Kilwa Kisiwani a UNESCO World Heritage site is an authentic historical town Located about 300km south of Dar es Salaam. Kilwa Kisiwani is one of the major historical sites in southern Tanzania and a popular adventure location.
Kilwa Kisiwani is one of the United Nations Scientific and Educational Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage site known for its rich history and Swahili cultural heritage blended with African and Arabic cultures, it offers a great opportunity to explore the Arabic cultures in the local communities neighboring the site.
Most attractive items to include in your shoot are the mosques built in 13th century and a Portuguese Fort which presently give the island its historical fame. These mosques are dating between 13th and 18th centuries.
Where to stay during visiting the Kilwa Kisiwani a UNESCO World Heritage site
Lodge options to stay in range from Budget, mid-range to luxury options. You will choose what to stay in depending on your interests and budget.
What is the best time to visit the Kilwa Kisiwani a UNESCO World Heritage site?
Visiting the Kisiwani a UNESCO World Heritage site is done throughout the year and the best time is during the months of December to February and then June to October which is relatively drier than March to May and November.
Tanzania Visa and work permit Advice
You will need to purchase the tourist visa. Many tourists prefer obtaining their visas before they come to Tanzania but visas can be obtained easily upon arrival at any entry point in Tanzania upon paying USD100.00 for Tourist Visa you will be able to get it immediately. Proof of yellow fever vaccination and a COVID-19 free certificate may be asked if arriving from affected countries. Visa, work permit and other entry and exit conditions such as customs and quarantine regulations can change regularly. We advise you contact your local Tanzanian embassy or here for the latest travel information to Tanzania.
Tanzania Vehicle Hire Services
Eco Adventure Safaris will help you organize transport in Tanzania depending on interest, budget and the nature of roads in such selected locations to see in the park. We recommend Customized 4×4 Land Cruisers which costs from USD200-250 per vehicle per day with Driver/Fixer or 4×4 Safari Vans from USD200 per Van per day with driver. For us to estimate how much it will cost in terms of fuel, we will need to look at your schedule to establish mileage and distance to be travelled.
Why book with Eco Adventure Safaris your Trip to Kilwa Kisiwani a UNESCO World Heritage site?
Eco Adventure Safaris is experienced in organizing amazing safari experiences to Tanzania. We are also highly rated and reviewed on trip Advisor. We combine Tanzania safaris with eco-friendly and unforgettable high-end adventure and wildlife safaris that help preserve biodiversity, conserve wildlife and uplift local communities, these include gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking, Big 5 safaris and game viewing, Mountain Hiking, Boat cruises excursions and Cultural encounters to give you a memorable and best African Safari experience including popular and great African safari destinations Kenya, Botswana and Namibia. Feel free to contact us about visiting the Kisiwani a UNESCO World Heritage site.