Travellers often head to Tanzania to embark on the country’s well-known safaris and while visiting, stopping by the hub of Dar es Salaam is a must. The city is located along the Indian Ocean coast and has grown from a small fishing village to a big industrial port city. Visitors can explore the Village Museum’s open-air replicas of traditional Tanzanian homes to learn more about the culture and history of the country, take a day trip to reach one of the nearby islands, or simply enjoy the local beaches, seafood, and music.
Dar es Salaam airport is about 11 kilometres from the Dar es Salaam city centre. After landing at the airport, you can reach the city centre by taxi or bus. Taking a private taxi to get from Dar es Salaam airport to the city is the most comfortable and quickest means of transportation. The journey takes 15 to 25 minutes by taxi, and the fare costs around €17.40 (TZS 40,000). You can also take a bus to cover the same journey; the bus journey takes about 40 minutes, not including wait times, and costs €0.20 (TZS 400).Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Dar es Salaam at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.