15 days in Tanzania Itinerary

15 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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15 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Arusha
Fly:  1​h 15​min
1
Serengeti National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Moshi
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
6
Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
8
Arusha
— 2 nights
End: Arusha

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.
Spend the 19th (Mon) exploring nature at Seronera. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Serengeti National Park, stroll through Retima Hippo Pool, explore the striking landscape at Oldupai Gorge, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Serengeti National Park trip itinerary app .

Arusha to Serengeti National Park is an approximately 1.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car 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.
On the 22nd (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

1
night
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Tarangire National Park.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tarangire National Park trip maker .

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park takes 5 hours. August in Tarangire National Park sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can fly to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

1
night
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kilimanjaro.

To see ratings and other tourist information, use the Kilimanjaro National Park trip planner .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

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Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro

2
nights
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.
On the 25th (Sun), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Mama Africa Curio. Here are some ideas for day two: take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Moshi trip maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kilimanjaro National Park to Moshi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nungwi.

Things to do in Moshi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Climbing Tours
Safaris
Mama Africa Curio ©
Mama Africa Curio

2
nights
Nungwi, Zanzibar Island

Nungwi ©
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then stroll through Nungwi Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kendwa Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Nungwi holiday site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Moshi to Nungwi in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Nungwi are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Nungwi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kendwa Beach
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kendwa Beach ©
Kendwa Beach

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.
Zanzibar City is known for nature, historic sites, parks, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, admire the striking features of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), tour the pleasant surroundings at Nakupenda Beach, and stroll around Forodhani Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Zanzibar City travel planner.

Drive from Nungwi to Zanzibar City in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Zanzibar Island
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Forodhani Park ©
Forodhani Park

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 1st (Sun): examine the collection at Cultural Heritage Centre and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. On your second day here, stop by Shanga & Shanga Foundation and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Arusha vacation builder website .

Fly from Zanzibar City to Arusha in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Zanzibar City in August, with highs in Arusha at 27°C and lows at 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Arusha

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre

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