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Cheap flights to Tanzania

Are you longing to tantalize your senses by immersing yourself in sophisticated African landscape and culture? Tanzania, being the popular African jewel, has so much to offer to the tourists who avail cheap flights to Tanzania from the United Kingdom. It is one of the tropical paradises waiting to be acknowledged by tourists where the sparkling and palm-fingered beaches are finest highlights of the country. Its lush vegetation and temperate climate make the country one of the few places in the world which should be in your travelling list. So, you better book a cheap flight before your holiday starts and set your ways towards the land which reflects mother-nature in most diverse splurges. With the recent trends of evolving tourism in the African countries, Travel house UK extends its valuable services to seek cheap flights for your holiday trip with tailor-madepackages for the ultimate comfort of travellers.

Recent searches for return flights to Tanzania

£308.1
Heathrow LHR
to
Dar Es Salaam DAR
Travelling Dates: 27 Nov 2017 - 13 Dec 2017
KLM
£325.2
Heathrow LHR
to
Kilimanjaro JRO
Travelling Dates: 10 Jan 2018 - 17 Jan 2018
Air France
£357.29
Birmingham BHX
to
Zanzibar ZNZ
Travelling Dates: 04 Sep 2018 - 11 Sep 2018
KLM
Airlines flying to Tanzania

Currently, there are no direct flights are being operated from UK to any airport in Tanzania. Whereas, there are many budget-friendly airlines connecting mainstream flights from the United Kingdom to the busiest airports in Tanzania mainly Kilimanjaro International Airport, Abeid Amani Karume International Airport and Julius Nyerere International Airport. Moreover, flights in the interior city airports are less frequently operated.

Few of the Airlines which regularly operates flights to Tanzania from the United Kingdom

  • Kenya Airways (KQ)
  • Turkish Airlines (TK)
  • Emirates (EK)
  • Etihad Airways (EY)
  • Qatar Airways (QR)
  • South African Airways (SA)
  • KLM (KL)
Which destinations are being served in Tanzania?

Julius Nyerere International Airport is the major international airport in Dar-es-Salam Tanzania, which is also the largest city in Tanzania. Aircrafts movement in the airport serves nearly 2.5 million passengers in a year from all across the Africa, Europe and Middle East. Owned by Tanzania Government, the airport serves as a hub for Air Tanzania. Those, who are making their way to Africa’s wildlife heritage, take their flights to privately owned Kilimanjaro International Airport. An average of 0.78M passengers is being served every year. Home to many wildlife and safari tours, Abeid Amani Karume International Airport is the main airport in the Zanzibar Archipelago that serves around 0.93M passengers per year.

How long is the flight to Tanzania from UK?
  • London Heathrow to Tanzania via Nairobi with Kenya Airways(LHR-NBO-JRO): 12 hours and 10 minutes
  • Flights from Heathrow to Tanzania (Abeid Amani Karume International Airport with Turkish Airlines via Istanbul: 13 hours and 50 minutes
  • Emirates flights to Tanzania via Dubai flying from London heathrow(LHR-DXB-DAR): 14 hours and 35 minutes
  • Flights to Tanzania flying through kenya from Manchester with Kenya Airways : 11 hours and 50 minutes
  • Manchester Airport to Tanzania (Dar es Salam) with Etihad Airways via Abu Dhabi: 14 hours and 15 minutes
  • Flights from Birmingham to Tanzania (Kilimanjaro) with KLM via Amsterdam:13 hours 40 minutes
  • Flights to Tanzania (JRO) from Glasgow with KLM via Amsterdam :13 hours 55 minutes
Most Popular Flights Routes and Duration from the United Kingdom to Tanzania
  • London Heathrow (LHR) to Tanzania (JRO) with Kenya Airways: 12 hours and 10 minutes
  • Heathrow to Zanzibar in Tanzania (Abeid Amani Karume International Airport) flights with Turkish Airlines via Istanbul: 13 hours and 50 minutes
  • Flights from London Heathrow to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania (DAR) with Emirates via Dubai 14 hours and 35 minutes
  • Flights to Tanzania (Dar Es Salaam) from Manchester with Kenya Airways via Nairobi: 11 hours and 50 minutes
  • Manchester Airport to Tanzania (Dar es Salam) with Etihad Airways via Abu Dhabi: 14 hours and 15 minutes
  • Flights from Birmingham to Tanzania (Kilimanjaro) with KLM via Amsterdam: 15 hours
  • Flights to Tanzania (JRO) From London Heathrow with KLM via Amsterdam: 17 hours and 10 minutes
Major international Airports in Tanzania
  • Bukoba Airport (BKZ)
  • Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR)
  • Iringa Airport (IRI)
  • Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)
  • Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ)
What is the best Time to visit Tanzania?
Peak Season

Most visitors flock to Tanzania between January and February, clear day skies and chilly nights, makes it a peak tourist's season. Although best time to go depends mostly on which part of Tanzania you are more likely to visit, broadly speaking any time between July and October or between December and March is appropriate for the visitors. This is considered to be the best-suited time to visit the famous parks in the South and Western parks, specifically Selous and Ruaha are worth a visit for Safari lovers.

