14 days in Tanzania Itinerary

14 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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14 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Hammamet
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  22​h 45​min
1
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Mafia Island
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
3
Jambiani, Zanzibar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Kendwa, Zanzibar Island
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Serengeti National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  30​h
End: Hammamet

1
night
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.
On the 6th (Tue), make a trip to The Engare Sero Footprint Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area day trip tool .

Hammamet, Tunisia to Ngorongoro Conservation Area is an approximately 23-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Hammamet to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Mafia Island.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

1
night
Mafia Island

A quiet, sandy landmass off the coast of Tanzania, Mafia Island lies dotted with peaceful lodges and sleepy fishing villages.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit a coastal fixture at Ras Mkumbi and then explore the striking landscape of Mafia Marine National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mafia Island online vacation maker .

Traveling by flight from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Mafia Island takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Jambiani.

Things to do in Mafia Island

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Mafia Marine National Park ©
Mafia Marine National Park
Ras Mkumbi ©
Ras Mkumbi

2
nights
Jambiani, Zanzibar Island

Jambiani ©
On the 10th (Sat), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Paje Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Uroa Bay and then stroll through Zanzibar Butterfly Centre.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Jambiani day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Mafia Island to Jambiani in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, ferry, and car. In August, daytime highs in Jambiani are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kendwa.

Things to do in Jambiani

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Paje, Uroa Bay, Zanzibar Butterfly Centre
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Paje Beach ©
Paje Beach
Uroa Bay ©
Uroa Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Kendwa, Zanzibar Island

Kendwa ©
We've included these beaches for you: Scuba & Snorkeling and Fukuchani Ruins. Step off the beaten path and head to Kiwengwa Beach and Matemwe Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kendwa day trip planning app .

You can drive from Jambiani to Kendwa in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Kendwa

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Fukuchani Ruins, Cheetah's Rock, Matemwe Beach, Kiwengwa Beach
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Matemwe Beach ©
Matemwe Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the activities along Grumeti River. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Seronera.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Serengeti National Park day trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kendwa to Serengeti National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

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Serengeti Hippo Pool ©
Serengeti Hippo Pool
Seronera ©
Seronera

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