15 days in Tanzania Itinerary

15 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  12 h
1
Arusha
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  6 h 45 min
3
Nungwi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Paje
— 3 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Drive:  19 h 45 min
5
Selous Game Reserve
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  21 h 45 min
End: Amsterdam

3
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 2nd (Tue) a memorable day with a climbing tour. Spend the 3rd (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Cultural Heritage Centre, get interesting insight from Maishafrika Adventures, wander the streets of Arusha Village Experience, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Arusha tour website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Arusha is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Amsterdam to Arusha, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Arusha can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Arusha

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Climbing Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Maishafrika Adventures ©
Maishafrika Adventures

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to The Engare Sero Footprint Site.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area online journey planner.

You can drive from Arusha to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 3.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Nungwi.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

2
nights
Nungwi

Nungwi ©
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Nungwi is known for beaches, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock, kick back and relax at Nungwi Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nungwi trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Nungwi in 5.5 hours. In July in Nungwi, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Paje.

Things to do in Nungwi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cheetah's Rock, Kendwa Beach
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond ©
Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond

3
nights
Paje

Paje ©
Located on the island of Unguja, the quaint village of Paje lies on a shallow sandy lagoon, which attracts swarms of kitesurfing enthusiasts and marine life lovers.
Paje is known for beaches, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zanzibar Butterfly Centre, stroll around Jozani Forest, and kick back and relax at Paje Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Paje road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Nungwi to Paje takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Selous Game Reserve.

Things to do in Paje

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Zanzibar Island, Jambiani Beach
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Paje Beach ©
Paje Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Zanzibar Butterfly Centre ©
Zanzibar Butterfly Centre

few
hours
Selous Game Reserve

Selous Game Reserve
To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Selous Game Reserve trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Paje to Selous Game Reserve in 20 hours. On the 14th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Selous Game Reserve

Nature Parks
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