.The coastal stretch of Tanga region is tropical,well structured with numerous bays and small uninhabited island coverd by pristine coastal forests,surrounded by coral reefs, with extensive areas of see grass beds,Mangroves,Creeks and drops offs.
This is a delightful village with its mosque and ancient Arab buildings and six km palm fringed sandy bay, The birthplace Tanzania of Tanzania;s sisal industry and once the major port for export of slaves and ivory, vistors can snorkel at Maziwe Island Marine Reserve try dee sea fishing.
Saadani National Park is one of enlarged national park of Tanzania's for 1,000sq km,only coastal park situated on the shores of the Indian Ocean north of Dar es Salaam and Bagamoyo.
Once the penultimate stop for slave and ivory caravans travelling from Lake Tanganyika on their way to Zanzibar the name Bagamoyo means 'bury my Heart' in swahili Missionaries,intent on abolishing the slave trade,made it the centre their activities.
One of group for three former settlements Kilwa Kivinje and Kilwa Masoko on the mailand and the offshore island off Kilwa Kisiwani, Kilwa was originally established as a centre for the gold trade.
Dar es salaam
.The largest city and the economic capital of Tanzania,Dar es salaamalso has much to interest tourists staying in the city before or after their Safari to the parks and game reserves in south and Islands.
Mafia Island was Tanzania;s first Marine Park it is one of the most exciting diving and fishing areas in the world and is home to some four hundred species of fish and five species of turtle.
Mikandani is a town close to Mtwara on Tanzania's southernmost coast,The Mnanzi bay Marine Reserve is nearby as is the Ruvuma river the border with Mozambique and home Hippos,Crocodile and myriad of bird life.