How safe is Tanzania?

Tanzania is a safe country, and you can relax while you are there. That being said, it’s still important to use common sense.

  • Be careful if traveling on buses, as petty theft is common.
  • Ask for a receipt when you store your backpack or luggage.
  • Do NOT carry your passport or any credit cards and cash that you will not need.
  • Use only registered taxis
  • Uber Taxi services are only available in Dar es salaam.
  • Do not walk into unknown areas by yourself at night.