5 days in Tanzania & Zanzibar Island Itinerary

5 days in Tanzania & Zanzibar Island Itinerary

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Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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Serengeti National Park
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Uroa
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Zanzibar City
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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip maker website.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Ngorongoro Conservation Area is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to East Africa Time (EAT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature · Parks
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Ngorongoro Crater
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): stroll through Retima Hippo Pool.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Serengeti National Park trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park takes 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Serengeti National Park are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Uroa.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Wildlife · Parks
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Retima Hippo Pool
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Uroa

Uroa ©
On the 11th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Mtoni Palace Ruins and then enjoy the sand and surf at Uroa Bay.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Uroa sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Serengeti National Park to Uroa takes 4.5 hours. In October, Uroa is warmer than Serengeti National Park - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Uroa

Beaches · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Beach
Uroa Bay
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Mtoni Palace Ruins
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Zanzibar City

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 12th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Forodhani Gardens, then admire the landmark architecture of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), then step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Zanzibar City travel planner.

Traveling by car from Uroa to Zanzibar City takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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