9 days in Tanzania Itinerary

9 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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9 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Brussels
train + Fly:  13​h
1
Arusha
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
2
Serengeti National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
6
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Brussels

1
night
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 (Wed): see the interesting displays at Cultural Heritage Centre and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Arusha online trip builder .

Brussels, Belgium to Arusha is an approximately 13-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Brussels to Arusha. In August, daytime highs in Arusha are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Climbing Tours
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool and then explore the striking landscape of Seronera.

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Traveling by flight from Arusha to Serengeti National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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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 16th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ngorongoro Conservation Area road trip app .

Traveling by car from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive 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 ©
On the 17th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Tarangire National Park.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tarangire National Park trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park in 5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

1
night
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kilimanjaro.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kilimanjaro National Park trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Tarangire National Park to Kilimanjaro National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Parks Nature
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Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, look for gifts at Mwanzo Mpya, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nungwi Beach and then take in nature's colorful creations at Forodhani Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Zanzibar City trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Kilimanjaro National Park to Zanzibar City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Beaches Wildlife

Side Trips

Nungwi Beach, Cheetah's Rock
Highlights from your plan
Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach

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