Dar Es Salaam

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To get the best experience in Tanzania you need to book one of our local friendly tour guides. Who will be able to show you around, make you feel like a local. Whether you want to see the tourist sites or visit places off the beaten track and discover new experiences, then our Guides4me guide is there to make it happen.


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Gabriel is 25 years old, LGBT friendly and speaks English and Swahili.

He is currently studying health and allied sciences. However, luckily for us, in his free time he has been a guide since 2021. For Gabriel it is an opportunity to show off his beautiful country to travellers. His hobbies include outdoor adventures, travel, reading and swimming. Gabriel has excellent safari experience. As well as trips to the beautiful island of Zanzibar. He is very friendly and with a huge smile. When you book Gabriel, it will be a unique and memorable experience of a lifetime. He will look after you and by the end of the trip you’ve made a new best friend.

Total cost for the guide services of Gabriel for one day (8 hours) = a booking fee of USD 33 via Paypal, debit / credit cards, bank transfer or Crypto Currency plus USD 70 in cash to Gabriel after his services. This makes a total of USD 103.

This excludes any transport, entrance fees or any food & beverage costs. However Gabriel does drive and has his own car, if you wish him to use his car then please add on $80 per 8 hours including fuel.

“Wow what can we say about Gabriel, he listened to what our interests were and created a tour that was right up our street. Not just that, but he knows the best places to eat out, away from other tourists, we would have never found this, without him. He was a brilliant guide, very friendly and so easy to get along with, highly recommended” – James, USA.

Our other destination in Tanzania is Zanzibar.

Dar es Salaam, the largest city and former capital of Tanzania, is a vibrant and exciting destination for tourists. The city is a melting pot of different cultures, and there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Dar es Salaam is a hub for tourism, with a range of attractions to suit all interests. The National Museum of Tanzania is one of the city’s top attractions, showcasing the country’s rich history and culture. Another must see attraction is the Askari Monument, a statue commemorating the African soldiers who fought in World War I. The Bongoyo Island Marine Reserve is a perfect destination for those who enjoy swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing.

In addition, Dar es Salaam has a wide variety of sightseeing places to explore. The Fish Market is a great place to see local fishermen selling their catch, and it’s also an excellent spot to sample fresh seafood dishes. The Village Museum is another must visit sightseeing place, where visitors can learn about Tanzania’s rich cultural heritage and see traditional homes and artifacts.

Tanzania is known for its vibrant culture and native life, and this is evident in the city’s art, music, and cuisine. Visitors can experience traditional Tanzanian music and dance at cultural centers such as the Mwenge Carvers Market and the Nyumba ya Sanaa art center. They can also sample delicious Tanzanian dishes at local restaurants and food markets, such as the Kariakoo Market and the Zanzibar Curries restaurant.

Dar es Salaam’s nightlife scene is vibrant, with a range of bars, clubs, and live music venues to suit all tastes. The Slipway is a popular spot for live music and cocktails, while the High Spirit Lounge Bar is known for its trendy vibe and great drinks.

Tanzanian cuisine is a fusion of African and Indian influences, resulting in a flavorful and unique culinary tradition. Some of the must-try dishes include ugali, a maize flour dish that is usually served with meat or vegetable stews, and pilau rice, a spicy rice dish that is often served with chicken or beef.

Our local guides in Dar Es Salaam are ready to customize your tour to your specific interests, whether you’re passionate about history, culture, food, or shopping. We’ll take you on an off-the-beaten-path adventure to discover the authentic side of the city, away from the usual tourist crowds.

At Guides4me, we prioritize your safety and enjoyment, ensuring that you have a memorable and worry-free experience. Our guides are dedicated to providing you with a high-quality, personalized service, so you can relax and enjoy the best that Dar Es Salaam has to offer.

So why risk falling for tourist traps? Let Guides4me take care of you during your visit to Dar Es Salaam. With us, you’ll have the peace of mind of knowing that you’re in good hands, and you’ll discover the true highlights of this fascinating city.

Whatever you choose to do in Tanzania, it will be a unique and memorable experience of a lifetime, with a Guides4me guide, who will look after you and by the end of the trip you’ve made a best friend.

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