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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By ~ Lindo Travel | Monday 30th, April, 2018

Marine Parks in Tanzania

Not only is Tanzania the number one destination for safaris, its endless coral reefs in the crystalline waters of the Indian Ocean offer some of the archipelago islands of the coast of Tanzania and Zanzibar are surrounded by coral reefs and are home to an amazing array of wildlife and unique ecosystems, as well as providing shelters, sustenance and employment for local people.

From Mafia island Marine Park, an unspoiled...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Wednesday 25th, April, 2018

Diving Adventures in Tanzania

Diving in Tanzania is a magical experience. Cristal clear tropical water, unspoiled corals, shoals of fish darting through the reefs, sea turtles gliding through the water, school of barracudas circling overhead. Tanzania has something to offer divers of all abilities. The dive sites in Dar es Salaam, Mtwara, Mikindani, Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia rival those found in the Red Sea and deserve to place Tanzania on the map as a div...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Thursday 19th, April, 2018

Usambara Mountains & Lushoto Explorations

With their wide vistas, cool climate, winding paths and picturesque villages, the Usambaras are of the northeastern Tanzania’s highlights. Rural life here revolves around a circle of bustling, colorful market days that rotate from one village to the next and is largely untouched by booming safari scenes and influx of fancy 4WDs in nearby cities. It’s possible to spend at least a week hiking from village to village. Or relaxing...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Thursday 19th, April, 2018

Tanzania Amazing & Adventurous Safaris Activities

Tanzania teems with wildlife. With vast elephant herds around Ruaha and Tarangire National Park, and the Chimpanzee bands that frolic in the forests of Mahale Mountains and Gombe Stream National Park, the country is one of Africa’s premiere wildlife-watching destinations. Few other places on Earth host such an impressive collection of large animals supported by such a range of environmental and climatic conditions within such ...

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By ~ Lindo Travel | Monday 16th, April, 2018

Explore Lake Natron - Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Shimmering amid the parched, sun scorched landscapes along the Kenyan boarder north-east of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area NCA is Lake Natron, a 60km-long alkaline Lake known for the huge flocks of flamingos that gather here at the end of the rainy season.

The surrounding country is remote, with a desolate other worldly beauty and incomparable feeling of space and can be rewarding – albeit of very hot – off the ...

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