8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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8 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly + taxi:  15​h
1
Moshi
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
2
Serengeti National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Cape Town

2
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.
Get outdoors at Mount Kilimanjaro and Ascend Tanzania. And it doesn't end there: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, savor a delicious cup with a coffee and tea tour, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Moshi itinerary planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Moshi is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cape Town to Moshi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cape Town in May, Moshi is much warmer at night with lows of 26°C. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Moshi

Nature Parks Outdoors

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Mount Kilimanjaro
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Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro
Climbing Tours
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Ascend Tanzania

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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 16th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Seronera. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Serengeti National Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Serengeti National Park itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Moshi to Serengeti National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Nature Parks
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Serengeti National Park ©
Serengeti National Park
Seronera ©
Seronera

1
day
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 18th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Ngorongoro Crater.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Nature Parks
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater
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