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Guide to Tanzania, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Dar es Salaam, Mount Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar known as Spice Island
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Guide to Tanzania, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Dar es Salaam, Mount Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar known as Spice Island
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    City: DAR ES SALAAM
    Mission: British High Commission
    Address: Social Security House
    Samora Avenue
    (P O Box 9200)
    Dar es Salaam
    Tel: (255) (22) 117659-64
    (255) (22) 112953
    (255) (22) 113501
    Fax: (255) (22) 112952 (Chancery)
    (255) (22) 113586 (Consular Section)
    E-mail: bhc.dar@dar.mail.fco.gov.uk
    Hours: Summer: 04:30-11:30 (GMT)
    
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Guide to Tanzania, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Dar es Salaam, Mount Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar known as Spice Island
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Guide to Tanzania, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Dar es Salaam, Mount Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar known as Spice Island
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Guide to Tanzania, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Dar es Salaam, Mount Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar known as Spice Island

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Guide to Tanzania, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Dar es Salaam, Mount Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar known as Spice Island
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Guide to Tanzania, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Dar es Salaam, Mount Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar known as Spice Island

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Guide to Tanzania, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Dar es Salaam, Mount Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar known as Spice Island
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Guide to Tanzania, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Dar es Salaam, Mount Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar known as Spice Island

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Guide to Tanzania, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Dar es Salaam, Mount Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar known as Spice Island
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Guide to Tanzania, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Dar es Salaam, Mount Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar known as Spice Island

bakpaka is compiling a hostel and budget accommodation guide to suit your needs. In the meantime why not check out the worldwide accommodation options below and through our travel link…

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The 4anything guide to hostels:
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A comprehensive Cyber Café register is currently under construction.

The most comprehensive guide on the net:
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Here's a selection operating in this country:

    A & A Computers Cybercafe
    7/8 Goliondoi Road,
    Arusha, Tanzania.
    Tel: 255 57 507708
    Fax: 255 57 508306
    Email: aacomputers@arusha.co.tz
    Cost / Hour: US$2.60
    Hours: 08:00-17:00 (Mon-Sat)
              12:00-17:00 (Sun)
    CyberSpot
    Jamhuri Street,
    Dar-es-Salaam,
    Tanzania.
    Tel: 255 51 119514
    255 51 119515
    Fax: 255 51 119516
    Email: info@cyberspot.co.tz
    Cost / Hour: $3.00
    Hours: 08:00-24:00
    Cyber Surf Corner
    P.O. Box 557,
    Arusha, Tanzania.
    Tel: 255 57 506589
    Email: sawadi@habari.co.tz
    Cost /Hour: US $3
    Hours: 08:00-22:00
    kool surfing
    P.O. Box 4091,
    Dar es Salaam,
    00255, Tanzania.
    Tel: 051 126634
    0811 604704
    Fax: 051126634
    Email: kool@simbanet.net
    Cost / Hour: $1.25
    Hours: 08:30-24:00 (Mon- Sat)
              21:00-24:00 (Sun, Holidays)

    rcl iCAFE
    Kisutu Street (opp. Cash & Carry),
    Dar es Salaam, 14324, Tanzania.
    Tel: 0255 51 139818
    Fax: 0255 51 139817
    Email: rcl@rcl.co.tz
    Cost / Hour: 2.85
    Hours: 08:30-22:00 (Mon-Sat)
              10:00-14:00 &
              17:00-22:00 (Sun)
              10:00-14:00 (Holidays)
    WEB CENTRE
    1st Floor. Osman Towers,
    13 Zanaki Street,
    Dar es Salaam,
    P. O. Box 4063,
    Tanzania.
    Tel: 255 51 110875
    Fax: 255 51 110875
    Email: osman@cats-net.com
    Cost /Hour: Tanz Shillings 1,000
    Hours: 08:30-24:00 (Mon-Sat)
              10:00-24:00 (Sun, Holidays)
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Guide to Tanzania, with travel information for backpackers on country and culture, including Dar es Salaam, Mount Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar known as Spice Island
bakpaka is in the process of building a Travel Information Centre. In the meantime updated travel advice can be found at the following addresses:

Although this information can sometimes be specific, the majority will be of use to all nationalities travelling abroad.

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