26 days in Tanzania Itinerary

26 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  16 h 45 min
1
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Serengeti National Park
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  3 h 30 min
4
Nungwi
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Paje
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam

3
nights
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
Take a break from the city and head to Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kibo. Get out of town with these interesting Kilimanjaro National Park side-trips: Marangu (Chagga Museum & Ndoro Waterfall).

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kilimanjaro National Park day trip planning tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kilimanjaro National Park is an approximately 16.5- hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Kilimanjaro National Park due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Marangu
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Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kibo
Mount Kibo
Ndoro Waterfall ©
Ndoro Waterfall

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 28th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to The Engare Sero Footprint Site.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Kilimanjaro National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 3.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Serengeti National Park.

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

4
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.
Visiting Seronera and Retima Hippo Pool will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area to see Olduvai Gorge about 1h 45 min away. There's more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Naabi Hill.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Serengeti National Park route planner.

Drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park in 2.5 hours. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll travel to Nungwi.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Olduvai Gorge
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Seronera ©
Seronera
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

7
nights
Nungwi

Nungwi ©
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Step out of the city life by going to Nungwi Beach and Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond. We've included these beaches for you: Kendwa Beach and Kiwengwa Beach. Explore Nungwi's surroundings by going to Matemwe Beach (in Matemwe), Mnemba Atoll (in Unguja City) and Kiwengwa Caves (in Kiwengwa). There's much more to do: stroll through Cheetah's Rock, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, stop by Bahati Beach Boutique, and view the masterpieces at Dr. Bulugu Gallery.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Nungwi journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Serengeti National Park to Nungwi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. In August, daytime highs in Nungwi are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Paje.

Things to do in Nungwi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kendwa, Unguja City, Kiwengwa, Matemwe Beach, Cheetah's Rock
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Scuba & Snorkeling

7
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Paje Beach and Uroa Bay. When in Paje, make a side trip to see Space Station Zanzibar in Tunguu, approximately Tunguu away. The adventure continues: stroll around Jozani Forest, contemplate the long history of Mtoni Palace Ruins, tour on your own time with Paje Scooter Rent, and get interesting insight from Tours.

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You can drive from Nungwi to Paje in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Paje can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paje

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Zanzibar Island, Jambiani, Uroa Bay, Space Station Zanzibar
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Paje Beach ©
Paje Beach
Jozani Forest ©
Jozani Forest
Jambiani Beach ©
Jambiani Beach

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