Not at present. There are no direct flights to Dar Es Salaam currently being operated from the United Kingdom. From all major airports in the UK, only connecting flights are available. These connecting flights are offered by popular airlines like Emirates, SWISS, EgyptAir, KLM, Ethiopian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Kenya Airways, among others.
You can find the cheapest flights to Dar es Salaam if you fly during the low season, that is from December to March. During this period, the city undergoes a hot and humid climate with the hottest month being January. TravelHouseUK offers the best deals available on flights to Dar es Salaam from the UK. Stay connected either by signing up to our newsletter or through social media.
Yes, cheap flights to Dar es Salaam are available with Emirates from all major airports in the UK. You can fly from the London Heathrow Airport, the London Gatwick Airport, the London Stansted Airport, the Manchester Airport, the Edinburgh Airport, the Birmingham Airport, and the Newcastle International Airport. All Emirates flights are connecting flights via Dubai. To secure your next flight with Emirates, give us a call or reach us through our social media platforms and we will make sure you get the best value for your money.
The main international airport in Dar es Salaam is the Julius Nyerere International Airport which is located eight miles (13 km) just outside of the city. Its IATA code is DAR. Being the largest airport in the country, it has two large terminals and a third one is under construction. Once construction is complete, the Terminal 2 will switch to domestic flights. Standard airport facilities like duty-free shops and eateries are provided in each terminal.
Buses leave from the New Postal Transport Stand in Maktaba Station. The shuttle bus service is punctual to the dot so you should be likewise. Also, taxis can be hired outside the terminal with little negotiation over the fare.
Dar es Salaam lies on coast, so its location favours tropical climate with high degree of rain. From December to March it undergoes hot and humid climate with hottest month being January. Temperature gets cooler in the end of May, and during June to September dry and cool temperature prevails the region, thus inviting tourists from around the world. Your plan to visit must be falling somewhere between June to September for maximum amusement.
Dar es Salaam, once a small fishing village, has turned into a tourist hotspot in recent years. You are invited to a land of many flavours and cultures ranging from African, Arabic and South Asian. This bustling metropolis leaves you in awe of its unique set up of German, Asian and British architecture. Besides all this, there are beaches and safaris for tourists of that taste and inclination. Highlights include:
- Bongoyo Island
- Mbudya Island
- National Museum of Tanzania
- Mwenge Woodcarvers Market
- St. Joseph's Cathedral
- Fun City Kigamboni
- Coco Beach
- Water World
- Princess Casino