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Prepare your trip in Tanzania

After reading this article, Tanzania will have no more secrets for you. We have targeted for you the best activities to do on site, found hotels and comfortable accommodations, and gathered information to get there. This article is illustrated with many maps and photos.

Where to stay in Tanzania

In Tanzania near every other accommodation is hotel and their perceived quality is overall rather correct. in Tanzania from one hotel to another there are important differences : to make the right choice, look at the listings of the hotels we recommend in this article, and choose based on current promotions, taking care to have eliminated from your comparisons the lowest rated establishments.

The 5-star hotels in Tanzania

Tanzania is definitely a good choice for a luxury stay in a 5-star establishment. Hotels in this category are well known and you should not be disappointed. Follow the tips below to book in the best establishment.

In Tanzania and in the immediate surroundings there is an important offer of 5-star hotels. Not always easy to pick the good ones. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice.

4-star hotels in Tanzania

When looking for a 4 star hotel, you want quality first. It's good:in Tanzania 4-star hotels are pretty good overall, but be careful though there are establishments with fairly average levels of service. If you're in a hurry, just read the following tips for choosing the best hotel Tanzania.

You make good choice if you book at Tembo House Hotel (one of the best option in Zanzibar City), at Mizingani Seafront Hotel (a very good establishment ) or at Z Hotel.

3-star hotels in Tanzania

Good options are: Al-Minar Hotel (one of the best choices in Zanzibar City), at Kendwa Rocks Hotel (a overall okay establishment) or Sahari Zanzibar.

Guesthouses in Tanzania

In Tanzania and in the immediate surroundings there is a large offer of guesthouses. Not always easy to choose. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice. The best choice will probably be the Coffee Farm Guest House, an establishment. Also consider the Malindi Guest House, which is below the average...

Questions and Answers

What is the best hotel in Tanzania? The best place to stay in Tanzania is at Hideaway of Nungwi Resort & Spa in Nungwi.

What is the best 5 stars hotel in Tanzania? The best 5 stars hotel in Tanzania is the Kwacha House in Jambiani.

What is the best 4 stars hotel in Tanzania? The best 4 stars hotel in Tanzania is the Tembo House Hotel in Zanzibar City.

What is the best 3 stars hotel in Tanzania? The best 3 stars hotel in Tanzania is the Al-Minar Hotel in Zanzibar City.

What is the best 2 stars hotel in Tanzania? The best 2 stars hotel in Tanzania is the Dolphin Safari Lodge in Kizimkazi.

What is the best hotel with spa in Tanzania?

What is the best resort & spa hotel in Tanzania? The best resort & spa hotel in Tanzania is the Hideaway of Nungwi Resort & Spa in Nungwi.

What is the best guesthouse in Tanzania? The best guesthouse in Tanzania is the Coffee Farm Guest House in Nkoaranga.

How to get to Tanzania

Going to Tanzania by plane

Julius Nyerere International Airport : the airport has 112 flights per week. It is served by 8 airlines that offer 7 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Zurich : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines
  • Amsterdam : flights operated by Klm
  • Dubai : flights operated by Flydubai and Emirates
  • Qatar : flights operated by Qatar Airways
  • Istanbul : flights operated by Turkish Airlines

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Julius Nyerere International Airport :

  • Johannesburg : flights operated by South African Airways
  • Cairo : flights operated by

Low cost airlines to Julius Nyerere International Airport :

  • Dubai : flights operated by Flydubai and Emirates

Abeid Amani Karume International Airport : the airport has 91 flights per week. It is served by 8 airlines that offer 7 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Milan : flights operated by Meridiana, Blue Panorama Airlines S.P.A. and Neos
  • Dubai : flights operated by Flydubai
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Condor Flugdienst
  • Qatar : flights operated by Qatar Airways
  • Rome : flights operated by Blue Panorama Airlines S.P.A.
  • Istanbul : flights operated by Turkish Airlines

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Abeid Amani Karume International Airport :

  • Johannesburg : flights operated by Manx Airlines

Low cost airlines to Abeid Amani Karume International Airport :

  • Dubai : flights operated by Flydubai
  • Johannesburg : flights operated by Manx Airlines

Charter and seasonal flights exists from :

  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Condor Flugdienst
  • Milan : flights operated by Meridiana, Blue Panorama Airlines S.P.A. and Neos
  • Rome : flights operated by Blue Panorama Airlines S.P.A.

Kilimanjaro International Airport : the airport has 42 flights per week. It is served by 4 airlines that offer 4 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Amsterdam : flights operated by Klm
  • Qatar : flights operated by Qatar Airways
  • Istanbul : flights operated by Turkish Airlines
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Condor Flugdienst

Charter and seasonal flights exists from :

  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Condor Flugdienst

What to do in Tanzania

In Tanzania you can also visit Arusha National Park, Ruaha National Park, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Songo Mnara, Udzungwa Mountains National Park and Doubletree By Hilton Hotel Dar Es Salaam - Oyster Bay.

Museums in Tanzania

In Tanzania you can visit museums such as National Museum Of Tanzania, Palace Museum and Bweranyange Museum.

Other museums such as Sukuma Museum and The Peace Memorial Museum might be of interest to you.

Archeological sites in Tanzania

For archeological sites in Tanzania, visit in this order Songo Mnara.

Natural parks in Tanzania

During your stay in Tanzania, do not forget to visit some natural parks: Serengeti National Park, Gombe National Park and Kilimanjaro National Park.

Other natural parks are worth visiting, such as Arusha National Park, Ruaha National Park, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Mikumi National Park and Mahale Mountains National Park. But that's not all, other natural parks deserve to be cited as Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park, Katavi National Park, Kitulo National Park, Mkomazi National Park, Saadani National Park, Rubondo Island National Park and Saanane Island National Park.

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