8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
+3
bus + train + Fly + taxi:  9​h 45​min
1
Moshi
— 1 night
+3
bus + taxi + Fly + taxi:  2​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
+2
Fly + train + bus:  10​h 30​min
End: Abu Dhabi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Mama Africa Curio.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Moshi online driving holiday planner .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Moshi is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern African Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Moshi

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Climbing Tours
Mama Africa Giftshop ©
Mama Africa Giftshop

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): stroll through Retima Hippo Pool and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Serengeti National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seronera.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Serengeti National Park trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Moshi to Serengeti National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
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 14th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater.

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You can drive from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

1
night
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Tarangire National Park.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Tarangire National Park trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park in 5 hours. In October in Tarangire National Park, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
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.
On the 16th (Wed), stroll through Cheetah's Rock, then look for gifts at Mwanzo Mpya, and then step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Zanzibar City trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Tarangire National Park to Zanzibar City in 4.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Tarangire National Park in October, with highs in Zanzibar City at 36°C and lows at 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Cheetah's Rock
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Forodhani Park ©
Forodhani Park

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