Dar es Salaam, the national capital, is located 290 miles (467 kilometers) southeast of Machame.
Machame isn't the only spot in this popular region worth exploring; visitors should also hit the road and discover the unique qualities of the surrounding landscapes, towns and cities.
This region is renowned for its traditional villages; these are fascinating reminders of the region's colorful past.
For those who love the water, this is the perfect place to visit. Swimming is popular with the locals and another great activity is snorkeling. If you like to take things a little easier when you are on a holiday, Tanzania has some good options for you, such as wildlife watching and bird watching.
Take your tastebuds on a journey through the culinary landscapes of Tanzania. Ugali (maize porridge) and also fish are popular here. There are many interesting meals here. Taste ugali (cornmeal) or vitumbua (rice cakes). Kashata ( made from coconut and ground nuts), a great way to wrap up your meal. Have a cleansing tusker beer. This type of beer is popular amongst the locals. Don't forget, regardless of what time of day it is, Tanzania is a great spot to ask for tamamrind nectar.
For many, the world is a book and those that don't travel stay on only one page. So book your trip and enjoy the experiences to be savoured in Machame.