8 days in Arusha, Tarangire National Park & Ngorongoro Conservation Area Itinerary

8 days in Arusha, Tarangire National Park & Ngorongoro Conservation Area Itinerary

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8 days in Arusha, Tarangire National Park & Ngorongoro Conservation Area Itinerary

Start: Arusha
1
Arusha
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Arusha

4
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.
Get outdoors at Touch Tanzania Tours and Kayaking & Canoeing. Step off the beaten path and head to Engare sero waterfall and Serengeti Heritage. Make the 21st (Wed) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's more to do: get outside with Kili Dreamers and stop by iheartz Collections.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Arusha trip planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Kilimanjaro International Airport. August in Arusha sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Arusha

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Touch Tanzania Tours ©
Touch Tanzania Tours
Serengeti Heritage ©
Serengeti Heritage
Kili Dreamers ©
Kili Dreamers

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night
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Tarangire National Park.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tarangire National Park trip planner .

Getting from Arusha to Tarangire National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. August in Tarangire National Park sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip planner.

Drive from Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 5 hours. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
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