11 days in Tanzania & Livingstone Itinerary

11 days in Tanzania & Livingstone Itinerary

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11 days in Tanzania & Livingstone Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  20​h
1
Moshi, Tanzania
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Arusha, Tanzania
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
4
Livingstone, Zambia
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Sydney, Australia


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3
nights
Moshi, Tanzania

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Ascend Tanzania and Kikuletwa Hotsprings. Next up on the itinerary: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, browse for treasures at Mama Africa Curio, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and buy something for everyone on your list at Kibo Tower.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Moshi trip builder website .

Sydney, Australia to Moshi is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Moshi is minus 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Moshi

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Ascend Tanzania ©
Ascend Tanzania
Climbing Tours
Mama Africa Curio ©
Mama Africa Curio

2
nights
Zanzibar City, Tanzania

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): get outside with Outdoor Activities and then admire the striking features of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Cathedral, look for gifts at Aromas of Zanzibar, then relax in the rural setting at Tangawizi Spice Farm, and finally steep yourself in history at Mtoni Palace Ruins.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Zanzibar City trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Moshi to Zanzibar City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. November in Zanzibar City sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Mtoni Palace Ruins, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral
Mtoni Palace Ruins ©
Mtoni Palace Ruins

1
night
Arusha, Tanzania

Arusha ©
Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
On the 23rd (Sat), head outdoors with Kili Dreamers, examine the collection at Tanzanite Experience, and then look for gifts at Isle of Jewels.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Arusha trip planner .

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. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Zanzibar City in November: high temperatures in Arusha hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in Arusha

Outdoors Museums Shopping
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Tanzanite Experience ©
Tanzanite Experience

2
nights
Livingstone, Zambia

Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Explore hidden gems such as Safaris and Railway Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Livingstone Museum and The National Art Gallery, Livingstone. On the 24th (Sun), spend a relaxing day on the river with a rafting and tubing tour. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Railway & Gateway Jewish Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Livingstone trip planning tool .

Getting from Arusha to Livingstone by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern African Time (EAT) to Central African Time (CAT) is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Livingstone when traveling from Arusha in November, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Livingstone

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Safaris
River Rafting & Tubing
Livingstone Museum ©
Livingstone Museum

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