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Tanzania - One week, two week itineraries

Tanzania location

Eastern Africa

Located

Land borders

Burundi

DR Congo

Kenya

Malawi

Mozambique

Tanzania at a glance

Shilling (TZS)

Currency

Swahili

Language

Average (3 of 5)

Level of costs

Trendy (4 of 5)

Tourism trend change

Safe (60 / 100)

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null (0 / 100)

Human development index

Best itineraries

This itinerary shows you the main interesting destinations of Tanzania (Eastern Africa).
Do you like museums? Then you will enjoy Dar es Salaam. These flight connections are taken during this route: Iringa - Dar es Salaam and Dar es Salaam - Mbeya. You can pay with Shilling everywhere. During your travel you have to speak Swahili but english should be enough for communication everywhere.
This itinerary shows you a bit of Tanzania in Eastern Africa and it is a roundtrip from Machinga. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
Do you like museums? Then you will enjoy Dar es Salaam. Many cities are hot in December. You can pay with Shilling everywhere. There are two flight connections. These are Machinga - Dar es Salaam and Dodoma - Machinga. During your travel you have to speak Swahili. English should be enough for communication everywhere.
This itinerary proceeds through Tanzania in Eastern Africa.
You find a lot of museums, theaters and galleries at Dar es Salaam. You can pay with Shilling everywhere. These flight connections are taken during this route: Mtwara - Songea, Iringa - Dar es Salaam and Dar es Salaam - Mtwara. During your travel you have to speak Swahili. English should be enough for communication everywhere.
This itinerary proceeds through Southern Europe, more precisely Italy, and it is a roundtrip from Dar es Salaam.
Mainly very big cities are destinations. You can enjoy museums, theaters and galleries at
Rome and Naples. Do you like nightlife? Then you will enjoy Naples. As a Tanzania citizen you must get the valid visa before for Italy. If your passport is from Tanzania and you use the power sockets type D/G, then you would still need: C / F / L. You can pay with Euros everywhere. There are two flight connections. These are Dar es Salaam - Rome and Naples - Dar es Salaam. During your travel you have to speak Italy but english should be enough for communication everywhere.
This itinerary brings you through Tanzania in Eastern Africa.
The itinerary visits mainly small cities. You can enjoy museums, theaters and galleries at Mwanza. Many cities are warm in December. There are two flight connections. These are Mwanza - Arusha and Mpanda - Mwanza. During your travel you have to speak Swahili but english should be enough for communication everywhere.
This itinerary shows you the main interesting destinations of Tanzania, Eastern Africa.
Do you like museums? Then you will enjoy Mwanza. Many cities are warm in December. You can pay with Shilling everywhere. During your travel you have to speak Swahili but english should be enough for communication everywhere. There are one flight connection. These are Bariadi - Mpanda.

Things to do

The primary draw to the Serengeti is the Great Migration and the great wildlife viewing opportunities, but there are other things you might want to consider adding to your itinerary. Also there are alternative ways to see wildlife other than from the back of a Land Cruiser. Below is our list of the top ten things to ...

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Endless safari plains. Authentic villages. Africa’s highest peak. And that’s only the beginning. Here’s the best things to do in Tanzania. Tanzania is a dream. Located in East Africa, Tanzania is known for its never ending safari plains, and of course, Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa and ..

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The best things to do in Tanzania

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Dawn over the Indian ocean. The Island Of Zanzibar, Tanzania Dawn over the Indian ocean. Sun and sky in the tropics. The Island Of Zanzibar, Tanzania With just one week in Tanzania, you will surely enjoy the richness and beauty of nature. You can also ride to Dodoma, the country’s capital.

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Due to its rich cultural value, it is very attractive when it comes to tourism. People are often interested in seeing all the beautiful things this country has to offer, both in terms of nature and culture. Therefore, the tourists are mostly attracted by the wildlife and ..

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6. Explore the local cuisine

8. Visit the Stone Town

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Eat & drink

I am a picky eater and worried a lot about having enough to eat and about balancing my blood sugars in Africa. ...

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The next morning I headed out and the guides suspected a lion kill might be imminent. I watched a pride of lionesses for a while but then, after some discussion between themselves, the guides said they now thought it probably wouldn’t happen, should we ...

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Tanzanian coffee may not have the international recognition of coffee from nearby countries such as Ethiopia and Kenya (Kenya itineraries), but coffee has been grown in Tanzania for centuries and is one of the country’s largest exports. Karatu is an ideal growing area because of the mineral-rich volcanic soil and ..

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We figured they would take these back to the village to share with the other members. However, the hunters regrouped and grabbed high yellow grass by the handful. Putting the straws together, they began to scrape a small stick over a tiny blackened stone. Soon, sparks and smoke appeared.

