Located in East Africa, Tanzania is the largest country of East Africa. It is officially the United Republic of Tanzania and is made up of 26 regions (mikoa). Travelling by bus is the best way to explore Tanzania. The country has an array of national parks that travellers will love…
A mystic land, the name Zanzibar is suggestive of coral reefs, sun-kissed beaches and lots of fun things to do.One of the famed trading centres of East Africa, Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous part of the country of Tanzania. The Zanzibar Archipelago consists of several small islands and two larger ones…
Once considered as one of the most famous trading points of East Africa, the existence of Kilwa can be dated to the 9th century when a Swahili owner of the island sold it to a trader Ali bin Al-Hasan. The glory days of Kilwa is described in the Rihla of…
Serengeti is the largest and the most popular national park of Tanzania. Spread across 14,763 sq.km, the park offers numerous exciting safari opportunities. The park is also known for its annual wildebeest migration, which is the main draw of Serengeti. The national park promises lots of wildlife and uninterrupted viewing.…
Tanzania is home for Africa's highest point, Mount Kilimanjaro. Tanzania is mountainous in the northeast, in the north and west are the Great Lakes (Lake Victoria and Lake Tanganyika) and many wildlife parks in the south.
A population of close to 43.7 Million. Muslims account for about 32% of the population.
Tanzania has a tropical climate. Between November and February is the hottest season with a temperature ranging from 25 °C to 31 °C while in the coldest period it is between 15 °C and 20 °C.
Swahili is the official language. English is widely used as well.
GMT+3 hrs throughout the year
General: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
HOLIDAYS Independence Day: December 9th Union Day: April 26th May Day: May 1st Christmas: December 25th
Muslim Festival (Based on the lunar calandar): Id-ul-Fitr Id-ul-Adha Milad-un-Nabi
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Police/ Emergencies: 112/999
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