Holidays to Dar Es Salaam

Dar es Salaam is a hustling, bustling seaport on the coast of Tanzania accessing one of the most important sea routes on earth. To most travellers though, the city is just a convenient port of call on the way to the more exotic Zanzibar, Pemba or Mafia islands, Tanzania's national …

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How to get to Dar Es Salaam

Here's what you need to know about getting to Dar Es Salaam. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Dar Es Salaam takes 11 hours, 25 minutes.

When to go to Dar Es Salaam

Typical Holiday Price

£565 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Dar Es Salaam varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - May is the cheapest month to go to Dar Es Salaam.

Where to stay in Dar Es Salaam

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Dar Es Salaam, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Dar Es Salaam

Nomadic by Nature | Trip by SkyscannerPort View Bar
Port View Bar
andreas bjärlestam | FlickrDar Es Salaam Yacht Club
Dar Es Salaam Yacht Club
敏 高 | Trip by SkyscannerMiya Global Tours & Safaris
Miya Global Tours & Safaris
jerebu | FlickrNafasi Art Space
Nafasi Art Space
andresfib | FlickrMizizima Fish Market
Mizizima Fish Market
Nomadic by Nature | Trip by SkyscannerCoco Beach
Coco Beach

Reviews of Dar Es Salaam

Myra Faz
Myra Faz

Amazing experience all round beach, resorts, lots of food and fun at affordable prices.

Mohammed Abdessalem Boubekri
Mohammed Abdessalem BoubekriOran

Dar es Salam is super cheap and the people are so nice. I strongly recommend you to hike through Kilimanjaro; the highest peak in Africa and check out the downtown.

Matthias Hagemann
Matthias HagemannStuttgart

not the capital but the buissiness center of Zanzania, so it is busy, loud, but intresting colorful you can send easy some days

Siam Maksud
Siam Maksud

The city has many things to offer. But most charming fact is its people. Really they are very good

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