Frequently Asked Questions - TTCIH FAQs

Yes, but there are exceptions. Please visit visa and consular matters.
Visit: http://www.immigration.go.tz
KLM, Swiss Air, British Airways, Emirates etc.
Please contact your personal insurance company to check.
If you come from malaria free zones then malaria prophylaxis is strongly recommended. We also recommend rabies and yellow fever vaccination before coming to Ifakara.
Yes. Please visit our travel page for links to hotels in Dar es Salaam which we
recommend >>

Some hotels do have shuttles from the airport. In case they have, we will arrange that the shuttle picks you up at the airport, if you inform us about your flight number and arrival time. Otherwise we can arrange for a taxi to transport you from the airport.

Some hotels do take Visa/MCard. Please contact the hotel in advance or check on our site with our recommended hotels

Yes, there is a local bank that can change US Dollars. However we strongly suggest that you change your money in Dar es Salaam. Check the current exchange rates >>

We recommend for your course participants to travel as a group to Ifakara by coach that we can arrange for you. Otherwise there is the Tanzania-Zambia railway train that we can also organize for you. Please send an email to: info@healthtrainingifakara.org for further details

Yes. Please visit our accommodation page to view our rooms and hospitality services in Ifakara

No. We accept US dollars and Tanzanian Shillings. However you will not need any big amounts of money during your stay as most of the services are already payed with the course fee. Please send an email to: info@healthtrainingifakara.org for further details.

Yes, we have a central safe at the reception desk under surveillance 24/7.

Yes. Follow this link for laundry rates >>

Yes, almost all of our buildings are wired for internet access. We also have wireless internet access in our seminar rooms.

Yes, all the major networks (Airtel, Vodacom, Tigo, Halotel) are accessible in Ifakara. We offer SIM cards and pre-paid card services with domestic rates at our reception desk if required.

Yes. The insecticide is not harmful to human beings. It has been inspected by the Tanzanian Bureau of Standards and the Swiss Tropical Institute.

We have 18 rooms that have hot water,TV and wireless internet access.  But no phones, minibar, in the rooms.

Yes, TTCIH has a soccer pitch and outdoor volley ball. There is also a swimming pool ($1 per day per person if used) for water recreation.

Yes, we have first aid kits and a district hospital in our compound for medical emergencies.

No. Please click here for links to various registered tour operators in Tanzania >>

There are various local bars and restaurants that the local staff can suggest in Ifakara

There are 3 seasons (dry, short rain, long rain) in Ifakara but it is warm throughout the whole year except June and July. Light cotton clothes are recommended. However during the rainy season (January-April) bring boots.

Cycling is the preferred mode of transport around the area. There are plenty of bicycle rental locations. Remember to cycle on the left side of the road and move with traffic to avoid collisions with other cyclists.

Yes, click here for a price list >>