"The best way through Tanzania..." Tanzania Transportation Tip by inger.

Tanzania Transportation: 63 reviews and 82 photos


The best way through Tanzania is by car or by bus (for bus info please visit my Dar es Salaam page), just keep in mind that most of the roads are sandy and with a lot of holes, and when there is no full moon at night, it really is dark!, you are not able to see your own hand, even if you hold in front of your face! Anyway it is quicker than a bus. the only problem is that the police like to stop tourists and examen their car to see if there is anything wrong with it (they always find something) and they will charge you for it. Don't pay them, when you see the roadblock just act normal and if they tell you the car is not good, just tell them that your 'fundi' will fix it, and then drive away, they are not allowed to bribe you, but they will always try!
The picture shows you how the normal roads look like and the cracks in the windshield are very common there...

Type: Car/Motor Home

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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