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Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam, 'Safer harbor', started out as a fishing village in the mid-18th century went on to became a trading harbor second to Bagamoyo harbor. The town as well as the port continued to expand and ended up becoming an important commercial city and a port in present day Tanzania. The Port is an essential commercial connection between east Africa, central Africa and the world. Dar es Salaam is a cosmopolitan city, the inhabitant of this coastal city are Bantu, Indians, Arabs and European. The trip through the city will inspire you with mix of African, Arabian and Indian architecture and culture as well as wonderful felling about the city and the people of different ethinic who inhabit it. Dar es Salaam has international airport, sea port, railway line which connects Tanzania with Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Like any commercially city it also has hotels, banks, major referral hospital, luxury beach resorts and many more attraction.




Arusha town

Arusha is small town but very important tourism center since it is a safari starting point for most of Tanzania's northern circuit national park; Arusha NP, Lake Manyara NP, Tarangire NP, Mt. Meru, Ngorongoro NP and Serengeti NP. The native people of Arusha are Warusha and Massai, like most of the Tanzania tribes they are friendly, peacefully and above all kind to their guests. Arusha has local small airport, hospital, post office, hotels, banks, international telephone service as well as Internet service.






Moshi town

It is a small town around the edges of Mount Kilimanjaro national park. The natives of Moshi are wachagga people. Like many other Tanzania tribes they are friendly, peacefully and have warm welcoming heart. Moshi is also important tourist town because most of Mount Kilimanjaro climbing or trekking starts here. Moshi has local small airport, major referral hospital, banks, hotels, post office, international telephone service as well as Internet services. On this side of the Mt. Kilimanjaro one can enjoy the view of majestic snow peak of kilimanjaro standing imperiously.




Zanzibar Island

Zanzibar or Unguja and Pemba are exotic islands situated on the east coast of Tanzania's indian ocean, both islands covers about 623 sq miles (1615 sq km). Zanzibar was once a center of slave trade in East Africa between 17th and 19th centuries when the islands were ruled by a sultan of Oman. In the late 19th century the British government mandate and administer the abolition of slave trade, Zanzibar was the last place where the slave trade was abolished. The fascinating history of Zanzibar is very much influenced by Persian who were first outsider to arrive on island followed by Arabs and Portuguese. Today Zanzibar is famous for it's beautiful and un-spoiled beaches as well as it's spices.




Stone town

Stone Town is a maze of narrow streets and alleyways crammed with old stone houses, mosques and shops. One can easily spend a day exploring this historical town. The main attractions include the Museum, the Sultan fortress, the Anglican Cathedral built near the site of the old slave market, the Sultan's Palace, the clove market and the Indian Bazaar. At the markets one can buy spices which the island is very famous of, Zanzibar is the produce of 75% of the world's cloves, "welcome to the spice island".





Jozani Forest

Jozani forest is situated about 35 km South East of Zanzibar town with an area of about 1,000 hectares. The forest is very important ecologically because it is the only large coral and mangrove forest area in Zanzibar. The forest is also a home to Red colubus monkey, they are one of the most endangered sub species in the World. They can be viewed at close quarters with the help of a guide.







Kizimkazi Dolphin Adventure

Kizimkazi fishing village is situated south of Zanzibar Island, it is home to several schools of bottle-nosed dolphin. A day trip can be arranged, guests will have an opportunity to view and even swim quite close with dolphins. Kizimkazi is also the site of a 12th Century mosque, the earliest evidence of Islam in East Africa. Another interesting sight for visitor to see is the miza miza caves and an historical baobab tree which were used during the II world war as a communication center of east & central Africa. The Communication radio was installed right on the top of Baobab tree which has grown at the sea shore.




Prison island

Zanzibar or Unguja and Pemba are exotic islands situated on the east coast of Tanzania's indian ocean, both islands covers about 623 sq miles (1615 sq km). Zanzibar was once a center of slave trade in East Africa between 17th and 19th centuries when the islands were ruled by a sultan of Oman. In the late 19th century the British government mandate and administer the abolition of slave trade, Zanzibar was the last place where the slave trade was abolished. The fascinating history of Zanzibar is very much influenced by Persian who were first outsider to arrive on island followed by Arabs and Portuguese. Today Zanzibar is famous for it's beautiful and un-spoiled beaches as well as it's spices.




Spice Farms

Zanzibar is very well known not only for it's past notorious slave trade but also for it's spices hence the noun "Spice Island". Spice farms tour are organized on private and government spice farms. In these farms you will find variety of spices (cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, black pepper, nutmeg and many others), tropical fruits (jack fruit, bread fruit, pineapples, bananas, coconut etc) and other rare plants such as henna bush, lipstick tree etc.