Off Peak Season:

Tanzania undergoes two rainy seasons; one runs from late-October to late-December and chief monsoon season lasts from March to May. Wet season is a slight challenge for first time travelers. If you are looking for a short holiday trip, northern Tanzania still welcomes you for sightseeing with budget friendly lodges catering to all the travel needs of travelers. Unlike northern highlights, safari parks in the south are more seasonal due to its topography. So, you need to be more careful while booking a trip to Tanzania.

Can I Book Flights to Tanzania at the last minute?

Holding to book last minutes flights to Tanzania could be a gamble. You can always book flights for low seasons at any moment even a week before your planned travel dates but for summer holidays in July 2017 or Christmas flights You need to book well in advance because at the last minute, Even if you willing to pay for much expensive flights for Tanzania still you might not be able get a flight.

What are the major tourist’s highlights in Tanzania?

In the southern region of Tanzania, travelers should consider weather before your gateway to exhilarating safari tours and exotic wildlife heritage. Most notable parks are Selous Safaris, Ruaha National Park, Mikumi National Park meant for game viewing and safari tours. Whether you are on family, solo, walking safari, this park has got you covered for all your travel plans. Many newly married couples head their way for the honeymoon trips in Tanzania. Horse riding, bird watching, snorkeling are also some of the sought-after activities for tourists.

Northern Tanzania welcomes the tourists at any time of the years due to its plain topography. It offers some varied safari parks and game reserves including the world-renowned and iconic Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park and Lake Manyara National Park.

Make these touristy points in your bucket list today if you are fancy about wildlife and safari and be amazed with the amazing spectacles of your life.

Are there any cheap flight deals to Tanzania from UK in December?

Yes, Travel House UK has crafted different deals for Christmas as well as for December holidays. Contact your travel agent and get yourself a customized itinerary plan.

How to Get Around in Tanzania?

There are no motorways or expressways; the main trunk roads serve as intercity connections which are being served by public road transport services known as Dalla Dallas. These are shared minibus taxis with open hatches to cater for the masses. Proper bus companies also operate from the borders and cities. Private transport can be hailed in the form of rental cars and taxis. Safari parks and mountain trails including the one following Mount Kilimanjaro are attended by 4WD SUV services. The rail network is mostly focused towards the central mainland, including the capital city. It connects Dar es Salaam from central Tanzania, but it is hailed to be slow and cumbersome. The only urban city with a commuter rail network of its own for general commute between urban and suburban areas is Dar es Salaam. Boat and ferry services are dedicated towards the cities along Lake Victoria, as well as Dar es Salaam port for accessing Zanzibar Island.

What are the visa requirements for UK and non- EU citizens?

Whether you are travelling for tourism or business purposes, all British Passport holders and non-EU passport holders are required to get entry visa from Tanzanian High Commission with minimum validation of 6 months. Provided all the necessary travel documents, Single entry visas can also be obtained on arrival at the major international airports but that will cost you quite high so it’s recommended to apply visa at least with the margin of 4 business days.

What are the Hotel and Accommodation Options in Tanzania?

Finding lodging in Tanzania is as interesting as the country itself! Whether you opt for luxury lodges to enjoy your stay with splurges or to dwell in some campsite parks in vast lands, you'd truly feel the spice of life when staying on this land of flavor. Where islands have resorts and huts, parks intrigue you with traditionally-styled living. On this safari land you can experience living in African bushes-wildlife lodges, youth hostels, guest houses and in all-inclusive hotels. Towards the urban side try lodging in guest houses, for they are marginally comfortable and cost much less then deluxe range hotels. In Dar es Salam major hotels are located in Central city. Most of the hotels are more likely to cater tour groups at discounted rates in Zanzibar.

To enjoy ultimate luxury lodging, among many few options are:

  • Paradise City Hotel
  • Kempinski Kilimanjaro Hotel
  • Move n pick Royal Palm Hotel
What’s the general idea of pricing in Tanzania?
  • A simple lunch menu in a popular restaurant costs about 12,451 TZS
  • One large bottle of coca-cola drink: 3570 TZS
  • A pair of jeans from Levis or similar store: 66,500 TZS
  • A taxi trip on a working day: 26,000 TZS per 5 miles
  • One box of antibiotics medicines: 25,915 TZS
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