11 days in Tanzania Itinerary

11 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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11 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Arusha
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Serengeti National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
5
Tarangire National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
You've now added Easy Travel & Tours Ltd to your itinerary. On the 9th (Thu), examine the collection at Cultural Heritage Centre, see the interesting displays at Tanzanite Experience, and then get a dose of the wild on Easy Travel & Tours Ltd. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Isle of Jewels, then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Masai Central Market.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Arusha road trip planning tool .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Arusha is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Eastern African Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January, Arusha is a bit warmer than Tel Aviv - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Masai Central Market
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Climbing Tours
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre
Tanzanite Experience ©
Tanzanite Experience

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Ngorongoro Conservation Area tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Arusha to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): stroll through Serengeti Hippo Pool and then explore the striking landscape of Serengeti National Park.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Serengeti National Park day trip planning site .

You can drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park in 2.5 hours. January in Serengeti National Park sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

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

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.
On the 13th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock, look for gifts at Mwanzo Mpya, and then head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nungwi Beach and then get to know the fascinating history of Stone Town.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Zanzibar City tour itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Serengeti National Park to Zanzibar City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. When traveling from Serengeti National Park in January, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Zanzibar City: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Beaches Wildlife

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Tarangire National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tarangire National Park trip maker .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Zanzibar City to Tarangire National Park in 4.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Zanzibar City in January; daily highs in Tarangire National Park reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. You will leave for home on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

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