32 days in Tanzania Itinerary

32 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Arusha
— 4 nights
2
Serengeti National Park
— 2 nights
3
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 2 nights
4
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 2 nights
5
Moshi
— 4 nights
6
Dar es Salaam
— 4 nights
7
Iringa
— 2 nights
8
Matemwe, Zanzibar Island
— 1 night
9
Paje, Zanzibar Island
— 2 nights
10
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 7 nights

4
nights
Arusha

Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
Appreciate the collections at The Tanzanite Experience and Cultural Heritage Centre. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shanga & Shanga Foundation and Masai Central Market. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, get outside with Wondrous Africa, and get into the urban bustle at Cultural Arts Centre.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Arusha tour builder.

London, UK to Arusha is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Arusha is 3 hours. August in Arusha sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Arusha

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Masai Central Market
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
The Tanzanite Experience ©
The Tanzanite Experience
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
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.
On the 16th (Sun), stroll through Retima Hippo Pool and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seronera. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Grumeti River.

To find ratings and more tourist information, use the Serengeti National Park road trip app.

Getting from Arusha to Serengeti National Park by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool
Grumeti River ©
Grumeti River

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to The Engare Sero Footprint Site and then steep yourself in history at Olduvai Gorge.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip planner.

You can drive from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can fly to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
Olduvai Gorge ©
Olduvai Gorge
The Engare Sero Footprint Site ©
The Engare Sero Footprint Site

2
nights
Kilimanjaro National Park

On the 20th (Thu), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kilimanjaro.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kilimanjaro National Park route planner.

Traveling by flight from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Kilimanjaro National Park takes 5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Moshi.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Wildlife Tours Nature
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro

4
nights
Moshi

Moshi ©
Situated in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, the sleepy town of Moshi provides tourist with a safe and pleasant place to stay in while touring the region or braving Africa's highest mountain.
Explore hidden gems such as Mama Africa Giftshop and Kikuletwa Hotsprings. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Balloon Rides. There's lots more to do: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilimanjaro Animal C.R.E.W., and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Moshi tour itinerary builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kilimanjaro National Park to Moshi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dar es Salaam.

Things to do in Moshi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Mama Africa Giftshop ©
Mama Africa Giftshop
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Balloon Rides

4
nights
Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam ©
Founded in the mid-19th century, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's largest city, lost the status of the official capital but remains the country's commercial and financial center.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mbudya Island and The Slipway Shopping Centre. Visit Old Boma and St. Joseph's Cathedral of Archdiocese of Dar es Salaam for their historical value. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ngazija Mosque, stroll the grounds of Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery, and look for gifts at The Tanzanite Dream.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Dar es Salaam trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Moshi to Dar es Salaam in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Dar es Salaam are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Iringa.

Things to do in Dar es Salaam

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Old Boma
Highlights from your plan
Old Boma ©
Old Boma
Spas & Wellness
Mbudya Island ©
Mbudya Island

2
nights
Iringa

Iringa ©
Iringa is a city in Tanzania with a population of 112,900. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ruaha National Park. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Isimila Stone Age Site and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Iringa trip planning app.

Getting from Dar es Salaam to Iringa by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Dar es Salaam in August, things will get little chillier in Iringa: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Matemwe.

Things to do in Iringa

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Ruaha National Park ©
Ruaha National Park
Safaris
Isimila Stone Age Site ©
Isimila Stone Age Site

1
night
Matemwe, Zanzibar Island

Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Matemwe Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Matemwe online day trip planner.

You can fly from Iringa to Matemwe in 5.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Iringa in August; daily highs in Matemwe reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Paje.

Things to do in Matemwe

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Matemwe Beach ©
Matemwe Beach

2
nights
Paje, Zanzibar Island

Paje ©
Located on the island of Unguja, the quaint village of Paje lies on a shallow sandy lagoon, which attracts swarms of kitesurfing enthusiasts and marine life lovers.
On the 2nd (Wed), stroll through Paje Beach and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Jozani Forest and then Head underground at Kuza Cave.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paje travel planner.

Getting from Matemwe to Paje by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Paje, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Paje

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Jozani Forest, Kuza Cave
Highlights from your plan
Kuza Cave ©
Kuza Cave
Paje Beach ©
Paje Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

7
nights
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mtoni Palace Ruins and Tazari Caves. Do some cultural sightseeing at Christ Church Cathedral and House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zanzibar City: Nungwi (Scuba & Snorkeling, Baraka Natural Aquarium- Nungwi, &more). The adventure continues: stop by Aromas of Zanzibar, take in the exciting artwork at Dr Bulugu Gallery, take in nature's colorful creations at Forodhani Gardens, and kick back and relax at Nakupenda Beach.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Zanzibar City online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Paje to Zanzibar City takes 1.5 hours. In September in Zanzibar City, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Mtoni Palace Ruins ©
Mtoni Palace Ruins

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