By ~ Lindo Travel | Sunday 27th, May, 2018

Dodoma

Located in the heartland of Tanzania, Dodoma is the nation’s official political capital and the seat of government in the country. Comparably much smaller and less developed than the country’s commercial centre Dar es Salaam, Dodoma remains a centre for national politics. Situated on the eastern edge of the southern highlands, the city is surrounded by a rich agricultural area and pleasant scenery.

It is the center of T...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Friday 25th, May, 2018

Things to Know Before Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

How hard is it?

An ascent to the summit of Kilimanjaro is an incredible experience, but although the climb is not technical and requires no special mountaineering knowledge, it is certainly not to be taken lightly. At over 19,340 feet (5895 metres) it is Africa's highest mountain and it is no 'walk in the park. Altitude sickness can prevent even the fit and well-prepared climber from getting to the summit. Having...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Friday 25th, May, 2018

Maziwe Island Marine Reserve

Maziwe Island Marine Reserve, situated 15 nautical miles east of Pangani, has over 350 fish species, 35 genera of coral and exceptional bird-life. Maziwe Island was designed a reserve in the 1970s due to erosion caused from the cutting of trees fo firewood. The Island now emerges from the Sea at low tide and is an ideal place for swimming, snorkeling, diving and sunbathing.

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Thursday 24th, May, 2018

Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam is a Tanzania’s largest city and its economic capital. Located in a quiet bay off the Indian Ocean coast, the city has grown in economic importance to become a prosperous center in the East African region. Its bustling harbor is the main port in Tanzania and its industrial area produces products for export and use throughout the country. Government offices all have their main base in Dar es Salaam, and diplomatic...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Friday 18th, May, 2018

Things You Need to Know About Tanzania

CAPITAL ADMINISTRATIVE: Dodoma

COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Dar Es Salaam

CLIMATE

Tanzania's climate is predominately tropical. Coastal areas are usually hot and humid, but on the beaches a sea breeze cools the air considerably. The average day temperatures is 30c. Tanzania has two rainy seasons - the long rains from late March to June and the short rains from November to January. The long rain fall in heavy downpours...

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