Tours and Leisure

On the Fourth and last day of the conference there will be an optional tour to the Dar es Salaam port, the fish market and the museum. Please note that all of the different excursion can be booked with through SpinPR or with the onsite tour operator based at the hotel. Contact the Travel Desk;
C/o WeAreSpinPR
Mr. Bethuel Kinyori
Kijitonyama, Kaijange Road, Plot 480
P.o.Box 23070 Dar es Salaam ,Tanzania

Top Places To Visit In Tanzania

1. Dar Es Salaam

Nestled along a natural harbor on the Indian Ocean, Dar es Salaam is a multicultural city, home to African Tanzanians, Arabic and South Asian communities, British and German expatriates, Catholics, Lutherans and Muslims. This diversity in people is reflected in the culture: the city boasts international cuisine ranging from traditional Tanzanian barbecue and Zanzibar food to Thai, Chinese and American restaurants.

Spend a day on the beach. Go snorkeling, fishing and diving, Take a 20-minute flight to Mikumi Wildlife Reserve. Visit the Dar es Salaam Yacht Club and go sailing. Visit the Slipway Arts and Crafts Center only two minutes away from JNICC, Dar es salaam Hotel. This popular recreation area offers bookshops, open-air restaurants and pubs. Be sure to visit the Village Museum, Sea Cliff Village and Shoppers Plaza.

Mbudya Island

This is the best kept secret in Dar, a little island with crystal clear water 15-30 minutes far from Dar depending where you leave from, definitely worth going there to have a relaxing day

Full-Day Bagamoyo and Its Ruins Tour

A 2 hours drive from Dar es Salam city centre. You will see the ruins and old buildings. You could stop by at Bagamoyo Art Market for souvenirs. And just south of Bagamoyo time slides several centuries further into the past at the Kaole ruins where there are the remains of a 13th-century mosque, which is one of the oldest in mainland Tanzania and also one of the oldest in East Africa.

Nearby is a second mosque dating to the 15th century, as well as about 22 graves, many of which go back to the same period. Among the graves are several Shirazi pillar-style tombs reminiscent of those at Tongoni. Just east of the ruins, past a dense stand of mangroves, is the old harbour, now silted, that was in use during Kaole’s heyday.

2. Zanzibar and Pemba

Zanzibar offers a wide variety of Tours & Excursions which cater to individuals and groups alike.
Join our experienced guides as they show you the historic charms of old Stone Town. Our flexible tour incorporates visits to the Town market, Slave market and Slave chambers, National Museum, House of wonders, Old Fort, Livingstone House and many more. No trip to Zanzibar is complete without a visit to one of the carefully selected Spice Farms. The Spice tour offers you the opportunity to indulge your senses with a kaleidoscope of smells, tastes and textures. It also provides you with the unique chance to purchase those exclusive spices straight from the source.

Spice Market

Modelled after the traditional spice market found in stone town, the restaurant offers a relaxed dining experience that features an international mixture of cuisines with a distinct Arabian and African influence in buffet style. The restaurant spills out on to a beautiful terrace sheltered by island trees that allows for alfresco dining and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Chefs from all around the world will prepare surprising theme evenings for you to have a great culinary experience. Such as: tropical seafood, Asian, Swahili, and Mediterranean. Some nights will have live music.

Swahili Cultural Trips

There are many elements to the Swahili culture – music and dance, visual arts, traditional games, cuisine, and dhow cultures to name a few. A cultural tour is a great way for visitors to immerse themselves in the local culture and to see how many Zanzibari’s live on a day to day basis. The Cultural Tour is the ideal excursion for those who want a real insight into the people and life on the island, and is a great way to support sustainable tourism and the people of Zanzibar.

3. Mt. Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa at 19,341 feet (5,895 meters). One of the Seven Summits (the highest peaks on the seven continents), Kilimanjaro is in Tanzania in east Africa. Kilimanjaro lies within the 292-square-mile (756 square kilometers) Kilimanjaro National Park. Kilimanjaro rises from its base approximately 16,732 feet (5,100 meters) from the plains near the Tanzanian municipality of Moshi, making it the tallest free-standing mountain in the world.

There are three volcanic cones that make up Kilimanjaro: Kibo is the summit; Mawenzi at 16,893 feet (5,149 meters); and Shira at 13,000 feet (3,962 meters). Uhuru Peak is the highest summit on Kibo’s crater rim. Uhuru, Swahili for “Freedom,” was named in 1961 when Tanganyika gained its independence.

4. Serengeti

This is definitely a once-in-a-lifetime safari experience for those who wish to see stunning wildlife in its natural habitat. Definitely don’t forget your camera on this trip.

Enjoy a half or full day with an experienced driver who also serves as your guide, thanks to his or her knowledge of the location and its wildlife. The Serengeti is home to millions of stunning wildebeests during the migration period, as well as numerous species of birds and mammals, especially the big cats: leopards, cheetahs and lions.

Guests can also book trips to the spectacular Ngorongoro Crater, the largest unbroken caldera in the world and home to staggering numbers of wildlife.

Charges apply for safari services. Please note that all of the different excursion can be booked with through TCS or with the onsite tour operator based at the hotel.

Travel Insurance and liability

TAFFA and Organizing secretariat will not be liable for illness, accidents or theft suffered by participants by participation or accompanying persons during GLS-TZ 2017 summit or their stay in Tanzania before and after the dates. Kindly insure your travel and keep your valuables safely.


The organizing committee will take all necessary measures and attempt to ensure that all items of the meeting mentioned in this brochure will take effects as scheduled; Nevertheless, the organizing committee reserves the right to make last minute changes should it be deemed necessary.