Superlatives come thick and fast when describing this large and spectacularly diverse country. Tanzania includes two of Africa’s most celebrated wildlife areas, the subject of countless wildlife documentaries: the Serengeti, home to the highest density of plains game in Africa, and the majestic Ngorongoro, the world’s largest intact volcanic crater. It also contains the world’s longest freshwater lake, Tanganyika; Africa’s largest reserve, the Selous; and its loftiest and most challenging mountain, Kilimanjaro. . .

(continued on p. 376)

Links we like

Serengeti News, issues and practicalities regarding this breathtaking national park.

Tanzania National Parks Essential reference if you’re planning to hit the safari circuit.

Tanzania Tourist Board Official visitor info.

Zanzibar.net General site with a mixed bag of visitor-friendly articles.

This page last edited 9 June 2011 © Richard Trillo and Emma Gregg


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