Although Dodoma is the true capital city, Dar es Salaam is the main central hub for international flights and the city that most visitors will pass through.
Dar es Salaam
is the starting point for the majority of Tanzanian southern safaris
, and also the connecting hub for Zanzibar
and the mainland coast hideaways. For northern safaris, the starting point is usually the far more rural town of Arusha
, which was originally a Maasai village. Kilimanjaro Town, an entry point for flights from Europe and East Africa and often used for a one-night stop before and after climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, is about 70 km from Arusha. Stone Town
is located in (and is the only interesting part of!) Zanzibar Town, the capital of Zanzibar
We don't just know Tanzania!
For more information on Tanzania, the best thing to do is to give us a ring for an impartial chat. Although we love Tanzania, we also love the rest of Africa
too and have experts in all the main safari countries. If you are undecided as to where to visit, please do just drop us an email or give us a call!