Clarified Plastic Bag Restrictions

During your Kilimanjaro climb and Tanzania safari research you will most likely come across the much welcomed "Single Use Plastic Bag Ban" implemented by the Tanzanian Government effective June 1st, 2019.


When you do, you are probably wondering how it will affect you.


For clarification below please see the official notice we received from the government in May 2019. We highlighted the excerpt clarifying how the ban pertains to visitors.


Notice To Travelers Planning To Visit Tanzania!

Special desks have been introduced at all airports where travelers will be asked to surrender any plastic bags they may have in their luggage. We would advise you to plan in advance and not take any plastic bags other than ziploc bags when packing for Tanzania.