18 days in Mozambique Island, Kenya & Tanzania Itinerary

18 days in Mozambique Island, Kenya & Tanzania Itinerary

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18 days in Mozambique Island, Kenya & Tanzania Itinerary

New Delhi, India
Fly:  31​h
Mozambique Island, Mozambique
— 1 night
Drive + Fly + bus:  7​h
Nairobi, Kenya
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 2 nights
ferry + taxi + Fly:  17​h
New Delhi, India

1
day
Mozambique Island, Mozambique

Mozambique Island ©
Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Governor's Palace Museum and then contemplate the long history of Fort Sao Sebastian.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mozambique Island trip itinerary builder .

New Delhi, India to Mozambique Island is an approximately 31-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New Delhi to Mozambique Island due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in January, things will get much hotter in Mozambique Island: highs are around 38°C and lows about 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Nairobi.

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Governor's Palace Museum
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Fort Sao Sebastian

3
days
Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi ©
You're likely to visit Nairobi at least once on a trip to Kenya, as the sprawling city houses the country's international airport and remains the jump-off point for many tours and safaris.
Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Nairobi National Park. Spend the 18th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, stop by Penny Winter Boutique, examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, and get your game on at GP Karting.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Nairobi trip planner .

Getting from Mozambique Island to Nairobi by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mozambique Island to Nairobi is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Mozambique Island in January: high temperatures in Nairobi hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

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David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
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Giraffe Centre ©
Giraffe Centre

4
days
Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 19th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Spend the 21st (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Olare Orok Conservancy.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Maasai Mara National Reserve travel tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Nairobi in January; daily highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve reach 26°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Serengeti National Park.

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Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
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2
days
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Serengeti National Park ©
On the 23rd (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Serengeti Hippo Pool. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Seronera.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Serengeti National Park online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Serengeti National Park in 3.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Serengeti National Park can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

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Seronera ©
Seronera
Serengeti National Park ©
Serengeti National Park
Serengeti Hippo Pool ©
Serengeti Hippo Pool

2
days
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

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 26th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to The Engare Sero Footprint Site.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 2.5 hours. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Zanzibar City.

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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

2
days
Zanzibar City, Tanzania

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 28th (Sun): meet the residents at Cheetah's Rock, then head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, and then stop by The Little Duka, by Zarnigar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Forodhani Park, admire the landmark architecture of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), then enjoy the sand and surf at Nakupenda Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Hamamni Persian Baths.

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Do a combination of taxi and flight from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Zanzibar City in 4.5 hours. In January in Zanzibar City, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

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Cheetah's Rock
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) ©
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib)

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