Tourist Information in Karatu

Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority Information Office

This information office – about 2km west of Karatu centre in the small complex of shops next to the Bougainvillea petrol station – is the place to go to make arrangements to visit Ngorongoro Crater or elsewhere in t…
Tourist Information in Kondoa Rock-Art Sites

Antiquities Department Office

To visit the Kondoa Rock-Art Sites independently, stop by the Antiquities Department office along Kolo’s main road to arrange a permit (adult/child Tsh27,000/13,000) and mandatory guide (free, but tips expected), so…
Tourist Information in Tanzania

Tanzanian Association of Tour Operators

This is Tanzania's main tourism licensing entity. While there are limits on TATO's powers to intervene, travelling with safari operators who are TATO members at least will give you an avenue for complaint if somethi…
Tourist Information in Arusha

Tanzania Tourist Board Tourist Information Centre

Knowledgeable and helpful staff have information on Arusha, northern-circuit parks and other area attractions. They can book Cultural Tourism Program tours and provide a good free map of Arusha and Moshi. The office…
Embassy in Kigoma

Democratic Republic of the Congo Consulate

Congolese tourist visas must be obtained in advance from your home country; visas are not issued here. That said, staff are generally helpful (especially if you speak French or Swahili). If you are just planning to …
Tourist Information in Tanga

Tanga Cultural Tourism Enterprise

The helpful staff here can provide information on nearby attractions. They also arrange excursions and guides for tours in town and nearby. From the post office, go south down Usambara St and turn into the first lar…
Tourist Information in Kilwa Masoko

Kilwa Islands Tour Guides Association

This group of trained guides organises excursions in and around Kilwa (starting at about US$25 per person). You'll also need to book with them for all visits to Kilwa Kisiwani. Their small office at the bus stand of…
Medical in Matemwe

Hyperbaric Chamber

For divers suffering from 'the bends', this is the only chamber in Zanzibar, and one of very few along the whole east coast of Africa. It is not permanently staffed, and it cannot be reached by tourists, unless acco…
Tourist Information in Arusha

Cultural Tourism Program Office

If you have questions about Cultural Tourism Programs in the Arusha area, the Cultural Tourism Program office at the back of the Natural History Museum may be able to assist. Be sure to check out its website.
Tourist Information in Serengeti National Park

Serengeti Visitor Centre

This office at Seronera has a self-guided walk through the Serengeti’s history and ecosystems, and it’s well worth spending time here before exploring the park. The gift shop sells various basic booklets and maps, a…