Dar es Salaam, the national capital, is situated about 270 miles (435 kilometers) north of Masasi.
From firmly-established, must-see spots to hidden gems slightly off the beaten path, the area around Masasi is brimming with sights and attractions.
Fuel your mind by visiting Tanzania's thought-provoking craft workshops.
Bird watching and wildlife watching are just some of the great low stress activities in this region. Availing yourself of local expertise is terrific way for travelers to familiarise themselves a new place and its people. So why not take advantage of one of the guided nature walks, wildlife spotting tours and wildlife safaris.
Food is an integral element of any culture and a wonderful way to get to know a place. Ugali (maize porridge) and fish are two of the key ingredients. Two of the regional specialties to order are ugali (cornmeal) are vitumbua (rice cakes). When it is dessert, you can't say no to kashata ( made from coconut and ground nuts). The bars in this region just about always serve tusker beer, so order one if you enjoy a beer. To try a typical non-alcoholic beverage, try tamamrind nectar.
No matter how far you have traveled and no matter how long you have to spend here, wonderful memories of Masasi will remain with you for a long time.