Where are you going?
Or, let us surprise youSpin the Globe ®

What's on offer in Dar Es Salaam

List View
Map View
Arabic for "the Abode of Peace," Dar Es Salaam is Tanzania’s unofficial capital set upon a natural harbor on the Indian Ocean. Bustling with markets, museums, and cosmopolitan eateries, the city is a gateway to Zanzibar and, for those traveling inland, to Tanzania’s more remote natural parks. Not to be overlooked as merely a port of call, Dar Es Salaam offers a myriad beautiful places for learning about its culture, as well as shopping and eating to one's heart’s content.
Save Place
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Arriving in the thriving hub of Southern Tanzania is a far cry from the remote savannahs of the national parks, forested mountains, and wild rain forests that sprawl across Tanzania’s interior. It is a perfect time to sample some of the excellent,...
Save Place
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
An atmosphere thick and loud with work and culture...the Dar Fish Market strongly assaults every sense.
Save Place
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
In the heart of Dar es Salaam, the Mwenge Woodcarvers Market is filled with artisans hard at work creating beautiful and unique items. Wooden masks are particularly popular, but you’ll also find treasures in craft shops selling a whole range...
Save Place
Kilawani, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
A great feat of engineering from the colonial era, the Tazara Railway leaves Dar Es Salaam and rattles its once-grand carriages through the vast uninhabited Selous Game Reserve, treating its passengers to spotting giraffe, antelope, elephants, and...
Save Place
Kigamboni, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
When I initially heard about the ferry trip to Zanzibar, I was expecting this to be an old worn-out boat in dire need of repair, slowly shuffling out of the harbor, jam-packed with passengers jostling to find a seat. Instead, I boarded a brand...
Save Place
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
I volunteered with this children's organization for 5 weeks, and it was an amazingly fun and enlightening adventure. If you're looking for part-time volunteering (which I did as I was living across the city), or if you want to do it full-time,...
Save Place
Ursino St, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, is not Ethiopia, I get that. But this Ethiopian restaurant, Addis in Dar, is a great location to catch some excellent authentic Ethiopian grub. And everything is pre-translated, so you won't be ordering in the dark. So...