• Dar es Salaam
  • Dar es Salaam Front View
  • Dar Es Salaam Southern Sun

Dar es Salaam

Discover the largest city in Tanzania, nestled along a natural harbour on the Indian Ocean. Wander the financial and political hub of the country. Start your island hopping holiday in Dar es Salaam, a convenient port of call. Make this your launch pad for incredible game viewing on a Tanzania safari inland at one of the famous national parks.

BEACH-BUSH GATEWAY

Start in Dar es Salaam, gateway to the beaches and bush. First, explore this multi-cultural metropolis– feel the fusion of African, Arabic and Indian influences with close ties to strong Swahili roots. See how these cultures are reflected in the city’s architecture and cuisine – an adventure in itself!

CITY LIFE AND ACCOMMODATION

Feel the electric energy of the city. Explore the picturesque harbour, beautiful beaches, chaotic markets, and historic buildings to get a real sense of this amazing Tanzanian city. Stroll around the city centre to experience the culture. Wander around Kariakoo market then head off to the bustling fish market on the Kivukoni Front of the harbour.

WHERE TO STAY

Choose the ideal accommodation in Dar es Salaam to suit your budget and style: city hotels, beachside bungalows, luxury lodges and rustic cabins. Discover an infrastructure influenced by its blend of Swahili, German, Asian, and British heritage, harking back to the city’s rich history.

INTERESTING FOODS AND OUTINGS

Taste a range of diverse foods, from traditional Tanzanian Barbecue and Zanzibar  spicy foods to meals at Thai, Chinese and American restaurants. Escape the hustle and bustle of Dar with day trips to beautiful Mbudya and Bongoyo Islands for fun in the sun. The famous Selous Game Reserve is a short flight away by light plane.  

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