17 days in Tanzania Itinerary

17 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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17 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
3
Moshi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
6
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Serengeti National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
8
Arusha
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

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 2nd (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock, stop by Mwanzo Mpya, and then step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), walk around Forodhani Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Nakupenda Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Zanzibar City trip itinerary builder website .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Zanzibar City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Zanzibar City is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Nungwi.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Cheetah's Rock
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Forodhani Park ©
Forodhani Park

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Nungwi Beach.

To plan Nungwi vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Zanzibar City to Nungwi in 1.5 hours. In July in Nungwi, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
On the 5th (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and then browse for treasures at Mama Africa Curio. Keep things going the next day: take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Moshi online journey planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Nungwi to Moshi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Moshi

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

1
night
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kilimanjaro.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Kilimanjaro National Park tour site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Moshi to Kilimanjaro National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can fly to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Nature Parks
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Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro

1
night
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Tarangire National Park.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tarangire National Park trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Kilimanjaro National Park to Tarangire National Park in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. July in Tarangire National Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Nature Parks 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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip planner .

You can drive from Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Wed) 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.
Spend the 11th (Thu) exploring nature at Seronera. Spend the 12th (Fri) exploring nature at Serengeti National Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Serengeti Hippo Pool and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Serengeti National Park online travel route planner .

Getting from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) 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

4
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.
Make the 14th (Sun) a memorable day with a climbing tour. Spend the 15th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Cultural Heritage Centre, get outside with Kili Dreamers, and look for gifts at Shanga & Shanga Foundation.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Arusha trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Serengeti National Park to Arusha in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Arusha, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Arusha

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Climbing Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre

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