The Best/Top Rated Cultural City Tour in Dar es Salaam

The Best/Top Rated Cultural City Tour in Dar es Salaam

*** Please Note some stops may be changed or eliminated depending on weather, traffic and time of tour

*** For groups of 4 or more people, please contact us directly

We offer the best and top rated city tour in Dar es Salaam! Our tour is a mix of facts (history), local experiences (traditions) and fun (culture). When you book Duteni Tours you are directly contributing to the local economy and local Tanzanians. We are locally owned and family operated and all our staff are Tanzanians. We specialize in immersive, local Tanzanian experiences. Come see, learn, experience, taste and explore the business capital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania! Let Duteni Tours take you on our most popular and unforgettable local experiences.

Duteni Tours pride is providing elite customer service and unique interactive African experiences for all our guests to enjoy.

We also offer amazing African safaris in Nyerere National Park, Mikumi National Park, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, Tarangire

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: National Museum of Tanzania, 5 Shaaban Robert St, Dar es Salaam Tanzania

In National Museum there is a great opportunity for travelers to witness the copy of our famous fossil discoveries of Zinjanthropus ('nutcracker man') from Olduvai Gorge, plus other archaeological finds as well as Tanzania's past and its mosaic of cultures, including the Shirazi civilisation of Kilwa, the Zanzibar slave trade, and the German and British colonial periods.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Kivukoni Fish Market, Dar es Salaam Tanzania

The Kivukoni fish market is a trading spot for fish and seafood that were caught or produced in the Kivukoni area as well as the neighboring places. In other words, throughout the day, there is fish being delivered to the place by fishermen and also people from all places of the city coming to buy from it. It is famous for having different kinds of seafood available at the lowest prices in the city.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Azania Front Lutheran Chruch, Sokoine Drive, Dar es Salaam Tanzania

This Church was built by German missionaries at the end of the 19th century. The architecture of this building is pretty impressive! It contains original German works and inscriptions. (depending on time and traffic, you may drive by, stop and visit or skip this location)

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Askari Monument, Samora Avenue and Maktaba Street, Dar es Salaam Tanzania

The Askari Monument is a statue that is located at a roundabout in Dar es Salaam connecting Samora Avenue with Maktaba Street. The Askari Monument was built in 1927 as a tribute to the African soldiers who fought in World War I on the allied forces side in Africa. A German statue used to be at the place of the Askari Monument, which was then removed by the British when they arrived in Dar es Salaam in 1916. (stopping is not permitted but there is time to take pictures from inside the vehicle)

Stop At: The Slipway Shopping Centre, Yacht Club Rd, Dar es Salaam Tanzania

In the heart of Dar es Salaam, the Slipway outdoor shopping center located along the ocean coastline, is a great way to shop for quality souvenir items. Slipway has tons of shops, restaurants and walkways with an amazing view for pictures. You will find treasures in shops selling a whole range of goods from fabrics to sandals, beaded necklaces, and more. 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. (This stop may be replaced with Mwenge depending on tour, time, weather and traffic. The same and/or similar items can be found at Mwenge Woodcarvers)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Makumbusho/ Village Museum, Mikocheni, 66FW+WG8, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Here you will visit the Village Museum where you can have the historical background of many Tanzanian cultures. This is an interactive stop where you get to see traditional African huts from different tribes. Then you get to see a traditional village dance where you are welcome to join in and learn how to do some traditional native dance moves

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kariakoo Market, Swahili St, Dar es Salaam 11106 Tanzania

This market is the local heartbeat of Dar es Salaam. The place where you can find any and all items at market prices. Kariakoo is also an immersive cultural experience with all the sights, sounds, crowds of people and buildings. (This stop may or may not be included depending on time of day, traffic and weather)

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Mwenge Woodcarvers Market, Sam Nujoma Road, Dar es Salaam Tanzania

Mwenge Woodcarvers is the perfect tourist attraction where you can mix souvenir shopping with local culture. Mwenge Woodcarvers is locally known as the best place to get a variety of local items such as, traditional bags, jewelry, shoes, wood carvings, paintings, drums, keyrings, kitchen items and much more. Mwenge is a community of local shops owned and operated by local artist and people. It's a great way to shop and give back to the community. (This stop can be replaced by Slipway. The same and/or similiar item can be found at Slipway. This stop can be changed due to weather, as it does flood sometimes, the tour, time and/or traffic)

Duration: 30 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability"

Duration: 3 To 5 Hours
Start location: Classic Mall, Mbezi Beach, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Traveler pickup is offered
We will contact you the day before, to confirm the time and pickup point for the tour. The city tour is designed to take you to the main attractions the business capital of Dar es Salaam has to offer. Our price includes entrance fees and park fees for additional educational and cultural experiences at the National Museum and Makumbusho Village.

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Tanzania

Not Included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuity/Tip to Guide/Driver
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snacks - A snack bag can be purchased during the tour. We must be inform before your tour begins.


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