Day Tours in Tanzania
When it comes to embarking on day tours in Tanzania, there are so many varieties, packages and itineraries. Depending on where you wish to travel, whether climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, traversing the incredible Serengeti game reserve or hiking the Ngorongoro Crater, the country beckons visitors in a manner few African countries can compete with.
Completely packed with beautiful surprises– from the powdery white sands of the Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar coastlines, to the northern superb wildlife parks and the incredible lake Manyara, a day tour in Tanzania is the trip of a lifetime. Take a private day tour and discover the culture, history, and nature of this stunning country with the help of a knowledgeable local tour guide. Here is a brief guide:
1. Dar es Salaam
Visit the streets of the capital Dar es Salaam in the morning and feel the city vibes and how the citizens go to work.Hop into a Dala Dala for a leisurely tour of the city suburbs and experience the day to day lifestyle and street beat.
Take a leisurely stroll and sample some authentic Swahili breakfast of Coffee and Mandazis full of spices to melt away the most stubborn hunger pangs.
2. Stone Town Tour, Zanzibar
Get a full day guided tour of Zanzibar’s city center, Stone Town. Take a walk on foot for a comprehensive overview of the city. Experience the local culture, food, architecture, streets, and wildlife.
3. Lion Rock, Dodoma
One of the most captivating destinations in mainland Tanzania is the Lion Rock, in Dodoma. This is a favourite haunt for many visitors to the new Tanzania Seat of Government city Dodoma. Hiking the rock gives you a chance to view the expansive city and outlining farm lands and also the nearby attractions.
4. Arusha national park
Take difficult trails on Mount Meru near Arusha and spot wildlife. Take a drive into the park and experience:
• Momella lakes
• Afternoon game drive
• Tour of the park
• Hike with a ranger
5. Nakupenda beach tour
Visit Prison island and Nakupenda beach on a full day and engage in sunbathing, deep sea diving and snorkeling. This tour package includes snacks, seafood lunch, snorkeling gear, and transport from your hotel.
6. Mikumi National park
Experience the real safari by touring the Mikumi national park, for the big 5 and hundreds of bird species. You will be picked from your hotel in Dar es Salaam, and it only takes a few hours to reach Mikumi national park. Make the most of your time in Mikumi with a full day tour that includes morning and afternoon game views, lunch and evening transport back to the city.
7.Swim with dolphins
If you like dolphins then you should embark on a trip near Zanzibar where you will be taken at dawn to a place where dolphins abound. You can get into the water and swim alongside these wonderful creatures. Be warned that you are not allowed to touch the dolphins or feed them.