Travel Tips

Full Name: United Republic of Tanzania Capital City: Dodoma Business Main City: Dar es salaam Tourist Main Portal: Arusha Time: GMT +3 hours Mainland Independence: 9 December 1961 Union: April 25, 1964 Currency: Tanzania Shilling (TZS.) Main activities: Agriculture, mining, tourism Language and Culture The official language is Kiswahili, which is generally spoken, and various local languages abound. Although English is the second official language, it is widely spoken ...

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Lodge Safaris with Classic Tours

Lodge Safaris with Classic Tours Succumb to the adventure and mystic of scaling Mt. Kilimanjaro, the Roof top of Africa. Tailor – made tours to top birding and photographic spots in Tanzania. Beach Holidays to Mafia, Bagamoyo and Zanzibar. Fully equipped 4 x 4’s and camping ventures. Enjoy exciting close encounters with the Big Five in their natural habitats: Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Lake Manyara, Tarangire, Arusha, Mkomazi, Saadani, Mikumi, Udzungwa, Ruaha, Rubondo and Selous. Learn the fascinating secrets of Anent ...

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Photographing

Foreign companies groups, individuals who seek to undertake assignments as journalists, photographers, television and film producers, researchers and book writers are required to apply for permit to undertake such assignments. The application (permission forms) will be endorsed by the Embassy and sent back to the applicant. The applicant with the help of the host institution or person should forward the endorsed application ...

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About Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro has a lot about Nature, People and Cultural inheritance everyone has to know and enjoy. Mount Kilimanjaro National Park is one of the 14 parks which are under the Custodian of Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA). The Park was Designated and Gazetted in 1973, and has an area of 756 square kilometers. Kilimanjaro Global Concerns Mount Kilimanjaro is the Gift of God to all ...

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CULTURAL TOURISM IN NORTHERN TANZANIA

ILKIDING’A: You will be shown Maasai Boma, the oldest African irrigation system and experience waarusha cultural and enjoy traditional food. You will also walk into the house of the traditional healer who will answer historical questions. Craftsmen group will show you small wooden stools, jewellery, knives and traditional clothing. ILKUROT: Its located 20km west of Arusha city along Nairobi road. Here you ...

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Dar Es Salaam City

Dar es Salaam , formerly Mzizima, is the largest city (population about 5,000,000 estimated 2002), economic centre and former capital of Tanzania. The Name was Translated from Arabic Language means ‘Safe Harbour’. The city serves as the capital for the surrounding Dar es Salaam Region as well as, arguably, the de facto current capital of Tanzania. Though inland Dodoma is the official capital, the ...

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Most Unique Saadani National Park

Saadani Game Reserve was gazetted in 1964, covering an area of some 350 sq km from the Wami river in the south to the Mligaji river in the north, with the Arusha-Dar es Salaam railway line as the western boundary. Wildebeest, zebra and eland joined the resident populations including buffalo, elephant, giraffe, lion wild dog and the extremely rare Roosevelt’s sable antelope.  ...

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Mafia Island Marine Park

Mafia is a world-class paradise island of divers, fisherman and water sport lovers.   Mafia Island is the site of Tanzania’s first Marine Park which was gazetted in 1995. The Park covers the southern half of the island and part of the north-east. This is no other island than Mafia, an island at the far reaches of the ever-busy world. ...

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Mountain Climbing Equipment

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ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK

Distance: 32 kms from Arusha town. From Arusha, a 30 minute drive. The park is on the outskirts of the town (East of Arusha) BRIEF INFORMATION: The second smallest park after the Gombe stream National Park, established in 1960, having a total area of 137 sq kms. ATTRACTIONS: The park is divided into three distinct areas: Ngurdoto Crater, Momella Lakes ...

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