The Rough Guide to Tanzania 2

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-05-01
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
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The Rough Guide to Tanzaniais the definitive guide to one of Africa's most beautiful destinations. A 24-page, full-colour section introduces Tanzania's highlights, from the volcanic landscapes of the Ngorongoro Crater to the Indian Ocean beaches of Zanzibar. In addition, there are two, full-colour, 4-page inserts: 'A Year in Celebration' and National Parks'. The guide includes a new 'author's pick' section of the very best hotels and restaurants, plus up-to-date listings of all the top lodges, safari companies and bars, in every price range. From climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to arranging a Serengeti safari, this guide has all the practical advice you will need. There is an extensive chapter on learning and speaking Kiswahili, plus reliable coverage of Tanzania's history, politics, environment, wildlife and music. The guide comes complete with maps and town plans for every region.

Table of Contents

Colour sectionp. 1
Introductionp. 6
Where to gop. 7
When to gop. 11
Things not to missp. 13
Basicsp. 17
Getting therep. 19
Red tape and visasp. 27
Information, maps and websitesp. 28
Insurancep. 30
Healthp. 31
Money and costsp. 37
Getting aroundp. 40
Accommodationp. 49
Eating and drinkingp. 52
Communicationsp. 56
The mediap. 58
Opening hours, public holidays and festivalsp. 60
Outdoor activitiesp. 61
Cultural tourismp. 64
Safarisp. 67
Photographyp. 72
Shoppingp. 73
Troublep. 74
Customs and beliefsp. 78
Working in Tanzaniap. 81
Travellers with disabilitiesp. 82
The environment and ethical tourismp. 84
Directoryp. 85
Guidep. 87
Dar es Salaam and aroundp. 87
The north coastp. 145
The south coastp. 189
Central Tanzaniap. 249
The northern highlandsp. 317
Arusha and aroundp. 377
The Northern Safari Circuitp. 425
Lake Victoria and northwestern Tanzaniap. 485
Lake Tanganyika and western Tanzaniap. 527
Southern Tanzaniap. 573
Zanzibarp. 625
Contextsp. 721
Historyp. 723
Wildlife and habitatsp. 738
Booksp. 757
Musicp. 765
Languagep. 775
Travel storep. 789
Small print & Indexp. 799
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