60 days in Tanzania Itinerary

60 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tanzania trip planner

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Fly
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Iringa
— 2 nights
Taxi to Mbingu, Train to Mikumi National Park
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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 City
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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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Isimila Stone Age Site and Iringa Boma - Regional Museum and Cultural Centre. Next up on the itinerary: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and don't miss a visit to Gangilonga Rock.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Iringa road trip app.

Dar es Salaam to Iringa is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dar es Salaam in May, things will get a bit cooler 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 · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 25 — 27:

Mikumi National Park

— 2 nights
Get outdoors at Mikumi Park and Uluguru Mountains.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mikumi National Park trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and train from Iringa to Mikumi National Park takes 12.5 hours. You'll set off for Selous Game Reserve on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Mikumi National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 27 — 30:

Selous Game Reserve

— 3 nights
For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Selous Game Reserve travel route planning website.

Explore your travel options from Mikumi National Park to Selous Game Reserve with the Route module. You'll set off for Kondoa on the 3rd (Mon).

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kondoa Rock-Art Sites.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kondoa online tour itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Selous Game Reserve to Kondoa with the Route module. On the 6th (Thu), you're off to Tarangire National Park.

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) exploring nature at Tarangire National Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tarangire National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kondoa to Tarangire National Park takes 4 hours. June in Tarangire National Park sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 10th (Mon), you're off to Mto wa Mbu.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

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

Mto wa Mbu

— 4 nights
Get outdoors at Parc National du Lac Manyara and Lake Manyara.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Mto wa Mbu online travel route planner.

You can drive from Tarangire National Park to Mto wa Mbu in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 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. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to The Engare Sero Footprint Site.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip site.

Getting from Mto wa Mbu to Ngorongoro Conservation Area by car takes about 2.5 hours. On the 18th (Tue), you're off to Serengeti National Park.

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Seronera and Retima Hippo Pool. Step off the beaten path and head to Grumeti River and Naabi Hill. Change things up with a short trip to Olduvai Gorge in Ngorongoro Conservation Area (about 1h 45 min away).

Before you visit Serengeti National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to fly 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. Explore hidden gems such as Sukuma Museum and Saanane Island National Park. Get outdoors at Safaris and Bismarck Rock. There's more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Rock City Mall and appreciate the history behind Samaki Corner.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mwanza trip builder app.

You can fly from Serengeti National Park to Mwanza in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Mwanza can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. On the 27th (Thu), you'll travel to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Mwanza

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

Kilimanjaro National Park

— 5 nights
Step out of the city life by going to Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kibo. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chagga Museum and Ndoro Waterfall.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilimanjaro National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Mwanza to Kilimanjaro National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll travel 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
Escape the urban bustle at Usambara Mountains and Soni Falls.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lushoto vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kilimanjaro National Park to Lushoto takes 6.5 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.
Get some historical perspective at Christ Church Cathedral and Mtoni Palace Ruins. Head to Aromas of Zanzibar and Cultural Arts Galleryfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Zanzibar City side-trips: Uroa Bay (in Uroa), Jambiani (Jambiani Beach & Kuza Cave) and Space Station Zanzibar (in Tunguu). There's much more to do: play a few rounds at Sea Cliff Golf Resort, view the masterpieces at Dr Bulugu Gallery, explore the galleries of The Beautiful Eyes, and hunt for treasures at Darajani Bazaar.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Zanzibar City journey planning tool.

Getting from Lushoto to Zanzibar City by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Zanzibar City are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nungwi.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Kendwa Beach. Attractions like Kiwengwa Beach and Nungwi Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nungwi: Mnemba Atoll (in Unguja City) and Matemwe Beach (in Matemwe). There's much more to do: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond, explore the fascinating underground world of Tazari Caves, and explore the ancient world of Fukuchani Ruins.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Nungwi vacation planning website.

Traveling by car from Zanzibar City to Nungwi takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for the flight 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
Safaris · Beaches · Geologic Formations
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

3.1
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 · Nature & Wildlife Tours · Hiking Trails
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.