The official currency in Tanzania is the Tanzania
Please withdraw US dollars from home, it is recommended that you come with sufficient amount of US dollars that you need, to finalize payment for your trip, tips to your guides or additional drinks at the lodges etc.
For large sums you are advised to bring $50 to $100
bills, small bills have a very low exchange rate.
Therefore not accepted if you are to finalize a sum of
your safari payment in cash.
Please be aware that US dollars dated before 2009
are not usually accepted due to the risk of counterfeiting.
Credit cards are accepted in few places in towns.
Please be aware that a fee might be added ranging
In some lodges and camps it is possible to pay by
credit card, but in other places it is not an option
due to bad internet.
Tanzanian Shillings can always be withdrawn from
the local ATMs.
US dollars can always be exchanged for Tanzanian shillings if desired.
Visa & Master card are the most commonly accepted.