Are you looking to travel to Tanzania to climb Kilimanjaro, then there are a few vaccines you need to consider getting! Firstly, you need to do is to consult your doctor to make sure you should be joining a team to climb Kilimanjaro. You need to be fit, strong and in good physical shape before deciding to join the adventure. If you are concerned about your health and fitness, then you need to speak with your doctor. Once you have clearance from them, then Contact Us and we can help you develop a training plan that it critical for success.
Do I need a yellow fever certificate arriving in Tanzania? The answer is NO. However, you DO need the yellow fever certificate if you are traveling from or are traveling through a country that has yellow fever. Therefore, we suggest keeping up with the CDC or your local travel medical center to find out what vaccines are currently recommended for travel to Tanzania. However, Tanzania does NOT have Yellow Fever in the country, so they only require you to show proof of vaccine for Yellow Fever if you are from a country that does have Yellow Fever. Also, if you in transit for more than 12 hours in an airport located in a country with risk of Yellow Fever Virus transmission, then you will also have to show proof of the vaccine.
Here are the Recommended Vaccinations for your Kilimanjaro Climb:
2). Hepatitis A
4). Hepatitis B
8). Malaria Precautions
9). Yellow Fever – if traveling from a country with the Virus