60 days in Tanzania Itinerary

60 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tanzania trip planner

Make it your trip
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Iringa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mikumi National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Selous Game Reserve
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kondoa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tarangire National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mto wa Mbu
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 4 nights
Drive
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Serengeti National Park
— 5 nights
Fly
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Mwanza
— 4 nights
Fly
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Kilimanjaro National Park
— 5 nights
Fly to Tanga, Taxi to Lushoto
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Lushoto
— 4 nights
Taxi to Tanga, Fly to Zanzibar
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Zanzibar City
— 12 nights
Drive
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Nungwi
— 5 nights
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Iringa

— 2 nights
Iringa is a city in Tanzania with a population of 112,900. Discover out-of-the-way places like Isimila Stone Age Site and Iringa Boma - Regional Museum and Cultural Centre. There's more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour and don't miss a visit to Gangilonga Rock.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Iringa visit planner.

Dar es Salaam to Iringa is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dar es Salaam in May, things will get slightly colder in Iringa: highs are around 30°C and lows about 17°C. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mikumi National Park.

Things to do in Iringa

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay May 25 — 27:

Mikumi National Park

— 2 nights
Escape the urban bustle at Mikumi National Park and Uluguru Mountains.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mikumi National Park online sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Iringa to Mikumi National Park with the Route module. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel to Selous Game Reserve.

Things to do in Mikumi National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 27 — 30:

Selous Game Reserve

— 3 nights
To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Selous Game Reserve journey maker website.

Explore your travel options from Mikumi National Park to Selous Game Reserve with the Route module. On the 3rd (Mon), you're off to Kondoa.

Things to do in Selous Game Reserve

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 3:

Kondoa

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

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kondoa planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Selous Game Reserve to Kondoa. You'll set off for Tarangire National Park on the 6th (Thu).

Things to do in Kondoa

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 6:
Highlights from your trip

Tarangire National Park

— 4 nights
Spend the 7th (Fri) among the memorable landscape of Tarangire National Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tarangire National Park holiday builder.

Drive from Kondoa to Tarangire National Park in 4 hours. In June in Tarangire National Park, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 10th (Mon), you're off to Mto wa Mbu.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 10:
Highlights from your trip

Mto wa Mbu

— 4 nights
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parc National du Lac Manyara and African Galleria. Take a break from Mto wa Mbu with a short trip to Lake Manyara in Lake Manyara National Park, about 1h 20 min away.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mto wa Mbu trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tarangire National Park to Mto wa Mbu takes 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Mto wa Mbu can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. You'll set off for Ngorongoro Conservation Area on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Mto wa Mbu

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 14:

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

— 4 nights
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 15th (Sat) among the memorable landscape of Ngorongoro Crater. It doesn't end there: make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Mto wa Mbu to Ngorongoro Conservation Area takes 2.5 hours. You will leave for Serengeti National Park on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 18:

Serengeti National Park

— 5 nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Grumeti River and Naabi Hill. Visiting Seronera and Retima Hippo Pool will get you outdoors. Step out of Serengeti National Park with an excursion to Olduvai Gorge in Ngorongoro Conservation Area--about 1h 45 min away.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Serengeti National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Mwanza.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 23:

Mwanza

— 4 nights
Mwanza is a mid-sized port city on the southern shores of Lake Victoria in northwestern Tanzania. Step off the beaten path and head to Sukuma Museum and Rock City Mall. Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Saanane Island National Park. It doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Bismarck Rock and pause for some photo ops at Samaki Corner.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mwanza vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Serengeti National Park to Mwanza takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You will leave for Kilimanjaro National Park on the 27th (Thu).

Things to do in Mwanza

Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 27:

Kilimanjaro National Park

— 5 nights
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mount Kibo and Ndoro Waterfall. Step out of Kilimanjaro National Park to go to Marangu and see Chagga Museum, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. On the 28th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Kilimanjaro.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kilimanjaro National Park road trip planning app.

Fly from Mwanza to Kilimanjaro National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. On the 2nd (Tue), you're off to Lushoto.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 2:

Lushoto

— 4 nights
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Usambara Mountains and Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lushoto trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kilimanjaro National Park to Lushoto in 6 hours. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Lushoto

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 2 — 6:

Zanzibar City

— 12 nights
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.
For shopping fun, head to Aromas of Zanzibar or Darajani Bazaar. Palace Museum (Beit al-Sahel) and Peace Memorial Museum (Beit el Amani) will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Paje (Paje Beach, Paje Scooter Rent, &more), Space Station Zanzibar (in Tunguu) and Jambiani (Jambiani Beach & Kuza Cave). There's still lots to do: play a few rounds at Sea Cliff Golf Resort, admire the landmark architecture of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), contemplate the long history of Christ Church Cathedral, and take in the exciting artwork at Dr Bulugu Gallery.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Zanzibar City online trip itinerary builder.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Lushoto to Zanzibar City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nungwi.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 18:

Nungwi

— 5 nights
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Kiwengwa Beach will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Kendwa Beach and Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nungwi: Mnemba Atoll (in Unguja City) and Matemwe Beach (in Matemwe). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Nungwi Beach, delve into the distant past at Fukuchani Ruins, observe the fascinating underwater world at Baraka Natural Aquarium- Nungwi, and Head underground at Tazari Caves.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nungwi tour planning site.

You can drive from Zanzibar City to Nungwi in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Nungwi are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 23:

Tanzania travel guide

4.1
Geologic Formations · Beaches · Safaris
Though the size and scale of Tanzania may be overwhelming, the people make it a personable and easy-going place to visit. The bigger cities not only offer good connections to the main natural attractions, but also feature bustling markets where locals sell fresh produce, snacks, and crafts. Smaller villages retain their long-held customs, beliefs, and artistic traditions. With the continent's highest peak, and some of the most animal-rich safaris available, Tanzania holidays tend to dart between the big and bold, and the personal and low-key.

Lake Manyara National Park travel guide

3.2
Bodies of Water · Gift & Specialty Shops · Flea Markets
A landscape rich in wildlife and diverse terrain, Lake Manyara National Park stretches across two Tanzanian regions. Bubbling with life brought to the region because of the vast alkaline lake, the park attracts visitors particularly during the wet season (November-May), as hundreds of crimson flamingoes settle in the shallow waters. Book a safari tour on your Lake Manyara National Park holiday and witness Masai lions, elephants, cheetahs, and hippos, which co-existing here in their natural habitat.

Mwanza Region travel guide

4.2
Safaris · Hiking Trails · Specialty Museums
Bordered by Lake Victoria and rich in safari and camping opportunities, Mwanza Region also offers the chance to explore some of Tanzania's tribes. Learn about the culture of the largest and most influential peoples, the Wasukuma, via organized trips to their villages or guided tours of local museums. Regional capital Mwanza offers a laid-back base for further explorations of the nearby national park or safaris. Bird-watching, fishing, and hippo-spotting remain firm favorites on Mwanza Region itineraries.

Zanzibar Island travel guide

3.8
Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Islands
Unguja
Experience the bustling Zanzibar Island, the financial and economical metropolis of the Zanzibar Archipelago. Most tours of Zanzibar Island start in Zanzibar Town, where centuries of history are on display in Persian bathhouses, street coffee vendors, and the world's last open slave market in Stone Town, the historical center. Beyond that, attractions on Zanzibar Island include numerous archaeological sites dotted across the area.