Tickets, Accommodation And Per Diem

accomodationFor sponsored participants, the Court will meet all the costs of your travel to the Dialogue by providing an economy class return ticket.

For sponsored participants, the Court will pay the accommodation costs on a bed and breakfast basis and they will be provided 50% of the United Nations Rate applicable for Arusha for November 2015 to cater for their dinner. Participants will be responsible for paying for their personal costs such as laundry, minibar expenses etc. Self-sponsored participants who wish to stay in other hotels should inform Mr Kenneth Kimbui. Lunch will be provided to all participants.

Travel itineraries and air tickets will be sent out to all sponsored participants. Should participants wish to buy their own tickets or incur any other expenditure relating to their air tickets, kindly consult Mr Kenneth Kimbui for advice.

Documents required for processing entitlements

Participants are kindly requested to provide the following documents to facilitate the processing of entitlements:

  1. Copy of the invitation letter (personal or institutional)
  2. Original boarding passes
  3. Visa fee receipt (where applicable)
  4. Copy of ticket
  5. Copy of passport and
  6. Duly filled and signed Travel Claim Form

Local Currency and Currency Exchange

The Tanzania Shilling (TZS) is the currency in Tanzania. All major currencies are accepted in Tanzania. The current prevailing exchange 1 USD = 2155 TZS (subject to change). It is advisable to change foreign currency in Forex Bureaus. Foreign currency can also be changed at the airport or at the hotel. Please make sure you obtain a receipt. For United States Dollars, make sure that you bring new notes not older than series year 2006. Most places will give a lower, flat rate for older notes and some places will not buy them at all.

Credit Cards

Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge accepts payments using Credit cards. Other major lodges, hotels and travel agents in Arusha and Tanzania in general, also accept them.


Dialogue Focal Point Person:
Grace Wakio Kakai

Travel, Transport and Accomodation:
Mr. Kenneth Kimbui

Mr. Sukhdev Chatbar