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					Kobil Rally of Tanzania 2011                          Rally Guide V2




                DRAFT RALLY GUIDE

Regulatory Power:

The Kobil Rally of Tanzania 2011 will be run in accordance with the

International Sporting Code (and its Appendices), the General

Prescriptions applicable to all FIA Rally Championships, FIA Africa

Rally Championship regulations, the AAT Sporting Code that complies

with FIA Regulations and the Supplementary Regulations (and its

Appendices).




 This document has no regulatory power and is issued as a guide only.




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CONTENTS

1.0    INTRODUCTION
       1.1  Message From the Organising Committee
       1.2  Past winners of the event
       1.3  Event Overview

2.0    EVENT ORGANISATION
       2.1  Rally Office Contact Details
       2.2  Programme of Rally
       2.3  Critical Competitor Deadlines



3.0    COMPETITOR ARRANGEMENTS - "Pre-Event"

       3.1    Entry Details
       3.2    Competitor Assistance
       3.3    Vehicle Eligibility
       3.4    Importation of vehicle and spare parts
       3.5    Two Way Radios
       3.6    Medical Cards
       3.7    Personal Accident Insurance
       3.8    Servicing Arrangements
       3.9     Fuel and Tyres
       3.10   Tobacco Advertising

4.0    COMPETITOR ARRANGEMENTS - "At the Event"

       4.1    Secretariat
       4.2    Practice Sections (Shakedown)
       4.3    Reconnaissance Arrangements
       4.4     Reconnaissance Accommodation
       4.5    Media Room
       4.6    Turbo and Spare Part Sealing
       4.7    Competitors Briefing
       4.8    Documentation
       4.9    Scrutineering

5.0    GENERAL
       5.1   Facts about Tanzania
       5.2  Driving in Tanzania
       5.3  Important Information
       5.4  Consular Services
       5.5  General Services
       5.6  Medical Services
       5.7    Vehicle Services
       5.8    ARC Calendar




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1.0    INTRODUCTION


1.1    Message From The Organising Committee


KARIBU TANZANIA.

Once again we present to you the Kobil Rally of Tanzania 2011, which counts for the following

          2011 FIA African Rally Championship for Drivers & Co-drivers
          2011 FIA African Rally Championship for Manufacturers
          2011 FIA Championship Cup for Drivers of Groups A, N and 2 wheel Cars of 1600 cc
          2011 AAT National Rally Championships



The event has managed to attract many competitors as well as spectators both locally
and internationally.

Rally is growing into a major spectator-sport event. Drivers on the ARC circuit have
inspired many young and new talents to take up rallying in Tanzania. It is our mission to
cultivate this spirit of rallying in the hearts and minds of young potentials by hosting this
rally event in the country.

We would like to assure you a challenging and exciting event that will take place in the
North of Dar-es-Salaam around the world famous historical sites of Bagamoyo.

Our team is at your disposal and do not hesitate to contact us for further inquiries. We
look forward to welcoming back all of you to Dar-es-Salaam this year and also a very
special welcome to those who has never been to Tanzania before.

We hope you will enjoy your stay in our country.




Satinder Singh Birdi

Clerk of the Course,

Rally of Tanzania.



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1.2 Past Winners Of The Event

2001 Pat Comtoise/Carl Voltaire (TZ)          Landrover 110

2002 Event not run

2003 Event not run

2004 Omar Bakhresa/George Ferreira (TZ)       Subaru Impreza N8

2005   Riyaz Kurji/Sayed Kadri (UG)           Subaru Impreza N10

2006   Patriek Emontspool/Alain Robert (BE)   Subaru Impreza N11

2007 Hideaki Miyoshi/Hakaru Ichino (JP)       Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX

2008 Muna Singh / Dave Sihoka (ZM)            Subaru Impreza N10

2009 Jamie Whyte/Phil Archenoul               Subaru Impreza N10

2010 Jamie Whyte/Phil Archenoul               Subaru Impreza N10




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1.3 Event Overview

       The 2011 edition of the Kobil Rally of Tanzania will be competed over three days. The rally
       will cover the picturesque scenery of Tanzanian coastline and will take competitors and
       fans to the Northern parts of the country around the world famous historical sites of
       Bagamoyo. The total distance of the rally will be 495Kms, of which 227Kms will be
       competitive.

