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BEACH TOUR IN TANZANIA

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When planning an Indian Ocean beach trip in Africa, you probably look forward to spending long, laze hours in the warm tropical sun, napping in hammocks under lush palm trees or wandering on the sands watching the waves slip in and out with the tides. Or you might picture yourself swimming with your romantic half or playing with your kids in the sand. Scuba diving and snorkeling enthusiasts could look forward to viewing marine life while anglers might dream of snagging the biggest fish of their lives. Those seeking to bridge cultural gaps within our interwoven world will be enlightened while touring the coastal towns and islands of Tanzania. Work out your trip plan with AfricanMecca Safaris, and you will be delighted in finding out about all that Tanzania has to offer so you can have the most enjoyable and unforgettable holiday ever.

Diving And Snorkeling In Tanzania

The tepid waters of the Indian Ocean off the coast of Tanzania and its isles conceal a wondrous underwater biome with an unbelievable diversity of coral inhabited by an equally stunning variety of reef fish and other denizens. The temperature of the water remains appropriately variable at 75-94 F (24-29 C) with a visibility extending from up to 40 meters, making the locales superb for scuba diving and snorkeling trips in eastern Tanzania with AfricanMecca. There are distinctly designated sites along the coast and should you begin your marine explorations around Zanzibar Island, you will discover that a unique ecosystem has developed around the sunken ships that now have coral growing on them along with a new crew of rays, eels, barracudas, green and hawksbill turtles, mollusks, crabs, octopus, seahorses, sea anemones, and more than 400 species of fish. While traveling to the islands of Africa, you must visit the first gazetted marine park of Tanzania in Mafia Island by Chole Bay. The other dive and snorkel destinations are Pemba, Mnemba, Chumbe, Chapwani, Lazy Lagoon Island, Fanjove, Bagamoyo, Kilwa, Maziwe Island at Pangani and many more, each have their own distinct sites housing many fascinating creatures like sweetlips, black triggerfish, parrotfish, pufferfish, scorpionfish, lionfish, angelfish, butterflyfish, batfish and countless others. There are also playful dolphin sightings around Tanzania, and during migration season, you might spot humpback whales and also plankton eating whale sharks.

Deep Sea Fishing In Tanzania

The deep seas of the Indian Ocean support varied pelagic fishes that teems the waters along the coast of Tanzania. Bill fishes especially are the angler's delight, and you could spend thrilling hours on your aquatic vacation in Tanzania aboard a custom-built equipped boat either learning or further honing your skills. There are many designated deep sea locations like the world-renowned Pemba Channel where you could try your luck, and if you are looking to pit your wits against a specific kind of fish, you could check with our expert tour consultant at AfricanMecca Safaris for the seasons when they are to known to be present. Your skipper works according to tag and release rules and regulations so that leisure big game fishing is sustainable in Tanzania. Wahoo, giant trevally, barracudas, kingfish and dorado are some of the fish that are available all through the year but there are others like dog-toothed tuna bonitos, sailfish, swordfish, black marlins, spearfish, almaco jacks, stripped marlins, ruby snappers, blue marlins, yellowfin tuna and many others that can be caught best during specific months. But, your ocean expedition of Eastern Africa will be made truly memorable by the excitement and experience of reeling in the fish once you have a got a bite. You will also be treated to possible sightings and catches of mako, thresher, hammerhead and tiger sharks, which are also consumed by seaside locals.

