5 days in Tanzania Itinerary

5 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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5 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Accra
Fly + taxi:  9​h 30​min
1
Moshi
— 1 night
+3
bus + taxi + Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
2
Serengeti National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
3
Arusha
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
End: Accra

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then view the masterpieces at Mama Africa Curio.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Moshi day trip planner.

Accra, Ghana to Moshi is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Accra to Moshi is 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Moshi

Tours Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Mama Africa Giftshop ©
Mama Africa Giftshop

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Serengeti National Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Seronera.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Serengeti National Park tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Moshi to Serengeti National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. September in Serengeti National Park sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Serengeti National Park ©
Serengeti National Park
Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

1
night
Arusha

Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour and then see the interesting displays at Tanzanite Experience.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Arusha trip planner .

You can fly from Serengeti National Park to Arusha in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Serengeti National Park in September: high temperatures in Arusha hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Tanzanite Experience ©
Tanzanite Experience

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