19 days in Tanzania & Egypt Itinerary

19 days in Tanzania & Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Detroit, United States
Fly:  26 h
1
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Iringa, Tanzania
— 5 nights
Fly + Taxi:  13 h 15 min
3
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 7 nights
Fly:  17 h
4
Luxor, Egypt
— 1 night
Fly:  21 h
End: Detroit, United States


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2
nights
Zanzibar City, Tanzania

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.
Visit House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) and Hamamni Persian Baths for their historical value. Head to Mwanzo Mpya and Zanzibar Curio Shopfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Zanzibar City side-trips: Nungwi (Nungwi Beach & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Darajani Bazaar, look for gifts at Memories of Zanzibar, and explore the ancient world of The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe).

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Zanzibar City trip maker tool.

Detroit, USA to Zanzibar City is an approximately 25- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Detroit to Zanzibar City due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Detroit in July since evenings lows in Zanzibar City dip to 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Iringa.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Outdoors Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nungwi
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hamamni Persian Baths ©
Hamamni Persian Baths

5
nights
Iringa, Tanzania

Iringa is a city in Tanzania with a population of 112,900. Iringa is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Iringa trip app.

Traveling by flight from Zanzibar City to Iringa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zanzibar City in July: high temperatures in Iringa hover around 76°F and lows are around 55°F. You'll set off for Serengeti National Park on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in Iringa

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Safaris

7
nights
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Olduvai Gorge in Ngorongoro Conservation Area (about 1h 45 min away). Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Seronera. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool and explore the striking landscape at Naabi Hill.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Serengeti National Park road trip planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Iringa to Serengeti National Park in 17 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. On the 3rd (Sat), you're off to Luxor.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Olduvai Gorge
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Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge
Seronera ©
Seronera

1
night
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II), Tomb of Ramses III, Tomb of Ramses VI, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Karnak Open Air Museum, delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, examine the collection at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, then explore the ancient world of Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), and finally explore the ancient world of Tomb of Ramses VI.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Luxor tour itinerary maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Serengeti National Park to Luxor. Traveling from Serengeti National Park to Luxor, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Luxor are 107°F, while nighttime lows are 81°F. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Tomb of Ramses VI
Tomb of Ramses VI

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