29 days in Tanzania Itinerary

29 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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29 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
bus + Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Arusha
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Dodoma
— 10 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Mwanza
— 7 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Jakarta

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Balloon Rides, Kikuletwa Hotsprings, Serengeti Heritage, and other attractions you added. Take a break from Arusha with a short trip to Mt Meru in Arusha National Park, about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Kili Dreamers.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Arusha day trip planner .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Arusha is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Jakarta to Arusha due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jakarta in January, things will get slightly colder in Arusha: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Arusha

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Mt Meru, Kikuletwa Hotsprings
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Mt Meru ©
Mt Meru
Ngurdoto Crater ©
Ngurdoto Crater

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jambiani Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling, Scuba & Snorkeling, and other attractions you added. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zanzibar City: Nungwi (Nungwi Beach & Scuba & Snorkeling) and Kendwa Beach (in Kendwa). There's lots more to do: stroll through Cheetah's Rock, enjoy the sand and surf at Nakupenda Beach, and admire all the interesting features of Tangawizi Spice Farm.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zanzibar City trip planner .

You can fly from Arusha to Zanzibar City in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Arusha in January; daily highs in Zanzibar City reach 38°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dodoma.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

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

10
nights
Dodoma

Dodoma ©
Dodoma, officially Dodoma Urban District, is the national capital of Tanzania and the capital of Dodoma Region, with a population of 410,956.GeographyLocated at, in the centre of the country, the town is 453km west of the former capital at Dar es Salaam and 441km south of Arusha, the headquarters of the East African Community. Spend the 14th (Tue) exploring nature at Selous Game Reserve.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dodoma online tour planner .

Getting from Zanzibar City to Dodoma by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Zanzibar City in January, expect Dodoma to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 22°C. You'll set off for Mwanza on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Dodoma

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Selous Game Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Selous Game Reserve ©
Selous Game Reserve

7
nights
Mwanza

Mwanza ©
Mwanza is a mid-sized port city on the southern shores of Lake Victoria in northwestern Tanzania. Mwanza is known for wildlife, nature, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the different shops at Rock City Mall.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mwanza trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Dodoma to Mwanza in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 31st (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Mwanza

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Rock City Mall ©
Rock City Mall

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