Mafia Island Vacation Packages
Dar es Salaam, the national capital, is situated 80 miles (129 kilometers) to the northwest of Mafia Island.
Holidaying in this popular part of the country is all about discovery, so why not take a road trip and tour a couple of the other interesting towns and cities in the vicinity of Mafia Island.
To understand a region, you need to learn a little local history. Tanzania's colorful ruins provide a wonderful starting point.
Tanzania offers plenty of laid-back pastimes, such as wildlife watching and bird watching. There are many high-adrenaline adventures waiting for you. Around Tanzania. Try rock climbing or hiking to really get your blood pumping.
A great way to reveal the true personality of a place is by exploring the bars, cafés and restaurants in the region. Try something off the menu and get to know residents. Ugali (maize porridge) and fish are just two key ingredients. Ugali (cornmeal) and vitumbua (rice cakes) are just two interesting local specialties worth trying. Those who can always find room for more, can try kashata ( made from coconut and ground nuts), a great way to finish your Tanzania dining experience. The bars in Tanzania almost always offer tusker beer, so order one if you love a good brew. Afterwards, relax by ordering a refreshing local tamamrind nectar.
So book your tickets, pack your bags and head off to this beautiful part of the world.
Accommodation in Mafia Island
Finding the perfect place to stay is a vital ingredient of any vacation. Short and long stay options in Mafia Island itself can be limited, so visit Expedia's comprehensive Mafia Island hotels guide straight away for the latest information and deals.
If you are thinking of staying in or near Mafia Island, compare the Kinasi Lodge and Ras Mbisi Lodge.