to do in Arusha?  Is it safe to walk around on my own?

It is safe to walk around the main area of town during the day with valuables well hidden, but it not advised to be walk around at night for your own safety.

Can I get to Zanzibar after my safari/trek?  Can you arrange that?

We can book your flights to Zanzibar from Arusha, Kilimanjaro ,Kenya and Uganda for your Zanzibar hotels.

Can I use a credit card to pay for my trip?

We accept Visa Card and Western Union Money Transfer. You can also send a bank wire transfer or mail a personal check.

What is the deposit amount to hold my space?

A 20% deposit is required at time of booking to hold your reservation. This deposit is 1Month before the day of departure / Hiking, climbing , Cultural tourist and Safaris.

When do I need to pay the balance of my trip?

Final payment is due on the day when days prior to arrival in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda,Rwanda and Ethiopia.

What happens if I need to cancel my trip?

Upon receipt of written cancellation by any member of the tour indicated on this reservation 30 days or longer prior to departure, 20% of the reservation of the canceling party will be retained by Adventures Within Reach and the balance of the package price refunded.

Should the canceling party be able to find a replacement for themselves no less than 15 days prior to departure and the replacement completes this booking form individually, no retention of funds will take place.

Do you cancel a trip, or charge more when other people in my group cancel?

Our trips are never canceled by Philip Adventure&Safaris Company, but you may have to pay more if your group falls below a certain group size.

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