DAR CITY TOUR
Dar es Salaam is the largest city and economic capital of Tanzania. Located in a quiet bay off the Indian Ocean coast, the city has developed into an economic importance to become a prosperous center of the entire East African region. Its bustling harbor is the main port in Tanzania.
DAR CITY TOUR ITINERARY
WHAT TO EXPECT
The Old Boma of Dar es Salaam is the city’s oldest stone building and is located on Sokoine drive of Dar es Salaam – Tanzania. It was built in 1866 by Sultan Majid bin Said of Zanzibar close to what was his palace (now demolished). Distinctive features of the building that are noticeable to this date are the Zanzibari style carved wooden doors, the coral stone walls and the shape of its roof.
The Saint Joseph’s Metropolitan Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It is a Gothic church located in Sokoine Drive, facing the harbour, close to the White Fathers’ House. It was built by the Germans between 1897 and 1902 and consecrated as a Catholic church in 1905. The cathedral is the seat of the Dar es Salaam archdiocese. One of the most notable features of the church are the stained-glass windows behind the altar.
The Askari Monument in Dar es Salaam city, Tanzania, is a memorial to the askari soldiers who fought in the British Carrier Corps in World War I. It is located at the center of a roundabout on Samora Avenue at the perpendicular junction to Maktaba Street and Azikiwe Street, a place that reportedly also marks the exact center of downtown Dar es salaam. It was unveiled in 1927.
The National Museum of Tanzania is a consortium of five Tanzanian museums whose purpose is to preserve and show exhibits about the history and natural environment of Tanzania. The consortium developed from the National Museum of Dar es Salaam, established in 1934 by Tanganyika governor Harold Macmichael. Four more museums later joined the consortium, namely the Village Museum in Dar es Salaam, the National History Museum and the Arusha Declaration Museum in Arusha, and the Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere Memorial Museum in Butiama.
Dar es Salaam bus rapid transit is such a project. It was planned to improve urban transport by gradually replacing minibuses in Tanzania’s largest city. The Kivukoni fish market is a trading spot for fish and seafood that were caught or produced in the Kivukoni area as well as the neighbouring places. Ikulu is the official residence of the president of Tanzania in Dar es Salaam which was founded by Majid bin Said of Zanzibar in 1865. The State House blends African and Arabian architecture, with wide verandahs and covered walkways. After the three quick passes over we shall a transfer to the beach area for Lunch, we shall use the ocean roadway so that we get chance to pass over the Tanzanite bridge while on our way to Mbalamwezi beach for lunch.
Makumbusho is an administrative ward in the Kinondoni district of the Dar es Salaam Region of Tanzania. the Makumbusho Village (or simply Village Museum in Swahili “Kijiji cha Makumbusho”), an outdoor museum exhibiting 16 traditional houses of the main ethnic groups of Tanzania, and the typical crops of each of these ethnic groups. Founded in 1996, it is one of a consortium of five museums collectively known as the National Museum of Tanzania. The museum is also associated with a cultural center (Makumbusho Cultural Centre), which organizes performances of traditional dances and traditional food tastings Tanzania. Local artists operate in the museum, and artisans display and sell their creations. After the village museum you will pass by another Ubungo flyover road while heading to Mlimani city. The aim is to experience the beautiful roads around Dar city.
Mlimani City is a shopping mall on Sam Nujoma Road, Ubungo, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It is one of the largest malls in the country, with an area of 30,000 m². The opening ceremony was in November 2006. It is Tanzania’s first indoor air-conditioned mall. Your Dar es salaam trip would definitely end incomplete without a visit to Mlimani City shopping mall. Being the
country’s first indoor air-conditioned mall, you can enjoy shopping to its core, enjoy good food and movies on the biggest screen in Tanzania at Mlimani City shopping mall. Explore all premium store network chains in South Africa under one umbrella, simply by visiting the mall. It is the largest in the country with an area of 285,000 square feet. The mall caters to all your primary requirements, including banking, telecommunications and transportation needs.
DAR CITY TOUR COST
Net cost: Net cost: TZS 50,000 per person Tanzanian/East African residents | $75 USD per person nonresidents
Safari Price includes:
- Safari Guide and vehicle
- All entry fees.
- Transfers to different spots in Dar es salaam.
- Lunch box & 1 Drink and 1litre bottled water.
- All Fees and Taxes
Safari Price Excludes:
- Tips for guides (optional)
- Personal travel insurance
- Alcoholic beverage, unless specified as inclusive on the itinerary.
Head Office: Block E of Plot No.45A & 45B, Ursino Street, P.O. Box 71941 – Dar es salaam – Tanzania. Tel: +255713123776
Branch Office: Ngorongoro Tower – 6th Floor, Arusha – Tanzania. Tel: +255 745 333 467