Destination:

Tanzania

From snow-capped peaks to ‘Big Five’s safaris and paradise-esque islands, the East African country is basking in its new-found status of being a destination for both luxurious and adventurous travellers.
tanzania map

Essential Vaccines

When travelling to your destination

Vaccine

Schedule Primary Course

Hepatitis A

0, 6-12M*

Diphtheria Tetanus / Polio

0 (Single dose) then 10yrs

Typhoid

0 (Single dose) then 3YRS

Recommended Vaccines

When travelling to your destination

Vaccine

Schedule Primary Course

Hepatitis B

0 (Single dose), 1-12M

Rabies**

0 (Single dose) 3d, 7d, 12M*

Meningitis ACWY**

SINGLE DOSE

Yellow Fever**

SINGLE DOSE

* Staying with friends & Family
** At risk areas/ activities
Cholera
Tuberculosis (UK citizens Generally vaccinated)

Essential Vaccines Information

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A is an infection in the liver caused through exposure to faecal matter by oral means. Vaccination against Hepatitis A is offered to people who are eligible.

Tetanus

Rare to find in the UK due to mass immunisation, but certain countries and continents have been known to still carry the disease, such as Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe

Typhoid

Typhoid fever is an infection caused by the bacterium Salmonella Typhi (derived from salmonella food poisoning) that goes on to affect many vital organs.

Recommended Vaccines

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is an infection in the liver caused through exposure to infected bloody and other bodily fluids. Hep B is found globally but the high risk areas include some parts of Africa, Asia, the Middle East & Europe.

Meningitis

Meningitis is a severe infection affecting the systematic function of the brain and spinal chord which may result in brain damage and can be fatal if not treated.

Rabies

Rabies is a major disease affecting the brain and nerves that leads to severe motor function failure and neurological damage. Rabies is only contracted through the bite or scratch of an infected animal.

Yellow Fever

Yellow Fever is a severe and flu-like disease affecting the liver and kidneys, causing fever and jaundice. It can be fatal if not treated effectively.

Visiting Tanzania

When is the best time to visit?

The best time to visit Tanzania is from July to October when the country is at its driest. This coincides with the migration river crossings, as all the parks offer amazing wildlife sightings.

The Serengeti

Zanzibar

NGORONGORO CRATER

Other Highlights

Tanzania’s famous national park and well-known beauty spot should be on every traveller’s itinerary. Enjoy amazing sunsets, photographing stunning wildlife and taking in the nature wonders of this beautiful place.
kilamanjaro

KILIMANJARO

mneba

Mnemba

ruaha

Ruaha

Unguja

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