15 days in Tanzania Itinerary

15 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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15 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly:  16​h
1
Arusha
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
2
Serengeti National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Moshi
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
7
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Budapest

1
night
Arusha

Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. On your second day here, stop by Shanga & Shanga Foundation and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

Plan my day in Arusha using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Budapest, Hungary to Arusha is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Arusha due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Budapest, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Arusha, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Arusha

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Climbing Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Shanga & Shanga Foundation ©
Shanga & Shanga Foundation

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seronera. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Serengeti National Park and then stroll through Serengeti Hippo Pool.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Serengeti National Park online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Arusha to Serengeti National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

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 6th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ngorongoro Conservation Area day trip app .

Traveling by car from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car 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 ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Tarangire National Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tarangire National Park road trip planning app .

You can drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Tarangire National Park in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

2
nights
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
On the 8th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kilimanjaro. On your second day here, take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kilimanjaro National Park route maker site .

You can fly from Tarangire National Park to Kilimanjaro National Park in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Nature Parks
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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 10th (Sat): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Mama Africa Curio, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Moshi attractions planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kilimanjaro National Park to Moshi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Moshi

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

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Zanzibar City side-trips: Nungwi (Nungwi Beach & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, stroll around Forodhani Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock, and steep yourself in history at House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Zanzibar City route planning app .

Getting from Moshi to Zanzibar City by combination of taxi and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Nungwi, Cheetah's Rock
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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