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Taxi Fares from Dar Es Salaam airport

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Taxi Fares from Dar Es Salaam airport

We are staying at Protea Hotel Amani Beach. Accoding to the website the hotel is only 16 km away from the airport. The hotel taxi costs $85.00 one way which, by any measures, is too expensive. Are there any taxi corporations at all at Dar Es Salaam? Can you recommend any? And what do you think a reasonable price for 16 km distance would be?

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I will be in Dar Es Salaam almost a full day until 10pm July 3, 2014, on the way from Zanzibar back to Los Angeles. I would like to do a tour--see the city, visit a museum, etc. How can I do this? Take a taxi from the airport and negotiate a price for 5hrs? Are there city tours? Any ideas you could give me would be appreciated.

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12. Re: Taxi Fares from Dar Es Salaam airport

The Protea Hotel, Amani Beach may be 16km from the airport as the crow flies, but it's well over 40 km in reality. First you have to get in to Dar to catch the Kigamboni ferry, then it's a bout a 30 km drive and only part of the road is tarmacked. When I travelled there from the airport last month, it took about 2 hours.

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13. Re: Taxi Fares from Dar Es Salaam airport

23 dollars is what I paid from Airport to Protea Hotel in the centre! I could have easily got a taxi for $ 20 dollars and I am not from Tanzania but just on holiday! Obviously if you will not bargain the fare is $ 40! Your choice...

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14. Re: Taxi Fares from Dar Es Salaam airport

Sorry this is the Protea Courtyard

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15. Re: Taxi Fares from Dar Es Salaam airport

Same. 40 DOLLARS FLAT RATE PER CAR. We stayed right next to Slipway at Hilton.

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