       There are a total of 11 Competitive Sections which will be re-run over the course of the
       rally, the longest of which will be 33.67 Kms and the shortest 1.3 Kms.

       The super special section will be on asphalt and other competitive sections will be on
       gravel roads that are open to the public. However, information will be relayed to the road
       users to ensure that traffic is kept to a minimum on the days of the event.

       Day 1 Friday September 2nd, 2011

       The cars, after a ceremonial start, will start with a Super Special Section at the Milimani
       City Mall car park, which has provided spectacular action for thousands of fans for the
       past 2 editions of the rally and will be approximately 2.6 Kms in length. This stage will be
       run twice in reverse seeding order.

       Day 2 Saturday September 3rd, 2011

       After an overnight rest at Milimani City parc ferme , will head North of the capital Dar es
       Salaam, near the famous Bagamoyo sites where an all new route has been designed.
       Competitors will battle over 6 Competitive Sections totalling 150 Kilometres, with 158
       Kilometres of road sections (3 sections repeated). The cars will return to the Milimani
       City for an overnight halt.

       Day 3 Sunday September 4th, 2011

       After the overnight rest at the Milimani City parc ferme, the cars will once again head
       North towards Bagamoyo where competitors will again battle over the same 3 Competitive
       Sections totalling 75 Kilometres, with 108 Kilometres of road sections. The cars will
       return to Milimani city for the finish.

       The organisers wish to point out also that the format given above is a draft précis of the
       Itinerary and is subject to change in case conditions on the ground demand so. Any
       significant changes will however be communicated to all aspiring competitors, as and when
       they occur.




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2.0 EVENT ORGANISATION

2.1    Rally Office Details

       Contacts:

       Automobile Association of Tanzania

       Morogoro Rd, Opp. Oryx Petrol Station,

       Ground Floor Flat No 3, Block 186175, Parcel no 33

       P.O. Box 3004

       Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

       Tel: +255 222 151837

       Fax: +255 222 152011

       Email: info@aatanzania.org , rallyoftanzania@aatanzania.org

       web: www.africanrallychampionship.com, www.rallyoftanzania.org




EVENT CHAIRMAN                Satinder Singh Birdi

                              CELL ; +255 774 775 776

                              EMAIL ; birdi@aatanzania.org , ssbirdi11@gmail.com




ASSISTANT COC                 Athumani Hamisi

                              CELL ; +255 718 280787

                              EMAIL ; halidmotaz@yahoo.com




EVENT SECRETARY               Yusuf Ghor

                              CELL : +255 773 786 552

                              EMAIL ; yusufghor@aatanzania.org




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2.2 Programme of the Rally


       OPENING DATE FOR ENTRIES; Monday 25th July 2011, 09:00 hrs

       DATE OF ISSUNG THE ROAD BOOK;
       All Competitors; Friday 26th August 2011, from 15:00 hrs at Rally HQ

       CLOSING DATE OF ENTRIES; Friday 26th August 2011, 17:00 hrs

       DATE OF RECONNAISSANCE;
       Local Competitors; Sat 27th – Sun 28th Aug 2011, from 06:00- 19:00 hrs
       Foreign Competitors: Wed 31st –Thurs 1st Sept 2011, from 06:00- 19:00 hrs

       DATE OF ADMINISTRATIVE CHECKS; Place ; Rally HQ
       Local and Foreign Competitors: Wednesday 31st Aug 2011, from 09:00- 17:00 hrs

       DATE OF SCRUTINEERING;            Place; Milimani City
                                         Time; Friday 2nd September 2011, 08:00 hrs

       DATE OF 1ST STEWARDS MEETING;           Place: Rally HQ
                                               Time: Friday 2nd Sept 2011, 16:30hrs

       DATE OF PUBLICATION OF START LIST; Official Notice Board, Rally HQ
                                      Time: Friday 2nd Sept 2011, 17:00hrs

