Tanzania is a safe and hassle-free country to visit, in general. Tourists will be safe in Tanzania as long as they travel with a local tour operator instead of opting to travel independently. It is advisable for visitors to take the precautions and follow all government travel advisories in order to avert any untoward incident while traveling in Tanzania. Incidences of terrorism are rare in Tanzania and general crimes like petty thefts, street mugging and bag-snatchings can be evaded by simply staying away from the crime hotspots. Avoiding secluded areas, traveling alone after dark, respecting the sense of local dress-up and carrying minimum cash or valuables while strolling around are some ways of staying safe in this wonderful country. Also, try not to use a bag-pack and use a taxi in the night time in the cities.