21 days in Tanzania & Kenya Itinerary

21 days in Tanzania & Kenya Itinerary

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Nairobi, Kenya
— 2 nights
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 2 nights
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Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
— 2 nights
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Amboseli National Park, Kenya
— 2 nights
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 3 nights
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Arusha, Tanzania
— 1 night
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Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— Few hours
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Nungwi, Tanzania
— 4 nights

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi ©

Green City in the Sun

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): trot along with a tour on horseback, examine the collection at Karen Blixen Museum, and then stroll through David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Nairobi trip itinerary app.

Kingston, Canada to Nairobi is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Kingston to Nairobi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kingston in September: highs in Nairobi hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Things to do in Nairobi

Tours · Museums · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust ©
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Karen Blixen Museum ©
Karen Blixen Museum
Horseback Riding Tours

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Maasai Mara National Reserve ©
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Mara Triangle. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Musiara Swamp and then look for all kinds of wild species at Olare Orok Conservancy.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, use the Maasai Mara National Reserve trip planning site.

Getting from Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Nairobi in September, expect Maasai Mara National Reserve to be little chillier, temps between 17°C and 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lake Nakuru National Park.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:
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Olare Orok Conservancy ©
Olare Orok Conservancy
Mara Triangle ©
Mara Triangle
Musiara Swamp ©
Musiara Swamp

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Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya

Lake Nakuru National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Nakuru. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site and then explore the striking landscape of Baboons & Vervits.

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You can drive from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Lake Nakuru National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and taxi. Traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in September, you will find days in Lake Nakuru National Park are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Amboseli National Park.

Things to do in Lake Nakuru National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Nakuru ©
Lake Nakuru
Baboons & Vervits ©
Baboons & Vervits
Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site
Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site

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Amboseli National Park, Kenya

Amboseli National Park ©
On a tour of Amboseli National Park, you can discover Kenya's diverse wildlife while enjoying stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro in the distance.
For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Amboseli National Park trip planner.

Getting from Lake Nakuru National Park to Amboseli National Park by combination of taxi, shuttle, and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. Traveling from Lake Nakuru National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Amboseli National Park, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Amboseli National Park

Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Selenkay Conservancy ©
Selenkay Conservancy
Observation Hill ©
Observation Hill

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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.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip builder app.

You can drive from Amboseli National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

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Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

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 ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Retima Hippo Pool and then explore the striking landscape of Seronera.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Serengeti National Park trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park takes 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Serengeti National Park are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool
Grumeti River ©
Grumeti River

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Arusha, Tanzania

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 25th (Sat): examine the collection at Cultural Heritage Centre.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Arusha road trip tool.

Getting from Serengeti National Park to Arusha by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Serengeti National Park in September: high temperatures in Arusha hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Arusha

Museums
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre

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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.
Nakupenda Beach has been added to your itinerary. On the 26th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Nakupenda Beach.

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Fly from Arusha to Zanzibar City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In September, Zanzibar City is somewhat warmer than Arusha - with highs of 35°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nungwi.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Nakupenda Beach
Nakupenda Beach

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Nungwi, Tanzania

Nungwi ©
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Go for a jaunt from Nungwi to Matemwe to see Matemwe Beach about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, explore the fascinating underground world of Tazari Caves, and kick back and relax at Kendwa Beach.

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You can drive from Zanzibar City to Nungwi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Nungwi are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kendwa Beach ©
Kendwa Beach

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