       STARTING DATE OF THE RALLY;             Place: Milimani City Mall
                                               Time : Friday 2nd Sept 2011, 18:00hrs

       LOCATIONS AND TIMES OF STARTS AND FINISH OF VARIOUS LEGS
       LEG 1 A   START     Friday 2nd Sept 2011, 17:00hrs,Milimani City Mall
                 FINISH    Friday 2nd Sept 2011, 20:30hrs,Milimani City Mall
       LEG 1 B   START     Saturday 3rd Sept 2011, 07:00hrs,Milimani City Mall
                 FINISH    Saturday 3rd Sept 2011, 17:00hrs,Milimani City Mall
       LEG 2     START     Sunday 4th Sept 2011, 08:00hrs,Milimani City Mall
                 FINISH    Sunday 4th Sept 2011, 15:00hrs,Milimani City Mall

       FINISHING DATE OF THE RALLY;            Place: Milimani City Mall
                                               Time: Sunday 4th Sept 2011, 15:00hrs

       DATE OF FINAL CHECKS;                   Place: Milimani City Mall
                                               Time: Sunday 4th Sept 2011, 15:30hrs



       PLACE AND TIME OF PUBLICATIONS OF RESULTS

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                                     Place : Official Notice Board, Rally HQ
                                     Time: Sunday 4th Sept 2011, 14:00hrs

       PRIZE GIVING                  Place : Milimani City
                                     Time : Sunday 4th Sept 2011, 14:30hrs

       OFFICIAL NOTICE BOARD         Place : Rally HQ
                                     Time : Friday 26th August 2011,until rally end

       RALLY HEADQUARTERS            Place : Milimani City Conference Centre
                                     TEL:

       PRESS ROOMS                   Place : Rally HQ
                                     Time : Tues 30th Aug 2011 - Sun 4th Sept 2011




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2.3 Critical Competitor Deadlines

       Date                          Time                Activity

       Friday 26th August, 2011      17:00 Hrs           Closing of Entries



       Friday 26th August, 2011      17:00 Hrs           Co – Driver Details Entry Forms



       Saturday 27th August to       06:00 Hrs - 19:00   Reconnaissance for Local Crew
       Sunday 28th August, 2011      Hrs



       Wednesday 31st August to      06:00 Hrs - 19:00   Reconnaissance for Foreign Crew
       Thursday 1st Sept, 2011       Hrs

       Wednesday 31st August,        09:00 Hrs – 17:00   Administrative Checks For Local
       2011                          hrs                 and Foreign Crew
                                                         Scrutineering
       Friday 2nd September, 2011    08:00 Hrs

                                                         Start of Rally
       Friday 2nd September, 2011    18:00 Hrs


       Sunday 4th September, 2011    14:00 – 14:30 Hrs   Finish of Rally & Prize Giving




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3.0 COMPETITORS ARRANGEMENTS: 'PRE-EVENT'

3.1 Entry Details

Any FIA competition license-holder wishing to take part in the rally must send
a duly completed entry form provided, to the Rally Secretariat before the
closing date.
If the application is sent by fax or email, the original must reach the organizer
within 5 days following the close of entries.

       ENTRY FEES – FREE ENTRY (for both local and foreign competitors)

Entry Package includes
1 set of road books
1 set of Reconnaissance car plates
1 sets of Rally Guide
1 set of competing car numbers and plates
5 Service Crew ID cards
1 Team Manager ID card
1 set of Organizer‟s optional advertising
2 service car plates
Set of time cards

3.2 Competitor Assistance

All foreign competitors will get an attractive package that includes

      Free entry fees
      Free insurance (third-party)
      1 Free Double Room [bed and breakfast] for 3 nights at Rally Hotel
      Free 200 litres of fuel [petrol or diesel]




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3.3 VEHICLE ELIGIBILITY

       African Rally Championship events are reserved for the following groups and
       classes of cars:

       Production cars (Group N):

       Class N1              Up to and including 1400 cc

       Class N2              Over 1400 cc up to and including 1600 cc

       Class N3              Over 1600 cc up to and including 2000 cc

       Class N4              Over 2000 cc

       Touring Cars (Group A):

       Class A5              Up to and including 1400 cc

       Class A6              Over 1400 cc up to and including 1600 cc

       Class A7              Over 1600 cc up to and including 2000 cc

       S2000 Cars

       Cars homologated as kit cars, where the capacity is greater than 1600cc are not
       accepted. Cars homologated as Kit cars, where the capacity is between 1400 and
       1600cc may be accepted if they also comply with Article 255 – 6.2 “Weight” of
       Appendix J.

