5 days in Tanzania Itinerary

5 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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5 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  16​h
1
Mafia Island
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
2
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Dubai

1
night
Mafia Island

Mafia Island ©
A quiet, sandy landmass off the coast of Tanzania, Mafia Island lies dotted with peaceful lodges and sleepy fishing villages.
Mafia Marine National Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): stroll through Mafia Marine National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mafia Island trip planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Mafia Island is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Dubai to Mafia Island, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. You will leave for Zanzibar City on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Mafia Island

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Mafia Marine National Park ©
Mafia Marine National Park

3
nights
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island

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.
On the 14th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Stone Town, then look for gifts at Mwanzo Mpya, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Christ Church Cathedral, explore the ancient world of Hamamni Persian Baths, admire the landmark architecture of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), then admire the natural beauty at Forodhani Park, and finally explore the ancient world of The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe).

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You can fly from Mafia Island to Zanzibar City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Zanzibar City are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

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Scuba & Snorkeling
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Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral
Scuba & Snorkeling
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) ©
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib)

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