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Worth to visit

About 200 km² of the total area are taken by the lake itself in rainy season, but it disappears almost completely during dry season. ...

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General

Once at the Benaco bus station you can use a toilet located at the back or grab food or drinks from the stalls. Then you need to transfer to the Rusumo border crossing, so take a shared taxi for 3000 tsh. I shared one with a few mamas and ..

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What to expect at Rusumo

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I’m guessing you are as you’re reading this post in which case, rreat! This post is definitely not the be-all and end-all for backpacking in Tanzania. But with so many things to do in Tanzania this would be a very, very, long post. With a few weeks backpacking in Tanzania for the first time these are the places you ...

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For many, Tanzania may be the most well-known country in Africa. People from all over the world flock to Tanzania to have a safari in some of the best national parks in the world. Table of Contents show Tanzania Travel Tips 1. Hakuna Matata is Real 2. Have Some Deep Pockets For A Safari 3. Play Nice With the Police 4.

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6 thoughts on “10 Tanzania Travel Tips to Know Before You Go”

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How many reasons do you need to visit Tanzania? There’s so much to do and see that it’s almost embarrassing. It’s home to the rooftop of Africa – majestic Mount Kilimanjaro – and has some of the best diving sites in the Indian Ocean. It’s a natural paradise for an incredible array of wildlife that lives their dramatic ...

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Spectacular views – everywhere

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Itinerary

The Ultimate Tanzania Itinerary - An incredible 2-week Tanzania Itinerary including where to go, where to stay and things to do! If you’re looking for an epic Tanzania itinerary, then you’ve come to the right place. I LOVE Tanzania. My ideal Tanzania itinerary would start up north around Arusha or Moshi and ..

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Here's my perfect 2-week Kenya (Kenya in detail) and Tanzania itinerary to help you plan the trip of your dreams to Africa! When you think of Africa, it’s probably Kenya and Tanzania that are the Africa of your dreams. To cover all of the main highlights in both Kenya and Tanzania, I’d say you need at least 4 weeks in total.

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I have always wanted to go on an African Safari, but for some reason, Africa has always escaped me Come along with me as I experience a 5-day Tanzania Safari Itinerary as a first-timer! I could not have asked for a better luxury travel experience than the one I had with them! So read on as to why I chose Shadows of ...

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Our Next Scheduled Itinerary Stop: A Remote Maasai tribe

Day 5 of my Tanzania Safari Itinerary: Visit Hadzabe and Datoga Tribes

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From the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar to the famous Serengeti National Park and all of the best of the rest, this is an ideal two-week Tanzania itinerary. From the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar to the famous Serengeti National Park and all of the best of the rest, this is an ideal two-week Tanzania itinerary.

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Costs

Whenever anyone asks me what my favourite African country is, I usually say Tanzania. Whilst I love pretty much every African country I’ve ever been to, it’s always Tanzania that draws me back. , hiking in the Usambara Mountains and of course, going on safari. It’s the African country that kind of has it all – ...

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Flights to Tanzania

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I won’t include these costs in my overall budget at the bottom, as these will depend on where in the world you are coming from, but here they are. ...

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Large cities like Mbeya, Dar Es Salaam, Arusha, Moshi, Dodoma, and Iringa will have western-style grocery stores. However, the only Checkers we found was in the capital. Groceries are cheap but your best bet for produce is to buy fruits and veg from local markets. Not only are you getting it right from the source, but ...

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Safaris are costly to start with, but you can define an itinerary that fits your budget and style. Self-drive is the most affordable choicebut unless you do extensive pre-trip research, you might pass by many animals without noticing them. When selecting an organized tour, ask for a ...

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Budget Camping Safari Tanzania

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Accommodation

The African Tulip hotel is a centrally located boutique hotel in Arusha Tanzania and is currently ranked on Tripadvisor as the number one hotel in the city. Arusha is a very common stop on most travelers’ itineraries in Tanzania as the city is a great jumping off spot to head to a variety of parks for those going on ...

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. is undoubtedly the destination of choice for the discerning traveller. Posing an impressive façade directly opposite the city’s port, everything is just right. Rooms were an interesting fusion of Western aesthetics and African style, perfectly executed in the spacious ...

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From the vast plains of the Serengeti to the white-capped peak of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania is a country of awe-inspiring natural beauty and abundant wildlife. The country’s wondrous environmental attributes, along with a stable political situation, well-organised urban centres and ..

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Best Hotels in Tanzania

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. to stay in as you safari. Sprawling resorts with comfortable tents, lodges, and cottages can be found in abundance throughout the country. This will give you plenty of choices when considering what kind of safari holiday you’re looking for. ...

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