Dar es Salaam - From Bush to Beach and Back
Despite its name, which means “abode of peace” in Arabic, Dar es Salaam is Tanzania's largest and busiest city. It is the country's most important business and commercial hub, and is situated right on the Indian Ocean.
Dar es Salaam is the main port of call for most visitors to the country, as it is an ideal place from which to access both the wilderness areas and the beaches of Tanzania and Zanzibar. Most visitors en route to the better-known Tanzanian attractions are surprised by the charm of this unassuming city and find themselves yearning for more time to explore its hidden secrets.
- Stunning beaches at Kunduchi, Mjimwena and Mbwa Maji, and exquisite islands such as Pemba or the Mafia Islands
- A variety of interesting museums
- Huge, colourful harbour
- Interesting architecture
- Discover nearby islands in the Dar es Salaam Marine Reserve
- A variety of exciting water sports to be enjoyed
- Shop for local handicrafts in the city's bustling markets
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Situated within the vibrant city of Dar es Salaam, amidst tranquil landscaped gardens, is The Oyster Bay - an elegant city retreat that offers attention-to-detail service and exceptional accommodation. Guests can unwind in one of eight suites that feature an ensuite bathroom and beautiful ocean...
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Situated along the banks of the Rufiji River, the Selous Game Reserve offers some of Tanzania's wildest and most remote wildlife experiences. Great herds of elephant wander the floodplains and large numbers of endangered wild dog can be seen.
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