16 days in Tanzania Itinerary

16 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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16 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + taxi:  14​h 30​min
1
Moshi
— 3 nights
+3
bus + taxi + Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
2
Serengeti National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London


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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Mount Kilimanjaro and Climbing Tours. Spend the 8th (Wed) on two wheels at Ascend Tanzania. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, browse for treasures at Mama Africa Curio, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Moshi trip itinerary tool .

London, UK to Moshi is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from London to Moshi due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Moshi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Mount Kilimanjaro
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Climbing Tours
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro
Safaris

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.
Get in touch with nature at Serengeti National Park and Oldupai Gorge. Spend the 10th (Fri) exploring nature at Seronera. The adventure continues: stroll through Retima Hippo Pool and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Serengeti National Park road trip website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Moshi to Serengeti National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oldupai Gorge
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Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool
Oldupai Gorge ©
Oldupai Gorge

1
night
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.
On the 12th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip builder .

Drive from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks Nature
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

1
night
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Tarangire National Park.

To find maps and other tourist information, use the Tarangire National Park trip site .

Getting from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

3
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.
Visiting Cheetah's Rock and Paje Beach will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Nakupenda Beach, look for gifts at Mwanzo Mpya, step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, and admire the landmark architecture of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib).

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Zanzibar City trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Tarangire National Park to Zanzibar City takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Tarangire National Park in July, expect Zanzibar City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nungwi.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Paje Beach, Cheetah's Rock
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Paje Beach ©
Paje Beach
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©

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.
On the 17th (Fri), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nungwi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): stroll through Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kendwa Beach.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nungwi online tour builder .

Drive from Zanzibar City to Nungwi in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Nungwi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kendwa Beach
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kendwa Beach ©
Kendwa Beach

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