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Car rental in Tanzania

Tips for driving your rental car in Tanzania

If you're travelling to Tanzania, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Tanzania is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Dodoma counts 287200 inhabitants. In Dodoma hosts 0.6% of the entire country's population, which counts over 48260000 inhabitants. In Tanzania the language spoken most widespread is Swahili but people also speak English. The time zone in Tanzania is GMT+03:00 so make sure you adjust your watch at landing. We suggest adjusting your watch before take-off to help conquer jetlag! The electric plug type in Tanzania is D / G and the electric voltage is 230 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adapter with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Tanzania is +255, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Tanzania

With a fuel cost in Tanzania averaging at 1.31 USD, driving around the country won't break the bank. Tanzania shares its land borders with Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda and Zambia, which mean there are plenty of road trip options for travellers wishing to explore a little further. Before crossing any border, please make sure that this is in line with the terms and conditions of your car rental as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 86472, 0 of which motorways, which ranks Tanzania as the 56th country in the world with the longest road system. This amount of road will let you drive across the country and discover its wonders, secret spots and the delicious local tastes. Please note that in Tanzania there is a Left-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Tanzanian shilling (TZS). Speed limits in town are 60 km/h and on motorways they are 110 km/h. Bear in mind that in Tanzania, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Tanzania

Tanzania boasts seven UNESCO sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Those who visit this country for leisure certainly can't miss these spots. The top UNESCO sites are: Ngorongoro Conservation Area (both cultural and natural) and Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara (both cultural and natural).

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