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THE BACK TO AFRICA RETREAT

Tanzania 2022

PASSENGER INFORMATION

We're excited to have you join us for the Luxotic Retreat to Tanzania 2022! Please bookmark this site as it will be the Passenger Information page for everything you need to know for this experience. In order for our team to issue all airline tickets and airport transfers, please complete the Guest Information form below.

 

 COVID‑19 testing requirements

Both foreigner and Indonesian passport holders entering Tanzania directly or transiting via other country must provide a printed medical certificate with a negative COVID‑19 PCR test, in which the sample taken must be a maximum 48 hours before departure. (No earlier Than 10 AM EST Tuesday, June14, 2022 if you are on the Luxotic Group flight)

Travellers entering Tanzania, including Tanzanian nationals, returning residents and passengers transiting through land borders who are:

a. Fully vaccinated will be exempt from both COVID‑19 RT (REAL TIME) ‑PCR and rapid antigen testing requirements. Travellers will be required to present a valid vaccination certificate with a QR code for verification on arrival. The only accepted vaccines are those approved by the URT and the World Health Organization.

b. Not fully vaccinated, unvaccinated and those not eligible for vaccination due to their country policy will be required to present a negative COVID‑19 RT‑PCR or NAATs test certificate with a QR code issued within 72 hours before departure. Passengers travelling from countries listed on the Ministry of Health website(Opens an external website in a new tab) must undergo rapid antigen testing on arrival at their own cost of USD 10 (TZS 23,000). Travellers who test positive they undergo RT‑PCR testing to confirm and will be allowed to self‑isolate while waiting for their results.

 

 

Travel Information Update

THE LUXOTIC BACK TO AFRICA RETREAT WILL BE HOSTED AT THE RIU JAMBO RESORT, A 5-STAR PROPERTY LOCATED IN NORTHERN ZANZIBAR, 1 HOUR NORTH OF THE ZNZ AIRPORT. 

IF YOU ARE NOT ON THE LUXOTIC GROUP FLIGHT, ALL SEPARATE FLIGHTS MUST ARRIVE TO ZANZIBAR, TANZANIA (ZNZ AIRPORT) NO LATER THAN THURSDAY JUNE17 AT 09:00 AM LOCAL TIME. ANYONE WHO BOOKS WITHOUT THE LUXOTIC GROUP FLIGHT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR BOOKING THEIR OWN TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM THE RESORT, OR PAY $100 BELOW TO INCLUDE ROUND TRIP AIRPORT TRANSFER)

AIRLINE INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANYTIME FOR THE BETTERMENT OF THE GUEST EXPERIENCE.

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Please use the form at the bottom of the page to add all of your travel information if you are traveling separately, to upload your passport. and to upload your COVID Test 

Have more questions? Send us a message!

Visa

US citizens with a US passport that is valid for more than six months do not need to obtain a Tanzanian visa prior to traveling if the duration of their visit will be less than one month. Visas are NOT included and are required for U.S. citizens traveling to Tanzania. Visas are $100 paid directly online through the Tanzanian Immigration processing portal, and NOT to Luxotic.Passengers may apply for a visa online in advance of travel. Click here to complete the form needed to receive your visa.

 

Money Conversions

HERE is a currency converter that you can use to get an idea of how far your money will go in Tanzania. Be sure to update the curreny to Tanzanian Shillings. 

 

Luckily, you will be on an ALL INCLUSIVE RETREAT and won’t have to worry about anything besides Tips & your own separate purchases! 

Incidentals

Per our Terms and Conditions, the Riu Jambo will collect your credit card information for all additional charges and incidentals. Luxotic Retreats has your permission to charge the card on file for any incidentals or damages found, of which you will be notified, no later than 10 days after your reservation date.

Communication

We suggest downloading WhatsApp to connect with our group, your friends & family while you are away to avoid incurring international charges on your phone. If they are on social media- Facebook calling and Instagram Video calls could work as an option for you as well!  We will also be using WhatApp for Emergency communications so please ensure you download it and are familiar with how to use it.

HERE are directions on how to use WhatsApp. 

Packing List and What to Bring

 

 

 

Time and Date Converter

Add Zanzibar/Dar e Salam to your World Clock on your phone

Tanzania is

7 Hours ahead of EST

8 Hours ahead of CST

9 Hours ahead of MST

10 Hours ahead of PST

 

UPLOADS

Please ensure that you upload the following documents to your passenger portal below to receive final travel information

  • NEGATIVE COVID TEST (72 HOURS BEFORE FLIGHT) 

  • COPY OF PASSPORT 

  • FLIGHT INFORMATION (For anyone booking their own flight)

Do not forget your passport, at least 2 copies of your printed covid test, and positive energy!