Historic Old Town Tours Of The Tanzanian Coast And Islands

The coast and islands of Tanzania have a very rich heritage that is a heterogeneous combination of the many callers from all over the world over many centuries that arrived on her doorstep, each of which brought with them their own cultures, vestiges of which you can view in the edifices that still stand today. Visit Zanzibar during your historical and cultural holiday in Tanzania with AfricanMecca, and you will be enchanted by the old merchant mansions crafted out of coral limestone. Explore the narrow maze streets of the bazaars of Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and also view the other specimens of fine architecture like the Bait-al-Ajaib or House of Wonders, the Sultan’s Palace, Anglican Church, wide-ranging mosques, Hindu temple, the Old Fort and many more. Dar es Salaam is yet another buzzing coastal city that enriches you with the sights of the relics in the museums and tours of Kivukoni Fish Market, Ithnasheri Mosque, White Father’s Mission House, Askari Monument, St. Joseph’s Cathedral, National Museum and House of Culture to name a few. Many of these buildings are remnants of the colonial advent in Tanzania. Bagamoyo is another fine seashore town with a recorded history that goes back to the 13th century. There are many edifices here that will talk to you about the time of the Arabs, Asian Indians, Chinese and more recently Continental colonizers who traded in slaves, ivory, textiles, spices, ornaments, porcelain wares and much more. Tour and view with fascination the Old Fort, Liku House, Customs House, Caravan Serai and the heart-wrenching Hanging Place, among others. Kilwa was also a yesteryear port town that was famous for the trade of gold and ivory against silver, carnelians, incenses, beads, pottery and many other goods. Explore this ancient settlement on your travels in southern Tanzania by following in the footsteps of the 16th-century adventurer, Ibn Batuta.

Ruins, Festivals, In-Land Habitats And Coastal Attractions In Tanzania

When touring East Africa, you will discover that the shores of Tanzania have seen the rise and fall of many civilizations, and the ruins that you can see on them are enchanting remains that whisper to you about bygone eras. Some of them are at Kunduchi located north of Dar es Salaam, Kaole at Bagamoyo, Mikindani, Kisiwani and Songo Mnara at Kilwa. Visit the Village Museum in Dar es Salaam for a cultural experience of dance and music, and shop for curios, Tinga Tinga paintings, handwoven baskets and Makonde artifacts at the Nyumba ya Sanaa. You could also shop for handcrafted artifacts at small dukas (shops) of Stone Town in western Zanzibar. Sample the seafood delicacies, fresh fruits and spices at the Forodhani Gardens. Join in the festival celebrations of Maulid in varied coastal settlements around Tanzania. Go on a guided Zanzibar day tour with AfricanMecca to Jozani Forest Reserve, its Spice Farms, and the many ancient mosques and burial grounds that have many tales and mysteries to reveal to the vacationing visitants.

Select Your Preferred Tanzania Trip Idea Experiences

1. Safari Trip Ideas

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3. Mountain Trip Ideas

4. Itinerary Trip Ideas

BEACHES & ISLANDS OF TANZANIA
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BEACHES & ISLANDS OF TANZANIA

Experience powdery soft, sandy beaches in Tanzania, all caressed by the gentle waters that is offset by the scintillating azure of the warm Indian Ocean against a backdrop of the blue skies on the horizon.

TANZANIA BEACH RESORTS
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TANZANIA BEACH RESORTS

Review beach accommodations in Zanzibar (Including Mnemba, Chumbe, Chapwani), Pemba, Mafia, Bagamoyo (Lazy Lagoon), Kilwa (Fanjove) and Dar es Salaam (Kunduchi, Ras Kutani, Jangwani).

BEACH TOURS IN TANZANIA
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BEACH TOURS IN TANZANIA

The beaches and island of Tanzania afford distinct tour experiences, from snorkeling and scuba diving, deep sea angling trips to tours of historical settlements, museums, ruins, forts, and much more.

SNORKELING IN TANZANIA
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SNORKELING IN TANZANIA

The coast off Tanzania and its islands are blessed with an incredible underwater world that is to be seen to be believed. Experience a snorkel trip to view diverse corals and a hued array of marine life.

SCUBA DIVING IN TANZANIA
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SCUBA DIVING IN TANZANIA

Tanzania has varied scuba diving sites, from Mafia Island Marine Park in the south to Pemba Island and Pangani in the north. Prime diving is also available in Zanzibar Island, especially at Mnemba Atoll.

DEEP SEA FISHING IN TANZANIA
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DEEP SEA FISHING IN TANZANIA

The island waters surrounding the Zanzibar, Mafia, and Pemba, and also the coastal metropolis of Dar es Salaam, present many thrilling opportunities to hone your skills against some of the toughest fish.

