Loading
 
 

 

Advertising Starts From $5/- USD | Know More
Explore : 
Country : 
Region : 
City : 
 

Top Holidays
Zanzibar - Serengeti - Ruaha Package
Tanzania
Duration 10 - 14 days - Price start from $1300/- USD per person

People and Culture of Tanzania - Before you visit there Go Back
 
Tanzania is made up of 100 or so tribal groups of mainly Bantu origin. None of these groups comprise more than 10% of the population and this perhaps contributes to the tranquility the country has experienced. The most numerous groups are the Sukuma of Lake Victoria, Chaaga of Mount Kilimanjaro, Nyamwenzi of Tabora, Hehe of Iringa and the Gogo of Dodoma.

Arab and Persian influence is strong in Zanzibar. The interaction of Arabs and Bantu Africans has resulted in the Swahili language now widely spoken in Eastern and Central Africa. Those in the know say that the purest Swahili dialect is spoken in Zanzibar. Swahili is now the Lingua Franca of Tanzania although English is widely understood in urban centers.

Make sure to experience the traditional food at the coast and Zanzibar. This is quite good and is based on seafood and rice dishes. Food in the mainland is generally a little bit stodgy and less exciting. The most popular drink is a very decent brew known as Safari Lager. Tanzania music and dance is popular throughout Eastern Africa and this attests to its quality. The lyrics are usually in Swahili. Get to listen to some of it and this may even help improve on your Swahili.


Recommended Deals
Tanzania @ 8 Day Chimpanzee Trail
Your 8 day adventure starts in Arusha, Tanzania. From Arusha you will board a scenic light aircraft flight to a landing strip in the Mahale Mountains National P..

Tanzania @ SAFARIS TANZANIA 4 DAYS 3 NIGHTS VACATION PACKAGE
Safari tour Tanzania to see wild animals, plants, rivers, lakes, mountains, geographical features and people. The safari itinerary below will enable you to meet..

Tanzania @ Tanzania: MT.MERU TREK 5 DAYS
Montane forest where various species of flora and fauna can be found on this part of the mountain. There are beautifully views of Arusha national park’s vario..

Tanzania @ KILIMANJARO CLIMBING TRIPS
Kilimanjaro climbing experience in the Tanzania. Mount Kilimanjaro, forest lush path, rocks, black and white Colobus Monkeys, birds, elephants, buffaloes, giraf..

Tanzania @ CLIMBING MOUNT KILIMANJARO
Mount Kilimanjaro climbing is an adventure of life time. Kilimanjaro climbing is challenging but rewarding trip. Being one of the highest free standing mountain..

Tanzania @ 6 DAYS NORTHERN TANZANIA SAFARIS
Northern Tanzania's most famous national parks and conservation areas. Manyara National Park - a birding paradise that has more than 350 species of bird. Tree-c..

Tanzania @ Tanzania: A great African exploration
Northern Tanzania's most famous national parks and conservation areas...

Tanzania @ 6 Days Northern Tanzania Safari
On this 6-day Northern Circuit Camping Safari, you get to explore the four splendid North Tanzania Nature Reserves. Along with the Serengeti National Park and t..

Tanzania @ DAY TRIP TO NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA
Ngorongoro Crater, eight wonders of t he world, big 5 animals, black Rhino. The plentiful wildlife found here includes lions, rhino, wildebeest, gazelles, zebra..

Tanzania @ Tanzania : MACHAME- ROUTE
The Machame route approaches kilimanjaro through forest and moorland from the south-west, and joins the shira route before traversing beneath the southern ice f..

Tanzania Travel Enquiry Form
Name : *
Email : *
Phone : Nationality :*
Adults : *
Childrens :
Travel Time : *
Trip Duration : *
Vacation Enquiry : *  (e.g. interest, activities or special request)... Traveling To : *