9 days in Tanzania Itinerary

9 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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9 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Abidjan
Fly + taxi:  14​h 30​min
1
Moshi
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Serengeti National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Abidjan

1
day
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 26th (Thu): get interesting insight from Tours.

To find ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Moshi tour planner .

Abidjan, Ivory Coast to Moshi is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Abidjan to Moshi due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Moshi

Tours Outdoors
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Climbing Tours

1
night
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
On the 27th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kilimanjaro.

To find where to stay and tourist information, read our Kilimanjaro National Park road trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Moshi to Kilimanjaro National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro

1
night
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
On the 28th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tarangire National Park.

To find maps and other tourist information, read Tarangire National Park trip builder website .

Fly from Kilimanjaro National Park to Tarangire National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, daytime highs in Tarangire National Park are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

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 29th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater.

To find out how to plan a trip to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

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.
On the 30th (Mon), stroll through Retima Hippo Pool and then explore the striking landscape of Serengeti National Park. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Seronera.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Serengeti National Park tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park in 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Serengeti National Park can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, then stop by Mwanzo Mpya, and then stroll through Cheetah's Rock.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Zanzibar City trip site .

Getting from Serengeti National Park to Zanzibar City by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Serengeti National Park in December; daily highs in Zanzibar City reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Cheetah's Rock
Highlights from your plan
Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Forodhani Park ©
Forodhani Park

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