The town of Bagamoyo, Tanzania, was founded at the end of the 18th century. It was (also spelled Bagamojo) the original capital of German East Africa and was one of the most important trading ports along the East African coast. Today the town has about 30,000 inhabitants and is the capital of the Bagamoyo District, recently being considered as a world heritage site. Bagamoyo is located at 6°26′S 38°54′E. It lies 75 kilometers (47 miles) north of Dar-es-Salaam on the coast of the Indian Ocean, close to the island of Zanzibar.
Pick up from your hotel in Dar es Salaam and drive to historic Coastal town of Bagamoyo the original capital of German East Africa and one of the first and important trading ports along the coastline of Tanzania. The town is abundant with historical monuments comprising of old Arab and Portuguese architecture further complimented by a wonderful stretch of beach. Overnight at lodge in Bagamoyo on full board basis
Wake up for a very early breakfast and indulge yourself into various activities from walking around the town exploring old ruins or relax on the beach and enjoy the sun and sand. Overnight at lodge in Bagamoyo on full board basis.
After breakfast, set off for Kilwa with packed lunch. Kilwa comprises of Kilwa Kivinje, Kilwa Masoko and Kilwa Kisiwani (island). During medieval times, Kilwa was once a thriving trading town in international trade in gold and commodities therefore it is very rich in history, culture and architecture. Presently, it is a well known area for game fishing. Overnight at lodge in Kilwa on full board basis
Full day in Kilwa exploring the area and enjoying various activities provided by the lodge. Overnight at lodge in Kilwa on full board basis.
After breakfast drive back to Dar es salaam with packed lunch. Early afternoon arrival in Dar es salaam and drop off at hotel or Airport for onward journey.