21 days in Seychelles & Tanzania Itinerary

21 days in Seychelles & Tanzania Itinerary

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21 days in Seychelles & Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Newark, United States
Fly + Drive:  26​h
1
Victoria, Seychelles
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  45​min
2
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
Ferry:  30​min
3
La Digue Island, Seychelles
— 3 nights
+2
Ferry + Drive + Fly:  10​h 45​min
4
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2​h 15​min
5
Moshi, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
8
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
10
Arusha, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  21​h 30​min
End: Newark, United States

1
night
Victoria, Seychelles

Victoria ©
Victoria is the capital city of Seychelles and is situated on the north-eastern side of Mahé island, the archipelago's main island. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception, take in nature's colorful creations at Seychelles National Botanical Gardens, and then don't miss a visit to Tempio hindu. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Beau Vallon Beach, then contemplate the long history of Clock Tower, then appreciate the history behind Diamond Jubilee Fountain, and finally make a trip to Victoria Market.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Victoria trip planner.

Newark, USA to Victoria is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Newark to Victoria. Traveling from Newark in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 77°F in Victoria. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Beau Vallon Beach
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Seychelles National Botanical Gardens ©
Beau Vallon Beach ©
Beau Vallon Beach
Clock Tower ©
Clock Tower

2
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): appreciate the views at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve and then head off the coast to Curieuse Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Lazio, then take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Passerose, and then kick back and relax at Anse Georgette.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Praslin Island vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Victoria to Praslin Island takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to La Digue Island.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio
Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve ©
Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve
Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island

3
nights
La Digue Island, Seychelles

La Digue Island ©
La Digue Island remains a relatively unknown vacation destination, offering very few tourist facilities and an exotic though largely undeveloped coastline.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): kick back and relax at Anse Fourmis, enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Coco Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Source D'Argent. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiagge di Anse Marron, then stroll through Petite Anse, and then kick back and relax at Grand Anse.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our La Digue Island online road trip planner.

La Digue Island is just a stone's throw from Praslin Island. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in La Digue Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Anse Source D'Argent ©
Anse Source D'Argent
Grand Anse ©
Grand Anse
Anse Coco Beach ©
Anse Coco 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Zanzibar City side-trips: Nungwi (Nungwi Beach & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, experience rural life at Tangawizi Spice Farm, admire the landmark architecture of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), and stroll around Forodhani Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Zanzibar City itinerary site.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from La Digue Island to Zanzibar City in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from La Digue Island to Zanzibar City due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Zanzibar City can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Moshi.

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
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach

2
nights
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 8th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Mama Africa Giftshop, get interesting insight from Tours, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Moshi trip builder tool.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Zanzibar City to Moshi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough 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, Tanzania

Kilimanjaro National Park
On the 10th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kilimanjaro.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kilimanjaro National Park trip itinerary website.

Explore your travel options from Moshi to Kilimanjaro National Park with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to fly to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Parks Nature
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Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro

1
night
Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Tarangire National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Tarangire National Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tarangire National Park online trip maker.

You can fly from Kilimanjaro National Park to Tarangire National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. July in Tarangire National Park sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

2
nights
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

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.
On the 12th (Sun), explore the striking landscape 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 see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Serengeti 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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Retima Hippo Pool and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seronera.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Serengeti National Park trip maker site.

Drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

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

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Arusha, Tanzania

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 15th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Cultural Heritage Centre and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Masai Central Market, see the interesting displays at Isle of Jewels, and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Arusha tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Serengeti National Park to Arusha takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Arusha can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Masai Central Market
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Climbing Tours
Off-Road Tours
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre

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