Dar es Salaam is a coastal region with a temperature of 29 to 33 degrees Celsius (84 to 91 degrees Fahrenheit) throughout the year. The region is located on the Indian Ocean coast, where you will find many beaches and small islands for adventures.
Our project is located in the Chamazi village, approximately 15 km from the city center of Dar Es Salaam. Volunteers stay in our volunteer house which has private -shared rooms, two bathrooms and a kitchen. You will feel safe since the area is very quiet,located within a friendly community.
Through our projects you will not only have the opportunity to volunteer, but also to experience the everyday life of a local. Get around using local transportation, browse markets to find ingredients to cook local food, and enjoy exercise and football at the community grounds. All of these are great ways to learn and practice Swahili and engage with locals.
Chamazi is located in Temeke district in the south of the Dar Es Salaam region, It's one hour by bus from the city center.
There is always good weather, tropical climate and thousands of smiles around you. People in our village are very friendly and welcoming, kids on the streets are so amazing and open to foreigners, they will like to hug you and give five.
A lot of small food shops around, pharmacies, markets with fresh fruits and vegetables, cafes and bars with local music and dancing, beauty salons and stationery store if you don't find something you are able to find it in the city center.
In your way to a river, you find a wonderful path for walking under mango trees and in neighbors full of local colorful houses, it is peaceful and safe.
Tanzania is an East African country famous for its extensive wildlife areas. These include the plains of the Serenget National Park, a safari mecca populated by the "big five" animals (elephants, lions, leopards, buffaloes and rhinoceroses), and the Kilimanjaro National Park, where the highest mountain in Africa is located. On the coast, are the tropical islands of Zanzibar, with Arab influences, and Mafia, with a marine park with whale sharks and coral reefs.
Tanzania is one of the most peaceful and stable countries in Africa, which makes it an ideal option for those who visit it for the first time.
Below is a sample of the must-see destinations on your trip.
Serengeti National Park
The Serengeti National Park is a large national park (13,000 km²) in Tanzania, Africa. It is famous for the annual migrations of thousands of wildebeest.There you can see the "big five": the lion, the leopard, the elephant, the rhinoceros and the brown buffalo. The park is also home to hyenas, cheetahs, zebras, raptors and many other species.
Olduvai Gorge, where many fossils and hominid artifacts have been found. The park is bordering the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, which is part of the Serengeti's great ecosystem.
It is the most popular in Tanzania and one of the seven wonders of Africa.
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
The Ngorongoro was declared a conservation area in 1959 at the time it separated from the Serengeti National Park. The area became a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1979.
The Crater is the world’s largest inactive volcano caldera and its beauty is awe-inspiring, is the delimited area of least extension in which it is possible to find the "big five".
The Kilimanjaro is a mountain located in the northeast of Tanzania, formed by three inactive volcanoes: the Shira, in the west, of 3.962 m of altitude, the Mawenzi to the east, of 5.149 m and the Kibo, the most recent from the point of view geological, located between both and whose peak, the Uhuru, rises to 5.891 m and is the highest peak in Africa and the largest freestanding mountain in the world.
Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro is a once in a lifetime experience and a draw for mountaineers and thrill-seekers the world over.
Tarangire National Park
The Tarangire National Park is the sixth largest in Tanzania. The name comes from the Tarangire River that crosses through the park, being the only source of water for wild animals during the dry season. During these stage thousands of animals migrate to the park from Manyara.
The mountainous landscape is dotted with a large number of Baobab trees, dense bushes and tall grasses. The safari viewing is superb and the atmosphere and habitat is completely different from the other parks.
Lake Manyara National Park
It is a shallow and saline lake, it has a great diversity of landscapes and on its shores live buffalo, elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos and a large number of birds.
The Lake Manyara National Park was established in the lake in 1960 and in 1981 also a biosphere reserve.
Lake Natron is an African endorheic salt lake located in the Great Rift Valley, in Tanzania, on the border with Kenya. Its approximate surface is 600-800 km², although it can reach up to 1,040 km², and from it salts of chlorine, sodium and magnesium are extracted.
Its waters are dyed red by the proliferation of algae. The only ones capable of surviving in this environment are the alkaline fish of Alcolapia, adapted to their harsh conditions, and the flamingos. Around two million birds live in its surroundings.
For those who like trekking and climbing, you can visit the active volcano of "Oldoinyo Lengai" (meaning "The Mountain of God" in the Maasai language), the top of this stratovolcano is at 2962 meters above sea level and offers Direct views of the caldera of the only officially certified active volcano in Tanzania and the only carbonatite volcano in the world.
The south of the Serengeti National Park is Lake Eyasi. The Mumba cave is an important archaeological site located on the shores of Lake Eyasi. On the site have appeared a series of artifacts from the Middle Stone Age and the Late Stone Age and human remains, such as the fossil.
The Hadzabe Bushmen live in this region, as do the Datoga and Mbulu tribes. A visit with the Bushmen is well worthwhile - they will show you their way of life.
Zanzibar, made up of two islands: Unguja and Pemba but it is really Unguja that is inhabited and visited. Before, Zanzibar was a country but in 1964 it was united with Tanganyika, hence a new name was born for the new nation: Tanzania, a mixture of Tanganyika and Zanzibar.
Zanzibar is an island full of treasures, beautiful beaches and friendly people and where you can walk through the streets of one of the heritage sites of humanity: Stone Town.
If you want to have a safari in the "Best Safari Country in Africa", as it was recently named, it is in Tanzania.
Much of the territory of Tanzania is destined for preservation and it is possible to visit amazing places and see hundreds of animals.
"Tresa trekking and safaris" can arrange a budget camping safari or accommodation in the most unique lodges and tented camps. These can range from 2-5 star in standard and quality. Entry fee, tour guide, meals and 4x4 Safari car are all included in our price.
We organize a group Safari for affordable price:
5 Days / 4 Night Safari
4 Days/ 3 Night Safari
3 Days Safari - Serengeti National Park and many other itinerary
And Many other itineraries
They go to:
Tarangirie National Park
Manyara National Park
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Serengeti National Park
Arusha National Park
Mikumi National Park
Ruhaa National Park
Selou Game reserve
Saadan National Park
Cultural Experience Tour
Experience the charm of the friendly Tanzanian people first-hand. There are several cultural heritage sites scattered throughout the country where you can spend from ½ day to a week with one of the 120 distinct ethnic groups making up the population.
At the sites you will encounter natural beauty, including: rain forests, big waterfalls, magnificent views, lots of wild life, and, of course, the charming Tanzanians themselves! Your cultural tour will directly support the villages’ desire to become more self-sufficient, preserve their indigenous culture, and aid environmental conservation efforts.
Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro
We provide assistance while looking for the best way to reach the highest peak in Africa. We will help you choose the number of days, the route to follow, and we will provide you with the things you need based on your experience and personal condition.
Choose between one and up to seven days, according to the experience you want to have, everything is possible with "Tresa trekking and safaris".
You can visit their profile on the below for more information. Note that for our volunteers are offered affordable price so if you want Safari you contact us first and then we will send booking to this Tour Company