5 days in Tanzania Itinerary

5 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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5 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  12​h
1
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
2
Pemba Island
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
3
Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Arusha
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Dubai

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stop by Zanzibar Curio Shop, look for gifts at Mwanzo Mpya, and then stroll through Nakupenda Beach.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Zanzibar City trip planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Zanzibar City is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Zanzibar City is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dubai in August, expect Zanzibar City to be cooler, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pemba Island.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Nakupenda Beach
Nakupenda Beach
Mwanzo Mpya ©
Mwanzo Mpya

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Pemba Island

Pemba Island ©
On the 21st (Tue), head off the coast to Misali island.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Pemba Island trip website .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Zanzibar City to Pemba Island in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Zanzibar City in August, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Pemba Island: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Nungwi.

Things to do in Pemba Island

Outdoors Wildlife Nature
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Misali island ©
Misali island

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Nungwi, Zanzibar Island

Nungwi ©
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
On the 22nd (Wed), look for gifts at blacklulu and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nungwi Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Nungwi day trip app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Pemba Island to Nungwi in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Pemba Island in August, you will find days in Nungwi are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are a bit cooler (25°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach

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Arusha

Arusha ©
Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Arusha trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Nungwi to Arusha takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Nungwi in August: high temperatures in Arusha hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Arusha

Shopping
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Shanga & Shanga Foundation ©
Shanga & Shanga Foundation

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