60 days in Tanzania Itinerary

60 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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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 Ukunda, Drive 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
Fly

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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 Safaris. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Iringa Boma - Regional Museum and Cultural Centre and don't miss a visit to Gangilonga Rock.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Iringa trip itinerary planner.

Dar es Salaam to Iringa is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive. In May, Iringa is slightly colder than Dar es Salaam - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mikumi National Park.
Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay May 25 — 27:

Mikumi National Park — 2 nights

Escape the urban bustle at Mikumi Park and Uluguru Mountains.

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

Do a combination of taxi and train from Iringa to Mikumi National Park in 12.5 hours. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel to Selous Game Reserve.
Parks · Nature
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.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Kondoa — 2 nights

Kondoa is known for historic sites. Your trip 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).
Historic Sites
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Tarangire National Park — 4 nights

Spend the 7th (Fri) exploring nature at 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.
Wildlife · Parks · Nature
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Mto wa Mbu — 4 nights

You'll discover tucked-away gems like African Galleria and Parc National du Lac Manyara. 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).
Parks · Nature · 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).
Parks · Nature
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 Olduvai Gorge will get you outdoors. There's more to do: stroll through Retima Hippo Pool.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Serengeti National Park road trip site.

Traveling by car from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Mwanza.
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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sukuma Museum and Bismarck Rock. Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Saanane Island National Park. It doesn't end there: browse the different shops at Rock City Mall and appreciate the history behind Samaki Corner.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mwanza itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Serengeti National Park to Mwanza takes 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.
Museums · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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 the city life by going to Mount Kilimanjaro and Safaris. Go for a jaunt from Kilimanjaro National Park to Marangu to see Chagga Museum about 1h 20 min away.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kilimanjaro National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

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're off to Lushoto.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Side Trip
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Lushoto — 4 nights

Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Usambara Mountains and Soni Falls.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lushoto trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Kilimanjaro National Park to Lushoto in 9.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Zanzibar City.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours
Side Trip
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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 Hurumzi Henna Art Gallery. 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: stroll through Uroa Bay, browse the exhibits of Dr Bulugu Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Mtoni Palace Ruins.

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.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · 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 Waterskiing & Jetskiing will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Kiwengwa Beach and Kendwa Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nungwi: Matemwe Beach (in Matemwe) and Mnemba Atoll (in Unguja City). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Nungwi Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Fukuchani Ruins, observe the fascinating underwater world at Baraka Natural Aquarium- Nungwi, and stroll through Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond.

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 fly back home.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 23:

Tanzania travel guide

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Safaris · Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling
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

3.8
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

4.3
Safaris · National Parks · Nature & Wildlife Tours
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

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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.