8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  26​h
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Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​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
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Los Angeles

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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.
On the 13th (Sat), stroll around 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 pause for some serene contemplation at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Zanzibar City online day trip planner .

Los Angeles, USA to Zanzibar City is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern African Time, which is usually a 11 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Zanzibar City: highs are around 85°F and lows about 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Arusha.

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House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) ©
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib)
Forodhani Park ©
Forodhani Park

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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 14th (Sun): examine the collection at Cultural Heritage Centre and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Arusha trip app .

Traveling by flight from Zanzibar City to Arusha takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Zanzibar City in June, with highs in Arusha at 71°F and lows at 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Tarangire National Park.

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Climbing Tours
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre

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Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tarangire National Park.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tarangire National Park trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Arusha to Tarangire National Park takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in June, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ngorongoro Conservation Area vacation planning app .

You can drive from Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Kilimanjaro National Park.

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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

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Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kilimanjaro.

Plan my day in Kilimanjaro National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro

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