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Arusha Region

Meadows dotted with roaming beasts, fields lined with seasonal crops, horizons marked with highlands – all these are the general views of the Arusha region. When someone goes deeper into the forests of Arusha, he will be amazed by the finest art of nature. In different states of Arusha, travelers will come across tribal people who grasp the ancient Tanzanian culture and customs strongly.

The land of the Arusha region is great for cultivating grains, vegetables, seeds, and more. So, seeing the Tanzanians arranging an open Bazar in different places of Arusha is not uncommon. In the modernized cities of Arusha, the views are entirely different. Anyone from other regions and countries can feel the mixture of urbanization and suburbanization in these cities.

This Tanzania region has a lot to offer to the hungry hearts, such as Arusha National Park with lots of natural views and animals to perceive, Momella Lakes for Canoeing, Mt. Meru for hiking, Tanzanite museum to unfold history, Hot air balloon ride at safaris to glide above the land, and a lot more.

The best time to visit the Arusha region starts from June to October because during the dry season, it is easier to perceive nature.

Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam is the place of peace packed with numerous beauties. Also, the city center of this region is the old capital of Tanzania. This Tanzania region supports the economical backbone of the nation. So, it might seem like a small European region at first glance.

The region’s outskirts and long river bank alignments add more aestheticism to its outlook. It is a well-known fact that this is the most famous spot in Tanzania to enjoy local art, film, and music. Moreover, the parks are situated near the city center of this region, which tourists find very convenient. The people of Dar es Salaam are cultural, so one may find the entire cultural touch of Tanzania among the people in this region.

Dar as Salaam features an array of tourist destinations to visit, amazing activities to do, and delicious cuisines to consume. Although this is a busy region, there are a lot of places where anyone can escape from the bustling city life. Mbudya island, Coco beach, Udzungwa Mountains National Park, etc. are some of them. One may also discover the region from a different perspective by visiting the Kivukoni fish market.

Being honest, there are countless places to visit in this region. Everyone will find traces of culture and art while making the Dar es Salaam journey.

Dodoma Region

Dodoma region is packed with more than 2.5 million people, which is situated in the heart of Tanzania. This Tanzania region has a long history behind it.

The Dodoma city emerged as a small village with a few traditional houses, then the city started to formulate. Officially, it was established in 1907. The contemporary Dodoma region is modernized with multiple city centers. On the other hand, the rural area of the region is entirely dependent on agriculture. The region is known for producing peanuts. In fact, some parts of the region are known as peanut market centers. Other than that, castor beams, corns, coffee, tea, wheat, seeds, and many other vegetables are grown here.

Dodoma is also a gateway for entering into the other regions, including Arusha, Dar es Salaam, and more. Most of the regions are connected by air, rail, and road. So, visiting different places across Tanzania from Dodoma is very convenient.

The fact is that someone who visits the Dodoma region may not have time to visit others because the region is packed with tourist attractions. Some of them are the Museum of Geoscience, Parliament building, the Lion Rock, Gaddafi Mosque, and more.

Iringa Region

The Iringa region is divided into 3 lands. They are high, low, and midland. Such a unique geographic characteristic has taken the beauty of the region to the next level. It has waterbody, meadows filled with wildlife and fields blessed with seeds. Moreover, the region has some scattered business establishments, the most famous one is the food processing industry.

Urban people of the Iringa region are always busy in their offices or business works, but in rural areas, anyone can come across different groups of ethnic people. They are Hehe, Bena, Kinga, and more. Just like the other regions, this region has a lot of places to visit but overall, Iringa focuses more on arts and crafts. Travelers will find here historic sites, museums, art centers, and more.