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Dar es Salaam Full-Day Private Tour1 Reviews
Discover the vibrant heart of Tanzania's largest city on our Dar es Salaam City Tour. Embark on a journey where the bustling markets, historic landmarks and stunning architecture await.
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- Immerse yourself in tribal homes, artifacts & handicrafts at Makumbusho Village
- Commemorate a resting place for WWI casualties; a solemn reminder of sacrifice
DescriptionThe Dar es Salaam City Tour offers a fascinating glimpse into the history, culture, and daily life of Tanzania's largest city. Visitors will have the opportunity to explore iconic landmarks, vibrant markets, and taste local cuisine while learning about the city's rich history and diverse communities. Kivukoni Fish Market - Visit the biggest fish market in Tanzania and witness fishermen catching and processing fish. Try some fresh seafood. (Duration: 35 minutes) Azania Front Lutheran Church - Admire the gothic-style architecture and the view of Dar es Salaam City harbour. (Duration: 20 minutes) The Dar es Salaam Centre for Architectural Heritage (DarCH) - Visit the oldest building in Dar es Salaam City, now serving as a center for architectural heritage. Enjoy the beautiful view of the harbour. (Duration: 20 minutes) St. Joseph's Cathedral of Archdiocese of Dar es Salaam - Pass by this Gothic-style Roman Catholic church with fascinating features. The Sunday morning services here are great for optimal view. Askari Monument - Pass by the bronze statue erected in 1927 to memorialize African soldiers who fought in World War I during the British regime. National Museum of Tanzania - Visit the largest and first museum in Tanzania, exhibiting the history of the country with great care. See the famous fossils of early humans found in the Olduvai Gorge. (Duration: 1 hour) Kariakoo Market - Visit this market where vendors sell everything from fresh produce to clothes and electronics. This market serves thousands of people every day. (Duration: 1 hour) Mnazi Mmmoja - Pass by this dynamic and historically significant location where the Uhuru Torch was ceremoniously placed in 1961 to commemorate Tanzania's liberation from British colonial rule. Tanzanite Bridge - Pass by this stunning landmark that stands over the Indian Ocean. Take the option to take some stunning photos. (Duration: 15 minutes) Mwenge Woodcarvers Market - Visit this market to see exquisite art and craftsmanship, from delicate sculptures to intricately designed furniture. (Duration: 45 minutes ) You'll pass by Mlimani City, the biggest mall in Dar es Salaam and Tanzania, hosting a variety of shops and restaurants. We can stop for a few minutes for shopping if you'd like. We'll visit the University of Dar es Salaam, the largest and top-ranked university in East Africa. We'll spend 30 minutes here. Next is the Makumbusho Village Museum, an open-air museum that showcases the rich cultural heritage and traditional architecture of Tanzania's diverse ethnic groups. (Duration: 1 hour) Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery - Visit this cemetery, which serves as a resting place for individuals buried during the First World War. The cemetery also contains the Dar-es-salaam Hindu Cremation Memorial. (Duration: 20 minutes) Finally, we'll end the tour at Coco Beach, a beautiful stretch of coastline popular with locals and visitors alike. (Duration 30 minutes) Then we'll head back to your hotel/departure point.
IncludesLunch Bottled Water Air-conditioned vehicle Beverages (Alcoholic or soft drink) Private Transportation All Fees and taxes Entry/Admission - National Museum Entry/Admission - The Dar es Salaam Centre of for Architectural Heritage (DarCH) Entry/Admission - Makumbusho Village
- - Confirmation will be received at time of booking - Suitable for most travelers, but please check the activity requirements. - Good weather is necessary for this experience. In case of cancellation, we offer reschedule or a full refund. - The experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If not met, we will offer alternative experience or full refund. - This is a private tour, exclusively for you and your group. - If you need to cancel, please do so at least 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund.