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Lake in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

Tanzania

While in Tanzania go snorkelling or scuba dive off the coasts of mainland Tanzania and the islands of Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia; climb the highest peak in Africa or join a safari and spot the 'Big 5'.
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Locals' Tips

Doubletree by Hilton

Local Tip Lots of parking and a variety of restaurants for choose from.

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Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Local Tip This area is known for almost guaranteed sightings of Africa's Big Five.

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What's On

Tanzania Trade Show

Tanzania Trade Show

28 Nov - 30 Nov

General Information Tanzania Trade Show will attracts visitors from all over East & Central Africa while exhibitors participate from over 20 countries. This is an International Trade Exhibition on all kinds of consumer & industrial products, machinery & technology. Attendee Information The event would attract Importers, Exporters,... more »

Kizimkazi Curltural Music Festival

Kizimkazi Curltural Music Festival

1 Dec

Kizimkazi Cultural Music Festival, having first started in 2008, is a newcomer to the music festivals of Zanzibar. Taking place yearly towards the end of December, it's certainly worth attending as it features an impressive line-up of Tanzanian musicians showcasing diverse music styles. A multitude of activities are also offered... more »

Swahili Fashion Week

Swahili Fashion Week

5 Dec - 7 Dec

Swahili Fashion Week is now THE platform for fashion and accessory designers from Swahili speaking countries and the African continent to showcase their talent, market their creativity and network with clientele and the international fashion industry. This is all aimed at emphasizing to the region that fashion is an income generating... more »

Pemba Bullfighting

Pemba Bullfighting

12 Jan

The island of Pemba is famed for its traditional sport of bull fighting. Unlike its Spanish counterpart, this sport does not involve killing the bulls, but is a hangover from the days of Portuguese rule in the 16th and 17th centuries. It is an event that a whole village joins in and the bulls and matadors are spurred on by singing and the... more »

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Shaw Safaris

At Shaw Safaris they have personal experience of how self drive safaris should be run as well as offering their guests unique accommodation at a small lodge/bush home, called Twiga Lodge. more »

Virtual Tours

Hideaway of Nungwi Resort & Spa

Set on the North West coast of the magical Island of Zanzibar, Hideaway of Nungwi, Resort & Spa is extended over 10 hectares of virgin land, surrounded by exotic gardens. more »

Tanzania Photos

Sunset over Tarangire NP

Sunset over Tarangire NP

Tinga Tinga Arts Co-oporative

Tinga Tinga Arts Co-oporative

Maasai Cultural Dance

Maasai Cultural Dance

Mafia Island Airport

Mafia Island Airport

Chef at Dar es Salaam Fish Market

Chef at Dar es Salaam Fish Market

Mafia Island Boat

Mafia Island Boat

Sunset over Lengai

Sunset over Lengai

Acacia tree and thunder storm

Acacia tree and thunder storm

Chimpanzees at Gombe Stream NP

Chimpanzees at Gombe Stream NP

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