Selous Game Reserve, offers amazing game and wildlife viewing safaris in Tanzania’s largest protected area
Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani
Kilwa Kisiwani and the neighbouring ruins of Songo Mnara are two archaeological sites of prime importance to the understanding of the Swahili culture and the Islamization of the east coast of Africa. It was for these reasons that the ruins were awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status in 1981
An underpopulated region of southern Tanzania that is now opening up to the world.
Tanzania covers an area of 945,000 sq. km, the size of Denmark, France, the Netherlands, Ireland, and the UK combined.
Ibn Battuta, was a Moroccan traveler & scholar who had visited most of the known world.
14th Century Map of Kilwa
Kilwa Kisiwani was East Africa’s premier trading port in the 14th century.
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Relaxing at Upepo Pwani, tropical beach to write this guide!
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Sea here are brimming with fish, lobster, crab and prawns -enjoy!
The beautiful Masoko Pwani beach in Kilwa Masoko, perfect destination!
The three Kilwas of Tanzania, have provided a varied and somewhat forgotten past that has contributed to the history of east Africa , particularly through the introduction of the Swahili culture and the subsequent Islamisation of the Tanzanian coastline
The UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani & Songo Mnara are an amazing archaeological site, to remind us of the glory of the island’s past when it once controlled all the waters stretching along what is now the Kenyan, Tanzanian & Mozambican coastlines.
The beaches of Kilwa Masoko are rated some of the best in Africa and are often deserted, unlike many other tourist destinations such as Lamu and Zanzibar. Masoko Pwani itself is a true tropical paradise.
Kilwa District host another UNESCO World Heitage Site in the Selous Game Reserve, a huge abundance & diversity of wildlife live in a protected area the size of Switzerland.
Other wildlife in the area include hippo pools and mangrove forests inhabited by hippos and crocodiles.
While the nearby seagrasses harbour the rare and elusive dugong. Further out to sea lie miles of virgin, coral reef waiting to be explored and documented.