12 days in Tanzania Itinerary

12 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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Start: Dubai
Fly + Taxi:  9 h 45 min
1
Moshi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 30 min
3
Arusha
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
4
Serengeti National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
5
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Dubai

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Mama Africa Giftshop and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Moshi online trip itinerary builder.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Moshi is an approximately 12- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Moshi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Mama Africa Giftshop ©
Mama Africa Giftshop

1
night
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kilimanjaro.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kilimanjaro National Park route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Moshi to Kilimanjaro National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Nature Parks
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Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro

2
nights
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 9th (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Tanzanite Experience, then examine the collection at Cultural Heritage Centre, and then meet the residents at Meserani Snake Park. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Arusha trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Kilimanjaro National Park to Arusha in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Arusha

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre
The Tanzanite Experience ©
The Tanzanite Experience

3
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.
Get outdoors at Seronera and Retima Hippo Pool. Change things up with a short trip to Olduvai Gorge in Ngorongoro Conservation Area (about 1h 45 min away).

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Serengeti National Park road trip website.

Fly from Arusha to Serengeti National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Olduvai Gorge
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Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge

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 14th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), then look for gifts at Mwanzo Mpya, and finally stroll through Cheetah's Rock. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nakupenda Beach, then delve into the distant past at The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe), and then step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island.

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Fly from Serengeti National Park to Zanzibar City in 3 hours. In July in Zanzibar City, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Nungwi.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Cheetah's Rock
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Nakupenda Beach
Nakupenda Beach
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island

2
nights
Nungwi, Zanzibar Island

Nungwi ©
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
On the 16th (Tue), kick back and relax at Nungwi Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kendwa Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Nungwi trip planning site.

Drive from Zanzibar City to Nungwi in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Kendwa Beach
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kendwa Beach ©
Kendwa Beach

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