Tanzania

LOCAL TIME:
GMT+3
LANGUAGE:
EnglishSwahili
FLIGHT TIME FROM UK:
10 to 12 Hrs
CURRENCY:
TZS

Tanzania is a country located in East Africa, bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north, Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo to the west, and Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique to the south. Its eastern border is formed by the Indian Ocean. Tanzania’s largest city and former capital is Dar es Salaam, but its current capital is Dodoma.

The official language of Tanzania is Swahili, which is spoken by the majority of the population. English is also widely spoken and is the language of instruction in schools and universities.

The currency of Tanzania is the Tanzanian shilling (TZS).

The flight time from the UK to Tanzania can vary depending on the airline and the route taken, but typically takes around 10-12 hours with a stopover.

Tanzania is 3 hours ahead of GMT, so if it is 12:00 pm in London, the local time in Tanzania would be 3:00 pm.

The main airport in Tanzania is the Julius Nyerere International Airport, located in Dar es Salaam. The address of the airport is P.O. Box 18052, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Top Local Attractions

Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park is one of the most famous wildlife reserves in the world, renowned for its abundant wildlife, including the "Big Five" - lions, elephants, buffalos, leopards, and rhinos. It is also home to the world's largest wildebeest migration, which is a natural spectacle that attracts visitors from all over the world. The Serengeti is a must-visit destination for wildlife lovers and photographers.

Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and a bucket-list destination for many hikers and adventurers. Climbing the mountain is a challenging and rewarding experience, with various routes to suit different fitness levels. The summit offers breathtaking views of the surrounding plains, making it an unforgettable experience for anyone who reaches the top.

Zanzibar Island

Zanzibar Island is a tropical paradise located off the coast of Tanzania, known for its white sandy beaches, turquoise waters, and vibrant culture. The island has a rich history as a trading hub, with influences from Arab, Indian, and African cultures. Visitors can explore the historic Stone Town, go snorkeling or diving in the coral reefs, or simply relax on the beach. Zanzibar is a perfect destination for anyone looking for a beach holiday with a cultural twist.
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