Dar es Salaam Excursions

Code: DAVHG
1 DAY

Have you done the Dar es Salaam Excursions yet? Book with Africa Safari Discovery and experience the humid savanna climate of Dar.

Explore the pre-historic sites and historical spots around Tanzania. Spend the day with friends and family touring and learning.

For lovers of culture, you can also visit the Bagamoyo School of Arts for a Ngoma (traditional dance). Remember, the session is an arrangement. Extra cost applies.

Please note: This Safari will depart any day of the week with a minimum of 2 person booking.
Transportation can either be by a safari minibus or by 4×4 Land Cruiser (Jeep), depending on your choice or budget too.
Dar es Salaam Excursions is customizable. Make an inquiry email to let us know if you would want some changes included in the itinerary.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Tours & Transportation in a custom safari minibus OR 4×4 jeep with pop-up roof ideal for game viewing and sightseeing.
DEPARTURE TIME Morning
INCLUDED
Tours & Transportation in a custom safari minibus OR 4×4 jeep with pop-up roof ideal for game viewing and sightseeing.
Services of a trained and experienced English speaking driver/guide
Bottled drinking water for use during the safari
Site entry fees
NOT INCLUDED
Medical & Personal Expenses
Meals
Beverages other than mineral water
Other equipment on the mountain (other than tents, camping table, and chairs).
All other expenses of personal nature such as visas, travel/baggage insurance, laundry, beverages, tips, etc.

 

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Day 1: Dar-es-Salaam City Tour

Guests must be aware that the guides are the best available in the area. Expect the weather to be hot and humid. The order of sites may vary depending on traffic. Some of the sites are closed on Sundays, Saturdays and during public holidays.

This tour provides a look at Dar es Salaam with some insight into daily activities. Your driver will take you through the city center and toward Mnazi Moja Park where you can see a replica of the Uhuru Torch Monument. The original one was erected on Mt. Kilimanjaro to commemorate freedom from colonialism that came with independence.

Continue with your sightseeing drive, heading to Village museum, Tinganga market, the Mwenge Carvings Market and National Museum where you will be able to see historical and archaeological items, among them Louis and Mary Leakey’s findings from Olduvai Gorge. These human fossils displayed in the Hall of Man include the skull of the so-called Nutcracker Man. There is also a collection of tribal ornaments, headdresses, witchcraft paraphernalia and traditional musical instruments collected from various regions in Tanzania. (The museum is not air-conditioned). The tour starts and ends in Dar es Salaam city center.

Price: USD$110 Per Person

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Day 2: Bagamoyo Day-Trip

0900hrs, depart from Dar es Salaam city center to Bagamoyo. Bagamoyo has played various historical roles in Tanzania. Apart from being a slave and ivory port, it was also a German headquarters in 1891. Explorers such as Burton, Speke, Grant, Livingstone and Stanley all passed through this town. The name Bagamoyo comes from the Swahili words ‘bwaga moyo’, meaning ‘throw down your heart,’ a despair expressed by people who were captured as slaves, knowing that they faced uncertain future

This tour provides a look at Dar es Salaam with some insight into daily activitOn arrival, visit the Kaole Ruins, ruins of the Shirazai trade town (13th- 17th century), Old ferry on the mighty Rufiji River. Lunch will be served at a Restaurant in Bagamoyo. (Visit of the Bagamoyo School of Arts for a Ngoma (traditional dance) session may be arranged upon prior notice. Extra cost applies). The tour ends in Dar es Salaam city center at around 1730hrs.

Price: USD$310 Per Person.

Please Note: In case your group consists of a number other than what is mentioned above, kindly enquire for the price to apply.

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