Passports must be valid for at least three months from the date of arrival. Visas are required by most Commonwealth nationals. Prohibited imports include alcohol and some cosmetics; and some fresh food, plants and seeds (except with the relevant health certificate). Permission is required to use a camera.
Traffic drives on the left. Visitors wishing to drive will need an international driving permit.
A bus network links main towns and minibus taxis run on the shorter routes. Taxis provide urban transport.
Prevalent diseases where appropriate precautionary measures are recommended include cholera, diphtheria, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria, rabies, schistosomiasis (bilharzia) and typhoid.
There were 1,093,000 tourist arrivals in 2012.