16 days in Tanzania Itinerary

16 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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16 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
2
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Serengeti National Park
— 2 nights
5
Serengeti National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
6
Arusha
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
7
Moshi
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Off-Road Tours and Aromas of Zanzibar. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Cathedral, stroll through Cheetah's Rock, and head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Zanzibar City day trip app .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Zanzibar City is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern African Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In July, Zanzibar City is little chillier than Kolkata (Calcutta) - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Cheetah's Rock
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Tarangire National Park.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Tarangire National Park trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Zanzibar City to Tarangire National Park takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Zanzibar City in July, expect Tarangire National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough 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

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 16th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater.

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Drive from Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks Nature
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seronera. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Naabi Hill.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Serengeti National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature
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Seronera ©
Seronera
Naabi Hill
Naabi Hill

2
nights
Serengeti National Park

Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Grumeti River. On your second day here, stroll through Retima Hippo Pool and then see Off-Road Tours.

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Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Off-Road Tours
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

2
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.
On the 21st (Tue), see the interesting displays at Cultural Heritage Centre and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Isle of Jewels, then see the interesting displays at Tanzanite Experience, and then walk around Serengeti Heritage.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Arusha online tour planner .

Fly from Serengeti National Park to Arusha in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Arusha

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Serengeti Heritage ©
Serengeti Heritage
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Tanzanite Experience ©
Tanzanite Experience

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Spas & Wellness. There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, stroll through Kilimanjaro Animal C.R.E.W., pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Mama Africa Giftshop, and get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Moshi driving holiday planner .

Getting from Arusha to Moshi by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moshi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Climbing Tours
Mama Africa Giftshop ©
Mama Africa Giftshop

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