8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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

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 15th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Cultural Heritage Centre and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Arusha trip itinerary app .

New Delhi, India to Arusha is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from New Delhi to Arusha, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in August: high temperatures in Arusha hover around 27°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Arusha

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Climbing Tours
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre

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 16th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Seronera. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Serengeti National Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Serengeti Hippo Pool.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Serengeti National Park fast, fun, and easy.

You can fly from Arusha to Serengeti National Park in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

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
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 18th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks Nature
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

1
night
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tarangire National Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tarangire National Park tour planning tool .

Drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park in 5 hours. In August in Tarangire National Park, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral, take in nature's colorful creations at Forodhani Park, then admire the striking features of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), then head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, and finally explore the ancient world of Hamamni Persian Baths.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Zanzibar City road trip app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Tarangire National Park to Zanzibar City takes 4.5 hours. In August, Zanzibar City is a bit warmer than Tarangire National Park - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Forodhani Park ©
Forodhani Park
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) ©
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib)

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