15 days in Tanzania Itinerary

15 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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15 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly + taxi:  25​h
1
Moshi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Serengeti National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
6
Arusha
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
7
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Houston

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 3rd (Mon), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Mama Africa Curio. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Moshi tour builder app .

Houston, USA to Moshi is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Houston to Moshi, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Moshi

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

2
nights
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
On the 5th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kilimanjaro. Keep things going the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kilimanjaro National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Explore your travel options from Moshi to Kilimanjaro National Park with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can fly to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Nature Parks
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Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro

1
night
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Tarangire National Park.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tarangire National Park online holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Kilimanjaro National Park to Tarangire National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In February in Tarangire National Park, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

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

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 8th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Ngorongoro Conservation Area using our trip planner.

Drive from Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): stroll through Retima Hippo Pool and then explore the striking landscape of Serengeti National Park. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seronera.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Serengeti National Park trip site .

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park takes 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

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

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 (Tue): examine the collection at Cultural Heritage Centre and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Arusha trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Serengeti National Park to Arusha takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Serengeti National Park in February, with highs in Arusha at 81°F and lows at 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Arusha

Outdoors Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zanzibar City: Nungwi (Scuba & Snorkeling & Nungwi Beach). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, stroll around Forodhani Park, stroll through Cheetah's Rock, and contemplate the long history of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib).

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Zanzibar City trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Arusha to Zanzibar City by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Arusha in February, with highs in Zanzibar City at 92°F and lows at 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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