60 days in Tanzania Itinerary

60 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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60 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Dar es Salaam
Fly:  1​h
1
Mafia Island
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
2
Nungwi
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Zanzibar City
— 10 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  6​h 30​min
4
Mikumi National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
Selous Game Reserve
— 3 nights
Drive:  10​h
6
Kondoa
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Tarangire National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Mto wa Mbu
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Serengeti National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
11
Mwanza
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
12
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h
End: Dar es Salaam

4
nights
Mafia Island

Mafia Island ©
A quiet, sandy landmass off the coast of Tanzania, Mafia Island lies dotted with peaceful lodges and sleepy fishing villages.
Mafia Island is known for wildlife, outdoors, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sea views from Ras Mkumbi, and see the vivid underwater world at Mafia Marine National Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Mafia Island road trip tool .

Dar es Salaam to Mafia Island is an approximately 1-hour flight. You'll set off for Nungwi on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Mafia Island

Wildlife Nature Parks
Find places to stay May 25 — 29:
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Mafia Marine National Park ©
Mafia Marine National Park
Ras Mkumbi ©
Ras Mkumbi

5
nights
Nungwi

Nungwi ©
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Attractions like Nungwi Beach and Baraka Natural Aquarium- Nungwi make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Matemwe Beach (in Matemwe), Mnemba Atoll (in Unguja City) and Kiwengwa (Kiwengwa Caves & Kiwengwa Beach). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Kendwa Beach, look for gifts at Bahati Beach Boutique, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and Head underground at Tazari Caves.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nungwi online journey planner .

Getting from Mafia Island to Nungwi by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Unguja City, Kendwa, Kiwengwa, Matemwe Beach
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 3:
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kendwa Beach ©
Kendwa Beach

10
nights
Zanzibar City

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.
Kids will enjoy Nakupenda Beach and Uroa Bay. Venture out of the city with trips to Paje (Paje Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more) and Jambiani (Jambiani Beach & Kuza Cave). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Forodhani Park, contemplate the long history of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), and explore the ancient world of Hamamni Persian Baths.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Zanzibar City trip builder tool .

You can drive from Nungwi to Zanzibar City in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Mikumi National Park.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Zanzibar Island, Paje, Jambiani, Uroa Bay
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 13:
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Paje Beach ©
Paje Beach

3
nights
Mikumi National Park

Mikumi National Park ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Morogoro (Kinole Waterfall & Uluguru Mountains).

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mikumi National Park tour builder site .

Do a combination of flight and train from Zanzibar City to Mikumi National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train. You'll set off for Selous Game Reserve on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Mikumi National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Morogoro
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Uluguru Mountains ©
Uluguru Mountains
Mikumi National Park ©
Mikumi National Park
Kinole Waterfall ©
Kinole Waterfall

3
nights
Selous Game Reserve

Selous Game Reserve
To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Selous Game Reserve trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Mikumi National Park to Selous Game Reserve with the Route module. On the 21st (Fri), you're off toKondoa.
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 21:

3
nights
Kondoa

Kondoa ©
Kondoa is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kondoa Rock-Art Sites.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kondoa trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Explore your travel options from Selous Game Reserve to Kondoa with the Route module. You will leave for Tarangire National Park on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Kondoa

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Kondoa Rock-Art Sites ©
Kondoa Rock-Art Sites

5
nights
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
Spend the 26th (Wed) among the memorable landscape of Tarangire National Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tarangire National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Kondoa to Tarangire National Park takes 5 hours. In June in Tarangire National Park, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 30th (Sun), you'll travel to Mto wa Mbu.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Nature Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

4
nights
Mto wa Mbu

Mto wa Mbu ©
Spend the 2nd (Tue) exploring nature at Parc National du Lac Manyara.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mto wa Mbu online driving holiday planner .

Drive from Tarangire National Park to Mto wa Mbu in 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 4th (Thu), you'll travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Mto wa Mbu

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Manyara
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 4:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Manyara ©
Lake Manyara
African Galleria ©
African Galleria

5
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.
Spend the 5th (Fri) among the memorable landscape of Ngorongoro Crater. There's more to do: make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area visit planner .

You can drive from Mto wa Mbu to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 2.5 hours. You'll set off for Serengeti National Park on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

5
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.
Spend the 11th (Thu) exploring nature at Seronera. Spend the 10th (Wed) exploring nature at Serengeti National Park. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Serengeti Hippo Pool, explore the activities along Grumeti River, explore the striking landscape at Naabi Hill, and contemplate the long history of Oldupai Gorge.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Serengeti National Park online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mwanza.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Serengeti National Park ©
Serengeti National Park
Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

3
nights
Mwanza

Mwanza is a mid-sized port city on the southern shores of Lake Victoria in northwestern Tanzania. Mwanza is known for wildlife, nature, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, browse the different shops at Rock City Mall, examine the collection at Sukuma Museum, and take in the dramatic natural features at Bismarck Rock.

To find out how to plan a trip to Mwanza, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Serengeti National Park to Mwanza in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, daily temperatures in Mwanza can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Mwanza

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 17:
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Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bismarck Rock ©
Bismarck Rock

6
nights
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
Explore Kilimanjaro National Park's surroundings by going to Marangu (Chagga Museum & Ndoro Waterfall). On the 18th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Kilimanjaro. Spend the 21st (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour.

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

Traveling by flight from Mwanza to Kilimanjaro National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Marangu
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro
Safaris
Mount Kibo
Mount Kibo

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