Trip Report

One week enjoying african culture in Tanzania

We´ve spent one week in Tanzania with my family. We did safari, got to know a little bit of the capital city, Dar-Es-Salaam, and had time to enjoy the paradisiac beaches of Zanzibar Island.

by paula33765About Me:After finishing the university I started to travel. I started with a scholarship in Budapest, Hungary. After learning about Hungarian culture for a year, I moved to Ibiza to earn some money in a hotel during de summer season. After the ti... read more

AfricaTanzania7 days / January 2015

Highs & Lows

The fresh fish and tropical fruits are marvellous.

Sometimes the heat is unbearable.

Q & A

  • What would you have changed?

    I would have stayed more time int each location, and would have included a trip to the mount Kilimandjaro.

  • Anything go wrong during the trip?

    Nothing went wrong. Everything according to the plan.

  • How was the food?

    Addis in Dar, Ethiopian restaurant in Dar-Es-Salaam beach restaurants for fish

  • What tips would you give a friend?

    Its a different culture, to the occidental culture. So relax, don´t take anything personally, just enjoy them, and learn from them.

  • Packing tips?

    Sunscreen, a big hat, and cloths wich cover the shoulders and knees.

  • Transportation Tips?

    Don´t be afraid of the tuk-tuk-s (motorcycles with two places for passengers), they know how to get through traffic in the big city.

  • Any surprises?

    The many kind of fruits, ones I´ve never even heard about.

Lodging

  • Nungwi Guest House. It´s a small familiar hotel, with no luxury, but great attention from the staff, and great breakfast. It´s located in a quiet part, so its ideal to rest in a hammock and listen to the birds on the trees in the garden.

  • Selous National Park camping lodge

  • Hotel Swiss Garden