Tanzania is well known for its abundant wildlife, unique landscapes and life-giving waters. It is the ‘land of the ultimate safari’, and has been inviting adventurers for years. Life in Tanzania is slow and easy with the locals finding no need to rush – so patience and a relaxed attitude is welcomed. Tanzania is in the truest form of the word, an adventure, teaching its visitors to expect the unexpected. Tanzania is home to Africa’s tallest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, the Spice Islands, Lake Victoria and Lake Tanganyika, as well as the most famous of all, the Serengeti.
To see and do
When you are free from your volunteer work there are exciting attractions and activities for you to see and do. Here is a few:
Tanzania offers safari in world class with many famous national parks such as Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Tarangire and Lake Manyara. There are many companies that can provide short and long guided safari tours.
Take a trip to Africa’s highest mountain Kilimanjaro that goes up 5000 meters. Are you tough enough you can do a climb of the mountain for approximately a week’s time. This excursion you can book with us, please send us an email and we will tell you more about it.
Experience Africa´s largest lake that stretch´s itself between Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya. Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake and stretches itself between Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya. The lake is 70,000 square feet and contains 3000 islands. The Nile starts its journey here to the Mediterranean Sea.
Sun and sea
Tanzania offers many paradise beaches along the countries coast and you can find probably find your own private pearl to visit.
The paradise island offers magical beaches and exciting culture. Learn how to dive or visit the old town Stone town that is on UNESCO:s world heritage list. Activities are many and there is a lot to discover.
The Island Pemba is less explored then Zanzibar and offers some of the worlds most beautiful coral reefs.
Dar es salaam
The city is pacey and hectic with a starting point if you want to travel around in the country. Visit the Kariakoo-market that is Tanzania´s largest market were you can find most things or discover the African nightlife.
Zanzibar – Stone town
The old city is Zanzibar´s heart and is today on UNESCO:s world heritage list. Here you can wander around between old buildings and see beautiful handcraft.
Tanzania has a shifty climate. By the coast and out on the islands there is tropical monsoon climate and the inland is warm and dry.
It rains less than what´s normal by the equator, but the amount of rain that comes from year to year can vary a great deal.
In general the rain period comes from December to May.
- Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course: 27.24 $
- Water (1.5 liter bottle): 0.77 $
- Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle): 0.60 $
- Taxi 1 km (Normal tariff): 1.37 $