About: Tanzania is an East African country known for its vast wilderness areas. They include the plains of Serengeti National Park, a safari mecca populated by the “big five” game (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino), and Kilimanjaro National Park, home to Africa’s highest mountain. Offshore lie the tropical islands of Zanzibar and Mafia Marine Park, where whale sharks swim through reefs. (Source: Wikipedia).
Currency: Tanzanian shilling
Official languages: Swahili, English
Tourism: Find or list accommodation, adventure, attraction, and safari operators on the Africa Adventure Travel GeoDirectory.
Tanzania Tourism Board and Travel Trade Association Website Links:
- Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO): www.tatotz.org
- Tanzania Tour Guides Association (TTGA): www.tanzaniatourismonline.net
- Tanzania Tourism Board: www.tanzaniatouristboard.com