10 days in Tanzania Itinerary

10 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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10 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Arusha
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
2
Serengeti National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
6
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Dubai

1
night
Arusha

Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Arusha trip builder .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Arusha is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dubai to Arusha. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in August; daily highs in Arusha reach 27°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Arusha

Outdoors Tours
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Climbing Tours

2
nights
Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park ©
Few adventures in the world invoke such vivid natural imagery as a trip to Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site known for its diverse animal life and memorable scenery.
On the 7th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Seronera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): stroll through Serengeti National Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Serengeti National Park travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Arusha to Serengeti National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Serengeti National Park ©
Serengeti National Park
Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

1
night
Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Ngorongoro Conservation Area ©
You can discover Tanzania's varied plant and animal life on a tour of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a World Heritage Site known for its massive volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ngorongoro Conservation Area day trip planning website .

You can drive from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks Nature
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

1
night
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
On the 10th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Tarangire National Park.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Tarangire National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park takes 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to fly to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

1
night
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kilimanjaro.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kilimanjaro National Park day trip website .

Fly from Tarangire National Park to Kilimanjaro National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Parks Nature
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Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro

3
nights
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island

Zanzibar City ©
Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
Take a break from Zanzibar City with a short trip to Nungwi Beach in Nungwi, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, admire the striking features of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), explore the ancient world of Hamamni Persian Baths, and take in nature's colorful creations at Forodhani Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Zanzibar City travel planner.

You can fly from Kilimanjaro National Park to Zanzibar City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Zanzibar City can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cheetah's Rock, Nungwi Beach
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach

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