15 days in Tanzania Itinerary

15 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Serengeti National Park
— 2 nights
2
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 2 nights
3
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
4
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 2 nights
5
Pemba Island
— 2 nights
6
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 4 nights

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.
Step out of Serengeti National Park to go to Ngorongoro Conservation Area and see Olduvai Gorge, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Seronera. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Serengeti National Park online travel route planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Serengeti National Park is an approximately 17-hour flight. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Jeddah in November: high temperatures in Serengeti National Park hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Olduvai Gorge
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Seronera ©
Seronera
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. On your second day here, make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip planner.

Getting from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area by car takes about 2.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

1
night
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Tarangire National Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tarangire National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park takes 4 hours. In November, daytime highs in Tarangire National Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to fly to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

2
nights
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kilimanjaro. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Mount Kibo.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kilimanjaro National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Tarangire National Park to Kilimanjaro National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Pemba Island.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kibo
Mount Kibo

2
nights
Pemba Island

Pemba Island ©
On the 21st (Wed), delve into the lush surroundings at Pemba Flying Fox Forest and then step off the mainland to explore Pemba Island. On the next day, delve into the lush surroundings at Ngezi Forest Reserve and then step off the mainland to explore Misali island.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Pemba Island tour itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Kilimanjaro National Park to Pemba Island in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Pemba Island

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Pemba Island ©
Pemba Island
Misali island ©
Misali island
Pemba Flying Fox Forest ©
Pemba Flying Fox Forest

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nungwi Beach in Nungwi (about 1h 25 min away). Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock, look for gifts at Mwanzo Mpya, and explore the ancient world of The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zanzibar City day trip tool.

You can drive from Pemba Island to Zanzibar City in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Traveling from Pemba Island in November, Zanzibar City is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cheetah's Rock, Nungwi Beach
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island
Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock

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