8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Arusha
— 2 nights
2
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 1 night
3
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
4
Serengeti National Park
— 2 nights
5
Lake Manyara National Park
— 1 night

2
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.
Make the 7th (Wed) a memorable day with a climbing tour. Spend the 8th (Thu) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's much more to do: see Off-Road Tours, examine the collection at Cultural Heritage Centre, and explore the galleries of Isle of Jewels.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Arusha trip itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Arusha. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Climbing Tours
Photography Tours
Off-Road Tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Arusha to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

1
night
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Tarangire National Park.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tarangire National Park trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park by car takes about 4 hours. In October in Tarangire National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

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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 12th (Mon): see Off-Road Tours and then stroll through Retima Hippo Pool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Seronera.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Serengeti National Park road trip planning tool.

Drive from Tarangire National Park to Serengeti National Park in 6.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Tarangire National Park in October, with highs in Serengeti National Park at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lake Manyara National Park.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool
Seronera ©
Seronera
Off-Road Tours

1
night
Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara National Park ©
A landscape rich in wildlife and diverse terrain, Lake Manyara National Park stretches across two Tanzanian regions.
On the 14th (Wed), stop by African Galleria and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Manyara.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lake Manyara National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Serengeti National Park to Lake Manyara National Park by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Serengeti National Park in October, with highs in Lake Manyara National Park at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Manyara National Park

Nature Parks Shopping
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Lake Manyara ©
Lake Manyara
African Galleria ©
African Galleria

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