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Dar es Salaam Vacations

The beautiful city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, sits on the Indian ocean, so you know your Dar es Salaam vacations will include spectacular views. In fact, many hotels in Dar es Salaam are specifically situated to offer some of the most breathtaking views you have ever seen. But there is more to this sun-drenched city than ocean views. Grab package deals to Dar es Salaam and let your African adventure begin.

Major Attractions

Dar es Salaam car rentals allow you to visit all of the major attractions in and around the city on your own schedule. Drop your bags off at your hotel, and then start enjoying the glorious sights and sounds. Music and dance are the biggest attractions. Just about everywhere you go, you will see energetic street performers bopping the Bongo Flava, which is hip-hop and R&B with a Tanzanian flavor. The city also has five museums, of which the most notable is the National Museum. Its exhibits are dedicated to Tanzanian history, and include the bones of Paranthropus boisei. Nearby are the botanical gardens, with excellent examples tropical plants and trees. The Msasani peninsula is the place to go for a day at the beach, or grab a trip to one of the nearby islands for some swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing.

Recurring Festivals and Events

The Sauti za Busara festival is six days of music and fun. This cultural extravaganza is held every year in the middle of February. It features a bopping mix of music and dance styles like ngoma, kidumbak, taarab, rumba, mchiriku, and Swahili hip-hop "bongo flava." You will also be treated to mystic and religious music, film, and comedy acts. Mwaka Kogwa is the four-day New Year celebration. Events include pretend fights with banana stems, huge bonfires, and singing. In July, Dar es Salaam hosts the ZIFF (Zanzibar International Film Festival). This festival highlights the art and culture of the African continent.

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Top Dar es Salaam Hotels Deals

$85
Best Western Coral Beach Hotel

Best Western Coral Beach Hotel

4.0 out of 5.0 Plot 956/1412, Coral Lane, Masaki, Msasani Peninsula, Kinondoni Dist., Dar es Salaam, Kinondoni
4/5
(1 Reviews)
A private beach, 2 restaurants, and an outdoor pool are all featured at this Art Deco hotel. Enjoy beachfront dining and relax with free beach cabanas and sun loungers. Enjoy the 24-hour fitness center and perks like free self parking and a free shopping center shuttle.
$224
Hyatt Regency Dar Es Salaam, The Kilimanjaro

Hyatt Regency Dar Es Salaam, The Kilimanjaro

5.0 out of 5.0 Kivukoni Street, P O Box 9574, Dar es Salaam
This luxury hotel features a casino, a full-service spa, and a nightclub. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and airport shuttle. Enjoy a meal in one of the 2 restaurants and perks like free full breakfast and free self parking.
$104
Ramada Encore by Wyndham Dar Es Salaam

Ramada Encore by Wyndham Dar Es Salaam

4.0 out of 5.0 Ghana Avenue, PO Box 10183, Dar es Salaam
The hotel's outdoor pool, fitness center, and 2 bars/lounges are among the featured amenities. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and airport shuttle. Enjoy a meal from the restaurant and perks like free buffet breakfast and free self parking.
$85
DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam - Oyster Bay

DoubleTree by Hilton Dar es Salaam - Oyster Bay

4.0 out of 5.0 Slipway Road Msasani Peninsular, Dar es Salaam
A full-service spa, a 24-hour fitness center, and a restaurant are all featured at this hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 7 conference rooms, laundry service, and airport pick-up service. Relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and enjoy perks like free self parking.

Things to do in Dar es Salaam

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