Mikindani is a fascinating old town with winding streets and an exciting blend of African, Arabic and European architecture. The arms of the bay mouth contain old houses with doors which are carved like those of Zanzibar looking doors. Mikindani is a large, well-protected harbor close to the Mozambique border. It is a fascinating old town with remarkable accommodation at Old Boma Hotel.
Mikindani Bay is located along the coastal and within the gentle hills. It is about 10 kilometers away from Mtwara town in the southern part of Tanzania.
By mostly dirt road Mikindani is about 400 km from Dar es Salaam, via Kilwa and Lindi. This drive time takes 8-10 hours and an overnight stop at Kilwa Masoko is recommended. Mtwara city lies just 6 miles to the south of Mikindani and it has its own small airport and port.
There is a regular one hour flight routes between Dar es Salaam /Mtwara /Dar es Salaam cities.
Rainfall: There are mainly two rain seasons at Mikindani coast that appears between March and May and October and December. Rainfall is well distributed throughout the year here but the peak is the one between March and May.
Hendricks Family, the Hendricks families are the most famous of the Makonde carvers who still lives in Mtwara area. You can visit their carving workshop in Ziwani village just outside of Mtwara town.
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