21 days in Tanzania Itinerary

21 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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21 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Arusha
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Serengeti National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
3
Moshi
— 4 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
4
Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 6 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Copenhagen

3
nights
Arusha

Arusha ©
Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
Explore hidden gems such as Arusha National Park and Kili Dreamers. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ngurdoto Crater. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Tanzanite Experience and look for gifts at Shanga & Shanga Foundation.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Arusha day trip planning website .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Arusha is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Copenhagen to Arusha due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Copenhagen in June, Arusha is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Arusha

Outdoors Nature Tours

Side Trip

Arusha National Park
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 20:
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Arusha National Park ©
Arusha National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kili Dreamers ©
Kili Dreamers

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Seronera and Balloon Rides. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Serengeti National Park and Oldupai Gorge.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Serengeti National Park trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Arusha to Serengeti National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Serengeti National Park ©
Serengeti National Park
Seronera ©
Seronera
Oldupai Gorge ©
Oldupai Gorge

4
nights
Moshi

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kikuletwa Hotsprings and Spas. We've included these beaches for you: Mount Kilimanjaro and Mama Africa Curio. There's lots more to do: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and stroll through Kilimanjaro Animal C.R.E.W..

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Moshi travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Serengeti National Park to Moshi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nungwi.

Things to do in Moshi

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Mount Kilimanjaro
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 27:
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Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro
Kikuletwa Hotsprings ©
Kikuletwa Hotsprings
Climbing Tours

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Matemwe Beach and Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Kendwa Beach. Take a break from Nungwi with a short trip to Mnemba Atoll in Unguja City, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Nungwi Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nungwi trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Moshi to Nungwi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Matemwe Beach, Mnemba Atoll, Kendwa Beach
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Matemwe Beach ©
Matemwe Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach

6
nights
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island

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 itinerary includes some good beach time at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mtoni Palace Ruins and The Coins Shop. Change things up with these side-trips from Zanzibar City: Jambiani Beach (in Jambiani) and Space Station Zanzibar (in Tunguu). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Christ Church Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Stone Town, admire the striking features of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), and delve into the distant past at The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe).

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zanzibar City trip builder site .

Drive from Nungwi to Zanzibar City in 1.5 hours. June in Zanzibar City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Paje, Zanzibar Island, Jambiani Beach, Space Station Zanzibar
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 6:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock

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