Tanzania's Northern Safari Circuit includes some of the most famous and remarkable sights in the world, such as the annual Wildebeest Migration and the spectacular Ngorongoro Crater.
Diwali, or the Hindu, Sikh and Jain Festival of Light, is celebrated around the world usually in the months of October or November. In this festival, the lighting of lamps and the setting off of fireworks symbolises the triumph of good over evil in every human being. Dar es Salaam has a large Indian population, and as a result Diwali is an important celebration here. Down town Dar is turned over to the Diwali festival, and the whole city centre becomes a street party zone!
Diwali in Dar is a unique event. The streets teem with people of all ages and races, grasping fireworks and setting them off by hand all over the city streets. Small children bearing large rockets run down the pavements screaming with joy. The atmosphere truly is electric as the cracks and bangs of fireworks keep up a continuous racket and everywhere you turn another firework or rocket is shooting into the sky. Explosions of colour and sound make this Diwali festival a truly spectacular experience and one which every member of the family will find thrilling and definitely memorable!
For more information on setting off your own fireworks during Diwali in Dar, contact us.
What people say about us
Some comments from our past clients (Read more)
We had an excellent time and the trip was very well planned, the guides (and vehicles) excellent. Thank you very much for arranging it all!
Jackie, David and Sarah
Australia, Oct 2013
The programme was excellent and we saw masses of game, less a leopard! So, entirely happy customers. Thank you for your efficient handling of the whole trip.
United Kingdom, Jan 2013
I am just emailing to say how amazing the safari was and I would like to thank you, The food was great and we saw so many animals its exceeded our expectations completely.
United Kingdom, Jan 2013
All the Parks visited are really wonderful, especially Ruaha and the "king" Katavi that worth absolutely the long trip (at least in our point of view). Yahaya and Salim are like two friends.
Austria, Jul 2013
Thank you so much for the amazing safari! This was a great safari and I can't wait to give you a full brief and photos!
We had a wonderful trip. Thanks very much to you, Wild Things and to Abbas for putting together such a memorable safari for us.
United Kingdom, Dec 2013
We had a wonderful time on safari. The vehicle was great, reliable and comfortable. Our guide Amos was fantastic, he was punctual, friendly, knowledgeable and made our safari really enjoyable.
United Kingdom, Aug 2013