FAQ

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Accommodation
Different Bike Zanizbar tours follow different routes around the island and we always work first with the community, supporting local providers and placing our tours through small, responsible hotels.

Currency
You get the best rate if you use Tanzanian shilling on the Zanzibar. There are ATM machines on the airport and  in Stone Town. There is no ATM machines anywhere else and card is by no means excepted everywhere so see to it that you have cash enough if going to the coast.  Some spare  USD can be good since that also is accepted.

Do we have a support vehicle?
This depends on your choice of package. Three and Seven-Day Tours will include a vehicle to carry your extra possessions between destinations.

First Aid
All of our guides are first aid certified and will carry a suitable medical kit on all tours.

Insurance
All clients are required to stipulate their own travel Insurance. In case assistance to find an appropriate insurance is needed we would be happy to point you in the right direction.

Pack List
This information is included in a downloadable PDF.

Visa
A Single Entry Tourist Visa is available at the Airport, Dar es Salaam or Zanzibar depending on where you enter Tanzania. The visa will be valid 90 days from the date of issue. The cost is 50 USD paid cash upon arrival.  You require a national passport with a validity of at least 6 months.

If you arrive via Dar the first queue is for VISA. You are supposed to have filled I both the paper you got on the airplane as well as the white A4 presented at the counters before the VISA application. The second queue is for  the passport control.

If arriving to Zanzibar the VISA and the passport control is the same queue. Be prepared with your 50 USD cash.

Vaccination
Yellow fever is demanded by authorities and your vaccination card will be checked upon arrival. For other vaccinations please check with your local health authorities what the present recommendation is. 

What is provided by Bike Zanzibar?
Bicycle, helmet, a tour guide and, depending on your choice of package, accommodation, food and support vehicle.

What do I need to arrange?
Sun cream, clothing, footwear, travel insurance. Other personal items.

Inline with standards in the adventure travel industry all participants will be asked to sign a legal disclaimer. During tours the final word is with the guide and it needs to be understood that he has final decision power.