PHOTOGRAPHY

Our photography and videography team will be capturing every guest and every moment of this experience, which is included in your retreat package and will be available immediately after the retreat for all guests. Photography and videography will capture guests during the experiences, seminars and excursions. If you are interested in a one-on-one photo and video shoot outside of the experience shots that are taken, individual photo and video shoot are available for purchase. 

TRAVEL INSURANCE

For those who have booked our all inclusive package with flights, Emirates is the world’s first airline to provide multi‑risk travel insurance with every flight, including coverage for COVID‑19. They are keeping us safe on the journey and giving us extra security on our journey.

 

Need Travel Insurance?

Click here to learn more about our partner Travelex Insurance.

APPLY FOR GLOBAL ENTRY AND OR TSA PRE-CHECK

Global Entry is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States. Members enter the United States through automatic kiosks at select airports.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR GLOBAL ENTRY

TSA PreCheck is a U.S. government program that allows travelers deemed low-risk by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), a U.S. Department of Homeland Security agency, to pass through an expedited security screening process at certain U.S. airports. CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR TSA PRECHECK

PLEASE COMPLETE THE BELOW BOOK GUEST INFORMATION TO CURATE YOUR PERSONAL LUXOTIC EXPERIENCE

 

TANZANIA PREMIUM EXPERIENCE SHOP

Departure Tanzania Meeting Recording

  • Additional Spending Cash for gifts, shops and food outside of our experience

  • Luxotic Water Bottle

  • International Adapter

  • Luxotic Portable charge

  • Luxotic Notebook for master classes

  • Bathing suits

  • Sunscreen

  • Your finest outfits and the color coordinated outfits for our planned activities

  • Comfortable shoes

  • Beach Towel

  • Ibuprofen

  • Allergy Meds

  • Mosquito repellent

  • positive energy and good vibes ONLY! :)

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ITINERARY

SUBJECT TO CHANGE

FRIDAY
JUNE 17

8 AM

Arrival to Zanzibar - Meet your Transportation Guide at the arrival hall at the airport for transfer to Resort by private coach

9 AM

Arrival at Resort

Check-in and room assignment

12 PM

Welcome Lunch

1 PM - 6 PM

Free Afternoon

7 PM

Welcome White Dinner

SATURDAY
JUNE 18

7 AM

Breakfast at Rui Jambo

9 AM 

On Time Departure for Excursions 

10 AM 

Swim with Turtles

12 PM

Spice Farm Tour with Lunch

3 PM

Departure back to Resort

4 PM - 7 PM

Free Evening

8 PM

Dinner at Il Panzotto - Italian 

SUNDAY
JUNE 19

7 AM

Breakfast at Rui Jambo

8 AM

Juneteenth Ancestral Ocean Tribute

Ancestral Meditation

Letters to our ancestors

9 AM

On Time Departure to Yacht Party

10 AM to 6 PM

Juneteenth Yacht Party

Lunch and Snorkeling Included

Prison Island Stop

8 PM

Dinner at Resort - Kulinarium over the water

MONDAY
JUNE 20

8 AM

Breakfast at Rui Jambo

9 AM

Masterclass with Dr. Tiffaney Williams

 

11 - 4 PM 

 Luxotic Cares Day

CR Hope School Painting Day

School Supplies and Feminine Production Delivvery

5 PM 

On time departure for Riu Jamob return

 

8 PM

Dinner at Riu Jambo

TUESDAY
JUNE 21

7 AM 

Breakfast at Riu Jambo

9 AM 

Horse back Riding on beach

 

10 AM - 11 AM

Quad Bikes through Zanzibar

12 PM - 1 PM

Lunch at Resort

2PM 

On time Departure for Kenya Flight

8 PM

Dinner at Riu Jambo

WEDNESDAY
JUNE 22

7 AM 

Breakfast at Riu Jambo

9 AM - 11 PM

FREE DAY

- OR - 

KENYA PREMIUM EXPERIENCE

THURSDAY
JUNE 23

7 AM 

Morning Bootcamp on the Beach

 

8 AM 

Bon Voyage Breakfast 

12 PM - 4 PM

Free Afternoon

 

8 PM

Checkout and Departure from Hotel to Airport

FRIDAY
JUNE 24

Flight arrival back to US

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