30 days in Tanzania Itinerary

30 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tanzania trip planner

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Moshi
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kilimanjaro National Park
— 2 nights
Bus
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Arusha
— 4 nights
Fly
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Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Lake Manyara National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 2 nights
Drive
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Serengeti National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Paje, Zanzibar Island
— 2 nights
Fly
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Pemba Island
— 2 nights
Fly
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Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 6 nights
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Moshi

— 4 nights
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.
Moshi is known for wildlife, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from Tours, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, browse the different shops at Kibo Tower, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Moshi trip itinerary builder site.

Exeter, UK to Moshi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Exeter to Moshi, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Moshi

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping

Kilimanjaro National Park

— 2 nights
On the 6th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kilimanjaro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kilimanjaro National Park trip itinerary builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Moshi to Kilimanjaro National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Arusha.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Arusha

— 4 nights
Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
Spend the 8th (Sun) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. Spend the 11th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, see Off-Road Tours, and examine the collection at Isle of Jewels.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Arusha trip planner.

You can take a bus from Kilimanjaro National Park to Arusha in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Tarangire National Park

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Tarangire National Park.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tarangire National Park trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Arusha to Tarangire National Park in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Lake Manyara National Park.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Lake Manyara National Park

— 2 nights
A landscape rich in wildlife and diverse terrain, Lake Manyara National Park stretches across two Tanzanian regions.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stop by African Galleria, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Manyara Treetop Walkway, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Manyara. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc National du Lac Manyara.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lake Manyara National Park trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tarangire National Park to Lake Manyara National Park. In August in Lake Manyara National Park, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Lake Manyara National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. On the next day, don't miss a visit to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then admire all the interesting features of Olduvai Gorge.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area vacation maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lake Manyara National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Serengeti National Park

— 2 nights
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.
On the 17th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Seronera. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Mara River and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Serengeti National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nungwi.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Nungwi, Zanzibar Island

— 2 nights
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
On the 19th (Thu), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Baraka Natural Aquarium- Nungwi, then look for gifts at Bahati Beach Boutique, then kick back and relax at Nungwi Beach, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Tazari Caves. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Nungwi trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Serengeti National Park to Nungwi in 4.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Nungwi are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catch the shuttle to Paje.

Things to do in Nungwi

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Paje, Zanzibar Island

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): kick back and relax at Jambiani Beach and then stroll around Jozani Forest. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then kick back and relax at Paje Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paje route builder website.

Traveling by shuttle from Nungwi to Paje takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pemba Island.

Things to do in Paje

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Pemba Island

— 2 nights
On the 23rd (Mon), take a peaceful walk through Ngezi Forest Reserve and then step off the mainland to explore Pemba Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Ndagoni Ruins at Ras Mkumbuu and then head off the coast to Misali island.

To plan Pemba Island vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Paje to Pemba Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Paje, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Pemba Island, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Pemba Island

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches
Highlights from your trip

Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island

— 6 nights
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.
Spend the 25th (Wed) observing fascinating marine mammals with The Safari Blue. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock, explore the ancient world of The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe), kick back and relax at Nakupenda Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Zanzibar City itinerary planner.

You can fly from Pemba Island to Zanzibar City in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Pemba Island in August: highs in Zanzibar City hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Tanzania travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Beaches · Safaris
Though the size and scale of Tanzania may be overwhelming, the people make it a personable and easy-going place to visit. The bigger cities not only offer good connections to the main natural attractions, but also feature bustling markets where locals sell fresh produce, snacks, and crafts. Smaller villages retain their long-held customs, beliefs, and artistic traditions. With the continent's highest peak, and some of the most animal-rich safaris available, Tanzania holidays tend to dart between the big and bold, and the personal and low-key.