7 days in Tanzania Itinerary

7 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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7 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Nairobi
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
1
Moshi
— 1 day
bus + taxi:  4​h 15​min
2
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Serengeti National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
End: Nairobi

1
day
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 23rd (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Moshi holiday website .

Nairobi, Kenya to Moshi is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Moshi

Tours Outdoors
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Climbing Tours

1
night
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Tarangire National Park.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tarangire National Park road trip tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Moshi to Tarangire National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. November in Tarangire National Park sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

2
nights
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 25th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then contemplate the long history of Oldupai Gorge.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area online journey builder .

Getting from Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area by car takes about 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Oldupai Gorge ©
Oldupai Gorge
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

1
night
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.
On the 27th (Wed), stroll through Retima Hippo Pool and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seronera.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Serengeti National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park takes 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Serengeti National Park are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

2
nights
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 28th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock, look for gifts at Mwanzo Mpya, and then step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Nungwi Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Forodhani Park.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Zanzibar City road trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Serengeti National Park to Zanzibar City in 3 hours. Traveling from Serengeti National Park in November, things will get a bit warmer in Zanzibar City: highs are around 36°C and lows about 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cheetah's Rock, Nungwi Beach
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock

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