Located in a quiet bay off the Indian Ocean coast, Dar es Salaam is the main port in Tanzania and has a bustling harbor. A visit to the daily fish market is a memorable experience! Remnants of British and German colonial presence can still be seen in the landmarks and architecture around the city. The National Museum, the Village Museum, and many colorful markets are well worth a visit. Numerous historical landmarks, including St. Joseph’s Cathedral, the White Father’s Mission House, the Botanical Gardens, and the old State House make for an interesting walking tour around the waterfront and city center.
National Museum and House of Culture
Waterfront and Markets
Contemporary African City Culture
Recommended Tanzania Tours
Places: Arusha (1 day) → Lake Manyara & Ngorongoro (2) → Serengeti (Central) (3) → Dar es Salaam (1) → Victoria Falls (2) → Chobe National Park (2) → Okavango Delta (3) → Maun (1)
Tour Highlights: Stunning Views of Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru, Bike Rides, Walking Tours, Weekly Markets, Migrating...