Getting around Iringa | Iringa Travel


Getting around Iringa: Iringa is the perfect stop over point on the way down through the Southern Highlands or if you are off to visit Malawi and Zambia. If you are going back the other way towards Dar it is definitely a much nicer place to stop than Morogoro.

It would be all too easy to just see Iringa as a blur as you hurtle past in a Scandinavia coach sipping your complimentary soda, but is definitely worth breaking your journey for a day or so to take in the sights, sounds and smells of this bustling little town. It is also the gateway to the jewel in the crown of Tanzania’s game parks: Ruaha.

Ask at Iringa Info opposite Hasty Tasty for top of the market tours or at Neema Crafts for the smaller companies to arrange your trip or get a bus or taxi to Tungamalenga village near the park gate and stay at Chogela campsite where they can arrange a cheaper vehicle hire this is the cheapest way to do the park. Ask at Neema Crafts for Chogella campsite details.

Local transport: Transport within Iringa town is not a problem! You can easily travel from one place to another with ease and within a very short time using small passenger busses known as Daladala. It will cost you approximately 400 Tshs per trip. A Daladala is the most common mode of transportation used in the town, as well as the safest.

You may also hire a TaxiBodaboda (a motorcycle), or use a Bajaji (a small 3 wheeled vehicle).

Iringa is a minor hub of interregional transportation. In Iringa, there are regular bus and trucking services to Dar es Salaam, Morogoro, Arusha, Moshi, Tanga, Dodoma, Singida, Mwanza, Mbeya and many more!

Long Distance Bussing: The easy way to get to Iringa from Dar es Salaam or any other part of the country is by bus. A bus ride from Dar es Salaam to Iringa is approximately 8 hrs bus trip and you get the privilege of travelling through scenic Mikumi National Park. Iringa is a centrally located connecting various regions by bus route. All long distances buses arrives and departs centrally at Igumbilo bus terminal which is strategically located approximately 10 kilometers from Iringa City Centre along TAZAM highway ( Tanzania-Zambia Highway).



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