43 days in Arusha & Livingstone Itinerary

43 days in Arusha & Livingstone Itinerary

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43 days in Arusha & Livingstone Itinerary

Start: Cape Town, South Africa
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Arusha, Tanzania
— 24 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Livingstone, Zambia
— 18 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Cape Town, South Africa

24
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Arusha: Moshi (Safaris, Kikuletwa Hotsprings, & more), Food Tours (in Mto wa Mbu) and Mt Meru (in Arusha National Park). Spend the 29th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 27th (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, get outside with Kili Dreamers, and examine the collection at Tanzanite Experience.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Arusha day trip planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Arusha is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Cape Town to Arusha is 1 hour. In January in Arusha, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Moshi, Mto wa Mbu, Mt Meru, Chagga Museum
Find places to stay Jan 18 — Feb 11:
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Climbing Tours
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre
Off-Road Tours

18
nights
Livingstone, Zambia

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
When in Livingstone, make a side trip to see Batoka Gorge in Kazungula, approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Victoria Falls, admire all the interesting features of Mukuni Village, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Livingstone day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Arusha to Livingstone takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern African Time to Central African Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Arusha in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Livingstone. On the 29th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Livingstone

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Mukuni Village, Batoka Gorge
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 29:
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Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Livingstone Museum ©
Livingstone Museum
Mukuni Village ©
Mukuni Village

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