The exotic gate to Southern Tanzania and Zanzibar
Situated on the mainland coast and off the beaten tourist track lies the lively metropolis of Dar es Salaam. Nearby you will find secluded beaches with an oriental flair. The paradise island of Zanzibar lies just a stone’s throw away, and the national parks in the south of Tanzania are easy to reach. In brief: Tanzania’s biggest city scores points with its excellent location right by the Indian Ocean.
Its residents will turn your time in the city into an exciting experience and give you a glimpse into the African zest for life. Thanks to its mixture of diverse cultures and religions, the city exudes a unique atmosphere. A visit to the Makumbusho Village Museum is definitely worth a trip, as it will allow you to gain deeper insights into the lives and traditions of the country’s various tribes. You’ll almost certainly be tempted to join in with their traditional dances. If you need a break from the hustle and bustle of the city, you can treat yourself to a few quiet hours on one of the sandy beaches near Dar es Salaam. At idyllic spots such as South Beach, Coco Beach, or Mbezi Beach, all of your worries and stress will simply melt away.