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.

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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