Dar es Salaam is an amazing place in its own right for those that spend a pretty time getting to know it. The city's medley of African, Arabic, British, Indian and German influences have all left a mark on cuisine, culture and architecture, and making a city that is diverse as it is compelling. Here are some of the best attractions:
Not one, but a set of 6 museums preserving the nature, history, and culture of Tanzania all through the country. The key museum, the Dar es Salaam National Museum, specs wonderful archeological discoveries, as well as shows that look a pretty closer at colonial history, the dark days of the slave trade and the first Tanzania people.
The largest market in East Africa spreads out across a big area with sections selling used crafts, clothing or snacks spilling out dynamic colours, powerful aromas. Bartering is a must and realistically the non-local price is going to be more costly.
The affordable way to get from Nairobi to Dar es Salaam by bus. Nairobi to Dar es Salaam bus fare $30 and takes 16h.
No, there is no direct bus bus travel from Nairobi to dares-salaam. Anyway, there are services departing from Nairobi and arriving at Jangwani. The journey, takes transfers, takes about 16h.
The distance from Nairobi to Dar es Salaam by bus is 673km.
Nairobi to Dar es Salaam bus service, run by Darlux Co. Ltd.
The top way to get from Nairobi to Dar es Salaam is to fly which takes 1h 50m and costs $140 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus, bus fare from Nairobi to Dar es Salaam $30 and takes 16h.