8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  4​h 45​min
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Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

7
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zanzibar City: Nungwi (Nungwi Beach & Scuba & Snorkeling), Space Station Zanzibar (in Tunguu) and Paje Beach (in Paje). There's still lots to do: stroll through Cheetah's Rock, delve into the distant past at The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Jozani Forest, and walk around Forodhani Park.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Zanzibar City trip itinerary planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Zanzibar City is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Eastern African Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, expect nights in Zanzibar City to be warmer, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Zanzibar Island, Nungwi, Paje Beach, Space Station Zanzibar
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Forodhani Park ©
Forodhani Park

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