Bagamoyo African Art 5 days Tour has been updated from 3 to 5 days, it will take you to have a look and if possible purchase some African Arts made by natives, further more to experience- the historical sites of Geza Ulole and the famous Bagamoyo and Dar es Salaam. Bellow find your day by day itinerary with accommodation.
You will enjoy and experience nature, wildlife, habit and habitat of the fauna and flora in the natural areas, also peoples and culture.
Minimum Rate Per Adult: US$
Departing From: Dar es Salaam
Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights
Departure Time: 0830 Hrs (possible to leave earlier than)
Minimum Persons Required: 2
Best Time: All the year round
Detailed Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Dar es Salaam City Tour
In the morning at 0830hrs, or early afternoon, pick up from your hotel in Dar for a half day city tour to Mwenge Art tour to see wood carvings, cloth painting arts like batiks, tinga tinga and many many arts. This tour will take you further to the National Museum to see a Skull of Zinjathropus and which was discovered in Ngorongoro Olduvai Gorge area. Overnight stay at your selection Dar Hotels, HB
Day 2: Gera Ulole
After breakfast, continue with your tour to Geza Ulole 20 km South of Dar es Salaam at Mboamaji, the original Village on the Coast to visit a four centuries historical Old Mosque, Slave deport from where slaves were transported and Old Muslim graves. You will also see local fishermen in their daily activities with their Dhow catching water foods. Afternoon walk thru the Village to experience lifestyle and culture of Zaramo tribe people tah originate the Village. Dinner and overnight stay at Kali Mata, a Women project funded by Dutch initiatives. HB
Day 3: Dar – Bagamoyo
After breakfast travel thru the city of Dar es Salaam to Bagamoyo Village town, north of Dar City for historical tour, to see the historical city of Bagamoyo, Old cathedral, coral museum, carol mosque at Kaole, Old ferry at the Great Wami River and others of 13th century, also visit the African Art Collage in Bagamoyo. Meals and overnight stay at your choice Bagamoyo resorts. HB
Bagamoyo is where Dr. Livingstone, Stanley and others started off their journey to the interior of the country. This is also the endpoint of the long wandering slaves were forced and collected from different places in neighbouring countries or Western parts of Tanzania. To them this was the place where ?all hope was lost? while for a traveller reaching the port from the Indian Ocean was the place where ?all hopes were fulfilled?.
From 1887 to 1891 Bagamoyo was the capital of German East Africa. Even today you find remnants of the slave trade at the seaside.
Day 4: R & R
At Rest and Relaxation, this day at leisure by the pool on the soft white sand beach of the coastal resort. Wahet sport can be arranged for those who want. You will have all meals and overnight at the same resort booked on Half Board basis, HB
In Bagamoyo you should not miss
There is a small museum at the Catholic Mission just outside town. In the same place you find the chapel where Livingstone?s body was kept waiting for transport to Zanzibar on its way to West Minster where Livingstone was buried.
Boat building activities
Near the port there is boatbuilding going on. You can watch the workers and see how a local boat is being built.
Almost every afternoon there is an auction at the local fish market. This is an experience you will remember.
Chuo cha Sanaa
Chuo cha Sanaa is a well-known theatre and art college where traditional dance performances and drumming are arranged every now and then.
Day 5: Bagamoyo – Back to Dar.
After breakfast, check out and drive back to the city of Dar for your next travel