Pangani is a historic town located on the southeastern shore of the Tanga region of Tanzania. The history of Pangani can be traced back to the 15th Century, where it was used by Arabs as a trading port for slaves and goods.
In Pangani, there are many historical sites, as reminders of the Arabs, the Germans and the British rule of Tanzania.
Apart from that, Pangani is home of virgin beaches with clear sands shadowed with coconut trees and fishers Dhou along the shore.
Pangani is a great idea for someone who want everything that the Indian ocean has to offer, but in a quiet and relaxing way. Unlike Zanzibar, Pangani is still untouched by lots of tourists, hence it provides a good opportunity of having exclusive beach experiences.
While in Pangani, you can explore the old town and see some historical buildings of colonial and traditional Swahili architecture, some are over 200 years old; a former slave labor camp and slave market site where Arabs traded slaves to India and Arabia; the Freedom Grounds; Islamic and German graves; ancient mosques, traditional houses, and African arts.
For bird lovers, the Pangani river is a place you do not want to miss as it is rich in bird life.
Other activities Pangani offers are sport fishing, snorkeling, swimming, hiking and diving.
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