LINKS TO TANZANIA AND AFRICA
Page last modified
October 5, 2010
Ushongo Beach Cottages One and two bedroom cottages on quiet, palm-fringed beach on the Tanzania coast. Self-help or fully catered. Snorkeling and diving on local coral reefs.
Kilimanjaro Climb Private Kilimanjaro operate the best private climbs and charity treks up Mt Kilimanjaro with experienced guides, good food and good equipment.
Kenya Safaris Adventure Kenya safaris for family vacations, budget camping, seniors travel and wildlife Tanzania safaris.
www.africaguide.com A comprehensive guide to Africa and African safaris, with detailed travel information, saccommodation, hundreds of relevant links, forums, a photo library and a monthly newsletter.
www.bradt-travelguides.com An excellent guide book well worth buying. Lots of information on Tanzania mainland as well as Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia. Provides useful data on middle and upper levels of tourism.
Footprint Guides - an Online travel guide for worldwide destinations. Gives information on companies in Tanzania. Footprints are intending to publish a guide book on Tanzania shortly.
www.roughguides.com . Another very popular guide book.
www.lonelyplanet.com A popular guide book, especially amongst backpackers.
For further information on Tanzania see Travel Directory for the World - The Big Travel Guide of the World.
Swala Safaris offers a 10% discount to members of Star Alliance.
USA: www.flightcentre.com www.oracle.com
Canada: www.flightentre.ca www.travelcuts.com
U.K.: www.bridgetheworld.com www.flightcentre.co.uk www.travelbag.co.uk www.trailfinders.com www.travelmood.com
Australia: www.austravel.com www.flightcentre.com www.statravel.com www.trailfinders.com .
South Africa: www.flightcentre.co.za www.clubtravel.co.za www.penntravel.co.za .
NATIONAL PARKS OF TANZANIA
Tanzania National Parks - official site of the Tanzania National Parks. Lacking in detail.
Ngorongoro Crater an informative eductional site on Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Serengeti National Park - the official site for Serengeti National Park. A good inter-active site.
Tourism in Tanzania - official site for the Tanzania Tourist Board.
Accommodation in USA:
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www.airkenya.com National carrier of Kenya. Daily flight from Europe/USA to Nairobi. Also flies daily to Dar es Salaam.
www.britishairways.com Daily flights London-Nairobi and London-Dar es Salaam.
www.ethiopianairlines.com Thrice weekly flights from USA and Europe to Arusha and Dar es Salaam.
www.klm.com Daily 1030 Amsterdam. Arrives Arusha 2015. Departs Arusha 2115 to Amsterdan via Dar es Salaam.
www.emirates.com Regular flights Dubai to Nairobi and Dar es Salaam.
Tanzania Air Charter:
www.precisionair.com A subsidiary of Air Kenya. Regular daily flights to the Serengeti, Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar. Regular flights to other towns.
www.regionalair.com Off-shoot of Kenya Airways. Has regular daily flights to the Serengeti, Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar as well as various other locations.
Chimpanzees - fly-in safaris to Mahale staying in luxury tents on the shores of Lake Tanganyika. Mahale difficult to get to, except by flying. Best place to see chimpanzees. Most air charter companies have flights from Arusha/Serengeti/Mwanza to Kigoma. Also arranges safaris to the more remote Katavi National Park.
OFFICIAL ORGANIZATIONS, EMBASSIES AND GOVERNMENT BODIES:
www.tanzania.go.tz The official web site of Government of Tanzania. Has details on visas.
www.kenyagov.com The official web site of Kenya Government. Information on visas.
Tanzania News: There are some very good web sites with excellent articles on Africa and on African affairs in general. Puts many of the British and American newspapers to shame.
www.arushatimes.com The local newspaper of Arusha. Probably not of interest to those who do not know the place, but it gives some idea of what goes on in a small town (pop.250,000) in the middle of Africa.
www.ipp.co.tz Predominantly news of Tanzania and items of interest. Interesting email chat talks on contentious issues.
www.goafrica A web site established by a group of journalists. Focuses mainly on East Africa but with articles on other African countries.
www.allafrica.com An excellent web site dealing with news throughout Africa.
www.outafrica.com Also an excellent web site with plenty of information on East Africa. Run by journalists (PACT).