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==Get out==
 
==Get out==

Revision as of 13:07, 23 April 2012

Singida is a city in the Central region of Tanzania.

Get in

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

Taxi

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

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

See

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

Do

Banks

Singida has CRDB, NMB, and NBC. Only NBC has an ATM.

Buy

  • Temba Shop. Safi duka.

Eat

  • Florida Snack. Breakfast and lunch under TSh2,000/=. $.
  • Stanley Hotel. Largest selection of western food. $$$.
  • Gas Station next to church on Dar Road. Good lunch, decent store. $$.
  • Shana. Breakfast, lunch. $.
  • Marangu Snack. Lunch, dinner. $.
  • Cheshi Clif Hotel. Clean, good food and great view. $.

Drink

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

Sleep

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.

Contact

Internet

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

Get out

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



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