BEACH HONEYMOON IN TANZANIA
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BEACH HONEYMOON IN TANZANIA

The first few weeks of your new life as a couple are marked with intimacy and romance as you devote your entire post nuptial escape relaxing in a bosom setting on an isolated, unspoiled seaside in Tanzania.

BEACH WEDDINGS IN TANZANIA
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BEACH WEDDINGS IN TANZANIA

Getting married and sharing your life with your loved one is a wonderful step to take as part of your rite of passage. Tanzania should be your first choice for the perfect setting for a beach wedding.

TANZANIA FAMILY BEACH HOLIDAYS
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TANZANIA FAMILY BEACH HOLIDAYS

An intimate beach vacation to Tanzania revitalizes and strengthen your household union. Use this time for vital reconnections with your family and build bonds and memories that will last a lifetime.

TANZANIA LUXURY BEACH HOLIDAYS
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TANZANIA LUXURY BEACH HOLIDAYS

We arrange world-class yet little known, rustic boutique resorts to premier beach villas in Tanzania where you can be assured of personalized, discreet services, perhaps, with a private butler service.

TANZANIA BUSH & BEACH HOLIDAYS
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TANZANIA BUSH & BEACH HOLIDAYS

Tanzania is a spectacularly salient country with varied landscapes and ecological diversity of flora and fauna, from avian, terrestrial to marine, coupled with castaway experiences on soothing turquoise shores.

ZANZIBAR ISLAND GUIDE
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ZANZIBAR ISLAND GUIDE

An exquisite Indian Ocean jewel, off the east coast of Tanzania, Zanzibar or the Spice Island is a laid-back little settlement where history whispers and pristine beaches sooth your mind, body and soul.

ZANZIBAR BEACH GUIDE
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ZANZIBAR BEACH GUIDE

Zanzibar is a tranquil, beach paradise for an idyllic Indian Ocean vacation in Africa, amidst soft, white sands and the shimmering turquoise waters dotted with picturesque traditional fishing dhows.

PEMBA ISLAND GUIDE
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PEMBA ISLAND GUIDE

Dubbed as the Green Isle or El Huthera by early Omani sailors, Pemba Island is a beautiful, verdant East African jewel set in the shimmering romantic azure of the Indian Ocean unspoiled by modern civilization.

MAFIA ISLAND GUIDE
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MAFIA ISLAND GUIDE

With the Rufiji River Delta on the western mainland of Tanzania and the expansive Indian Ocean on the east, Mafia Island offers unspoiled white beaches washed by the crystal azure waters of its marine park.

DAR ES SALAAM BEACH GUIDE
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DAR ES SALAAM BEACH GUIDE

Dar es Salaam's coastal metropolis has three distinct beach areas. The first in the north e.g Kunduchi, the second in the south e.g. Ras Kutani and the third is within the city limits of Oyster Bay e.g. Coco.

BAGAMOYO BEACH GUIDE
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BAGAMOYO BEACH GUIDE

Visit Bagamoyo for a cultural, historic and beach tour and you will be struck by the serenity of this town having experienced a brutal past. Time seems to have passed it and left it untouched but hurt.

KILWA BEACH GUIDE
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KILWA BEACH GUIDE

You will discover that there is a lot you can do on your Kilwa seashore experience. You could visit the different beaches and surrounding idyllic islands with their lush tropical flora and marine life.

MNEMBA ISLAND GUIDE
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MNEMBA ISLAND GUIDE

Surrounded by pure turquoise waters, set out to take a barefoot stroll on the soft, powdery sands of Mnemba Island where the soft breezes of the Indian Ocean caress you, allowing you absorb the tranquility.

CHUMBE ISLAND GUIDE
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CHUMBE ISLAND GUIDE

An incredibly beautiful isle, Chumbe, located in the Indian Ocean off the west coast of Zanzibar Island is a stunning marine island park that was the first to be gazetted by the Tanzanian government.

