The Rough Guide to Tanzania

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Penguin, Jan 4, 2010 - Travel - 632 pages

The Rough Guide to Tanzania is the definitive guide to one of Africa's most beautiful destinations, with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions from climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to the exotic Indian Ocean beaches of Zanzibar. You'll also find an in-depth and full-colour guide to Tanzania's spectacular wildlife and national parks, and the most accurate map of the magically labyrinthine Stone Town based on satellite imagery. From Tanzania's volcanic landscapes of Ngorongoro Crater to arranging a Serengeti safari, the guide includes practical information on getting there and around, plus reviews of the best Tanzanian hotels, restaurants, bars and shopping for all budgets. You'll find introductory sections on Tanzania's cultural customs, health, food, drink and outdoor activities as well as specialist Tanzanian tour operators and an introduction to learning Kiswahili. Rely on expert background information on everything from bull-fighting in Pemba through to the mosaic of ethnic groups in Tanzania. Explore all corners of this fascinating country with the clearest maps of any guide.

Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Tanzania.

 

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Contents

Where to go
When to go
16 Things not to miss
Basics
Getting there
Health
Getting around
Accommodation
Lake Tanganyika and western Tanzania
Southern Tanzania
Zanzibar
Contexts
History
Wildlife and habitats
Books
Music

Food and drink
The media
Festivals
Safaris
Activities
Crime and personal safety
Culture and etiquette
Shopping
Responsible tourism
Travel essentials
Explore Tanzania
Dar es Salaam and around
The north coast
The south coast
Central Tanzania
The northern highlands
Arusha and around
The Northern Safari Circuit
Lake Victoria and northwestern Tanzania
Language
Kiswahili
Glossary
More on Tanzania
Wild Tanzania
In the land of giants
Perfect predators
Surviving the savanna
Apes great and small
Life beneath the waves
Between heaven and earth
Habitats
The little five
Small print
A Rough Guide to Rough Guides
Publishing information
Help us update
Acknowledgements
Copyright

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