Uplands Centre Hostel

P. O. Box 72708, Dar es Salaam, 72708, Tanzania | Hostel
Prices starting from $33.00

Travel Blogs from Dar es Salaam

The road to Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by wanderlust83


... take us all to the local nightclub where I tried my best to accustom myself to the African dance routines and failed miserably! The next day we were collected by a guy who called himself the African Ali G and had the ability to pull off almost any accent which kept us entertained as he gave us a guide around the exotic spice plantations. We sampled everything from fresh fruit to herbal teas and even the plant they use for lipstick! We ended it with a gorgeous homemade seafood curry ...

Tanzania - Dar es Salaam

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo


... Zambia.

Day 2: October 27, 2013

Since it was Sunday we decided to go to the St. Joseph´s Cathedral and attend a mass. There were various masses that day, not only in Swahili but also in English. We figured that it would be much easier to catch at least some basic things in English so we went for the English one. The mass started at about 11.30. Unfortunately it was a typically ...

Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by ru.benpabst


... campsite" which is conveniently situated between Dar es Salaam and the Malawi Border, about 50 Km from Iringa. The Management and staff are professional. It is clean, well shaded and the campsites are well spaced. The rate is very reasonable at USD 6.00 pp. This is a farm and so we stock up with fresh vegetables, home baked bread and meat and also have a scrumptous meal at the restaurant, which has to be booked in advance. A ...

2 minutes

A travel blog entry by touring-taurean


... taxi manager if he's seen the Shongololo transfer. He makes a phone call and told it's just left and will be returning. 1815hrs ask how long it will be. He makes another phone call and I am put on to speak to the guy at the other end. Told he's at the International terminal picking up other guests and will be 2 minutes before he arrives at Domestic terminal. 30 minutes pass. Patience is a virtue but not tonight. Tired, hot and hungry. Taxi manager rings bloke again and phone is ...


A travel blog entry by alexobt

... bit more detail about how I've been getting from place to place here. Firstly, there is the Matatu/dalla-dalla. On first appearance they appear to be your standard minivans. But not so. Actually they're an excellent cheap way to travel within a town, and between towns as long as the distance takes less than about 5 hours (or 5 miles on African roads). They operate like a cross between a taxi and a bus. They have a set route, but the ticket man will constantly be leaning out the window ...


This hostel, located on P. O. Box 72708, Dar es Salaam, is near National Museum, Village Museum, and Nyumba ya Sanaa.
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