Highlights of Dar es Salaam, also called “Haven of Peace”
Tanzania's largest & richest city, a historic port town
Rich Swahili culture blending Arabic & Bantu influences
Lively & colourful markets of the city including Kariakoo
In-depth & comprehensive tour with an expert guide
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided tour of Dar es Salaam
Roundtrip transport to and from your central Dar es Salaam hotel
Live commentary is provided in English
What you can expect
Discover Tanzania's largest and richest city on this in-depth half-day tour. Stroll through the bustling markets, see the city's major highlights and gain an appreciation for its rich cultural fusion, a lively blending of Arabic and Bantu influences.
Tour the economic and business heart of the city and see the cultural highlights of the region, including the Village Museum – part of the National Museum – and the harbour, as your guide explains the city's historical background and development. This coastal fishing village was once a major trading port along the Indian Ocean. You'll also learn why the city is called a “Haven of Peace”.
Continue to explore the lively and colourful markets of the city – including the Kariakoo fish market and a carving and handicrafts market – where you can haggle for local goods. In half a day you see many sides to this multifaceted city, glimpsing its unique blend of Arabic and Bantu influences.