15 days in Zanzibar Island & Sudan Itinerary

15 days in Zanzibar Island & Sudan Itinerary

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Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 5 nights
Drive
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Jambiani, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Nungwi, Tanzania
— 3 nights
Fly
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Khartoum, Sudan
— 3 nights
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Zanzibar City, Tanzania

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.
Step out of the city life by going to The Safari Blue and Nakupenda Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) and Palace Museum (Beit al-Sahel). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Freddie Mercury Museum, explore the galleries of Hurumzi Henna Art Gallery, contemplate the long history of Christ Church Cathedral, and explore the ancient world of Hamamni Persian Baths.

To see reviews and more tourist information, go to the Zanzibar City online trip planner.

New York City, USA to Zanzibar City is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from New York City to Zanzibar City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in January, expect Zanzibar City to be much hotter, temps between 91°F and 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Jambiani.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

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2
nights
Jambiani, Tanzania

Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): stroll through Jambiani Beach and then stroll through Paje Beach. On the next day, discover the deep blue sea with Rising Sun Dive Center and then stroll around Jozani Forest.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Jambiani trip builder app.

Getting from Zanzibar City to Jambiani by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Jambiani are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to take a shuttle to Nungwi.

Things to do in Jambiani

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Paje Beach ©
Beach
Paje Beach
4.5

3
nights
Nungwi, Tanzania

Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Take a break from the city and head to Nungwi Beach and Kendwa Beach. And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get the adrenaline pumping with Zanzibuggy, trot along with Zanzibar Horse Club, and stroll through Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Nungwi road trip site.

Getting from Jambiani to Nungwi by shuttle takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. January in Nungwi sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Khartoum.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Nungwi Beach ©
Must see
Nungwi Beach
4.4
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.6
Kendwa Beach ©
Beach
Kendwa Beach
4.6

3
nights
Khartoum, Sudan

Situated at the meeting point of the White and Blue Niles, the sprawling capital Khartoum captivates with its welcoming atmosphere, chaotic marketplaces, and extravagant skyline punctuated with glass towers.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Khalifa House Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Mojo Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Ethnographic Museum, then examine the collection at Sudan National Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Presidential Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Sudan Art Diwan, stroll the grounds of Khartoum War Cemetery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nilian Mosque.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Khartoum sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Nungwi to Khartoum in 10 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nungwi to Khartoum due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nungwi in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 62°F in Khartoum. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Khartoum

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Sudan National Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Sudan National Museum
3.9
Mojo Gallery ©
Art Gallery
Mojo Gallery
4.5
Khalifa House Museum ©
History Museum
Khalifa House Museum
3.8

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