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A clean and almost artistic spot for wali maharagwe (rice and beans) and other local meals. There’s also chicken biryani on Sunday.
Just around the corner from NBC bank, Precision Air flies daily between Kigoma and Mwanza and onto Dar es Salaam on Wednesday and Friday.
This large and colourful fishing village is quite a spectacle when the 200-plus wooden boats pull in with their catch...
When running, it connects Kigoma with Mpulungu in Zambia every other week (1st/2nd/economy class about US$100/90/70, US dollars cash only, at least 40 hours
En route, the Liemba stops at various lake shore villages, ...
There are many fishermen at Kibirizi, 2km north of town by the oil depots. The early afternoon loading of the lake taxis is impressive in a noisy, colourful and rather chaotic kind of way...
Jakobsens's is actually two tiny, beautiful sandy coves below a wooded hillside...
The biggest and broadest menu in town, with Indian, Chinese, European and local dishes. Though it won’t wow you, the food is pretty good.
Assuming you can score a table with a view, it’s worth the trip up here for dinner or sundowners. The menu is mostly local, but has some Italian too.
Western Tanzania–focused safari operator based at Kigoma Hilltop Hotel. It does boat and air charters.
Many people find Ujiji’s beach and small dhow port more interesting than the Livingstone and Stanley razzmatazz...
The site where the immortal words, ‘Dr Livingstone, I presume?’ were uttered by Stanley on meeting Livingstone in 1871 is commemorated by a stark grey, half-collapsed monument inside a chain-link fence...
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