Flight tickets from Mpumalanga to Dar-Es-Salaam

Dar es Salaam is the largest city in Tanzania and the most vibrant. Located on the coast of the Indian Ocean, the city is an iconic symbol of East African culture and development. From its diverse population to its exceptional architecture, Dar es Salaam is the perfect place to explore and enjoy. With its hustle and bustle, the city is full of adventure, cultural experiences, and endless opportunities. Whether you’re interested in exploring the city’s cultures and attractions or taking in some of the city's breathtaking views, there is something for everyone in Dar es Salaam. From its long and fascinating history to modern developments, this city promises an interesting and rewarding experience.

Getting to Know Dar Es Salaam

Dar Es Salaam is the largest city in Tanzania with a population of approximately 4.4 million. It is situated along the Indian Ocean on the eastern coast of Africa. The city is in the Eastern African Time Zone with the UTC Offset of UTC+3. Dar Es Salaam is a multilingual city with Kiswahili being the main language spoken by over 80% of the population. English is the secondary language of communication and is widely used in the professional and business sectors. The official currency of Tanzania is the Tanzanian Shilling (TZS).

Climate and Weather

Dar Es Salaam, the commercial capital of Tanzania, enjoys a tropical climate with an average annual temperature of around 25°C (77 °F). Although the city lies within the tropics, temperatures are rarely oppressive thanks to the cool sea breeze that blows off the Indian Ocean which surrounds Dar Es Salaam. The city is usually hot and humid throughout the year, but the hottest temperatures occur in the months of October through March, where daily temperatures can peak over 33°C (92 °F). The rainy season begins in November and lasts through April with rain sometimes falling as thunderstorms in the afternoons. May through October are considered the dry season and are some of the most pleasant months of the year, with temperatures ranging between 20°C (68 °F) and 32°C (90 °F). The rainy season sees roughly 1,300 mm of rain, while the dry season sees little rainfall.

Touring Dar Es Salaam: Airport and Transportation

There are two airports in Dar Es Salaam: Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR) and Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ). You can take a taxi or private car to get downtown in Dar Es Salaam. The cost is about 15,000 Tanzanian shillings (TZS). Money can be changed at Dar Es Salaam airport.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Dar Es Salaam

  1. The origins of Dar Es Salaam go back to 1866 as a trading port, making it one of the oldest cities in Tanzania
  2. Dar Es Salaam is a multi-cultural city and is a great destination for those wanting to experience cultural diversity, cuisine and nightlife
  3. Tourists to Dar Es Salaam can experience the cultural life of the city and its notable landmarks, including the National Museum of Tanzania, the National Theatre and the famous 'Crocodile Market' railway station

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