4 days in Tanzania Itinerary

4 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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4 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Mbeya
Fly:  3​h
1
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— Few hours
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
2
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Serengeti National Park
— 1 night
+3
taxi + Fly + taxi + bus:  2​h 15​min
4
Moshi
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Mbeya

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): steep yourself in history at House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), then head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral.

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Mbeya to Zanzibar City is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Mbeya in September, expect Zanzibar City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

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House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) ©
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib)
Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral ©

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Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Tarangire National Park.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tarangire National Park trip itinerary maker .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Zanzibar City to Tarangire National Park in 4.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Zanzibar City in September, with highs in Tarangire National Park at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Serengeti National Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Serengeti National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Tarangire National Park to Serengeti National Park in 6.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tarangire National Park in September; daily highs in Serengeti National Park reach 17°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

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Serengeti National Park ©
Serengeti National Park
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

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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.
On the 21st (Sat), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then take in the exciting artwork at Mama Africa Curio.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Moshi travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Serengeti National Park to Moshi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Moshi

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Climbing Tours
Mama Africa Giftshop ©
Mama Africa Giftshop

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