Dar Es Salaam - Post Report Question and Answers

What is your home city/country? How long is the trip to post from there, with what connections? How easy/difficult is it to travel to this city/country?

San Francisco, around 25 hours through Europe usually. - Jan 2022

San Francisco bay area, California. Usual routing is via AMS and takes about 25 hours. - Oct 2021

Home base is Washington DC. We usually go via Amsterdam on KLM or via Zurich on Swiss. Usually takes about 24 hours from wheels up to wheels down. The layovers are only 3-5 hours, some folks take a few days in Amsterdam to break up the trip and enjoy the city.. - May 2020

US. KLM via AMS or Swiss via Zurich. The trip is anywhere from 25-30 hours depending on connections. - Jun 2017

There are daily flights on KLM to Amsterdam and with Swiss Air to Zurich. KLM has a daily service and Swiss Air flies everyday except Thursday depending on the season. From Europe you can transit to the U.S. Also, South African Air has a flight to Jo'burg every day, but it is not fly america. I mostly took this flight for vacation in S.A. - Dec 2015

DC. 9 hour flight to Amsterdam; 9 hour flight to Dar es Salaam, sometimes with a 1 hour on-plane stop at Kiliminjaro. KLM/Delta code share. - Jul 2015

California. We use the KLM flight to Amsterdam and then direct from Amsterdam to LA. - Mar 2014

West coast of US; 28-30 hours including layovers --- one stateside layover and one in Amsterdam. Delta/KLM had the best connections, especially for traveling with pets. - Feb 2013

Washington, D.C. - 22 hours - Transit through Amsterdam or Zurich. - Feb 2013

East Coast US. It's a relatively simple transfer through Amsterdam, about 20 hours in the air, plus transfer times. Amsterdam (and KLM) offers the best timing for connections. I find London (and BA) somewhat awkward. Zurich (Swiss) was great, but there arfe fewer flights a week. - Aug 2011

VA is home - travel options are limited, as TZ does not have a national carrier. People must travel on KLM via Amsterdam, or Swiss Air via Zurich - Jun 2010

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