19 days in Tanzania & Egypt Itinerary

19 days in Tanzania & Egypt Itinerary

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19 days in Tanzania & Egypt Itinerary

Start: Detroit, United States
Fly:  26​h
1
Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Iringa, Tanzania
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
3
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
— 7 nights
Fly:  17​h
4
Luxor, Egypt
— 1 night
Fly:  21​h
End: Detroit, United States


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2
nights
Zanzibar City, Tanzania

Zanzibar City ©
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.
Head to Zanzibar Curio Shop and Memories of Zanzibarfor plenty of shopping. Visit House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) and Hamamni Persian Baths for their historical value. Explore Zanzibar City's surroundings by going to Nungwi (Nungwi Beach & Scuba & Snorkeling). And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Darajani Bazaar, stop by Mwanzo Mpya, and delve into the distant past at The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe).

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Zanzibar City tour planning app .

Detroit, USA to Zanzibar City is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern African Time (EAT) is 8 hours. Traveling from Detroit in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Zanzibar City, with lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Iringa.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Outdoors Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nungwi
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hamamni Persian Baths ©
Hamamni Persian Baths

5
nights
Iringa, Tanzania

Iringa is a city in Tanzania with a population of 112,900. Spend the 21st (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. It doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Isimila Stone Age Site.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Iringa trip itinerary maker tool .

Detroit, USA to Iringa is an approximately 37-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Detroit to Iringa. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Detroit in July, with highs in Iringa at 77°F and lows at 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Pemba Island.

Things to do in Iringa

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris

7
nights
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

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.
Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Seronera. Spend the 31st (Wed) exploring nature at Serengeti National Park. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Serengeti Hippo Pool and take in the dramatic natural features at Oldupai Gorge.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Serengeti National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Iringa to Serengeti National Park takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi. You will leave for Luxor on the 3rd (Sat).

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Serengeti Hippo Pool ©
Serengeti Hippo Pool
Oldupai Gorge ©
Oldupai Gorge
Seronera ©
Seronera

1
night
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
You've added Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II), Tomb of Ramses III, Tomb of Ramses VI, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Karnak Open Air Museum, delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, examine the collection at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum, then delve into the distant past at Valley of the Kings, then delve into the distant past at Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), and finally explore the ancient world of Tomb of Ramses VI.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Luxor trip site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Serengeti National Park to Luxor. Traveling from Serengeti National Park to Luxor, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 106°F, and evening lows to 79°F. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut)
Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut)

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