Mtwara region is located in southeastern Tanzania. Its capital city is Mtwara City. It features a deep-water port that can accommodate ocean-going vessels, and a range of large municipal buildings that dates back to the German Era, including a post office. Mtwara has so much to offer in terms of history, culture, irresistible landscape and palm tree fringed beaches along the Indian Ocean. It is the most southerly Tanzanian town before the Ruvuma River marks the border with Mozambique.
Attractions in Mtwara
With various kinds of attractions to give you a swell time, there are excellent beaches that are possibly the best in Tanzania. The following are some of the things you can do in Mtwara: visit Msimbati Bay that offers a variety of activities including motor vehicle driving on its beach, go diving in Mnazi Bay Marine Park which is a paradise for water sports lovers, and check out Swahili Coast culture spiced by the world famous Makonde carvings and the historic old town of Mikandani. Other activities available are Snorkeling, fishing and sailing.
For Wildlife lovers, be assured of game viewing thrills in Africa's biggest trans-boundary game reserve The Selous Game Reserve, which crosses the Ruvuma River into Msumbiji. 70km from Mtwara town lies a spring fresh water Lake, Kitele, which has a unique characteristic of not being fed by any river or valley.
There are a number of clubs and bars in Mtwara, playing a range of music from bongo flava to western pop. Best time to visit is usually between June and December.
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