       Two wheel drive cars equipped with a supercharged diesel engine with a nominal
       cylinder capacity of less than 2000cc are accepted in Groups A and N, as well as
       Production cars (Group N) and Touring cars of expired homologation up to 4 years.
       Turbo restrictors and weights as currently valid in Group N of Appendix J (33 mm
       restrictors)

       World Rally Cars are not authorized.

       GROUP S CARS (NON – HOMOLOGATED CARS): Such cars may be used in the
       Supplementary Event running behind the main rally and their results will count
       towards the Tanzanian National Championship only.




The Stewards may, for reasons of safety, seed all drivers including FIA seeded drivers.


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3.4 Importation of Vehicle and Spare Parts
Vehicle Registration and Licensing
Vehicles temporarily imported into Tanzania are not required to be registered,
provided they are re-exported before the expiry of the Carnet de Passage, the
Insurance Bond or the time limit for validity of the cash deposit.
If you are temporarily importing your car from a PTA country, you need to
obtain a „COMESA YELLOW CARD‟ from your local insurance agent. This will
enable you to drive your car in Tanzania for a specified period of time.
PTA Countries – Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia,
Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan,
Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaire, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Vehicle Parts and Importation
All vehicles and spare parts, temporarily imported into Tanzania, must be
guaranteed against import duty and taxes (except Kenya and Uganda – see
below). There are three ways in which this can be done.
i) AIT/FIA Carnet de Passage
This document allows the temporary importation of a vehicle and any spare
parts declared on related documents. It guarantees the payment of import
duties and taxes on the vehicle or spare parts, should you not re-export them.
It is the most convenient way of temporarily importing a vehicle and spare
parts.The original carnet and related documents must be presented to Customs at
the port of entry and again at the port of exit. The Carnet de Passage is
obtainable form your local ASN.
ii) Insurance Bond
This involves the execution of a customs bond with an insurance company.
The Commissioner of Customs calculates the duty and taxes payable on the
vehicle and spare parts. The importer pays a percentage of the duty and
taxes payable, as a premium, to an insurance company, who thus becomes
the guarantor.
The original bond must be presented to Customs at the port of exit, where it
will be cancelled on re-exportation of the vehicle and spare parts.
iii) Cash Deposit
This involves the deposit of an amount of money, equivalent to the import
duty and taxes payable on the vehicle and spare parts, which is refundable on
re-exportation of the vehicle and spare parts.
This method is not only very expensive, but also very time consuming.

Imports from Kenya and Uganda
You need to obtain a letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, permitting
temporary export, of a vehicle and spare parts, to Tanzania. When crossing
the border you need to submit your Log book to the Tanzanian border post.
You need to re-export your car within a week, from the same border post, in
order to collect your logbook. Intervals more than a week are subject to a
charge upwards of US $ 50.00
For custom Clearance assistance send all documents (Copies) to Rally HQ no
later than the date of close of entries.



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3.5 Two Way Radios

       It is illegal to operate any radio communication in Tanzania without radio licence.
       The process of obtaining a license from the Tanzania Communications Commission
       is very tedious, and it is advised that crews requiring a team channel utilise one of
       the mobile phone companies' services.

3.6 Medical Cards
       It is a FIA requirement that all competitors (drivers and co-drivers must be in
       possession of a valid medical card. This can be obtained from your local ASN. A
       Medical Certificate of Aptitude is incorporated in the medical card.

       A card is valid for five years but needs to be stamped annually after a medical
       examination, by a certified medical practitioner in your country.

       This card must be surrendered to the Chief Medical Officer at the start of the
       event and will be returned to you at the finish, on retirement or exclusion from
       the event.

