Beautiful banners are coming to every article and you can help!
Check out our guidelines and learn how to create your own!


From Wikitravel
Jump to: navigation, search

Singida is a city in the Central region of Tanzania.

Get in[edit]

Bus service is available to/from Arusha, Dodoma, and Mwanza. All roads have unpaved sections, so the going can be slow and uncomfortable.

Arusha: Tsh14,000/= on Mtea or Airborn City. Katesh: TSh5,000/=. Dodoma: TSh12,000 on ABC. Dar Es Salaam: TSh25,000 on ABC.

There is train service to/from Dodoma on some days, but it is primarily a freight line (slow) and only third class service (hard benches, substantial overcrowding) is available. TSh4,800/=. Purchasing tickets in advance is recommended.

Get around[edit]


Taxis within the downtown area are TSh1,500/=, and TSh2,000/= outside of town.

  • Abdallah, +255 784 769 515. is friendly and speaks English.  edit


Singida has two lakes, and is known for its flamingos.



Singida has CRDB, NMB, and NBC. All of them have ATM's.


  • Temba Shop. Safi duka.  edit


  • Sarafina Cafeteria, (opposite central market). 6:00am to 6pm. Breakfast and lunch. under 2$.  edit
  • Stanley Hotel. Largest selection of western food. $$$.  edit
  • Gas Station next to church on Dar Road. Good lunch, decent store. $$.  edit
  • Shana. Breakfast, lunch. $.  edit
  • Marangu Snack. Lunch, dinner. $.  edit
  • Cheshi Clif Hotel. Clean, good food and great view. $.  edit


  • Stanley Hotel. A likely place to meet other travellers.  edit


Stanley Hotel, Scene Lodge, Aqua Vitae are some of the higher-end hotels in town.

Social Training Center, run by nuns, offers rooms for TSh4,800/= a night.

Cheyo and Lutheran Center offer rooms for TSh2,000/= a night.



  • Lutheran Center. TSh1,000/hour.  edit
  • Mam Sui's. TSh1,200/hour.  edit

Get out[edit]

There are some nice villages nearby: Kinam: TSh 3,000/=. Sepuka: TSh 1,500/=.

This article is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!



Destination Docents

In other languages