Saturday, November 27, 2021

Traveling to Zanzibar

Things To Know Before You Travel

Aside from deciding which beaches to visit and which excursions you want to go on, there are other essential elements of planning your trip to Zanzibar. Before you even book a flight, it’s best to do some research and make sure you know what you’re dealing with. Here are some important things to know before traveling to Zanzibar.


Do You Need A Visa When Traveling To Zanzibar?

If you’re going to Zanzibar/Tanzania as a tourist, you may need a visa. The only exception is if you’re a citizen of the following countries:

 Malawi  Rwanda  Tonga
 Malaysia  Saint Kitts and Nevis  Trinidad and Tobago
 Malta  Saint Lucia  Tuvalu
 Mauritius  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines  Uganda
 Morocco  Samoa  Vanuatu
 Mozambique  Seychelles  Zambia
 Namibia  Singapore  Zimbabwe
 Nauru  Solomon Islands *British Overseas Territories citizens
 Papua New Guinea  South Africa *Guernsey & Jersey passport holders
 Romania  South Sudan

All visitors are required to have a valid passport for the duration of their stay. Travelers may obtain visas at Zanzibar International Airport. Other points in Tanzania that currently offer visa upon entry are Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro International Airports. It is advisable to check with your nearest Tanzanian Embassy, High Commission or Consulate prior to traveling.

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