       Should you have met with an accident during a previous event, the Chief Medical
       Officer of that event should have filled in the relevant part of the medical card.
       Should you have sustained an incapacitating injury during this previous event, you
       will need another medical examination before you are allowed to participate in the
       event. Your local ASN approved Medical Practitioner or any licensed Medical
       Practitioner in Uganda should conduct this examination.

3.7 Personal Accident Insurance

       Personal Accident Insurance is not mandatory for this event, but can be
       obtained from the following places:

       National Insurance Corporation
       P.O Box 9264
       Dar es Salaam,
       tel:
       email:




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3.8 Servicing Arrangements
              There is only one Service Park per leg, which will be indicated in the Road
              Book and the Service Notes. Access will be by tarmac (asphalt) roads.

              All service and auxiliary vehicles need service plates provided by the
              organisers to gain entry into the Service Park. Additional Auxiliary Plates
              may be applied for from the Rally office.

              For non-manufacturers, only two vehicles, either service or auxiliary, for
              each competing car, may be allowed to remain in the Service Park at any
              given time.

              Any additional vehicles, either service or auxiliary are allowed entry into to
              Service Park either to drop spares or Service Personnel at the service site
              and must exit promptly after that.

              There are several competent outfits that will help with servicing
              arrangements, who the organiser will help contact on behalf of the
              competitor.

3.9     Fuel and Tyres

              Fuel
              Fuel shall comply with the provisions of Article 9 of Appendix J, Article
              252 of the FIA International Sporting Code.
              Supply of AVGAS
              All competitors who need assistance in purchasing AVGAS shall contact the
              organizer before the close of entries. AVGAS is only available from British
              Petroleum (BP) and it is supplied in 200liter sealed drums.
              Distribution during the rally
              During the event, refueling may be done only in the refuel zones
              designated by the organizers in the road book.
              Tyres
              Tyres shall comply with the provisions of Article 55 of the FIA Regional
              Rally Regulations.
              Only gravel tyres shall be used for competition.
              Tarmac tyres may only be used for liaison sections.


3.10 Tobacco Advertising
              There are no restrictions on tobacco advertising in Tanzania at the time of
              publication of this Rally Guide.

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4.0 COMPETITOR ARRANGEMENTS - "At the Event"

       4.1 Secretariat
              The secretariat will be at Mlimani City during the running of the event and
              will be open at the following times –

              Monday Aug 29th to Friday Sept 2nd, 2011            - 09:00 to 17:00 Hrs

              Saturday Sept 3rd, 2011                             - 07:00 to 17:00 Hrs

              Sunday Sept 4th, 2011                               - 07:30 to 17:00 Hrs

       4.2 Practice (Testing and Shakedown)

              There will be no official shakedown for the event.

       4.3 Reconnaissance Arrangements

              Competitors wishing to carry out Reconnaissance must register with the
              Rally Secretariat. Reconnaissance is limited to two passages per crew.

              Reconnaissance, for all crews will be as follows:

              Local Competitors; Sat 27th – Sun 28th Aug 2011, from 06:00- 19:00 hrs
              Foreign Competitors: Wed 31st –Thurs 1st Sept 2011, from 06:00- 19:00 hrs

              Road books and unofficial pace notes will be available as from Friday 26th
              August 2011, from 15:00 hrs at Rally HQ.

              The organiser can help in sourcing vehicles for hiring, suitable for
              reconnaissance, at reasonable rates.

       4.4 Reconnaissance Accommodation

              The entire route is accessible within a day from Dar es Salaam.

       4.5 Media Room

              Location: Mlimani City
              Opening Hours: Tue 16 Feb 2010, 14h00 to 17h00
              Wed 17 Feb 2010, 14h00 to 17h00
              Thu 18 Feb 2010, 14h00 to 17h00
              Fri 19 Feb 2010, 14h00 to 20h00
              Sat 21 Feb 2010, 07h00 to 18h00

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              Sun 22 Feb 2010, 07h00 to 18h00


4.6 Turbo and Spare Part Sealing
       The sealing of the turbo (compressor) and the transmission gear mounted in the
       car will be carried out prior to scrutineering. In addition, spare turbos equaling
       the number of legs (two), a spare set of differentials and a spare Gearbox, will
       also be sealed, at the same time. Tracking Units will also be installed at the same
       time. Details will be announced later.

