Getting around in Tanzania

Tanzania has 2 International Airports, Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro. Many International Airliners also use The International Airport at Zanzibar.

From Dar es Salaam you can fly domestic flight to Tanga with the following airlines:
Auric
Costal

You can also take a local bus to Tanga, we recommend Raha Leo and Ratco as a safe bus company.

Getting around in Tanga Region

You can take local buses to get around in Tanga region. You can also hire cars with or without drivers. TICC can assist you.

The main roads are good, but many rural roads are in bad shape – especially during and after the rainy season.

In Tanga City we have local “dala dala” (minibuses), they cover the whole of Tanga City. Daladala’s are cheap and it is a special experience to travel in an overcrowded daladala. That is truely Africa.  Try it. (Tsh 400)

The Main Tanga Bus Station for Daladala is located in Ngamiani Area.This is a risky area, so make sure you have all your valuables in safe places. It is crowded and can frighten travelers who are not used to local bus stands. The Tanga region Tourist Association (TATONA) is working on the safety issue in close collaboration with the local police.

Both in Tanga and in Lushoto you can hire bicycles. You will have to ask the different Tourist Information offices, or at the TATONA Office in Tanga for more information.

Connections

You can travel to Dar, Pemba, Arusha and Zanzibar by domestic flight. You can take a boat from Pangani to Zanzibar. (1 hour with flight, and 3-4 hours with boat)

You can also take a boat from TICC to Zanzibar, if you are more than 8 people. (6 hours)

You can travel to Mombasa in Kenya by bus. (3-5 hours) You have to apply for your turist visa online in advance.

You can take local buses to Moshi and Arusha for your safari or climbing of Kilimanjaro. (5-7 hours)

You can arrange your transport through TICC, we provide safe transport by car, minibuses and big buses (which we hire).

We can also assist you to find the best and safest local buses.

Contact us for more information and we will find the best possible travel route for you and your group.

reception@meetingpointtanga.net

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