11 days in Tanzania & Botswana Itinerary

11 days in Tanzania & Botswana Itinerary

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11 days in Tanzania & Botswana Itinerary

Start: Brussels, Belgium
+2
train + Fly + taxi:  14​h 15​min
1
Moshi, Tanzania
— 1 night
+3
bus + taxi + Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
2
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
3
Nungwi, Tanzania
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Gaborone, Botswana
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Brussels, Belgium


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1
night
Moshi, Tanzania

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Mama Africa Curio, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Moshi tour builder site .

Brussels, Belgium to Moshi is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of train, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Brussels to Moshi due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Moshi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Climbing Tours
Safaris
Mama Africa Giftshop ©
Mama Africa Giftshop

2
nights
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

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 4th (Wed): soar above the sights with a balloon tour and then steep yourself in history at Oldupai Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): stroll through Retima Hippo Pool and then stroll through Serengeti National Park.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Serengeti National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Moshi to Serengeti National Park in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Serengeti National Park can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Nungwi.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Historic Sites Nature

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

1
night
Nungwi, Tanzania

Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nungwi Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Nungwi attractions planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Serengeti National Park to Nungwi in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and flight. When traveling from Serengeti National Park in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Nungwi, with highs around 38°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach

3
nights
Zanzibar City, Tanzania

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) and The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe). Take a break from Zanzibar City with a short trip to Paje Beach in Paje, about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Cheetah's Rock, appreciate the extensive heritage of Stone Town, contemplate the long history of Mtoni Palace Ruins, and step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island.

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

Traveling by car from Nungwi to Zanzibar City takes 1.5 hours. March in Zanzibar City sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gaborone.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Zanzibar Island, Paje Beach
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Paje Beach ©
Paje Beach
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) ©

2
nights
Gaborone, Botswana

Gaborone ©
Planned as the capital after Botswana gained independence in the 1960s, Gaborone quickly transformed into a bustling city and the country's commercial center.
On the 10th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Balaji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Gaborone, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ the King Cathedral, and finally stop by Botswanacraft.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Gaborone trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Zanzibar City to Gaborone in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern African Time to Central African Time is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gaborone

Historic Sites Shopping
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ISKCON Gaborone ©
ISKCON Gaborone
Trinity Church ©
Trinity Church
Christ the King Cathedral ©
Christ the King Cathedral

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