4.7 Competitors Briefing
       Competitors briefing will be held at the Rally HQ on Friday 2nd September, 2011.
       Time will be announced later. This is an important briefing because any changes
       noted in the road books or unofficial pace notes, as far as changing road
       conditions are concerned, will be communicated to the drivers.

4.8 Documentation

       Please note that correctly filling in an entry form includes filling in details of the
       competitor's past rally career. This information is essential for a write up in the
       Official Programme and the Media book.

       Documentation, at Rally HQ, will be from Monday 29th August, 2011, until
       Thursday 1st September, 2011 between 09:00 – 17:00 Hrs.

       At documentation, the following will be checked:

          Correctly filled and fully paid up entry forms (for international entrants, a
           stamp on the entry form, or letter from his / her ASN, permitting
           participation in this event).
          A valid competition and road licence
          A valid FIA Medical card, with a certificate of Aptitude.
          Valid third party insurance for duration of the event.
          A correctly filled in Service registration form.
4.9 Scrutineering

              Venue          Milimani City

              Date           Friday September 2nd, 2011

              Time           08:00 Hrs – 12:00 Hrs




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              Note   Any lateness will be penalised Ug. Shs. 1,000 per minute up to a maximum
              of 60 minutes. Lateness more than 60 minutes may be penalised, at the discretion
              of the stewards, by exclusion.




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5.0 GENERAL

5.1 Facts About Tanzania

Please check the 'General Services' section for more details

Airport              Dar es Salaam has one International airport which is forty-five
                     minute drive from the city centre.

Car Hire             There are good local car hire firms that have offices in Dar es
                     Salaam. Rates depend on the distance travelled and the type of car.

Climate              Tanzania has a beautiful climate. Daytime temperatures are
                     normally above 30 degrees (Centigrade) and the nights are
                     pleasantly cooler.

Communication        There are both networks of a telephone system, landline and
                     cellular, covering the whole country. International fax, telephone,
                     Internet and Email services can be found in most towns around the
                     country

Credit Cards         Most international credit cards are accepted in the major hotels
                     and restaurants, as are traveler‟s cheques.




Currency             Tanzania's currency is the Shilling

                     Denominations of Tshs. are 50/=, 100/=, 200/= (coins),

                     TShs. 500/-, 1,000/=, 5,000/=, 10,000/= (notes).

                     Banks operate form 08:30 Hrs to 15:00 Hrs on weekdays, and from
                     09:00 Hrs to 12:00 Hrs on weekends. Money and exchange services
                     are also available through the foreign exchange bureau, which are
                     prevalent in the city. For U.S. currency be aware that notes
                     printed before 2006 are not accepted in most forex bureau.

Health               Due to the large prevalence of malaria in Uganda, visitors are
                     advised to begin anti-malaria prophylaxis a week before arriving in
                     the country and continue for four weeks after they've left. Very
                     efficient private hospital care, clinics, chemists, air rescue services
                     etc. are available in Tanzania.



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Immigration          All visitors are required to have a valid passport. Information as to
                     whether Visas are required should be sought from the nearest
                     Tanzanian High Commission or Tourist Office.

Language             English and Kiswahili are the languages widely spoken.



Restaurants          Dar es Salaam has a wide selection of eating places, catering for
                     almost all know cuisine in the world. Some of the famous
                     restaurants include the following

                     Alcove +255 22 2131342
                     Khana Khazana +255 22 2771313
                     Garden Bistro +255 22 2600800
                     Oriental +255 22 2131111
                     Chop Chop +255 22 2122855
                     Bandari Grill +255 22 2117050
                     City Garden +255 22 2137575

Functions (Social Activities)

                     Dar es Salaam has two cinema halls of a high standard that screen
                     relatively new movies. In addition there are theatres that stage
                     local plays, music festivals etc. regularly.

                     The daily newspapers have an entertainment section that lists the
                     social activities for that particular day.

