A beautiful spot on Lake Malawi

Matema Beach is approx 130 kms from Mbeya on the Northern tip of Lake Malawi, overlooked by the Livingstone mountains. The road from Mbeya takes you through high mountains, small villages, banana plantations and tea estates.

Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous part of Tanzania, in East Africa. Once the capital city of Oman in the early 19th Century under the Sultanate of Sultan Seyyid Popularly known as “The Spice Island” due to the farming of vital spices on the island i.e. cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, etc

Was once, one of the main hub of the slave trade The famous Stone Town of Zanzibar – a Unesco World Heritage Site Pristine beaches and sandy coastline Vibrant historical and cultural presence, historical monuments showcasing Portuguese, Arab, European culture. Some can be dated back to the 12th century AD.

Tanzania’s first Marine Park, gazetted in 1995 Deeper channels around the island are renowned for world class deep sea fishing. Unspoilt coral reefs gives it one of the best dive sites in the world.

Un-crowded beaches remain a popular breeding grounds for giant and green turtles. Very clear waters giving very good under water visibility for diving and snorkeling activities. Historical architecture-mosques, buildings dating back to the eighth century. Historically was a hub for ancient trade between the Far East and East Africa. Over 120 different species of birds.

About 55km south of Tanga is the small Swahili outpost of Pangani. It rose from obscure beginnings as just one of many coastal dhow ports to become a terminus of the caravan route from Lake Tanganyika, a major export point for slaves and ivory, and one of the largest ports between Bagamoyo and Mombasa. Sisal and copra plantations were established in the area, and several European missions and exploratory journeys to the interior began from here. By the end of the 19th century, the focus had shifted to Tanga and Dar es Salaam, and Pangani again faded into anonymity. Today, the sleepy, dilapidated town makes an intriguing step back into history.

The town of Bagamoyo, Tanzania, was founded at the end of the 18th century. It was (also spelled Bagamojo) the original capital of German East Africa and was one of the most important trading ports along the East African coast. Today the town has about 30,000 inhabitants and is the capital of the Bagamoyo District, recently being considered as a world heritage site. The most important trading town in Tanzania from the late 19th Century, Used to be one of the major location during the slave trade.

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