8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Alicante
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Arusha
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  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 + bus:  4​h 15​min
5
Moshi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h
End: Alicante

1
day
Arusha

Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
On the 14th (Sat), shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

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Alicante, Spain to Arusha is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of ferry and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Alicante to Arusha due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Alicante in September, with highs in Arusha at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours Outdoors
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Climbing Tours

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 15th (Sun): 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 next day: explore the striking landscape of Seronera.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Serengeti National Park itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Arusha to Serengeti National Park in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Arusha in September; daily highs in Serengeti National Park reach 17°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can 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.
On the 17th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area holiday planner .

You can drive from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car 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 ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Tarangire National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tarangire National Park trip builder site .

Getting from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

2
nights
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.
On the 19th (Thu), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Mama Africa Curio.

For more things to do and other tourist information, use the Moshi road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Tarangire National Park to Moshi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moshi

Tours Outdoors Shopping
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Climbing Tours
Mama Africa Giftshop ©
Mama Africa Giftshop

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