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Tanzania & Zanzibar (Insight Guide Tanzania & Zanzibar)

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Synopsis:

Whether you want to scale the heights of Mount Kilimanjaro, enjoy spectacular game viewing on safari, or simply lie on a beautiful beach, you can do it all in Tanzania and Zanzibar. This book has been fully overhauled by an expert Africa author and is packed with stunning new pictures bringing this breathtaking country and its people to life. It gives you more background on the countrys fascinating history and culture than any other guide.

 

From the vibrant capital of Dar es Salaam to the plains of the Serengeti, all the country's top destinations are covered. You'll get the lowdown on unmissable Tanzania experiences like coral diving off the coast of Pemba and chimpanzee tracking in the Mahale Mountains, and theres fully illustrated gazetteer detailing Tanzanias fabulous wildlife. Maps throughout will help you get around and travel tips give you all the essential information.

About the Author

Insight Guides wherever possible uses local experts who provide insider know-how and share their love and knowledge of the destination.

Table of Contents

Introduction

The Best of Tanzania and Zanzibar

The Stuff of Legends

People

 

History

Decisive Dates

The Earliest Inhabitants

Swahili Traders

Imperial Ambitions

The Colonial Era

Independence

 

Features

Music, Dance and Art

The Lie of the Land

Safari

Mammals Gazetteer

Birds

Reptiles

 

Insights

The Leakeys

Slaves and Spice

Missionaries

President Nyerere

The Elephant Clan

Endangered and Endemic Wildlife

Insects and Arachnids

Climbing Kilimanjaro

The Great Migration

The Maasai

Janes Chimps

Selous

The TAZARA Railway

Swahili Architecture

Coral Diving

The Swahili

 

Places 

Introduction

Dar Es Salaam

The North Coast and Usambara

Arusha and Kilimanjaro

The Northern Safari Circuit

Western and Central Tanzania

Southern Parks and Tanzam Highway

Mbeya and Lake Nyasa

The South Coast

Zanzibar and Pemba

 

Travel Tips

Transport

Accommodation

Eating Out

Activities

A-Z

Language

Further Reading

Product Details

ISBN:
9781780051185
Author:
Insight Guides
Publisher:
Insight Guides
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
Tanzania
Subject:
Zanzibar
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series:
Insight Guides
Publication Date:
20140131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Whether you want to scale the heights of Mount Kilimanjaro, enjoy spectacular game viewing on safari, or simply lie on a beautiful beach, you can do it all in Tanzania and Zanzibar. This book has been fully overhauled by an expert Africa author and is packed with stunning new pictures bringing this breathtaking country and its people to life. It gives you more background on the countrys fascinating history and culture than any other guide.

 

From the vibrant capital of Dar es Salaam to the plains of the Serengeti, all the country's top destinations are covered. You'll get the lowdown on unmissable Tanzania experiences like coral diving off the coast of Pemba and chimpanzee tracking in the Mahale Mountains, and theres fully illustrated gazetteer detailing Tanzanias fabulous wildlife. Maps throughout will help you get around and travel tips give you all the essential information.

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