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Mbalageti Serengeti

Mbalageti Serengeti (Serengeti National Park) – located on the western corridor of the Park, this lodge offers a breathtaking 360-degree panorama view of the Serengeti Plain lands and the Mbalageti River, where one of the main attractions is the annual migration of wildbeest and zebra. Morning diners have the option of an exclusive bush breakfast, […]

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BOMA Grill

BOMA Grill (Four Seasons Lodge, Central Serengeti, Serengeti National Park) – this restaurant is styled as a Masai boma with the exotic touch of luxury people come to love at the Four Seasons. Natural wooden appointments with a central stage fire pit and deep red accent pillows are all illuminated by candlelight. At night, the […]

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MINIBUSES

MINIBUSES – the main mode of public transport in Arusha is the daladala. These minibuses are ubiquitous all over Tanzania, and are very cheap, at TZS400 (about 25 cents) for any trip around town. However, they tend to cram in as many people as possible, so safety is a real concern, and pickpocketing can happen […]

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TAXI

  TAXI –in Arusha (as on other parts of Tanzania), since taxis there are not metered, it is best to negotiate the fare before boarding. The taxi services that function in Arusha are: Impala Shuttle Services: +255 754 678 678 Tarimo Taxi Service: +255 756 595 945 InDriver Taxi App: this Russian taxi app launched […]

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Uhuru Monument

Uhuru Monument (Uhuhu Roundabout, Arusha) – located near the Arusha Declaration Museum, this monument pays tribute to the “Arusha Declaration”, made by the country’s rulers in 1967 that espoused equality for all humanity, individual rights, a just return for one’s labor through socialism, and economic self-reliance. The monument was erected in 1977 by the country’s […]

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Tanzanite Museum

Tanzanite Museum (The Tanzanite Experience, Blue Plaza, 3rd Floor, India Street, Arusha) — visiting The Tanzanite Experience Museum gives visitors a chance to enjoy one of the main attractions in Arusha. It is an exciting journey that leads you right into the heart of this precious gemstone. Through a guided tour, visitors understand why Tanzanite […]

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Olduvai Gorge Museum

Olduvai Gorge Museum (Ngorongoro Conservation Area) — Founded by Mary Leakey in the late 1970s, Olduvai Gorge Museum is now looked after by Tanzania’s Department of Cultural Antiquities. The attraction was created to house fossils of early hominids, as well as tools and other paleontological artefacts found in the area around Olduvai Gorge. In the […]

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Mwalimu Nyerere Museum Centre

Mwalimu Nyerere Museum Centre (Butiama, Mara Region) – this museum first opened its doors to visitors in 1999. Exhibits include an interesting selection of objects relating to the life of Mwalimu Julius Nyerere, who was born in this village in 1922 and later became the country’s very first president. They include personal items, as well […]

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Isimila Stone Age Site

Isimila Stone Age Site (Iringa) — back in the late 1950s, archaeologists discovered this historical find, one of the most significant Stone Age sites ever identified, scattered amid a dramatic landscape of eroded sandstone pillars. Tools found on the site included hammerstones, axe heads, flints and scrapers that are estimated to be between 60,000 and […]

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International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

  International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (Haki Road, Plot No. 486 Block A, Lakilaki Area, Arumeru District, Arusha) – this was an international court set up by the United Nations in November 1994 (under UN Security Council Resolution 955) in order to try those accused of committing war crimes during the Rwandan genocide that took […]