21 days in Tanzania Itinerary

21 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Khartoum
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Paje, Zanzibar Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Serengeti National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Lake Manyara National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
6
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Khartoum

5
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.
Visit Nungwi Beach and Nakupenda Beach for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Cheetah's Rock and Prison Island - Changuu Private Island. Venture out of the city with trips to Nungwi (blacklulu & Scuba & Snorkeling) and Space Station Zanzibar (in Tunguu). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Forodhani Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral, look for gifts at Mwanzo Mpya, and steep yourself in history at House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib).

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Zanzibar City road trip site.

Khartoum, Sudan to Zanzibar City is an approximately 9-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Khartoum to Zanzibar City. While traveling from Khartoum, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Zanzibar City, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Paje.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Nungwi, Zanzibar Island, Space Station Zanzibar
Highlights from your plan
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Paje Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Jozani Forest, stroll through Zanzibar Butterfly Centre, and explore the fascinating underground world of Kuza Cave.

Find out how to plan Paje trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Zanzibar City to Paje in 1.5 hours. In June in Paje, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Paje

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Zanzibar Island, Kuza Cave
Highlights from your plan
Paje Beach ©
Paje Beach
Jozani Forest ©
Jozani Forest
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Visiting Seronera and Retima Hippo Pool will get you outdoors.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Serengeti National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Paje to Serengeti National Park in 5 hours. You'll set off for Ngorongoro Conservation Area on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Seronera ©
Seronera
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.
On the 5th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 2.5 hours. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lake Manyara National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

3
nights
Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara National Park ©
A landscape rich in wildlife and diverse terrain, Lake Manyara National Park stretches across two Tanzanian regions.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake Manyara.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lake Manyara National Park visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Lake Manyara National Park. In July, daytime highs in Lake Manyara National Park are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to fly to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Lake Manyara National Park

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Elephant Caves
Highlights from your plan
Lake Manyara ©
Lake Manyara
African Galleria ©
African Galleria

2
nights
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
On the 9th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kilimanjaro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): head outdoors with Mount Kibo.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Kilimanjaro National Park trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Lake Manyara National Park to Kilimanjaro National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will leave for home on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kibo
Mount Kibo

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