Last updated on April 27, 2022

Are you planning a trip to Tanzania? Read on to learn about the current COVID-19 regulations and entry requirements applicable for travelers to Tanzania. Make sure to also check the official Tanzania government travel website and your home country travel regulations for latest updates as regulations might change quickly

*Latest updates highlighted in red as per government press release of 16 March 2022

Current Entry Requirements Upon Arrival

Apply for a Visa.

Submit a Traveler’s Surveillance Form within 24 hours before arrival in Tanzania. Fully vaccinated travelers and children aged 5 years and below are exempted from all test requirements. Travelers will be required to present proof of completed vaccination with a QR code. Accepted vaccines are those which have been approved by the United Republic of Tanzania and the WHO.

Not fully vaccinated or not vaccinated travelers are required to present a negative PCR test or NAAT certificate obtained within 72 hours before departure.

14 days will be subjected to enhanced screening for COVID-19 infection, including a rapid COVID-19 antigen test at own expense. Those testing positive or showing symptoms must undergo a 14-day self-isolation at a place designated by the Government at own cost.

During Your Stay

The great news is that most of your activities will be outdoors when traveling to Tanzania with Atashopstz so safe physical distance can easily be kept at all times. Staff members are additionally receiving extensive training about how to prevent the spread of the virus and how to act when a guest seems to have COVID-19 symptoms.

To ensure the greatest safety during park visits, ambulance services have been increased and positioned at different locations. All vehicles are sanitized between each transfer. Additionally, all surfaces and objects used by guests during and after the tours will be sanitized. Guests’ temperatures will be retaken upon entry of the hotel facilities. Otherwise:

Wear face masks at all times in public places.

Maintain safe physical distance to others of at least 1.5 meters.

Preventive Measures for Climbing Kilimanjaro & Other Mountains

As one of the most popular activities in Tanzania, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is still very safe to do, also during the era of COVID-19. Solid preventative measures have also been implemented for mountain-climbing activities in Tanzania. These aim to ensure the health and safety of guests and mountain crew members.

Here is a review of a customer’s exciting adventure climbing Kilimanjaro with the Standard Operating Procedures implemented according to local best practice, as established by a KPAP Partner Committee during the time of COVID-19. All our mountain less than three meters apart. Other requests are to:

Maintain safe physical distance to others of at least one meter.

Wear face masks in camp and when near other individuals. While trekking, masks are not to be worn.

On arrival in the park, the ranger will take your temperature to make sure that you aren’t running a fever and you don’t exceed a normal body temperature, which is around 37.5°C. There will be additional hand-washing basins for climbers and crew members arriving at camp. Furthermore, fresh food will be cleaned and packed under hygienic conditions. The mountain crew members will ensure that toilet bowls and basins are cleaned on a regular basis with approved disinfectant solutions. Where applicable, they will make it possible to dispose safely of paper towels and sanitary products.

For Your Departure

As regards quarantine on the way back home, travelers must check their home country regulations, as these vary from country to country and week to week. For your homebound flight, testing is available through Government of Tanzania laboratories, which can be booked via this dedicated portal. Depending on your home country’s regulations or the airline you are traveling with a COVID-19 PCR test may be required.

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