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Where to go when visiting Dar es Salaam?

Dar es Salaam is Tanzania’s biggest city and a major centre of finance and trade. It boasts historic architecture, beautiful beaches, lively markets, and an energetic culture that melds African, Asian, and Islamic influences. Book your flights to Dar es Salaam with Kenya Airways today to experience the vibrant African city.

Transportation in Dar es Salaam

Shared minivans, known locally as daladalas, connect most parts of Dar es Salaam along set routes. Auto rickshaws, called bajaj, can be an exciting way to move around the city. Taxis are available during the daytime, though you could also arrange rides in advance for night time journeys.

Beaches in Dar es Salaam

Escape the city’s hustle and bustle at the tropical Bahari Beach, where you’ll find a quaint fishing village and a selection of water sports. Coco Beach is popular with locals, Mbezi Beach has an exclusive ambience, and Kigamboni Beach is a prime swimming spot. Kipepeo Beach and Amani Beach, with their azure waters and white sands, are some of the most picturesque beaches near Dar es Salaam.

Nature in Dar es Salaam

Arrange a safari to nearby Mikumi National Park and look out for the unusually small elephants across the grassy plains. Other creatures that live in the park include lions, zebras, giraffes, wildebeests, and hippos. For underwater adventures head to Bongoyo Island, where you can snorkel in pristine waters. Mbudya Island and the Pugu Hills offer great hiking opportunities.

Attractions in Dar es Salaam

Experience the lives of various ethnic groups around Tanzania at Makumbusho Village Museum, with replicas of traditional houses, dance shows, and other cultural attractions. Support the local community at Wonder Workshop, where people with disabilities produce art from recycled items. Learn more about the country’s past at the National Museum of Tanzania, soak up the serenity of the Gothic St. Joseph’s Cathedral, and admire the distinctively Bavarian Azania Front Lutheran Church.

Book your best value flights to Dar es Saalam with Kenya Airways today and enjoy an in-flight meal, including an array of delicious religious and dietary options.