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Getting around Dar-es-salaam | Transport in Dar-es-salaam

Getting around Dar-es-salaam | Transport in Dar-es-salaam

Getting around Dar-es-salaam | Transport in Dar-es-salaam | Public Buses in Dar-es-salaam | Private Transport in Dar-es-salaam |  Taxis and Shuttles in Dar-es-salaam |  Dar-es-salaam Travel Guide

Getting around Dar-es-salaam

Once you have been to any city getting around in ease is the first priority you need to know everything about the city in minimal time and in comfortable seats. Getting around in Dar-es-salaam is nevertheless a great experience to have and there are many options. You can access it with your feasibility and ease.
 

Everything has its cons with the pros you just know what to choose, so choose wisely and there you go have an amazing time on the streets of Dar-es-salaam. You do not have to worry about.

Transport Options:

Getting around Dar-es-salaam:  The transportation system in Dar-es-salaam is good, but be warned during the peak hours of the day the traffic can be something you will want to strangle. Yes it’s not a real person but there are points where you wish it was…Nevertheless, here is the guide to getting around Dar-es-salaam, the kind you will love and might dislike at times.

Dar-es-sakaam Airport: Julius Nyerere International Airport is the international airport of Dar es Salaam, the largest city in Tanzania. It is located about southwest of the city centre. The airport has flights to destinations in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. It is named after Julius Nyerere, the nation’s first president.

Taxis are abundant  in the city of Dar-es-salaam and they are differentiated from one another by a single colored stripe that shows which municipal the taxi is from and the area where it parks as it waits for passengers: Note that even if they park in a different district they can take you anywhere you want.

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BROWSE TOP SAFARI TOURS FROM DAR-ES-SALAAM

Taxi Prices in Dar-es-salaam:

The prices of taxis are high than any other transportation in the region but they will get you to where you want covered in comfort and luxury. The airport taxis are the most expensive ranging all the way from twenty five thousand Tanzanian shillings to fifty thousand Tanzanian shillings and more for a trip from the airport to the city centre.

Unlike some countries where meters are used to regulate how much a passenger pays, this is not the case for Tanzania hence what you can do is ask for the price and then bargain your way to a better price. It is all about bargain in Dar-es-salaam.

For any serious safari, you’ll need a large 4WD (ie Toyota Landcruiser) with a pop-top roof for wildlife viewing. It’s worth shopping around, as quoted prices can vary significantly. Do your sums carefully, particularly in regard to included kilometres, as extra kilometres are charged steeply – between US$0.50 and US$1 per kilometre.

You can get smaller and cheaper RAV4-style 4WDs, but they’re not ideal for wildlife viewing, although they’re generally fine during the dry season. Expect to pay around US$600 per week with around 100km free per day.

TAXIS / UBER - AVAILABLE IN DAR-ES-SALAAM

Getting Around Dar-es-salaam by Minibus – Dalla Dalla:

Daladalas are another means of transportation which can take you from point a to b. Basically daladala is a public bus that carries passengers from one area to another while making stops on the way to drop others. The daladalas in Dar-es-salaam can be easily noted at the bus stands as all of them show their destination on the front of the bus. They also have one huge colored stripe going around it and the color depends on the route it takes.

This is the cheapest way to travel but on comfort level, not so much especially during the peak hours of the day where there are a lot of people on route. So the advice here is to get in a bus and make sure you get a window seat where you will be a bit far away from the middle aisle where people will stand.

Sometimes looking at daladala will have you thinking that they have one rule which is not to leave any man behind. The prices are fixed; it is usually four hundred shillings for an adult and two hundred shilling for student or a child.

Over the recent years Dar-es-salaam has seen a massive growth in public motorcycles which are good if you like been driven while feeling the wind and you are not scarred of falling off. Most of us are scared of falling off.

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Getting Around Dar-es-salaam by Bajaji:

Another recent addition to the transportation in Mbeya is the bajaji. It is a nice comfortable means of transportation that gets you from point A to point B. Its prices are cheap ranging from One thousand and five hundred Tanzanian shilling to ten thousand Tanzanian shillings and more depending on your destination.

Getting to and From Dar-es-salaam International airport:

If you are looking for a reliable transport service provider in Dar-es-salaam, then you are in the right place. Our Business has been specializing in Dar-es-salaam  transfers for several years, and we have always sought to offer the most efficient service to each and every client. Complete customer satisfaction is of utmost importance to us. We believe that this is why we have managed to become so successful in this niche, and why we have grown to be a leading service provider in Tanzania.

Here are some reasons why you should choose us for your Dar-es-salaam Aiport Transfers?:

  • #1. Booking with us is easy as everything can be done online and pay on arrival.

  • #2. There are different vehicles that you can choose from depending on the number of passengers and your preference. 

  • #3. Regardless of the vehicle you hire, be it a taxi, a minivan, or a minibus, great rates are guaranteed.

  • #4. We guarantee that we will stick to the pickup and drop off points agreed. 

  • #5. Our commitment is to give you a service where you do not have to worry about anything.

  • #6. Punctuality is of the essence when you hire this kind of service. 

  • #7. We offer a reliable and punctual service, this is one of the reasons why we operate on a 24/7 basis.

  • #8. Our vehicles are maintained in top notch condition and as clean as can be.

  • #9. Our drivers and the whole team are highly experienced and very friendly. 

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DAR-ES-SALAAM AIRPORT TRANSFERS

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