By ~ Lindo Travel | Thursday 31st, May, 2018

Top 5 Things Tanzania is Famous for

Tanzania boasts many national treasures, and there are countless things to see and do when you visit this beautiful country. If you are having trouble narrowing down your list of activities, check out the top five things Tanzania is famous for:

1. SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

Serengeti National Park is the most famous park in Tanzania and a great place to go on safari. The park is usually abundant with wildlife all year...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Monday 28th, May, 2018

Tanzania Safaris

The sight of hundreds wildebeest moving across the plains, elephants silhouetted against a red-orange sunset, or pink haze of flamingos wadding in the shallows are likely to be among the indelible images that you will take away from your time in Tanzania. Thanks to the number, variety and accessibility of its wildlife - all roaming around against a highly evocative natural backdrop - the country has become an African premier s...

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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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By ~ Lindo Travel | Thursday 17th, May, 2018

Bagamoyo

These days, Bagamoyo is a center for dhow sailboat building on the Tanzania coast. A quiet village with a few German colonial buildings still standing, it was once one of the most important trading ports on the East African coast, and the penultimate stop of slave and ivory caravans traveling on foot from Lake Tanganyika on their way to Zanzibar. Missionaries active in abolishing the slave trade made Bagamoyo a center of their...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Sunday 13th, May, 2018

Mafia Marine Park

Mafia Island, located 120km south of Dar es Salaam is surrounded by some of the richest reefs in the world, with over 50 types of corals and 400 species of fishes identified so far. Mafia’s best diving is at depths less than 30 m where you can see most kind of tropical Marine habitats, including exposed fringing reefs, rock walls, soft coral and algae dominated reefs. Large predatory fish and turtles are common and mostly unaf...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Friday 11th, May, 2018

Arusha

Located in the northern highlands of Tanzania, beneath the two peaks of Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro, Arusha is the safari capital of the country. Guests embarking on the popular northern safari circuit all stop in the “Geneva of Africa” to prepare for their journeys into African Bush. From its two lines streets, the dramatic crater of Mount Meru stands over the town like a majestic sentinel, its crater strewn with thick c...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Thursday 10th, May, 2018

Small Group Joining Safaris in Tanzania

Small Group Safaris in Tanzania

Joining an existing group safari with Lindo Travel Tanzania, and enjoy our fabulous services all in a very affordable rate. We periodically create fixed departures dates for both safaris and Mount Kilimanjaro climbing, all in Small Group Tours. We make it very easy for our customers to join any of our existing group tours, we post regularly any departure dates that we create. Then w...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Tuesday 8th, May, 2018

Tanzania's Travel Information

TRAVEL TIPS

Language

English is widely spoken but a few words of Swahili can be useful and will be appreciated greatly by the locals. Below are more Tanzania Travel Information that you may need to know.

MONEY

Major foreign currencies - particularly US$ - and traveler cheques are accepted and are convertible at banks and bureau de changes in the main towns and tourist areas. Credit cards are not wildly ...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Monday 7th, May, 2018

Tanzania Cities & Towns

In addition to a wealth of stunning natural attractions Tanzania’s has towns and cities that make vibrant and fascinating stops, plenty to see and do. Many of Tanzania’s coastal cities founded as port towns from which valuable goods were transported across the Indian Ocean by sailing dhow. On the mainland, many inland town were important rest stops for trade caravans on their way to central Africa or Lake Victoria, or returnin...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Sunday 6th, May, 2018

Dar es Salaam Marine Reserve

(Fungu ya Yasin, Mbudya, Bongoyo and Pangavini Islands) The Dar es salaam Marine Reserve are unique due to their proximity to the city, potential biodiversity and richness, good scenic diving and snorkeling sites, Marine birds and dolphins viewing. Occasionally hunchback whales are spotted in deep waters around the reserves from May to August. The islands are open to visitors during the day and have bandas shades, information ...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Thursday 3rd, May, 2018

Spa Treatment In Tanzania

Enjoy a massage with your partner as the sun sets over the Indian Ocean or out in the bush as antelope and zebra graze on the plains and quench their thirst at watering hole. The wellness phenomenon is sweeping Tanzania. Visitors see their holidays as a chance to unwind from the stresses of everyday life, relax and pamper themselves. Spas are popping up across the country, becoming standard addition to hotels and resorts in a ...

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