The best time to book flights to Dar es Salaam is between the months of June and September, after the rainy season, when the temperature is mild and humidity is relatively low. This is the driest and coolest season. To enjoy discounts on hotel bookings, deals and cheap flights to Dar es Salaam, book in advance.
Julius Nyerere International Airport is the principal airport serving Dar es Salaam, the largest city of Tanzania. Earlier the airport was known as Dar es Salaam International Airport before being renamed in 2006 in the honour of Julius Nyerere, the nation's first president. The airport is owned by Tanzanian Government, and operated by Tanzania Airport Authority. Julius Nyerere International Airport provide Dar es Salaam flights to destinations including Cairo, Abu Dhabi, Addis Ababa, Amsterdam, Johannesburg and more.Places of Interest in Dar es Salaam
Dar es Salaam, literally ‘the residence of Peace,’ is Tanzania's largest and richest city, rich in culture, heritage, history and sight-seeing. While here, do check out National Museum and House of Culture. Spend some time at beautiful Village Museum, escape the hustle and bustle of the city and head for Mbudya Island in the vicinity to snorkel, swim in the turquoise waters, and rejuvenate at the white sandy beaches.National Museum and House of Culture
Opened in the year 1940 as a memorial to King George V, the National Museum and House of Culture undertake visitors on a colourful sojourn through Tanzania’s historical past. The museum houses famous fossil discoveries of zinjanthropus (nutcracker man) from Oldupai Gorge along with other archaeological finds.Village Museum
The Village Museum showcases exquisitely restored and period-furnished houses dating from 1709 to 1850. Stroll through replicas of tribal homesteads scattered across 15 acres of land, and watch the local artisans engrossed in painting, weaving and carving. The museum also hosts tribal dances and other cultural activities.Mbudya Island
Spend a day at Mbudya Island away from the chaos of the city. Go snorkeling, swim in the pleasing turquoise waters or relax by the beach side enjoying barbecued seafood and cold drinks. Bandas (thatched huts) are available for rent on the beach.