- passport
- Tanzanian Visa if purchasing before leaving (http://tanzaniaembassy-us.org)
- plane tickets
- cash in US dollars in denominations of $1 and $20 in the year 2000 - present (no travelers cheques, easy to steal and poor conversion rates)
- a credit card
- travel insurance papers (insuremytrip.com)
- vaccination certificates for any received. Tanzania doesn't require any, but Yellow Fever is required in many 'risk zones'.