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Tazara train

Tips to travel on Tazara: 1. Get someone to buy your tickets 1 week in advance at least. 2. To... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Exsta2007
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Booking Tazara train from Dar Es Salaam

We booked the ordinary train from Dar Es Salaam on Tuesday 11 December. For the booking the best... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2018
852st_phanr
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Fort-de-France, Martinique
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“Tazara train”
16 Dec 2018
“Booking Tazara train from Dar Es Salaam”
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tips to travel on Tazara: 1. Get someone to buy your tickets 1 week in advance at least. 2. To purchase visa you need $50. Exchange all shillings as in Zambia they don’t accept it. 3. Bring your own bedding and pillow. 4. Get the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 9 February 2019

We took the Tazara Express from Kapiri Mposhi to Dar es Salaam in Autumn 2018. I was nervous for the train -- I'd never been on a long train journey before, let alone a long train journey in Africa -- but I absolutely loved this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank LindsayT818
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

We booked the ordinary train from Dar Es Salaam on Tuesday 11 December. For the booking the best and safe way is to go to the Tazara station in Dar Es Salaam. If you call the numbers mentioned on their website they will put your...More

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank 852st_phanr
Reviewed 8 February 2018

We thought this could be a great way to travel across Tanzania and Zambia.If your in no rush and you want to do something different, then give it a try. We had made arrangements with a travel agent in Dar es Salaam via internet from...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Carina S
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Response from 852st_phanr | Reviewed this property |
The express train is supposed to be faster because the ordinary train stop at all stations on the way, the difference can be 6 to 8 hours more. You have to know that there is long stop at Mbeya because there only one... More
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18 February 2018|
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Dont have price but take water, snacks, toilet paper, insect spray. Relax and enjoy the ride. The above review is pretty accurate but I absolutely loved it!
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