Expat’s guide to Mwanza | Vacational Rentals in Mwanza | Accomodation | Expats in Mwanza | Move to Mwanza | Mwanza Travel Guide
One of the main Cities of Tanzania, famed for its majestic nature, beautiful countryside and vibrant culture, Mwanza is a port city on the shore of Lake Victoria, in northern Tanzania. It’s ringed by green hills. They city is known for unusual rock formations like Bismarck Rock, near the Kamanga Ferry Terminal. In the center of town are colonial buildings like the crumbling hilltop Dr. Robert Koch’s House. The 1935 Indian Public Library, mosques and Hindu temples reflect Indian influence. The Makoroboi area is full of shops.
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Modern Mwanza is a forward-looking City, with many investors, including businessmen in many part of the world actively seeking investment opportunities within the City and other part of Country. The city economy is growing and there are numerous opportunities for employment in the City.
The majority of expats in Tanzania work in the education, manufacturing, construction, hospitality, and wholesale and retail trade sectors. Common jobs include working as English teachers, IT project managers, software developers, oil and gas workers, and telecommunications contractors.
People advertise properties to let on notice boards at shopping malls, in the local papers, and there’s usually a selection at www.zoomtanzania.com (which also advertises vehicles, furniture items etc for sale by expatriates leaving, amongst many other useful services and information).
The major ethnic groups are Sukuma, zinza, kerewe, Kara, haya and kurya, though are other minority ethnic groups such as Nyamwezi, Arabs, Hindi and other Asians which they speaks their native languages along with Swahili are also found in Mwanza city council. Click the photo to read more.
Since November 2018, an official tourist visa can be applied forhere: https://eservices.immigration.go.tz/visa This is the only official website. Please only use this website for your visa application! Other companies or agencies are far more expensive and I even heard of cases were applicants lost the money they paid.
Medical assistance can be hard to find in Tanzania, particularly outside of major cities. Inadequate funding plagues the country’s public health system with the result that the available facilities, staff and resources aren’t adequate to accommodate Tanzania’s growing population. Email us if you need any help
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Expat's in Mwanza FAQ
NO! Lake Victoria, also called Victoria Nyanza, largest lake in Africa and chief reservoir of the Nile, lying mainly in Tanzania and Uganda but bordering on Kenya. Its area is 26,828 square miles (69,484 square km). Among the freshwater lakes of the world, it is exceeded in size only by Lake Superior in North America.
Some of the most popular restaurants in Mwanza that deliver are:
- #1. Salma Cone
- #2. Mo & Pragz Kitchen
- #3. BBQ Tonyt
Some of the most popular restaurants in Mwanza that provide takeout are:
- #1. Salma Cone
- #2. Mo & Pragz Kitchen
- #3. Malaika Restaurant
The cost-effective way to get from Mwanza to Serengeti National Park is to drive, or hiring a 4×4 Safari Vehicle which can cost you up to $200/Day that will include game drive. It may take you about 6 Hours to Serengeti.
The cost-effective way to get from Mwanza to Ngorongoro Conservation area is to drive, or hiring a 4×4 Safari Vehicle which can cost you up to $200/Day that will include game drive. It may take you about 10 Hours to Serengeti.
Yes, the driving distance between Mwanza to Serengeti National Park is 242 km. It takes approximately 5h 15m to drive from Mwanza to Serengeti National Park.
The distance between Mwanza and Serengeti National Park is 205 km. The road distance is 242.2 km