14 days in Tanzania Itinerary

14 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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14 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Santa Ana
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  26 h
1
Moshi
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 15 min
2
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Arusha
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
6
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  26 h
End: Santa Ana

2
nights
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 29th (Wed): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Topi Adventure. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and then stop by Mama Africa Giftshop.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Moshi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Santa Ana, USA to Moshi is an approximately 26-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 11 hours traveling from Santa Ana to Moshi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Moshi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Climbing Tours
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): examine the collection at Freddie Mercury Museum, stroll through Cheetah's Rock, and then step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Peace Memorial Museum (Beit el Amani), take in the exciting artwork at Hurumzi Henna Art Gallery, then kick back and relax at Nakupenda Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Zanzibar City trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Moshi to Zanzibar City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Zanzibar City can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Nungwi.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Cheetah's Rock
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Nakupenda Beach
Nakupenda Beach
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): kick back and relax at Kendwa Beach, then look for gifts at Bahati Beach Boutique, then Head underground at Tazari Caves, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Nungwi Beach. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Matemwe Beach, then meet the residents at Baraka Natural Aquarium- Nungwi, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nungwi trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Zanzibar City to Nungwi takes 1.5 hours. In August in Nungwi, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kendwa, Matemwe Beach
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kendwa Beach ©
Kendwa Beach

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 4th (Tue): take a memorable tour with Tours, then see the interesting displays at Tanzanite Experience, then examine the collection at Isle of Jewels, and finally hunt for treasures at Masai Central Market.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Arusha travel route planning tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Nungwi to Arusha in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of ferry, train, bus, and shuttle. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Nungwi in August: high temperatures in Arusha hover around 74°F and lows are around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Masai Central Market
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Climbing Tours
Tanzanite Experience ©
Tanzanite Experience
Isle of Jewels ©
Isle of Jewels

1
night
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
On the 5th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tarangire National Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tarangire National Park road trip app .

Drive from Arusha to Tarangire National Park in 3.5 hours. In August in Tarangire National Park, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

2
nights
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 6th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then contemplate the long history of Oldupai Gorge.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 5 hours. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

1
night
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get outside with Mount Kibo and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kilimanjaro.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kilimanjaro National Park route planner.

Getting from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Kilimanjaro National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kibo
Mount Kibo

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