Mwanza City Tour
Mwanza is Tanzania’s second-largest city and the economic heart of the Lake Region. Visa expeditions offer an opportunity to explore the traditional way of living in rural areas by conducting organized cultural tours in Mwanza, with gentleness and respect for the cultures. Enjoy the rich culture of Tanzania and Tanzania’s cultural tourism. Mwanza is located in the extreme northern part of Tanzania’s mainland dominated by Africa’s largest lake, Lake Victoria. Geographically, Mwanza lies between latitudes 1o 30’ and 3 o 0’ south of Equator. The location ensures a fresh breeze, friendly humidity, and a nice temperature throughout the year. The town looks onto the lake, which includes dramatic views of the Bismarck Rock, a massive outcrop of granite rocks. Mwanza is an important crossroad of the region with a railroad connecting Tabora, Dodoma, and Dar es Salaam, a busy port with ferries to Ukerewe Island, Kamanga, Bukoba, and Port Bell in Uganda.
Lake Victoria is nearly 69,000 square kilometres, Africa’s largest tropical lake and the second-largest freshwater lake in the world; it is also the source of the great Nile River. Mwanza is the place where Sir Richard Francis Burton and John Speke travelled in the eighteenth century to discover the source of the river Nile. Mwanza is a land of unparalleled diversity of scenery, fauna, flora, minerals, history, and many natural features. The infrastructure has been improved recently, making the city and its places easily accessible. Roads to and from Mwanza are all tarmac. The Mwanza Airport has been upgraded to international standards. Also from Mwanza, you can sail to the neighbouring island of Ukerewe, where you find an oasis for relaxation with a beautiful view of Nansio Lagoon.