This is an all-in-one travellers' guide to the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania – the vast, iconic reserve in the heart of East Africa. The Tourist Travel & Field Guide of the Serengeti National Park offers detailed maps, travel information and a photographic field guide in a single, handy volume. The scope of this guide is rich and encompassing: after a general introduction to the Serengeti, it discusses the history and people of the region; the landscape, geology and soils; tourist information, including recommended routes, best season, safaris offered and booking details; and it describes the important places to see. Detailed maps indicate tourist routes and what to look out for.
The Tourist Travel & Field Guide of the Serengeti National Park section includes substantial check lists and colour photos of the vegetation (trees, flowers, grasses), mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds one is likely to see. It includes info on the habits and behaviours of the animals described.