Dar es Salaam
Avid shoppers can go bargain hunting at the Kariakoo Market in Swahili Street, while those interested in culture and history can visit the National Museum in Shaaban Roberts Street with its many exhibits that include numerous bones and other fossilized remains, such as a cast of one family’s footprint trail left in volcanic ash, over 3.5 million years ago.
A walk in the Botanical Gardens in Kivukoni Road shows the diversity of plants which was laid out in the German colonial era. Also visit the Tanzanite Dream in Makata Road, one of the top gemstone dealers and jewellers in Tanzania, where top quality Tanzanite stones and jewellery are sold. If you want to know more about the history of Tanzanite, visit the gem museum and lapidary to see how the jewellery is made.
This exotic spice island offers some of the most beautiful beaches in the world on the crystal clear warm waters of the Indian Ocean, as well as cultural diversity, history and spice plantations.
Serengeti and other national parks
The Serengeti is the home of the true safari experience and is the most popular and oldest safari destination. It is a world heritage site and famous for the annual wildebeest migration. Tanzania has many other national parks which offer diverse experiences in the Northern, Southern and Eastern circuits, each with its own charm, attractions and wildlife experiences.