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Eco-Friendly Tanzania:
No to Single-Use Plastic Bags

An eco-friendly Tanzania is saying no to single-use plastic bags. Travelers to the country are no longer allowed to bring plastic carrier bags effective June 1, 2019. Check-in area at points of entry confiscate plastic bags, with exception of Ziploc bags used to carry personal items, and may impose fines to travelers.


Northern Zone:

Tarangire National Park

Arusha National Park

Mkomazi National Park

Lake Manyara National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park

Western Zone:

Serengeti National Park

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Saa Nane Islands National Park

Burigi-Chato National Park

Rubondo National Park

Gombe National Park

Mahale National Park

Southern Zone:

Ruaha National Park

Katavi National Park

Kitulo National Park

Eastern Zone:

Saadani National Park

Mikumi National Park

Udzungwa National Park



  • Valid passport (and photocopy of picture page)

  • Visa (you may get upon arrival for $100 for US citizens and $50 for citizens of other countries

  • A picture ID (e.g. driver’s license) other than passport



  • Driving in the parks is allowed between 6 am and 6 pm only.

  • The speed limit in the parks is 50km/h and 25km/h in the Ngorongoro Crater.

  • Animals always have the right of way.

  • Never feed animals. It will upset their diet and lead to an unnecessary dependence on people.


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