9 days in Dar es Salaam & Zanzibar City Itinerary

9 days in Dar es Salaam & Zanzibar City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tanzania attractions planner

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Dar es Salaam
— 4 nights
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Zanzibar City
— 3 nights
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Dar es Salaam

— 4 nights
Founded in the mid-19th century, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's largest city, lost the status of the official capital but remains the country's commercial and financial center.
Dar es Salaam is known for shopping, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Mbudya Island, take an in-depth tour of Village Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Coco Beach, and see the interesting displays at National Museum.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Dar es Salaam route planner.

Entebbe, Uganda to Dar es Salaam is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Entebbe in October, expect nights in Dar es Salaam to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Dar es Salaam

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Outdoors

Zanzibar City

— 3 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Spa at Park Hyatt Zanzibar. Spend the 24th (Sun) observing fascinating marine mammals with The Safari Blue. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral, stroll around Forodhani Gardens, and kick back and relax at Nakupenda Beach Nature Reserve.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Zanzibar City trip app.

Traveling by flight from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In October in Zanzibar City, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

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