10 days in Tanzania Itinerary

10 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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10 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  27​h
1
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Arusha
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 15​min
3
Serengeti National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
4
Moshi
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  28​h
End: Phoenix

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.
Get in touch with nature at Nungwi Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get a sense of the local culture at House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) and Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock, stop by Mwanzo Mpya, delve into the distant past at Hamamni Persian Baths, and head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Zanzibar City trip itinerary builder app .

Phoenix, USA to Zanzibar City is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Phoenix to Zanzibar City, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 73°F in Zanzibar City. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Nungwi, Cheetah's Rock
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): examine the collection at Cultural Heritage Centre and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Arusha trip site .

Traveling by flight from Zanzibar City to Arusha takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Zanzibar City in October, things will get a bit cooler in Arusha: highs are around 78°F and lows about 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Arusha

Outdoors Tours Museums
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Climbing Tours
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Serengeti National Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seronera.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Serengeti National Park holiday planning site .

You can fly from Arusha to Serengeti National Park in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Arusha in October, things will get a bit cooler in Serengeti National Park: highs are around 63°F and lows about 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Moshi.

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
Moshi

Situated in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, the sleepy town of Moshi provides tourist with a safe and pleasant place to stay in while touring the region or braving Africa's highest mountain.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Mama Africa Curio, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

Discover how to plan a Moshi trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Serengeti National Park to Moshi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moshi

Outdoors Tours Shopping
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Climbing Tours
Mama Africa Curio ©
Mama Africa Curio
Spas

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