Looking for culture, adventure or relaxing holidays ?
The Tanga-Pangani region offers a wide range of beautiful places to visit. You will discover the long Indian Ocean coastline with its sheltered bays and lagoons or the marvellous beaches in Kigombe, Pangani and Ushongo - all with fringing and offshore coral reefs and sandbanks.
Take a day at an island where dolphins can be seen, snorkel among the beautifull coral reefs of Maziwe Island near Pangani, explore Tanga historical city and visit the Amboni Caves...Enjoy a boat cruise to see crocodiles on Pangani river, walk on deserted beaches, go birdwatching and so much more !...
We can adwice you or arrange for you all activities according to your wishes, just ask ...
We can help you to organise your safari in the North (Serengeti, Ngorongoro crater, Manyara, Tarangire...) or South Tanzania (Selous, Mikumi, Ruaha) as we are connected with reliable safari consultants.
Just 1h30 driving to explore the african bush ! We can arrange a day trip to Saadani where the beach meets the bush. A surprisingly wide range of grazers and primates is seen on game drives and walks, among them giraffe, buffalo, warthog, common waterbuck, reedbuck, hartebeest, ...Herds of up to 30 elephants are encountered with increasing frequency, and several lion prides are resident, together with leopard, spotted hyena and black-backed jackal.
A walking tour through the town allows one to see some of old buildings that are over 200 years old, as well as visits to a former slave labor camps and slave market site where arabs traded slaves to India and Arabia, the Freedom Grounds, Islamic and German graves, ancient mosques and traditional houses. You will also see the streets carpet makers, woodcarvers, basket weavers, painters and other artisans sell a wide variety of hand made cultural items
We can organise a full day snorkeling or pique-nique on a sandbar to discover offshore coral reefs. Some of the reefs have been recently placed under protection so it is possible to see many species of colorful fish and live corals. Snorkeling equipment is available. The sandbars offer beautiful views of the coast and are often surrounded by reefs which are great for snorkeling.
Drive 2 hours and you are in one of the world's twenty hotspots of biodiversity ! Amani Nature reserve is located in the Usambara Mountains approximately 50 kilometers northwest of Pangani. A visit to Amani offers an opportunity to hike through beautiful montain forests viewing forest animals, flowers and plants.
Maziwe Island is a sand island located 10km offshore from Pangani, among the best diving destination along the Eastern African Coast with a wide variety of underwater marine life. . Maziwe Island and the surrounding coral reef is a nature reserve, snorkeling and diving trips can be arranged to the island.
Take your day to visit Tanga (45 min drive), explore the historic centre between the railwayline and the port : a treasure-trove of architectural heritage special in Tanzania. The architectural designs are over a hundred years old, and similar to colonial buildings along East Africa’s Indian Ocean coastline in towns such as Zanzibar, Mikindani, Bagamoyo, Pangani and Mombasa and Lamu in Kenya. The big market is colorfull ! We recommand to taste a typical indian food for lunchtime...