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Dar es Salaam overview

Visitors have positive things to say about the restaurants in Dar es Salaam. While in town, you'll also be able to enjoy the seaside. Top attractions in Dar es Salaam include Water World. While you're in town, don't miss a chance to see sights like Uhuru Monument and St Joseph's Cathedral.

Where to stay in Dar es Salaam

With a wide assortment of hotels to choose from, Dar es Salaam has options to suit everyone's style. There are 113 hotels in Dar es Salaam and you can shop as many as 112 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 48%. We have room prices as low as 8 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Dar es Salaam as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 5 5-star hotels from 93 USD per night
  • • 51 4-star hotels from 35 USD per night
  • • 42 3-star hotels from 30 USD per night
  • • 3 2-star hotels from 34 USD per night

How to get to Dar es Salaam

Fly into Dar es Salaam (DAR-Julius Nyerere Intl.), 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from the heart of Dar es Salaam. Dar Es Salaam Central Station is the closest train station, located 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from the city center.

What to see around Dar es Salaam

Fun excursions can include a visit to:
  • • Zanzibar Ferry Terminal
  • • Port of Dar es Salaam
  • • Tanzania National Stadium
Here are some local attractions:
  • • Water World
  • • Dar-es-Salaam Zoo
  • • Pugu Hills Nature Centre
Here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Kariakoo Market
  • • Kivukoni Fish Market
  • • Ilala Market
  • • The Slipway
  • • Mwenge Carvers Market
Recommended places to see include:
  • • Uhuru Monument
  • • St Joseph's Cathedral
  • • Atiman House
  • • Askari Monument
  • • Azania Front Lutheran Church

When to visit Dar es Salaam

Wondering what time of year to travel or what you should pack? Here are some seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 88°F day, 74°F night
  • • April-June: 86°F day, 67°F night
  • • July-September: 83°F day, 66°F night
  • • October-December: 87°F day, 68°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.35 inches
  • • April-June: 0.87 inches
  • • July-September: 0.12 inches
  • • October-December: 0.28 inches