Tanzania Stats & Expenses

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Data November 2013

Ave Exchange Rate: £1.00 = TZS2629

Driving and Fuel

Total Distance: 1230 miles (1968 km)

Driving Days: 7 days  (Ave 178miles/day or 281km/day)

Price of Diesel: TZS2220/l  (£0.85/l)

Total Spent on Diesel: £258

Vehicle Maintenance: £270 (largest expense was getting the new spiral cable for the hooter – £150)

Accommodation & Graze

Camping:  1 nights  (Camping in Katavi National Park – US$30/night)

Friends:  6 nights  (thank you Brad Hansen, Justin Trappe, Roy & Paul Metcalf)

Lodges:  3 nights (thanks to Louise & Chris Horsefall for the free stay!)

Hotel:  1 night  (£4.00 for the night – Morovian Conference Centre, Sumbawanga)

Food (incl Eating Out, Groceries, Drinks, Roadside):  £184  (over 11 days – Ave £16/day)  Didn’t hold back at Lakeshore Lodge…

Park Fees

Katavi National Park:  US$30 Entry, US$30 Camping in the Park, US$40 for Vehicle

Ngorongoro and Serengeti Trips – I was with Absoulte Africa so fees were included with the tour.

Staying Connected

Vodacom Airtime and Data Bundles: £10 (enough for 2 weeks)

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