12 days in Tanzania Itinerary

12 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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12 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): browse the exhibits of Mama Africa Curio, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Moshi day trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Moshi is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern African Time is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Moshi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Spas
Mama Africa Curio ©
Mama Africa Curio

1
night
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
On the 8th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kilimanjaro.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kilimanjaro National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Moshi to Kilimanjaro National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can 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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Tanzanite Experience, then see the interesting displays at Cultural Heritage Centre, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Meserani Snake Park. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Arusha holiday planner .

You can fly from Kilimanjaro National Park to Arusha in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Arusha are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Arusha

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre
Tanzanite Experience ©
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 Oldupai Gorge and Serengeti Hippo Pool. Spend the 12th (Fri) exploring nature at Seronera. Spend the 11th (Thu) exploring nature at Serengeti National Park.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Serengeti National Park day trip planner .

Getting from Arusha to Serengeti National Park by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Zanzibar City.

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

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 14th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), then stop by Mwanzo Mpya, and finally stroll through Cheetah's Rock. On the next day, kick back and relax 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.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Zanzibar City trip maker tool .

Fly from Serengeti National Park to Zanzibar City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. 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) to allow time to drive to Nungwi.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cheetah's Rock
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) ©
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib)

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Nungwi Beach and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Kendwa Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Nungwi trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Zanzibar City to Nungwi takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for 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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