Dar es Salaam is located along the Indian Ocean coastline of Tanzania and is the largest city in the country with around 2.5 million inhabitants. It is a major port city and is the economical and financial heart of the country.
From the Dar es Salaam Travel Guide
We enjoyed our stay at the "Friendly Gecko"! The people here are great and the atmosphere is very relaxed. Laureen, the manager of this little oasis has very good contacts for city, beach or island trips. Juliets diner is delicious, the breakfast is solid and western style. ... more
The distance to the airport is more then one one hour. At first the owner give us a room upstairs where we have to share a bathroom with some fugitives. After telling her that we reserved for on suite she gave us another room dowmnstairs with bathroom on suite. The surrounding outsite is realy awfull. I do not believe that there are 10 rooms. ... more
If you want sleep, this is not the place for you. The accoustics in this building is really bad, and it was noisy (both inside, and the neighbourhood) till very late at night. As I needed to get up at 4:45 the next morning, I longed for sleep - but, sadly it did not become quiet until midnight. ... more
Africa- Independent or Overland group?
, Masai Mara, Zanzibar Island, Dar es Salaam, Victoria Falls, Kruger National Park, and Mt. Kilimanjaro ...
Tanzania to madagascar and back by cargo boats
Hi, I want to book a return flight to dar es Salaam in May and get from there over to Madagascar and back. I heard it can be done cheaply by cargo boat but they are not reliable and are dangerous in july ...
Cheap Internal Flights?
Hi, Does anyone know of any tour operators/flight companies that provide cheap internal flights in Africa? I would want to go from Maputo, Mozambique to either Nairobi, Kenya or Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Thanks ...