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1 Kenya and Tanzania The Lion Sleeps Tonight Chapter 26

2 Copyright © 2007 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited 2

3 3 Kenya & Tanzania Kenya Wildlife preserves National parks Bisected by equator Rift Valley Capital &Gateway – Nairobi NBO Port – Mombassa Swahili  Tanzania Wildlife preserves National parks Capital – Dodoma Gateway & port  Dar es Salaam Swahili & English 

4 Copyright © 2007 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited 4 How Travellers Get There Kenya Airways  NBO and MBA  MBO cruise port Air Tanzania only within country  Kilimanjaro JRO and Dar es Salaam DAR Stopovers in Europe suggested Escorted tours suggested

5 Copyright © 2007 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited 5 When to Go High altitude = cooler temp North  Drier and hotter East coast – MBA  Tropical Tourist season  #1 Nov – Feb  Jul – Sep Rainy Season  Masika-Long Rain Mar – May  Mvuli –Short Rain Oct - Dec

6 Copyright © 2007 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited 6 Travelling Safely Documentation  Passport & visa Health  Precautions Sunscreen  Water Drink Only bottled No swimming  Insects Malaria pills Insect repellant  AIDS/ HIV

7 Copyright © 2007 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited 7 Travelling Safely (cont.) Crime & theft  Canadians in Tanzania, especially in Zanzibar, should exercise caution in public places  You are advised against all travel to the border areas with Sudan, Somalia or Ethiopia Maintain awareness and acceptance of culture & customs

8 Copyright © 2007 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited 8 Getting Around Safaris  Minibus  4 wheel drive  Small planes  Hot air balloons Serengeti Park only Car rentals not advised

9 Copyright © 2007 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited 9 Kenya Nairobi  Kenya National Museum  Nairobi National Park Mombassa  Cruise port  Mosques  Coral reefs Malindi and Shimoni - surfing Lake Victoria  2 nd largest freshwater lake in the world

10 Copyright © 2007 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited 10 Kenya – Wildlife Preserves  Masai Mara Zebra & wildebeests  Aberdare Waterfalls, Mt. Kenya  Amboseli Elephants, Mt. Kilimanjaro view  Lake Nakuru Flamingos

11 Copyright © 2007 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited 11 Kenya Wildlife Preserves (cont.) Samburu  Somali ostrich, Grevy’s zebra, crocodiles Tsavo  Largest park - 40%  Elephant, rhino, lion, leopard, giraffe

12 Copyright © 2007 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited 12 Tanzania Arusha – gateway for safaris Serengeti National Park Wildebeest & zebra herds May/Jun and Sep Black Maned lions Olduvai Gorge  40 km gorge  Leakey family  Anthropological site Ngorongoro Crater  16km  Black Rhino rare and extremely endangered species

13 Copyright © 2007 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited 13 Tanzania (cont.) Zanzibar  Island  Stone Town Lake Victoria  No swimming Mt. Kilimanjaro  5896 m.  No trace climbing  5 day treks  Sep/Oct/Jan/Feb

14 Copyright © 2007 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited 14 Accommodations Treetops   Path of Elephant migratory route  Watering hole and salt lick  Lodge on stilts Serena Hotels   6 lodges in Kenya & Tanzania  4 hotels


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