Cheap Flights to Katumba

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How much do things cost in Katumba?
Chicken breasts at the market USD 6.44
Local cheese (1kg) USD 7.30
Taxi 1km USD 1.86
1 Pair of Nike shoes USD 78.63
Water bottle (0.33 liter) USD 0.47
Imported beer at restaurant USD 2.00
Mid-range restaurant USD 15.02
Cappuccino USD 2.22
Local draught beer USD 1.25
Loaf of white bread USD 0.86
* All price are converted to USD

About Katumba

The country of Tanzania has plenty of tourist attractions. Though most of the cities are generally underdeveloped, it has abundant natural reserves, plenty of exotic wildlife, good number of beaches, parks, lakes and mountains. In Rungwe District region of Mbeya, the city of Katumba is not so much of a tourist hotspot but there are still a noticeable number of people that take cheap flights to Katumba yearly because of its serene surrounding, tranquil community and lovely residents.

Like other places in Tanzania, Katumba is a generally safe place with a very small crime rate but one still needs to exercise caution especially when visiting the place for the first time to avoid untoward incidents. Below are some of the most practical tips to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip.

  • 1. Plan your trip carefully and book you flights in advance to avoid problems. Although there are no direct cheap flights to Katumba yet you can land at the nearest airport and travel by land to reach the city. Buses run to Mbeya region daily especially those from Iringa and Dar es Salaam.
  • 2. Always keep your valuables safe, though the crime rate in Katumba is generally low it still pays to be cautious and alert. Use belt bag to store your phone, money, and important documents and keep it close to your body at all times. Make sure to lock the room when going out and keep your luggage secure.
  • 3. Avoid wearing flashy jewelries in public to avoid catching the eyes of criminals. Robbery and thefts may be common in crowded place so be alert. Also, make sure to dress appropriately, wear a comfortable jeans and shirt and avoid wearing very revealing dresses and skirts.
  • 4. Take anti-malarial drugs before entering the country to ensure protection against this sickness. Insect repellant lotions are also advisable especially if you’re visiting remote places.

There are no known hotels in Katumba so make it a point to book for a room in Mbeya or in other nearby cities beforehand. A chance of having a guesthouse or decent inn is also slim so make sure not to take a chance if you don’t want to be stranded in the city.

Information about travelling to Katumba

  • Currency exchange rate
    $1.00(TZS) cost less than USD 0.01(USD)
  • Average temperature for this month in Katumba
    18 °C
  • Minimum temperature during the year in Katumba
    -29 °C
  • Average temperature in Katumba
    19 °C

Airports near Katumba

Kilimanjaro (Kilimanjaro)