Tanzania

Tanzania

Things to do - general

Tanzania – the land of Kilimanjaro, Ngorongoro and Zanzibar

Country Tanzania
Visa requirements

Travellers need a Visa, citizen of most countries can get a tourist visa at their point of entry. Please contact the embassy for more information.

Languages spokenKiswahili, English
Currency usedTZS
Area (km2)945,087

Nightlife info

In all major cities there is a colorful nightlife provided. Whether Dar Es Salaam, Mwanza, Arusha or Moshi there are restaurants, bars and night clubs.

Culture and history info

Tanzania is very rich in culture. The country has around 120 different tribes. The culture is mostly expressed by singing and dancing. Also each region has it's special dish. Traditionally local beer is brewed and consumed together. By socializing with the locals will bring one closer to the culture of this beautiful country.

There are also a couple of historical sites like in Stone Town, Bagamoyo or Kondoa which are not to be missed when visiting. Tanzania is home to many UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Arumeru River Lodge

Arumeru River Lodge

Usa River, P.O. Box 46, Arusha
Located approx. 35 minutes from Kilimanjaro Airport the Arumeru River Lodge is the ideal base for yo More info
Campsite at Uru

Campsite at Uru

Uru Mawella, Moshi
The campsite is set on the foot of Kilimanjaro at Uru-North Msuni, it’s about 1,350 above the see le More info
CBA Hotel

CBA Hotel

Raskazone Area, Tanga
The CBA Hotel is perfectly located in the quiet leafy areas of Tanga close to the beach. It is suite More info
Climbers Corner

Climbers Corner

Mawenzi Street, P.O. Box 7292, Moshi
Climbers Corner is a new hostel in downtown of Moshi, ideal for backpackers. It is a clean, comforta More info
Dongwe Ocean View

Dongwe Ocean View

Michamvi, Pingwe, P.O.Box 4242, Zanzibar
Dongwe Ocean View is a Boutique Resort situated on one of Zanzibar’s most beautiful beaches. It is 5 More info
Gold Crest Hotel

Gold Crest Hotel

Kenyatta Road, PPF Plaza, Mwanza
Gold Crest Hotel is one of the newest hotels in Mwanza It is located in the heart of the city. We of More info
Hotel Slipway

Hotel Slipway

Msasani, P.O. Box 105653, Dar Es Salaam
Ideally located on the Msasani Peninsula Hotel Slipway offers luxury at affordable rates and the bes More info
Kibo Palace Apartments 1 bedroom

Kibo Palace Apartments 1 bedroom

Arusha
This Non smoking apartment is in the heart of the city of Arusha, very close to the bus station. It More info
Kibo Palace Apartments 2 bedrooms

Kibo Palace Apartments 2 bedrooms

Arusha
This Non smoking apartment is in the heart of the city of Arusha, very close to the bus station. It More info
Kijongo Bay Beach Resort

Kijongo Bay Beach Resort

Sange Village, P.O. Box 122, Pangani
The Kijongo Bay Beach Resort offers accommodation in duplex villas and one bungalow. Guests can enjo More info
Kilimanjaro Eco Hostel

Kilimanjaro Eco Hostel

P.O.Box 826, Moshi
Kilimanjaro Eco Hostel is an international co-residence located in Moshi, Tanzania. This hostel is e More info
Kilimanjaro Halisi

Kilimanjaro Halisi

Uru, Moshi
A beautiful and comfortable lodge in the midst of a 350 acre Organic Coffee Plantation. On the hills More info
Kilimanjaro Wonders Hotel

Kilimanjaro Wonders Hotel

Kigoma Street, Moshi
Kilimanjaro Wonders Hotel is known as the “majestic hotel” that is graced by the equally majestic Mo More info
Mawimbi Villa

Mawimbi Villa

Ushongo Beach, P.O. Box 46, Pangani
Mawimbi Villa is a private oceanfront retreat at Ushongo beach on the North Eastern coast of Tanzani More info
Mount Meru Game Lodge

Mount Meru Game Lodge

P.O.Box 507, Usa River, Arusha
Mount Meru Game Lodge is nestled between the Usa river and the wildlife sanctuary, set in beautiful More info
Mount Meru Hotel

Mount Meru Hotel

Kanisa Rd, P.O. Box 2673, Arusha
Mount Meru Hotel is a famous luxurious hotel, one of Africa’s largest and most exciting confer More info
Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge

Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge

Momella Rd, P.O. Box 7302, Arusha
The Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge is located in Usa River area just off Momella Road and about 7km south o More info
Palm Houses

Palm Houses

KDC area, Moshi
This modern furbished three bedroom apartments are located in the outskirts of Moshi. Just a five mi More info
Panama Garden Resort

Panama Garden Resort

Lema Road, P O Box 6907, Moshi
Located at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, Panama Garden is a elegant Resort and an ideal place for u More info
Pigeon Hotel

Pigeon Hotel

Rufiji Street, P.O. Box 11415, Mwanza
The comfort zone The Pigeon Hotel is a prestigious 8 stories executive hotel in Mwanza City,the Lake More info
Point Zone Resort

Point Zone Resort

P.O. Box 8042, Mianzini, Arusha
The Point Zone Resort, a unique Arusha hotel is ideally located on the Arusha-Namanga highway. It do More info
Sal Salinero Hotel

Sal Salinero Hotel

Salinero Avenue, P.O. Box 7611, Moshi
This hotel blends in simplistic elegance with perfect architectural designs to entice even the most More info
Salinero Millie Lodge

Salinero Millie Lodge

P.O. Box 7611, Moshi
Millie Lodge in Machame is nestled in seclusion on the beautiful slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro (the roof More info
Spice Island Hotel and Resort

Spice Island Hotel and Resort

P.O. Box 2484, Jambiani, Zanzibar
Spice Island Hotel and Resort is situated in the southeast of the island between the two traditional More info
Tanganyika Coastal Campsite & Lodge

Tanganyika Coastal Campsite & Lodge

P.O.Box 1509, Saadani
The location location of the Tanganyika Coastal Campsite & Lodge being in the National Park off More info
The African Tulip Boutique Hotel

The African Tulip Boutique Hotel

44 / 1 Serengeti Road, P.O. Box 15171, Arusha
The African Tulip is an elegant and charming Luxury Boutique Hotel located along Serengeti Road in A More info
The Tides Lodge

The Tides Lodge

Ushongo, P.O. Box 46, Pangani
The Tides Lodge is set on the idyllic, palm fringed and secluded Ushongo beach near Pangani on the n More info
Weru Weru Campsite

Weru Weru Campsite

Maili Sita, P.O. Box 855, Weru Weru, Moshi
Weru Weru campsite offers a camping ground for small and large groups. Camping includes an ample mes More info
Weru Weru River Lodge

Weru Weru River Lodge

Maili Sita, P.O. Box 855, Moshi
Just 15 minutes drive from Moshi Town will bring you to an extremely relaxing place named after a ri More info
Coffee Tour in Uru

Coffee Tour in Uru

Moshi
You will be picked up in the morning at your hotel in Moshi (or alternatively you can camp in the ar More info
Lake Duluti Tour

Lake Duluti Tour

Arusha
This half-day trip is a combination of a walking tour and canoeing. The tour will give an close up v More info
Materuni Waterfall & Cultural Tour

Materuni Waterfall & Cultural Tour

Moshi, Tanzania
On this day trip you will spend time with the Chagga people in Materuni to experience their traditio More info
Mwanza Cultural & Sightseeing Tour

Mwanza Cultural & Sightseeing Tour

Mwanza, Tanzania
This tour brings you closer to the culture of the people in Mwanza and it’s natural attraction More info
Swahili cultural tour

Swahili cultural tour

Zanzibar
This multi-day tour gives you an insight of the Swahili culture and includes a Stone Town Tour, Spic More info
Tengeru Coffee and Waterfall tour with local lunch

Tengeru Coffee and Waterfall tour with local lunch

Arusha
This is walking tour in Tengeru village in the outskirts of Arusha. After a briefing you start walki More info
Toyota Hiace

Toyota Hiace

Price per day $ 100
Car typeMinibus
Max people16
Door count4
Minimum driver age18
TransmissionManual
Air-conditioned?No
Unlimited mileage?No

Nature

When it comes to nature Tanzania is much blessed with natural wonders and as a matter of fact it has the largest percentage conserved area according to its size than any other country. Explore Tanzania on nature walks, waterfall tours or cycling through the countryside.
From the bush to the beach to the highest mountains in Africa, Tanzania has it all!

Sports

The biggest sport in Tanzania has to be football. There is a Premier League with currently 16 Teams. For travellers on the other hand activities like Scuba Diving and Kite Surfing are most popular in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. There are also a number of Golf courses in the country.