Dar es Salaam is the largest city and economic capital of Tanzania, and East Africa’s second busiest port. Its name comes from the Arabic language and means "House of Peace”. There are plenty of attractions for tourists including excellent craft markets, diverse architecture, restaurants and nearby sandy beaches and islands, all with a signature relaxed vibe.
Dar es Salaam is located in a quiet bay off the Indian Ocean coast, on the Eastern coastline of Tanzania.
Dar es Salaam is a tropical climate with a wet and a dry season. January is the hottest month, while the coldest is July. September experiences the most daily sunshine hours (10) and April is the wettest month with an average of 240mm of rain.
Flying time from Muscat: 5 hrs. 25 min
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