Safari planning questions and answers.
So you're thinking of booking a safari with Ombeni African Safaris? We're thrilled! A trip to Africa is truly an unforgettable experience, and we can't wait to help you make this dream a reality. Take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions below to best help you prepare. Something missing?
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Before you go
- You do not need shots to travel to Tanzania itself, but you will need yellow fever shots if traveling to Zanzibar. Always check the Centers for Disease Control and Protection website to confirm.
No, you do not need special safari attire. Please pack comfortable and breathable clothing that you will be comfortable in in the Land Cruiser for long stretches of time. We also recommend bringing a second set of clothes for dinner, as you will likely wish to change after your game drive.
We recommend you bring $500 to $1,000 in cash for spending. ATMs are also available if needed.
About the Safari
No! That’s one of the reasons we’re special. Your rate includes a private team with your very own Land Cruiser, so only your party will be in your vehicle. Your safari experience is customized to based on your interests and pace.
Yes! We’re pleased to offer the ability for you to keep your devices charged at all times.
Tipping is included in your total cost, so you will not need to worry about tipping once you arrive.
The Tanzanian Shilling is the official currency, but the United States dollar is also accepted everywhere
During the dry season (June-October), afternoon temperatures are usually between 20°C/68°F and 30°C/86°F and vary greatly according to altitude and location. The wet season (November to May) sees afternoon temperatures a bit above or below 30°C/86°F. At night, the temps are typically 27°C/80°F and 38°C/100°F, and dry with no humidity.
No, there is a normal amount, and it depends where you’re traveling. Always carry bug spray with you to decrease irritation.