50 days in Tanzania Itinerary

50 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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Paje
— 5 nights
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Zanzibar City
— 5 nights
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Nungwi
— 4 nights
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Tanga
— 1 night
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Dar es Salaam
— 4 nights
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Mafia Island
— 2 nights
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Iringa
— 4 nights
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Mbeya
— 1 night
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Dodoma
— 1 night
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Moshi
— 4 nights
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Arusha
— 3 nights
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Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 1 night
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Serengeti National Park
— 3 nights
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Mwanza
— 3 nights
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Kigoma
— 4 nights

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Paje

Paje ©
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nicolas Zanzibar Tours and Eddy Murphy Safari. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Zanzibar Butterfly Centre, take a memorable tour with Zanzi Quad Safari, enjoy the sand and surf at Jambiani Beach, and get outside with Kite Dream Zanzibar.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Paje trip maker website.

Stockholm, Sweden to Paje is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Stockholm to Paje due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in March, expect Paje to be much hotter, temps between 38°C and 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Paje

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

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Beach
Paje Beach
4.5
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Swim with Dolphins
Nicolas Zanzibar Tours
4.5

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Christ Church Cathedral and Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral. Appreciate the collections at Princess Salme Museum at Emerson on Hurumzi and The Beautiful Eyes. There's lots more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, browse the exhibits of Hurumzi Henna Art Gallery, take in nature's colorful creations at Forodhani Gardens, and take in the exciting artwork at Dr Bulugu Gallery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Zanzibar City vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Paje to Zanzibar City in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nungwi.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Specialty Museum
Freddie Mercury Museum
1.0
Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
5.0

4
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Nungwi

Nungwi ©
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Get a sense of the local culture at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Cathedral and Dr. Bulugu Gallery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Panamwe Tours & Safaris and Escape Room ZANZIBAR. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stop by blacklulu, take a pleasant ride with Zanzibar Horse Club, and get the adrenaline pumping with Zanzibuggy.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Nungwi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zanzibar City to Nungwi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daytime highs in Nungwi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tanga.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Shopping

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.6

1
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Tanga

Tanga ©
Tanga is both the name of the most northerly seaport city of Tanzania, and the surrounding Tanga Region. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Amboni Caves and then gain a rich perspective with Tanga Wonders Adventures Tours & Safaris.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tanga road trip site.

Drive from Nungwi to Tanga in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. While traveling from Nungwi, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Tanga, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dar es Salaam.

Things to do in Tanga

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Nature
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Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam ©
Founded in the mid-19th century, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's largest city, lost the status of the official capital but remains the country's commercial and financial center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Tanzanite Dream and Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Upanga Jamatkhana and Darkhana Jamat Khana. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Qiblatein, take an in-depth tour of Village Museum, and see Nyasi Adventure.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dar es Salaam online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Tanga to Dar es Salaam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tanga in March: highs in Dar es Salaam hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Mafia Island.

Things to do in Dar es Salaam

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife
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History Museum
Village Museum
3.5
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Religious Site
Upanga Jamatkhana
4.7

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Mafia Island

Mafia Island ©
A quiet, sandy landmass off the coast of Tanzania, Mafia Island lies dotted with peaceful lodges and sleepy fishing villages.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mafia Marine National Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's more to do: enjoy the sea views from Ras Mkumbi.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mafia Island trip planning website.

You can fly from Dar es Salaam to Mafia Island in 2.5 hours. You will leave for Iringa on the 22nd (Mon).

Things to do in Mafia Island

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Outdoors
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.7
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Lighthouse
Ras Mkumbi
1.8

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Iringa

Iringa is a city in Tanzania with a population of 112,900. Get a sense of the local culture at Iringa Boma - Regional Museum and Cultural Centre and Isimila Stone Age Site. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Safaris and Comfort Spa & Wellness.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Iringa itinerary planner.

You can fly from Mafia Island to Iringa in 6 hours. In March, daytime highs in Iringa are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mbeya.

Things to do in Iringa

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites
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Safari
Safaris
4.7
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Historic Site
Isimila Stone Age Site
4.2

1
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Mbeya

Mbeya ©
Mbeya is a city located in southwest Tanzania, Africa. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Ngozi Crater Lake.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Mbeya trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Iringa to Mbeya takes 5 hours. Traveling from Iringa in March, expect nights in Mbeya to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Dodoma.

Things to do in Mbeya

Nature · Parks
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Water Body
Ngozi Crater Lake
4.6

1
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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. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Nyerere Square.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Dodoma online itinerary builder.

Getting from Mbeya to Dodoma by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, Dodoma is somewhat warmer than Mbeya - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Dodoma

Parks
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Moshi

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.
Get some cultural insight at Mama Africa Giftshop and Chagga Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Walking tours and Kilimanjaro Animal C.R.E.W.. There's still lots to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and fulfill a lifelong dream with Gypsy Tanzania Tours.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Moshi road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Dodoma to Moshi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Moshi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

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Swim with Dolphins
Gypsy Tanzania Tours
5.0
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Art Gallery
Mama Africa Giftshop
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Chagga Museum
4.1

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Arusha

Arusha ©
Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
Let the collections at The Tanzanite Experience and Cultural Heritage Centre capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kili Dreamers and Isle of Jewels. Spend the 2nd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Old Boma Museum and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Arusha online visit planner.

You can take a shuttle from Moshi to Arusha in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Arusha are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Arusha

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Wildlife
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Specialty Museum
Isle of Jewels
4.8
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.6

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Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Tarangire National Park.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tarangire National Park day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Arusha to Tarangire National Park in 3.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Tarangire National Park are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
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Geologic Formation
Tarangire National Park
4.8

1
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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 7th (Wed): see Bencia Africa.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip planner.

Drive from Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

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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.
Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Seronera. There's more to do: stroll through Retima Hippo Pool and soar above the sights with Serengeti Balloon Safaris.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Serengeti National Park driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mwanza.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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National Park
Seronera
4.7
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Nature / Park
Retima Hippo Pool
4.7

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Mwanza

Mwanza is a mid-sized port city on the southern shores of Lake Victoria in northwestern Tanzania. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Safaris and Rock City Mall. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Sukuma Museum, hike along Saanane Island National Park, and pause for some photo ops at Samaki Corner.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mwanza travel route planning site.

Fly from Serengeti National Park to Mwanza in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daytime highs in Mwanza are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kigoma.

Things to do in Mwanza

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums
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Safari
Safaris
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Specialty Museum
Sukuma Museum
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Monument
Samaki Corner
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Kigoma

Kigoma ©
Kigoma is a town and lake port in western Tanzania, on the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika and close to the border with Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Livingstone Museum & Memorial and Gombe Stream National Park.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kigoma attractions planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Mwanza to Kigoma in 12 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Kigoma sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 23°C at night. On the 18th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kigoma

Nature · Parks · Museums

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