Expats and visitors information for Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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Top 10 Tips for Choosing a School for your Children as an Expat in Tanzania

For most expat parents who move to Tanzania, it is almost a given…
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50 THINGS TO SEE & DO IN DAR ES SALAAM

Dar es Salaam is a city of many faces and you would be foolish…

Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam (Haven of Peace in Arabic) was founded in 1862…

Transport in Dar es Salaam... Getting around

By foot Walking around central Dar is a nice way to see the…

Places to visit in Dar es Salaam

National Museum The national museum mainly shows photos and…

Things to do in Dar es Salaam

For a great day trip, head out to Bongoyo Island. Bongoyo is…

Shopping in Dar es Salaam

Kangas For kangas (or khangas), colorful, sarong-like pieces…

Where to eat in Dar

You can get all kinds of delicious meals in Dar. With a large…

Drinking in Dar es Salaam

You should only drink bottled water. A 1.5 litre bottle will…

Hotels and accommodation in Dar es Salaam

The cost of accommodation can vary from 10000 Tzs a night for…

Staying Safe in Dar es Salaam

Particularly to avoid: - walking on the beach (like Cocoa…

Getting out of Dar.... other places to visit

Zanzibar: There is a ferry to Zanzibar which leaves four…

Visa for Tanzania

North Americans and Europeans can obtain tourist visas upon landing…