50 days in Tanzania Itinerary

50 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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Paje
— 4 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
— 3 nights
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Iringa
— 3 nights
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Mbeya
— 1 night
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Dodoma
— 1 night
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Moshi
— 6 nights
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Arusha
— 5 nights
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Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 2 nights
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Serengeti National Park
— 4 nights
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Mwanza
— 3 nights
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Kigoma
— 1 day

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zanzibar Butterfly Centre and Kuza Cave Culture Centre. Step out of Paje with an excursion to Eddy Murphy Safari in Kizimkazi--about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with Rising Sun Dive Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paje Beach, get outside with Kite Dream Zanzibar, and kick back and relax at Jambiani Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Paje trip itinerary builder website.

Stockholm, Sweden to Paje is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Stockholm in March, things will get much hotter in Paje: highs are around 38°C and lows about 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Zanzibar City.

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Beach
Paje Beach
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.
You'll explore and learn at Cultural Arts Gallery and Freddie Mercury Museum. Popular historic sites such as Christ Church Cathedral and Space Station Zanzibar are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Uroa Bay in Uroa (about 50 minutes away). The adventure continues: zoom along the surf with Zanzibar Extreme Watersports, relax and rejuvenate at Cinnamon Spa, look for gifts at Fahari Zanzibar, and take an exotic tour of Babu Tours & Safaris.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Zanzibar City trip builder website.

Drive from Paje to Zanzibar City in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nungwi.

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Waterskiing / Jetskiiing
Zanzibar Extreme Watersports
4.6

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Discover Zanzibar with Mr Brown and Zanzibuggy. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nungwi Beach, Head underground at Tazari Caves, take in the exciting artwork at Dr. Bulugu Gallery, and look for gifts at Bahati Beach Boutique.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nungwi road trip site.

Drive from Zanzibar City to Nungwi in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Nungwi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tanga.

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Nungwi Beach
4.4
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Art Gallery
Dr. Bulugu Gallery
3.5

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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): Head underground at Amboni Caves and then get engrossed in the history at Urithi Tanga Museum.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tanga trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Nungwi to Tanga takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Nungwi in March, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Tanga: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 34°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Dar es Salaam.

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History Museum
Urithi Tanga Museum
4.4

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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 National Museum and Kaole Ruins. Popular historic sites such as Masjid Qiblatein and Azania Front Lutheran Chruch are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Mbudya Island, look for gifts at The Tanzanite Dream, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dar es Salaam sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Tanga to Dar es Salaam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Tanga in March, expect nights in Dar es Salaam to be little chillier, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mafia Island.

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Island
Mbudya Island
4.2
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Specialty Museum
National Museum
2.5
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Religious Site
Masjid Qiblatein
4.3

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Ras Mkumbi and then explore the gorgeous colors at Mafia Marine National Park. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on things with Afro Whale Shark Safari.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mafia Island trip website.

Traveling by flight from Dar es Salaam to Mafia Island takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Iringa.

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Lighthouse
Ras Mkumbi
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Iringa

Iringa is a city in Tanzania with a population of 112,900. Step off the beaten path and head to Ruaha National Park and Comfort Spa & Wellness. There's more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and take an in-depth tour of Iringa Boma - Regional Museum and Cultural Centre.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Iringa route builder website.

Fly from Mafia Island to Iringa in 6 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 25th (Thu), you'll travel to Mbeya.

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Safari
Safaris
4.7
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National Park
Ruaha National Park
4.6

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Mbeya

Mbeya ©
Mbeya is a city located in southwest Tanzania, Africa. To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mbeya trip builder tool.

Getting from Iringa to Mbeya by car takes about 5 hours. Traveling from Iringa in March, expect nights in Mbeya to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Dodoma.

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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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): walk around Nyerere Square.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dodoma online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Mbeya to Dodoma takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mbeya in March, things will get a bit warmer in Dodoma: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Moshi.

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Coffee & Tea Tours. Take a break from Moshi with a short trip to Mount Kilimanjaro in Kilimanjaro National Park, about 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, view the masterpieces at Mama Africa Giftshop, and admire the sheer force of Materuni Waterfalls.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Moshi trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Dodoma to Moshi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Arusha.

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Art Gallery
Mama Africa Giftshop
4.8
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Balloon Ride
Balloon Rides
4.9

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Arusha

Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
Explore hidden gems such as The Tanzanite Experience and House of Gems. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cultural Heritage Centre and Old Boma Museum. Go for a jaunt from Arusha to Arusha National Park to see Safaris about 1h 55 min away. Spend the 7th (Wed) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. It doesn't end there: get outside with Kili Dreamers and see majestic marine mammals with Impala Explorer.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Arusha trip planner.

You can take a shuttle from Moshi to Arusha in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Arusha sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Arusha

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Safaris
5.0
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Specialty Museum
Cultural Heritage Centre
4.1

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Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): stroll through Tarangire National Park.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tarangire National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Arusha to Tarangire National Park in 3.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

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Geologic Formation
Tarangire National Park
4.8

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Olduvai Gorge.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Serengeti National Park.

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Must see
Ngorongoro Crater
4.8
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Historic Site
Olduvai Gorge
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mara River and Naabi Hill. Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Seronera. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Serengeti National Park trip planner.

Getting from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mwanza.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

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Retima Hippo Pool
4.7
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Water Body
Mara River
4.3
Geologic Formation
Naabi Hill
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Mwanza

Mwanza is a mid-sized port city on the southern shores of Lake Victoria in northwestern Tanzania. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Saanane Island National Park and then see the interesting displays at Sukuma Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Mwanza road trip tool.

Fly from Serengeti National Park to Mwanza in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in April, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kigoma.

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Safari
Safaris
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Sukuma Museum
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Geologic Formation
Bismarck Rock
4.6

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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. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Livingstone Museum & Memorial.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kigoma vacation builder website.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Mwanza to Kigoma in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Kigoma can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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