Archive for September, 2007

Increased visa costs for US citizens

As of September 20, 2007, the Tanzania visa fee for U.S. passport holders is now $100. This is for the standard single, double, and multiple entry visas. For all other passport holders, the fee remains at $50.

Tanzania visas can be acquired from a Tanzanian embassy or upon arrival at the Kilimanjaro Airport, the Dar es Salaam Airport, or the border crossing at Namanga. Your passport must be valid for at 6 months beyond your travel date. The visa is valid for 6 months from the date of issue for a visit of up to 3 months.

If mailing your visa application, payment must be made with money order. At the border, they only accept cash. You must also provide passport photos, your airline tickets, and your reservation confirmation as proof of sufficient funds in the country.

September 20, 2007 at 9:15 pm Leave a comment

Kilimanjaro skydive – the extra adrenaline kick

For more than 20 years, ZARA Tours has guided thousands of Adventure seekers to Mount Kilimanjaro. But seeing the roof of Africa from the earth’s surface is one thing – now you can have the chance to see Africa’s highest mountain from a truely unique point of view – and it’s hard to imagine a more dynamic venue for your tandem jump with an experienced sky-diver!! Now scratch the skies and taste the clouds in this exciting jump overlooking the landscapes of equatorial Africa! 

Anyone with a reasonable health under 95 kgs and over 18 years can do it; we are also happy about group bookings! Contact ZARA Tours at to add this thrill factor to your Kilimanjaro climb and/or safari adventure!.

Kilimanjaro skydive

September 20, 2007 at 11:35 am Leave a comment

There’s nothing like a new pair of shoes to start the school year.

Thanks to a donation of the “Kilimanjaro Children Foundation”, on Monday, September 3rd, 2007, the children of the Kilimanjaro English Nursery School received new shoes to start the new school year!

Shoes donated by the Kilimanjaro Children Foundation

September 20, 2007 at 10:51 am 1 comment


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