24 days in Tanzania Itinerary

24 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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24 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Chamarel, Mauritius
Fly + Taxi:  9 h 30 min
1
Moshi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 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
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 15 min
6
Arusha
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2 h 30 min
7
Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  2 h 15 min
8
Pemba Island
— 3 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  2 h 15 min
9
Paje, Zanzibar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Chamarel, Mauritius

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.
Moshi is known for wildlife, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from Tours, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and view the masterpieces at Mama Africa Giftshop.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Moshi online itinerary planner .

Chamarel, Mauritius to Moshi is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. The time zone changes from Mauritius Time to Eastern African Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Moshi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Climbing Tours
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kilimanjaro. Keep things going the next day: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilimanjaro National Park sightseeing site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Moshi to Kilimanjaro National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro
Climbing Tours

1
night
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
On the 8th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tarangire National Park.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tarangire National Park travel app .

Traveling by flight from Kilimanjaro National Park to Tarangire National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. February in Tarangire National Park sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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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 (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then steep yourself in history at Oldupai Gorge.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area online holiday builder .

Drive from Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): stroll through Retima Hippo Pool and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seronera.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Serengeti National Park travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park takes 2.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Serengeti National Park can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima 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.
Arusha is known for wildlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, hunt for treasures at Masai Central Market, get interesting insight from Tours, and examine the collection at Cultural Heritage Centre.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Arusha trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Serengeti National Park to Arusha takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Serengeti National Park in February, expect Arusha to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nungwi.

Things to do in Arusha

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Masai Central Market
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 14:
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Climbing Tours
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre
Off-Road Tours

2
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.
On the 15th (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then stroll through Nungwi Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kendwa Beach.

Plan trip to Nungwi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Arusha to Nungwi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, train, and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Arusha in February; daily highs in Nungwi reach 39°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Pemba Island.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kendwa Beach
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 16:
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kendwa Beach ©
Kendwa Beach

3
nights
Pemba Island

Pemba Island ©
Pemba Island is known for nature, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Pemba Island, look for all kinds of wild species at Misali island, explore the ancient world of Mkama Ndume Ruins at Pujini village., and kick back and relax at Vumawimbi Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Pemba Island trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Nungwi to Pemba Island in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Nungwi in February, you will find days in Pemba Island are a bit cooler (33°C), and nights are a bit warmer (33°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Paje.

Things to do in Pemba Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Pemba Island ©
Pemba Island
Misali island ©
Misali island
Vumawimbi Beach ©
Vumawimbi Beach

2
nights
Paje, Zanzibar Island

Paje ©
Located on the island of Unguja, the quaint village of Paje lies on a shallow sandy lagoon, which attracts swarms of kitesurfing enthusiasts and marine life lovers.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): stroll around Jozani Forest and then enjoy the sand and surf at Jambiani Beach. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Paje Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Paje online visit planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Pemba Island to Paje in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Pemba Island in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Paje, with highs around 39°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Paje

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Jambiani Beach, Jozani Forest
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Paje Beach ©
Paje Beach
Jozani Forest ©
Jozani Forest
Jambiani Beach ©
Jambiani Beach

4
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.
Zanzibar City is known for nature, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Forodhani Park, look for gifts at Surti & Sons, and relax in the rural setting at Tangawizi Spice Farm.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Zanzibar City day trip site .

Traveling by car from Paje to Zanzibar City takes 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Zanzibar Island
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Forodhani Gardens ©
Forodhani Gardens

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