11 days in Tanzania Itinerary

11 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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11 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Nairobi
Drive:  13 h 15 min
1
Dar es Salaam
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Morogoro
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Ferry:  9 h 15 min
3
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
— 1 night
+3
Ferry + Bus + Foot + Bus:  21 h
End: Nairobi

2
nights
Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): make a trip to Tanzania Centre for Cultural Heritage, step off the mainland to explore Mbudya Island, and then browse the different shops at Slipway Shopping Center.

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Nairobi, Kenya to Dar es Salaam is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Nairobi in March, with highs in Dar es Salaam at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Morogoro.

Things to do in Dar es Salaam

Parks Nature Shopping
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Mbudya Island ©
Mbudya Island
Tanzania Centre for Cultural Heritage ©

3
nights
Morogoro

Morogoro ©
Morogoro is a city with a population of 315,866 in the eastern part of Tanzania, 196km west of Dar es Salaam, the country's largest city and commercial centre, and 260km east of Dodoma, the country's capital city. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chilunga Cultural Tourism. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uluguru Mountains and admire the sheer force of Kinole Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Morogoro travel route planner.

You can drive from Dar es Salaam to Morogoro in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Dar es Salaam in March since evenings lows in Morogoro dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Morogoro

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluguru Mountains ©
Uluguru Mountains
Kinole Waterfall ©
Kinole Waterfall
Chilunga Cultural Tourism ©
Chilunga Cultural Tourism

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.
You've now added Stone Town to your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Paje Beach in Paje (about 1h 05 min away). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, look for gifts at Aromas of Zanzibar, stroll around Jozani Forest, and admire the natural beauty at Forodhani Gardens.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Zanzibar City attractions planner.

Getting from Morogoro to Zanzibar City by combination of train and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Zanzibar City when traveling from Morogoro in March, with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nungwi.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Paje Beach, Jozani Forest
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Forodhani Gardens ©
Forodhani Gardens
Nakupenda Beach
Nakupenda Beach

1
night
Nungwi, Zanzibar Island

Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): kick back and relax at Nungwi Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Nungwi route planner.

You can drive from Zanzibar City to Nungwi in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Nungwi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach

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