USEFUL INFO

NO PLASTIC BAG ALLOWED by TANZANIA  thank you

THE BEST SEASONS

WINTER: June to November -Fresh

SUMMER: December to April – Hot!

Rainy Season: April & May

Bring mosquito repellent with you.

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GETTING TO ZANZIBAR 

Ethiopian Airlines, KLM/Kenya Airways, Condor, Oman Air, Fly Dubai, Qatar Airways, Turquish Airlines, Egypt Air, Meridian & Italian charters offer international flights to Zanzibar. British Airways, Emirates and Swiss fly to Dar es Salaam. From Dar es Salaam, Precision Air, Zanair, Tropical Air and Costal Aviation offer short trip by air (20 minutes) to Zanzibar. From and To South Africa FastJet. Check TUI for direct flights from Brussels & Amsterdam.

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ELECTRICITY

220- 240 V AC, 50Hz.  We provide adapters. Electricity comes under the ocean from Tanzania. It is always useful to travel with your own torch.

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MONEY 

Zanzibar uses Tanzanian Shillings  (TZS).

From Europe we advise you to take US Dollars or Euro & change at the airport.

Be aware that we DO NOT HAVE  a BANK or ATM in JAMBIANI so be sure you have enough tanzanian shillings before coming to the South East Coast. Zanzibar accepts only USD from 2006 and above.

ATM only at the airport or Stone Town, the Zanzibar city or a NEW one in PAJE, 7 km from our village.

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PAYMENT  

To guarantee  your reservation in USD we ask a 50% deposit. You will get an email from DIRECT PAY secure online system.

Accommodation  are due 42 days before arrival.

Food and drinks the last day of your stay in Tanzanian Shillings. If you want to pay cash in EURO or USD check our average rate at the office. If you want to pay by CREDIT CARD VISA/ MASTERCARD, amount will be in USD- with 5% extra for DPO system.

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HEALTH 

Traveling from Europe or USA, yellow fever inoculation is recommended but not obligatory. Please contact the Travel Clinic or Tanzanian embassy in your country to get the last update.

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TOURIST VISA

At your arrival you have to pay 50 USD per person to get a tourist visa - by credit card.

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RENT A CAR 

KIBABU:  kibabulali11@gmail.com  +255 772 755 788 WhatsApp.

You need to provide your international driving license. Zanzibar drive on the left and the majority of cars are automatic.

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Food & drinks are in Tanzanian Shillings, excursions & taxi in USD.

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We can book a taxi for you when you arrive at the airport, 50 USD to pay directly to KIBABU drivers, 1hour driving to Jambiani.

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Check IN from 13h-> 21h30

Check OUT from 06h00->10h00

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In case of check in after 21h30, our security MASSAI will show you the room and give you the key.

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Breakfast: 7h30 -> 09h30

Lunch at the Beach Bar: 13h ->16h00

Dinner in our Banana Garden Restaurant at the lodge: 19h -21h30

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At check out, please take your shampoo or other plastic containers home as Zanzibar is struggling with recycling.

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You are welcome to leave your luggage at the office after check out & stay with us at the Beach Bar

There is an outside shower at the pool side.

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Read about Zanzibar, their culture, respect the villagers, think of your dress code in the village & in the city, be happy, curious, open minded & first of all enjoy!

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All activities can be booked from here one day in advance.

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Please bring your own Beach Towels.

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