8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tanzania travel planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Kigoma
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Arusha
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Moshi
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  8​h
End: Kigoma

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.
Step out of Zanzibar City with an excursion to Nungwi Beach in Nungwi--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, appreciate the extensive heritage of Stone Town, explore the ancient world of The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe), and take in nature's colorful creations at Forodhani Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Zanzibar City trip itinerary builder site .

Kigoma to Zanzibar City is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kigoma in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Zanzibar City, with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cheetah's Rock, Nungwi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach

2
nights
Arusha

Arusha ©
Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes AIM Mall. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, then stop by Isle of Jewels, and then browse the different shops at AIM Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Meserani Snake Park, then see the interesting displays at Cultural Heritage Centre, and then examine the collection at Tanzanite Experience.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Arusha trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Zanzibar City to Arusha takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Zanzibar City in July, expect Arusha to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
AIM Mall ©
AIM Mall
Climbing Tours
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre

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 19th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area vacation planner .

You can drive from Arusha to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

1
night
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
On the 20th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kilimanjaro.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilimanjaro National Park online road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Kilimanjaro National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Moshi journey maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kilimanjaro National Park to Moshi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moshi

Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours

Similar Plans

10 days in Tanzania BY A USER FROM INDIA August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Tanzania & Livingstone BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, culture, outdoors, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 29 days in South Africa, Zimbabwe & Tanzania BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 11 days in Tanzania BY A USER FROM GERMANY August, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Tanzania BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, teens, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 24 days in Tanzania & Zimbabwe BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Tanzania BY A USER FROM HONG KONG September, outdoors, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Tanzania BY A USER FROM INDIA August, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Tanzania BY A USER FROM MEXICO July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Tanzania BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Tanzania BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Tanzania BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans