BEST TIME TO VISIT MWANZA DURING YOUR LAKE TRAVELS IN NORTHERN TANZANIA
Hotel prices are generally the same throughout the year with little or no variance (read more on where to stay in Mwanza). The average temperature in Mwanza ranges from lows and highs of 66-80 F (19-27 C) depending on the month of travel. Humidity in town is averagely dry due to its altitude augmented with the cool-off from the lake breeze as most of the hot air moisture is limited to the forested regions in the outskirts of the town.
During the dry season, the area has parched vegetation and the roads can be dusty. Despite this, temperatures are most comfortable from June through September and also October. When the short and long rains respectively begin to come into the area in November and December and March through May, green grasses sprout from what seemed only arid land, and the area can be quite spectacular.
If you choose to plan your adventure tour of East Africa during the rainy season, you may have some difficulty on walking and hiking excursions, as trails can be quite muddy, slippery, and your travel by vehicle may be more challenging on soiled roads. January and February also sees sporadic rain bursts in its seemingly hot and humid months. Waters can be choppy too in the rains and not the appropriate time for Lake Victoria fishing expeditions with AfricanMecca unless you do not mind getting soaked.
Some key natural events that occur in the outskirts of Mwanza are the blooming of the wildflowers like orchids and fireball lilies in November and the arrival of migratory birds in December. The avi-fauna typically remains in the area until February.
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WHERE TO STAY IN MWANZA
Three budget-friendly, hotel-style accommodations are available for your lake tour of Mwanza -- Hotel Tilapia, Ryan's Bay Hotel and Malaika Beach Resort. All offer adequate service, meals and amenities.
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TOUR MWANZA ATTRACTIONS
The Bujora Cultural Center and Halwego Handebezyo Museum in Ukerewe Island should be included in your ethnic tour of Mwanza. Sunset boat cruise and fishing excursions are available via your trip planner.
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GUIDE ON MWANZA
Mwanza is Tanzania's second largest town and the center of economic activity in the lake region. Situated on the south shorelines of Lake Victoria, this charming town offers a soothing place for your vacation.
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GUIDE ON LAKE VICTORIA
The largest lake in Africa and the largest tropical lake in the world, Lake Victoria, offers you two thousand miles of beautiful coastline for your lake safari in northern Tanzania with AfricanMecca.
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EAST AFRICA SAFARI BOOKING TRIP IDEA FOR MWANZA IN NORTHERN TANZANIA
When visiting Mwanza by Lake Victoria, we recommend experiencing some of the surrounding Lake Victoria - Mwanza attractions and cultural activities after your Northern Tanzania safari to Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti (wildebeest migration).
You may optionally extend out to offbeat parks in Southern and Western Tanzania such as Nyerere (Selous), Ruaha or Katavi ending with a chimpanzee trekking safari at Gombe or Mahale by the relaxing Lake Tanganyika.
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