19 days in Tanzania Itinerary

19 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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19 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Arusha
1
Arusha
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Paje, Zanzibar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
5
Moshi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
8
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Serengeti National Park
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
End: Arusha

2
nights
Arusha

Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
AfrikaKukaye Tours and Safaris has been added to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take in the dramatic natural features at Ngurdoto Crater, gain insight at Amani Children's home & Village visit, and stop by Shanga & Shanga Foundation.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Arusha road trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Arusha. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre
Ngurdoto Crater ©
Ngurdoto Crater

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.
Step out of Zanzibar City to go to Uroa and see Uroa Bay, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, steep yourself in history at House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock, and delve into the distant past at The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe).

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Zanzibar City route planner .

Fly from Arusha to Zanzibar City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Arusha in July; daily highs in Zanzibar City reach 34°C and lows reach 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Paje.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Uroa Bay, Cheetah's Rock
Highlights from your plan
Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Forodhani Park ©
Forodhani Park

2
nights
Paje, Zanzibar Island

Paje ©
Located on the island of Unguja, the quaint village of Paje lies on a shallow sandy lagoon, which attracts swarms of kitesurfing enthusiasts and marine life lovers.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): stroll through Paje Beach and then kick back and relax at Jambiani Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Zanzibar Butterfly Centre and then walk around Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paje road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Zanzibar City to Paje in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Nungwi.

Things to do in Paje

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Zanzibar Island, Jambiani Beach
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Jozani Forest ©
Jozani Forest
Paje Beach ©
Paje Beach
Jambiani Beach ©
Jambiani Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nungwi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): stroll through Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kendwa Beach.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Nungwi travel planner.

Getting from Paje to Nungwi by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kendwa Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kendwa Beach ©
Kendwa Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and then browse for treasures at Mama Africa Curio. On your second day here, take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

Make your Moshi itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Nungwi to Moshi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Moshi

Tours Outdoors 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 (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kilimanjaro.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kilimanjaro National Park vacation maker app .

Explore your travel options from Moshi to Kilimanjaro National Park with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can catch the flight 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 ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Tarangire National Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tarangire National Park 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. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough 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.
On the 9th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area by car takes about 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

3
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.
Spend the 11th (Sun) exploring nature at Seronera. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Serengeti National Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Oldupai Gorge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Serengeti Hippo Pool, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Serengeti National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Oldupai Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Serengeti National Park ©
Serengeti National Park
Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

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