14 days in Tanzania Itinerary

14 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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14 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Arusha
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
2
Serengeti National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Moshi
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
7
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Athens

2
nights
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 10th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Cultural Heritage Centre and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. Keep things going the next day: see Off-Road Tours, then head outdoors with Kili Dreamers, and then look for gifts at iheartz Collections.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Arusha trip planner .

Athens, Greece to Arusha is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Athens to Arusha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Athens in February: highs in Arusha hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Arusha

Outdoors Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre
Off-Road 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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): stroll through Serengeti National Park and then stroll through Retima Hippo Pool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Seronera.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Serengeti National Park road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Arusha to Serengeti National Park in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Arusha in February, expect Serengeti National Park to be little chillier, temps between 25°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

2
nights
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.
On the 14th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then explore the striking landscape at Oldupai Gorge.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Oldupai Gorge ©
Oldupai Gorge
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

1
night
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
On the 16th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Tarangire National Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tarangire National Park road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park takes 5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

1
night
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
On the 17th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kilimanjaro.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kilimanjaro National Park day trip tool .

Getting from Tarangire National Park to Kilimanjaro National Park by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): browse for treasures at Mama Africa Giftshop, then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Moshi travel route planner.

Explore your travel options from Kilimanjaro National Park to Moshi with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Moshi

Tours Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Mama Africa Giftshop ©
Mama Africa Giftshop
Spas & Wellness

4
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 out of town with these interesting Zanzibar City side-trips: Nungwi (Nungwi Beach & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock, stop by Aromas of Zanzibar, and pause for some serene contemplation at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Zanzibar City online vacation maker .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Moshi 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 February, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Nungwi, Cheetah's Rock
Highlights from your plan
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock

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