Dar Es Salaam

Discover iconic Dar es Salaam

Despite its name, which means “abode of peace” in Arabic, Dar es Salaam is Tanzania’s largest and busiest city. It is the country’s most important business and commercial hub and is situated right on the Indian Ocean.

Dar es Salaam is the main port of call for most visitors, as it is an ideal location from which to access both the wilderness areas and the beaches of Tanzania and Zanzibar.

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Step 1: Select which part of the planet you wish to explore

Step 2: Clarify what kind of traveller you are

Step 3: Tick off those grand bucket list experiences that will fire your imagination

Step 4: Log in to create and add to your Dream Board

Step 5: Share & start dreaming

From exceptional offers to not-to-be missed properties and experiences, here are our favourite reasons to explore the Dar Es Salaam

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Stories to inspire

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