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Travel Guide to Tanga, Tanzania

 

Tanga, a seaport city in Tanzania is a major industrial centre in East Africa especially during the period of active trade of the sisal market. The city’s charm lies in its serenity despite being an urban centre. It has the peaceful ambience common with smaller towns with people milling around, going about their daily business as a number of cyclists and motorcyclists weave through the streets.

Some of the architecture paints the picture of a colonial past. With the beautiful coastline of the Indian Ocean forming part of the city’s landscape, alongside the picturesque lagoon and the vibrant mangrove forest, Tanga has a lot to offer to thrill a visitor who is looking forward to relaxation and a memorable holiday. 



Why Visit Tanga?

 

Nature & Wildlife: Tanga is one of the best places in East Africa to discover nature and the wildlife anew. The town features a wide range of national parks and game reserves.

Amazing Outdoor Activities: There is a wide selection of engaging outdoor activities such as mountain climbing, hiking and snorkelling.

Historical Tours: For the history buff, you can discover the heritage of Tanga with its rich culture through historical tours depicting both the indigenous culture and the European colonial history.

Information for visitors

Did you know?

  • The first major military engagement during World War I took place in Tanga – The Battle of Tanga.

  • Tanga was once the centre of entertainment in Tanzania; renowned as a party town.

  • The seaport city is a major exporter of sisal, coffee, tea, and cotton.

Reasons to Visit

 

  1. Wildlife

  2. Historical tours

  3. Cultural Tours

  4. Food

City Tips

 

  1. Tanzania does not accept old US dollar notes, make sure you have series 2009 or newer


  2. Do not exchange with street sellers; banks usually offer the best rates of exchange

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