Climate: Tanzania ‘s climate is generally sunny and pleasant. Winters are cool to mild, October to December can be warm, but is generally not to bad as it is the build up to the rainy season and most days will have good cloud cover.
Hunting areas: Hunting takes place in all the major regions of Tanazania, Western Tanzania, Selous, Masailand depending on the species required by the client. We hunt all the species available in Tanzania. All hunting is done in large government hunting concessions. Clients are accommodated in serviced luxury tented camps that provide all meals and a laundry service.
Hunting Season: The hunting season in Tanzania is from 1 July to 31 December.
Health and safety: Fully equipped medical kits and satelite telephone or radio communication are available in case of an emergency. Tanzania is a high-risk malaria areas – consult your doctor or travel clinic and take the necessary precautions. Always carry your travel documents, travellers’ cheques and cash on your person or ask the outfitter to keep it in safe custody.
Travelling, accommodation and meals: Please make provision for all accommodation and travel expenses before and after your safari. Upon your arrival in Tanzania , you will be welcomed by our staff at the nearest port of entry to the hunting area and transported to the camp/lodge by either air charter or ground transport. Depending on the required species and hunting areas, you will be based in a serviced tented camp. Linen and basic toiletries are provided. All meals, drinks and a laundry service are provided.
Customs, visas and insurance: Customs clearance is operative at your port of entry into Tanzania. Tanzania requires a passport valid at least 6 months beyond your departure date and depending on your country of origin, a visa. Insurance for personal effects, luggage and trip cancellation as well as medical casavac is strongly recommended. A Visa can be obtained upon arrival for $50.
Documentation: Certain species require permits, which must accompany the hunting party.
Currency & Spending money: The local currency is the Shilling. Cash is preferred. It is customary to tip staff in recognition of good service, a guideline for tips would be approximately $1,500 per week for a hunting safaris in Tanzania.
Arms and ammunition: An gun permit is required for Tanzania , when booking a hunt with us we will arrange all the nessacary gun permits and have them ready on your arrival in Tanzania.
Packing list: The following is recommended
- Lightweight cottons and linens in natural coloured clothing (laundry service daily);
- Comfortable walking shoes, natural fibre socks;
- Long trousers, a tracksuit or sweater and warm weather resistant jacket;
- Hat, sunglasses
- Binoculars, camera, flash, film
- Step-down converter (220 – 110 volt)
- Anti-malaria medication (if applicable), prescription drugs, personal toiletries, sun-block
- Ammo belt
- Trophy Tags
Packing, dipping and shipping of trophies: An import and export CITES permit for Appendix I and an export CITES permit for Appendix II animals are required for each shipment. Field preparation of trophies are done in camp and transported to a shipping agent designated by the outfitter.Clients will be put in touch with the shipping agent to discuss their requirements and arrange for the payment of services. Clients should have sufficient trophy tags and full shipping instructions handy and should make sure that their skinning instructions are clearly recorded in the outfitter’s hunting register.