For all the seafood lovers; you will visit the kivukoni fish and shell market. Purchase fresh seafood caught on the same day. Right across the street, they have a section of the market where they fry and cook the seafood for customers to grab a quick bite. Indulge in different delicacies and give your taste buds a fresh treat!
Located in the heart of Dar es Salaam, explore the Mwenge Woodcarvers Market which is filled with artisans hard at work creating beautiful and unique items. Wooden masks are particularly popular, but you’ll also find treasures in craft shops selling a whole range of goods from fabrics to sandals, beaded necklaces, and more. Unlike some tourist markets around the world, the sellers here tend not to hassle customers. They’ll encourage you to come into their store, but you won’t be pestered to buy anything. Don’t forget to bargain and shop around at the market, as prices are negotiable and you may find a similar item for half the price at another stall!
Your next stop being at the village museum that showcases authentically constructed houses and equipment from a few of the tribes of Tanzania and is located in the heart of Dar es Salaam. Learn about the traditional villages of Tanzania, and immerse yourself in the local culture of the Tanzanian people.
Next visit the Tinga Tinga cooperative, set back from the road, follow the path past the other local artists to the building at the back. There is no entry free and it won’t take you long to walk around the workshop. Watch the artists and work and have the opportunity to buy their paintings and other Tinga Tinga painted souvenirs.
Your final stop will be at Slipway; the city’s premier shopping and leisure center. The Slipway is a waterfront area featuring upmarket boutiques, along with a children’s play area, an ice-cream parlor, and a traditional craft market. A wonderful place to find unusual souvenirs, home furnishings, artworks, high-quality giftware, and other fine products, this popular attraction also features numerous great dining venues and island excursions to the magical beaches of Bongoyo Marine Reserve.
Tour includes visits to the National Museum, Fish & Shell Market, Makonde Carvers, Village Museum, Tinga Tinga. Slipway.
Lunch is not included in the tour – payment direct basis.