17 days in Tanzania Itinerary

17 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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17 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Curitiba
Fly:  21​h 15​min
1
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Arusha
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1​h 45​min
4
Moshi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
7
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Serengeti National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  29​h
End: Curitiba

2
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.
Zanzibar City is known for nature, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, stop by Mwanzo Mpya, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral, and kick back and relax at Nakupenda Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Zanzibar City journey maker app .

Curitiba, Brazil to Zanzibar City is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Curitiba to Zanzibar City. Traveling from Curitiba in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Zanzibar City: highs are around 34°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nungwi.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cheetah's Rock
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Forodhani Park ©
Forodhani Park

1
night
Nungwi, Zanzibar Island

Nungwi ©
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nungwi Beach.

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Drive from Zanzibar City to Nungwi in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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 30th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Cultural Heritage Centre and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at iheartz Collections, head outdoors with Kili Dreamers, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Arusha trip builder.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Nungwi to Arusha takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of ferry, train, bus, and shuttle. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Nungwi in May: high temperatures in Arusha hover around 25°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Arusha

Outdoors Tours Museums
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Climbing Tours
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre
Off-Road Tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): view the masterpieces at Mama Africa Giftshop, then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Keep things going the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Moshi trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Arusha to Moshi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Moshi

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

1
night
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kilimanjaro.

Start your trip to Kilimanjaro National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Moshi to Kilimanjaro National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to fly to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Nature Parks
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Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro

1
night
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
On the 4th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Tarangire National Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tarangire National Park day trip website .

You can fly from Kilimanjaro National Park to Tarangire National Park in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. June in Tarangire National Park sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

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 5th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then contemplate the long history of Oldupai Gorge.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area holiday maker website .

You can drive from Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

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

3
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.
Serengeti National Park is known for nature, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seronera, explore the activities along Grumeti River, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find reviews and tourist information, you can read our Serengeti National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

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

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