Other Things To Consider
Tanzania is sought after self-drive safari destination. Make sure you book early for your self-drive, often a year in advance. Plan your timing carefully, take a good quality camera for capturing every moment on your self-drive safari? It is wise to carry both cash and c credit card since, in Tanzania national parks, cash is not accepted. But visa fees at migration are paid by cash. It is best to bring with you the US dollar. Do not change your money on the street, always go to the bank. It is best not to rely on ATM during a self-drive safari, ATM supply only local currency. You need to be aware on what comes to safety in local towns in general. It is advisable not to take too much cash around with you. Place all important documents for example passports, ATM cards, driving license, and cash in one pouch or slim bag that will stay with you always
Pack light clothes, because in Tanzania it is generally warm throughout the year. When you are on safari you need to be comfortable. National parks in Tanzania get dusty, therefore khaki and army green clothing is recommended.
Always remember that game reserve and parks in Tanzania are very dust, especially in the dry season. Be cautious by wearing sunglasses to protect your eyes and keep the camera and phone clean by wiping regularly. Make sure to pack a few wet wipes and hand sanitizer, especially before and after meals in the pack. Also, make sure you have repellent with you all the time. In the day you will find tsetse flies. In the night you will mostly find mosquitoes. Don’t be worried, this should no stop from enjoying your self-drive adventure. But it’s good to be cautious