Dar Es Salaam is the go-to spot for visitors to Tanzania. The peak season to visit is between July and September, or between November and February. The many popular tourist landmarks in the city include beaches, shopping marts, casinos, cathedrals, zoos, and art galleries. There are many destination flights from London to Dar Es Salaam, on carriers including Oman Air, Emirates, Ethiopian Air, Etihad Airways and others. Budget hotels are readily available in the city.
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Dar Es Salaam is a major city on Tanzania's coastline, touching the Indian Ocean. The city lies on the Swahili coast and is a commercial port. The city has a regionally important economic centre, and is known for its arts, music, media, fashion and film. The ideal time to visit is between July and September, or November and February: the typically warm weather gets cooler and drier – perfect for enjoying the many beaches!
Bongoyo Island is an island in Tanzania and offers snorkeling and other underwater activies. Mbudya Island features beaches and snorkeling. Askari Monument is a memorial with a bronze statue erected in honour of soldiers lost to WWI. Mwenge Woodcarvers' Market features craftsmen who create and sell masks, bone carvings, shields, spears and fabrics, plus paintings with distinctively rich, saturated colors.