Ambon Caves

Amboni Caves _ Tanga Region

Amboni Caves Tanzania Historical site

Amboni caves is an amazing adventure you are welcome to join the tour, Outside the caves enjoy a natural forest around and welcoming sounds of monkeys and birds. our guide will take you through various compartments/rooms used for different purposes and enjoy the Cave’s natural beauty while listening to well narrated stories about the caves.
The Amboni Caves are the most extensive limestone caves in East Africa. They are located 8 km north of Tanga City in Tanzania off the Tanga-Mombasa road. The caves were formed about 150 million years ago during the Jurassic age. It covers an area of 234 km². The area was under water some 20 million years ago. There are altogether ten caves but only one is used for guided tours.

The magnificent Amboni Caves in Tanga is one of the most popular tourist destination in Tanga, Tanzania. These caverns form one of the most extensive systems of caves in East Africa. The longest of the Amboni Caves measures 900 meters. One of the caves in the premises is a popular site for guided tours in Tanga. The Amboni Caves, Tanga has a religious significance among the locals. You will find a number of local people praying and making offerings in any one of the caves, which they deem as shrines. Some of the caves in the premises of the Amboni Caves, Tanga are fatal.

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