Security             Keep valuables in the hotel safe and avoid explicit shows of
                     affluence and wearing items that can be easily snatched. Avoid
                     isolated places and walking anywhere alone after 18:00 Hrs.

Time Zone            Tanzania is 3 hours ahead of Greenwich Meridian Time (GMT + 3).

Transport            Taxis are easily available and should be used where possible.

Voltage              Tanzania's electricity grid is 220 – 240 volts AC

Water                Always make sure you drink either filtered tap water or bottled
                     mineral water, which is available in all hotel and supermarkets.




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5.2 Driving In Tanzania

       Please Read This Section Carefully

       Driving in Tanzania is on the left side of the road. Consequently most cars are
       right hand drive. Overtaking is only on the right side

       Please give way to pedestrians on the zebra crossings. Drive safely by observing
       traffic signs, speed limits and by wearing safety belts. Talking on a mobile
       phone (without a hands free gadget) while driving is a serious offence.

       All residential, business and industrial areas and areas having streetlights (built
       up areas), have a speed limit of 50kph. In some areas, road signs indicate varying
       speed limits. Elsewhere, the speed limit is 80kph.

       It is an offence to drink and drive in Tanzania, and if caught, a stiff fine or
       imprisonment can result.

       Beware of potholes and broken roadsides. Vehicles may come onto your side of
       the road while over-taking or avoiding a pothole: Most accidents involve buses,
       lorries, mini buses, dala dalas and three-wheelers.

       There are emergency breakdown services available in most places in Tanzania
       Beware of roadside mechanics if your car does break down

5.3 Important Information

       Police
                Police 112
                Central police 2115507

       Towing Service
             Automobile Association of Tanzania, +255 222 151837, +255 718 000 111




5.4 Consular services

       For more information on consular services please visit the following website

       http://www.embassiesabroad.com/embassies-in/Tanzania




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       5.5 General Services
              Clearing Agent
                     Spedag International +255 22 2110718

              Courier Service
                     DHL +255 22 2861000
                     UPS +255 22 2122403
                     EMS +255 22 2115143

              Banks/Credit cards
              Most international credit cards are accepted throughout Tanzania, as are
              traveller‟s cheques.
              http://www.bot-tz.org/BankingSupervision/registered_banks.htm

              Currency Exchange
              Mlimani City Forex

              Useful websites
              http://wikitravel.org/en/Dar_es_Salaam
              http://www.whatsonwhen.com/sisp/index.htm?fx=location&loc_id=147738
              http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Africa/Tanzania/Dar_es_Salaam-
              2242435/TravelGuide-Dar_es_Salaam.html
              http://www.professionaltravelguide.com/Destinations/Dar-es-Salaam-
              Tanzania
              http://www.worldtravelguide.net/city/174/city_guide/Africa/Dar-es-
                     Salaam.html

   5.6        Medical Services

              Hospital
                    Agakhan Hospital +255 22 2115151
                    Muhimbili Govt Hospital +255 22 2151351
                    Muhimbili Orthopaedic +255 22 2151298
                    Shree Hindu Mandal Hospital +255 22 2114991
                    Sunni Muslim Jammat +255 22 2130672
                    TMJ Hospital +255 22 2700007

              Pharmacies
                    Mlimani City




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       5.7 Vehicle Services

               Pandya Auto works +255 22 2863557
               Classic Auto works +255 774 775776
               Keko Garage +255 784 776688



       5.8 ARC Calendar


       1.   Toyota Zimbabwe Challenge Rally         March 11th – 13th, 2011
       2.   Sasol Rally Of South Africa             April 15th – 17th, 2011
       3.   Zambia International Rally              May 20th – 22nd, 2011
       4.   KCB Safari Rally Kenya                  June 17th – 19th, 2011
       5.   KCB Pearl Of Africa Uganda Rally        July 15th – 17th, 2011
       6.   Kobil Rally Of Tanzania                 September 2nd – 4th, 2011
       7.   KCB Rwanda Mountain Gorilla Rally       September 30th – Oct 2nd, 2011
       8.   Total Rally International Madagascar    November 25th – 27th, 2011




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