14 days in Tanzania Itinerary

14 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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14 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Arusha
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 15 min
2
Serengeti National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Moshi
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 15 min
7
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Rome

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): examine the collection at Isle of Jewels, get interesting insight from Tours, and then hunt for treasures at Masai Central Market. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Kili Dreamers and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Arusha holiday maker app .

Rome, Italy to Arusha is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Rome to Arusha, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rome in July, expect Arusha to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Arusha

Outdoors Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Masai Central Market
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Climbing Tours
Off-Road Tours
Kili Dreamers ©
Kili Dreamers

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): see Off-Road Tours and then stroll through Retima Hippo Pool.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Serengeti National Park day trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Arusha to Serengeti National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

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

2
nights
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 3rd (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then steep yourself in history at Oldupai Gorge.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip maker website .

Drive from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Oldupai Gorge ©
Oldupai Gorge
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

1
night
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Tarangire National Park.

To find reviews and more tourist information, go to the Tarangire National Park vacation planner.

Getting from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park by car takes about 5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

1
night
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kilimanjaro.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kilimanjaro National Park trip planner.

Fly from Tarangire National Park to Kilimanjaro National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Parks Nature
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Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Mama Africa Giftshop, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay, reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, read our Moshi trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kilimanjaro National Park to Moshi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Moshi

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

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zanzibar City: Nungwi (Scuba & Snorkeling & Nungwi Beach). And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, stop by Aromas of Zanzibar, take in nature's colorful creations at Forodhani Park, and kick back and relax at Nakupenda Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Zanzibar City road trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Moshi to Zanzibar City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. August in Zanzibar City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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