Difference between revisions of "Singida"
Revision as of 13:07, 23 April 2012
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.
Taxis within the downtown area are TSh1,500/=, and TSh2,000/= outside of town.
Singida has two lakes, and is known for its flamingos.
Singida has CRDB, NMB, and NBC. Only NBC has an ATM.
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.
There are some nice villages nearby: Kinam: TSh 3,000/=. Sepuka: TSh 1,500/=.