Written by Africa expert Philip Briggs and specializing in wildlife-viewing opportunities, this well-established guide has the latest information on overland and balloon safaris and all the national parks. The main attractions of the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, lakes Victoria and Tanganyika, and other prime regions for travelers are all covered in depth, with details of the big cats, numerous species of antelope,and other wildlife that can be expected to be seen on safari. How to get the most out of photography equipment, combating danger from hippos, crocodiles, and snakes, malaria prevention, personal safety, and recommended local tour operators are included. Interaction with the natives is an enriching and memorable part of a visit, so the section on observing local etiquette and background on Tanzania's group dynamics provide an understanding of the country. Advice for travelers on a range of topics--climbing Kilimanjaro, spice island excursions, ecological tips, and visiting rock paintings--make this guide a valuable companion.
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