16 days in Tanzania Itinerary

16 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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16 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + taxi:  21​h 30​min
1
Moshi
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
3
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Serengeti National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
6
Arusha
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: New York City

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mount Kilimanjaro and Safaris. The adventure continues: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, browse for treasures at Mama Africa Curio, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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New York City, USA to Moshi is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Traveling from New York City to Moshi, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Moshi

Tours Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Mount Kilimanjaro
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Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro
Safaris

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 20th (Tue), step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, stop by Mwanzo Mpya, and then stroll through Cheetah's Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), admire the natural beauty at Forodhani Park, then kick back and relax at Nakupenda Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Zanzibar City trip builder app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Moshi to Zanzibar City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in August, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

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

1
night
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Tarangire National Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Tarangire National Park day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Zanzibar City to Tarangire National Park takes 4.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Zanzibar City in August; daily highs in Tarangire National Park reach 74°F and lows reach 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Nature Wildlife Parks
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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 23rd (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Engare Sero Footprint Site.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ngorongoro Conservation Area day trip planner .

You can drive from Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

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 Serengeti National Park and Serengeti Hippo Pool. Spend the 26th (Mon) exploring nature at Seronera. There's more to do: soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Serengeti National Park visit planner.

Getting from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Serengeti National Park ©
Serengeti National Park
Seronera ©
Seronera
Serengeti Hippo Pool ©
Serengeti Hippo Pool

3
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 28th (Wed), shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Arusha vacation maker .

You can fly from Serengeti National Park to Arusha in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 58°F. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Climbing Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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