15 days in Tanzania Itinerary

15 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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15 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Fly:  33​h
1
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
2
Moshi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Serengeti National Park
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
7
Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  34​h
End: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

2
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, experience rural life at Tangawizi Spice Farm, admire the landmark architecture of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), and steep yourself in history at Christ Church Cathedral.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Zanzibar City sightseeing planning tool .

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to Zanzibar City is an approximately 33-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Santo Domingo to Zanzibar City due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Cheetah's Rock
Highlights from your plan
Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Forodhani Park ©
Forodhani Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): browse for treasures at Mama Africa Giftshop, then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Here are some ideas for day two: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Moshi fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Zanzibar City to Moshi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Moshi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Safaris
Mama Africa Giftshop ©
Mama Africa Giftshop

1
night
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kilimanjaro.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kilimanjaro National Park online visit planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Moshi to Kilimanjaro National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro

1
night
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
On the 8th (Wed), stroll through Tarangire National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tarangire National Park day trip planner.

You can fly from Kilimanjaro National Park to Tarangire National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Wildlife Nature 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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area road trip site .

Getting from Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area by car takes about 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
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 10th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seronera.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Serengeti National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Nungwi.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

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

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mnemba Atoll (in Unguja City) and Matemwe Beach (in Matemwe). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Nungwi Beach, stroll through Kendwa Beach, look for gifts at Bahati Beach Boutique, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nungwi trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Serengeti National Park to Nungwi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kendwa, Matemwe Beach, Mnemba Atoll
Highlights from your plan
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kendwa Beach ©
Kendwa Beach

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