CHAPWANI ISLAND GUIDE
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CHAPWANI ISLAND GUIDE

Chapwani is a narrow strip of terrestrial land in the Indian Ocean lying on the north of Stone Town off the western island breadth of Zanzibar. This isle is merely a kilometer long and about 100 meters wide.

LAZY LAGOON ISLAND GUIDE
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LAZY LAGOON ISLAND GUIDE

A slim piece of terrestrial land off the coast of Bagamoyo in eastern Tanzania with a gorgeous lagoon with azure blue waters and a distinct eco-system of mangrove forests with outlandish marine life.

FANJOVE ISLAND GUIDE
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FANJOVE ISLAND GUIDE

Part of the Songo Songo Archipelago, Fanjove has the impression of leaving civilization behind, and entering into a world of sheer isolation, tranquility and beauty, the kind that you can only dream about.

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Comprehensive Tanzania Safari & Tour Planning Guide
SAFARI PRICES FOR TANZANIA
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AFRICA TRIP IDEAS FOR TANZANIA
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AFRICA TRIP IDEAS FOR TANZANIA

Review experiences available in Tanzania from photo wildlife safari, chimpanzee tour, bush walk, family to honeymoon beach vacation, snorkeling, diving etc.

PARKS & RESERVES IN TANZANIA
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PARKS & RESERVES IN TANZANIA

Review information on wildlife parks and reserves in Tanzania i.e. Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire, Ruaha, Manyara, Selous, Katavi Gombe, Mahale and more.

ACCOMMODATIONS IN TANZANIA
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BEST TIME TO VISIT TANZANIA
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Review details on the best time to go to Tanzania to visit its various wildlife outback, lakes, rivers, beaches, islands, mountains, forests and other wildernesses.

BEACHES & ISLANDS OF TANZANIA
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Review Tanzania's unspoiled white, sandy coastal beaches and idyllic islands backed by tropical forests that are lapped by the azure waters of the Indian Ocean.

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CITY DAY TOURS FOR TANZANIA
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Review city tour recommendations on full or half day options in Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Zanzibar. Experiences can be customized around your vacation travels.

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AFRICANMECCA REVIEWS

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  • AfricanMecca's professionalism and care understands that what distinguishes Africa is its authenticity, the land, people and wildlife who do not share our world of fashion and fanfare that distinguish so many travel companies today.
    Cyril Christo & Marie Wilkinson, Conservation Photographers, Authors & Wildlife Documentary Producers - USA
  • Jambo Raza, We all had a fantastic time on our Tanzania safari. Accommodations were excellent and we loved our guide - Rodgers. We will definitely recommend this safari to others. Thanks for all your help making the arrangements.
    Dr Thomas Davis, Methodist Hospital, Minnesota, United States
  • AfricanMecca Safaris created a remarkable honeymoon tailored to our interests and desires. The quality of service and delivery of experience was unsurpassed. I highly recommend AfricanMecca Safaris to honeymooners, families, or any traveler.
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  • Thanks again to you for arranging a wonderful trip for us. Everything was great from the fantastic wildlife, the scenery, the people, the accommodations and the food. The safari was everything we had hoped for.
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  • I booked my safari holiday through AfricanMecca. They were the most helpful company I have ever dealt with and I work within the travel industry. I had the most amazing time. The holiday went as clockwork with no hitches anywhere.
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  • We have returned from our African adventure and would like to thank you very much for your part in making this such a wonderful experience. We were lucky enough to time the Great Migration from the Serengeti, which was amazing.
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  • We had an absolutely amazing trip in Arusha, Serengeti and Gombe - everything went smooth as silk. Thank you so much Raza for making this trip, the trip of a lifetime. We had an absolutely brilliant time.
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EAST AFRICA SAFARI & TOUR HOLIDAY IDEA FOR TANZANIA

When visiting Tanzania, we recommend combining your safari to Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire and Lake Manyara with an extension out to Southern or Western parks like Selous, Ruaha, Katavi or Mahale - Gombe ending with a beach vacation and Swahili cultural tour in the exotic spice island of Zanzibar, Pemba, Mafia or Fanjove. You can also day trek or climb the highest mountain in Africa - Kilimanjaro.

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