Visitors must have valid passports and visas, as well as evidence of a yellow fever vaccination. There were approximately 43,000 tourist arrivals in Chad in 2000. The country had 677 hotel rooms with 1,250 beds in that year. Most tourists are attracted by hunting and the Zakouma National Park.
In 2002, the US Department of State estimated the daily cost of staying in N'Djamena at $239. Daily expenses in smaller towns can be significantly lower, at about $50 per day.