Dar Es Salaam

Dar es Salaam Hotels

Dar es Salaam

arrow pointing down

Luxury Dar es Salaam hotels and city stays

Find your perfect Dar es Salaam stopover on the way to your safari or beach holiday on the Southern Circuit.

Although not the official capital city in Tanzania, Dar es Salaam is the hub of pretty much everything else. The international airport is here, as are the headquarters of Tanzanian commerce. It’s a busy fishing port and offers access to all the main tourism destinations. The city has a merciless traffic issue and is also Tanzania’s most populous city, so it's not a place where you would really want to spend more time than you need to. It’s main claim to fame is being the largest and most populous Swahili speaking city in the world.

Dar es Salaam is usually only visited as an overnight stop before a safari or beach holiday to the southern part of Tanzania and there are several luxury Dar es Salaam hotels on offer as well as more budget options to suit every traveller. There are very nice beaches to the north and south of the city fringed with boutique beach hotels and palm trees. The city is fairly multi-cultural, with both ethnic and international cuisine on offer and quite a lively night life. If you have a few hours to spare you can visit a number of museums to learn more about the history of Dar es Salaam, and Tanzania.

Far & Wild Customer Reviews

See what our customers have to day about us...
Read all reviews

It was SO NICE to have someone else do it for me.

Cathy travelled to Tanzania and Zanzibar in December 2023 on a trip organised by Alistair.

I didn't realise my high expectations could be so easily exceeded

Hannah and Elaine travelled to Kenya in November 2023 on a trip organised by .

Adventure of a Lifetime in Kenya

Maria travelled to Masai Mara Safari in October 2023 on a trip organised by Ben.

100% value for money

Adam travelled to Kenya in January 2024 on a trip organised by Ruth.

A dream to visit Mum's birth place!

Christine travelled to St Helena Holidays and South Africa in December 2023 on a trip organised by .

I've already recommended Far and Wild to a couple of friends

Paula travelled to South Africa in December 2023 on a trip organised by Alistair.

Plan with an expert Plan with an expert

Have a look at our original holiday experiences and then contact us with your brief, or call 01768 603 715

A tailor-made itinerary just for you A tailor-made itinerary just for you

Our experts will send you a detailed holiday itinerary specified to your desires. It's our service promise to you.

Value guarantee Value guarantee

Tailor-made doesn't mean expensive! Ask about our price promise and book with financial security.

A tailor-made itinerary just for you.

Speak to a Tanzania expert to start planning your adventure.

  • Alistair


    Tanzania Specialist

  • Ruth


    Africa, Indian Ocean, and Caribbean Specialist

Call an expert on

01768 603 715