16 days in Tanzania Itinerary

16 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 3 nights
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Paje, Zanzibar Island
— 1 night
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Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
— 2 nights
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Serengeti National Park
— 2 nights
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 2 nights
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Arusha
— 1 night
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Moshi
— 2 nights

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Christ Church Cathedral and Freddie Mercury Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tangawizi Spice Farm and Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral. Spend the 27th (Mon) observing fascinating marine mammals with The Safari Blue. There's much more to do: stroll through Cheetah's Rock, take in nature's colorful creations at Forodhani Gardens, head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, and explore the ancient world of Hamamni Persian Baths.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zanzibar City online travel route planner.

Boise, USA to Zanzibar City is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to East Africa Time (EAT), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Boise in September; daily highs in Zanzibar City reach 86°F and lows reach 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Paje.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral
Nakupenda Beach
Nakupenda Beach

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Paje, Zanzibar Island

Paje ©
Located on the island of Unguja, the quaint village of Paje lies on a shallow sandy lagoon, which attracts swarms of kitesurfing enthusiasts and marine life lovers.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with Rising Sun Dive Center, then enjoy the sand and surf at Paje Beach, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Kuza Cave Culture Centre.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Paje online day trip planner.

You can drive from Zanzibar City to Paje in 1.5 hours. In September in Paje, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nungwi.

Things to do in Paje

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Paje Beach ©
Paje Beach

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Nungwi, Zanzibar Island

Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
On the 1st (Fri), get the adrenaline pumping with Zanzibuggy, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then stroll through Nungwi Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Tazari Caves, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond, then trot along with Zanzibar Horse Club, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kendwa Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Nungwi online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Paje to Nungwi in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trip

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Zanzibuggy ©
Zanzibuggy

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seronera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Mara River and then stroll through Retima Hippo Pool.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Serengeti National Park road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Nungwi to Serengeti National Park takes 4.5 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Nungwi in October; daily highs in Serengeti National Park reach 63°F and lows reach 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool
Mara River ©
Mara River

2
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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 5th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an exotic tour of Bencia Africa and then steep yourself in history at Olduvai Gorge.

To see maps and other tourist information, you can read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip builder.

Drive from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Arusha.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge

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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 7th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Cultural Heritage Centre, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then look for gifts at Isle of Jewels, then examine the collection at The Tanzanite Experience, and finally hunt for treasures at Masai Central Market.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Arusha day trip planner.

Drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Arusha in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in October, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Arusha

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
The Tanzanite Experience ©
The Tanzanite Experience
Isle of Jewels ©
Isle of Jewels

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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.
On the 8th (Fri), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then take in the dramatic scenery at Materuni Waterfalls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): get interesting insight from Tours, take in the exciting artwork at Mama Africa Giftshop, and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Moshi journey planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Arusha to Moshi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moshi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Balloon Rides
Materuni Waterfalls ©
Materuni Waterfalls

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