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Stone Town Guided Tour from Zanzibar
"While wandering through the old city of Stone Town listen closely to our guide’s sagas and tales of Zanzibar’s most popular inhabitants among them Princess Salme Farrokh Bulsara and Bi Kidude and follow their footsteps of past.This half day historical city tour includes the visit to the Darajani Town Market the former Slave Market Forodhani Gardens with view to the House of Wonders Sultan Palace Old Fort and much more worth exploring.For those who would like to do some souvenir shopping your guide will show you some art craft and souvenir shops and teach you how to bargain the best prices."
From $40.00
 
Full-Day Tour of Mombasa
"You will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the Fort Jesus. This is Mombasa's oldest museum and it depicts the culture and the origin of the local people mentioning the origin of Swahili. With a guide you will be able to trace the historical pattern leading to the influence of the sultans. In addition you will learn the culture of the local people through different exhibitions.You will enjoy a walk in narrow streets of the Mombasa old town passing through the famous fish market before driving to see the elephant tusks as a monuments of the ancient (now illegal) ivory trade. After you will then walk in the market with lunch at a local dishes to sample the local cuisines. After lunch you will be taken to the Haller Park. This is not a zoo but a free roaming animal sanctuary born out of the idea to conserve a big old vast former cem"""The tour begins from any accomodation in Mombasa area and visits: Fort Jesus Historical Museum
From $125.00
 
Half Day Mombasa City Tour
"Start your half day tour by walking through Mombasa the second largest city in Kenya to see the asymmetrical streets slow pace of life and diverse population. It is mostly a Swahili town and women can be seen wrapped in brilliant multicolored kanga. You will walk through the winding streets of the Old Town viewing the mosques and buildings as you pass before arriving at the Old Port to see the Dhows.Later you will visit the Mackinon market Elephant Tusks and Indian Temple before visiting Akamba Woodcraft at Changamwe where you can see the craftsmen at work. Here you can try your bartering skills before being transferred back to your hotel.""""Depart from your beach hotel in the morning and drive to Mombasa. Visit to Fort Jesus Museum built by the Portuguese at the end of the 16th century the Old Port
From $72.00

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The Scenery at 'The Rocks'

In the Northwestern part of Tanzania (Karagwe, Kagera region), very close to the Rwandan border, there is a beautiful spot to visit. It has no legitimate name, but is absolutely gorgeous.It is located...
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Ushongo

Ushongo is a remote part of Tanzania, little known and unspoiled and one of the countries best kept secrets. Glorious white sands fringed with coconut palms make up the quiet beach, there are places...
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Turtle Conservation At Ushongo Beach

The Tanzanian coastline is an unexplored and untouched area, it's where Kasa Divers, the first professional dive operation between Kenya and Dar es Salaam is based. It is also at Kasa Divers that the...
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Zanzibar

After a week on safari on the mainland we flew from Arusha to Zanzibar for the second week of our holiday. Zanzibar – just the sound of that name is magical. And the island lives up to the images that...
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Sun and sea in South Beach

If you are in the Dar es Salaam area but don't have enough money or time to visit Zanzibar, you can take a ferry and go to Kigamboni. There's a lot of resports right on the beach - South Beach resort,...
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Meet people up close!

If you want to meet adults and kids up close, see a school at work, experience a village and real hospitality, maybe even ve invited into their homes, go to Mbagala (about 10 miles south of Dar) and...
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Picnic at Gong Rock

I don't know how far 'off the beaten track' this is, but we were the only ones there when we visited.Gong rock is situated in the Serengeti National Park, and is literally a big, isolated outcrop of...
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Selous Game Reserve

Selous Game Reserve is the largest protected area in the country and one of the biggest in the world. There are one or two days safaris organised from Zanzibar, but it is so large that longer stays...
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going local style

3 weeks of experiencing what it is like living in Tanzania with locals. If you go around Christmas, expect water rationings and maybe electric rationings. A good local dish is called Zeggy (chip...
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pemba unexplore

the best way to go to pemba its from zanzibar, there are three boats a week (amazing how many people can fit in one of them), it seems a smaller island than zanzibar but its exactly the same size, but...
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Young Maasai

The Maasai are normally wearing red clothes. But they only do this after they have reached manhood.These young men haven't, yet.To become a real man, a Maasai has to live away from his poeple, family...
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YO, free ride.

The best part of the game drive around Lake Manyara was the baboons!They were in a huge group constantly active, fighting and doing other less appropriate stuff...ahem....to others and to them selves....
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Lushoto: great hiking and a lot of backpackers

Lushoto (1500m) is a former hill station and the common base for exploring the Usambara Mountains, that are well known for their biodiversity. A nice retreat from the heat on the plains that is...
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Cultural Tourism programs

There are several opportunities to participate in cultural tourism programs - be choosy. Many of them are "put on" for tourists. I was lucky and chose one where you hiked and toured a village which...
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Kendwa Village Tour

Staying in Kendwa for a week, it was great to see beyond my hotel walls. The tour is run by a NGO so all profits goes back to their community for projects like Water for Kendwa. The guides were really...
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From the first email, communication was fast, clear and helpful. We were very fortunate to have Felisi as our guide. Marvelous in every way, had an incredible eye for spotting animals. He taught us...
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As a mother of a family group of 6, I can honestly say we all had a FANTASTIC time with Wakawaka Adventures. Our guide and driver was superb. The entire trip he seemed to always put all his effort in...
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