7 days in Tanzania Itinerary

7 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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7 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly:  13​h
1
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Arusha
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Serengeti National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h
End: Moscow

1
night
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 20th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Hamamni Persian Baths, head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, then admire the striking features of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), then walk around Forodhani Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Zanzibar City online travel planner .

Moscow, Russia to Zanzibar City is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Moscow in August, expect Zanzibar City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

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Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Forodhani Park ©
Forodhani Park
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) ©
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib)

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Cultural Heritage Centre and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Arusha journey builder site .

You can fly from Zanzibar City to Arusha in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, Arusha is little chillier than Zanzibar City - with highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Arusha

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Climbing Tours
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre

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Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tarangire National Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tarangire National Park sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Arusha to Tarangire National Park takes 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Tarangire National Park can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

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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.
On the 23rd (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Ngorongoro Conservation Area using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

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Ngorongoro Crater ©
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 24th (Sat): stroll through Retima Hippo Pool and then explore the striking landscape of Serengeti National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Serengeti National Park trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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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