Bush and Beach: an 11 Day Road Trip in Tanzania and Zanzibar

Our amazing 11 day Tanzania and Zanzibar itinerary

Bush and Beach: an 11 Day Road Trip in Tanzania and Zanzibar

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Road Trip Highlights

Tanzania

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11 days

675 km

  • Seeing the enormous and varied birdlife of Lake Manyara National Park.
  • Experiencing being surrounded by the abundance of wildlife in the Ngorongoro Crater.
  • Relaxing in peaceful paradise of Michamvi.
  • Encountering red colobus monkeys in Jozani Forest.
  • Exploring the unique city of Stone Town.
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Suggested Vehicles for hire

Ford Ranger/Toyota Hilux Single Cab 4x4 Safari Camper

Ford Ranger/Toyota Hilux Single Cab 4x4 Safari Camper

2 Seats | 2 Doors | 2 Medium Bags
  • Aircon
  • Power Steering
  • Diesel
Minimum rental: 1 day
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Ford Ranger Bushcamper 2 People

Ford Ranger Bushcamper 2 People

2 Seats | 2 Doors | 1 Medium Bags | 1 Small Bags
  • Aircon
  • Power Steering
  • Diesel
Minimum rental: 1 day
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Toyota RAV 4 SUV Automatic Transmission

Toyota RAV 4 SUV Automatic Transmission

5 Seats | 5 Doors | 2 Medium Bags | 2 Small Bags
  • Aircon
  • Power Steering
  • ABS
  • Petrol or Diesel
Minimum rental: 1 day
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Road Trip Itinerary

Activities Kms Stay
Day 1 Arrived at Kilimanjaro International airport and drove to Arusha for a 1 night stay. 47 Banana Farm Eco Hostel
Day 2 Shopped in Arusha and then drove to Lake Manyara National Park for a 2 night stay. 128 Migombani Campsite
Day 3 Drove to the Ngorongoro Crater for a full-day safari and then drove back to Migombani Campsite.. 77 Ngorongoro Crater
Day 4-5 Drove to Arusha via Lake Eyasi for a 2 night stay. 193 Green Mountain Hotel
Day 6-7 Flew to Zanzibar's main airport, Abeid Amani Karume International Airport, collected our rental car and rove to Michamvi for a 2 night stay. 67 Mpole Bungalows
Day 8-9 Drove to Nungwi for a 2 night stay. 106 Green's Nungwi
Day 10-11 Drove to Stone Town for a 1 night stay. Explored the streets of the city the following day before fliying out of Zanzibar and completing the road trip. 57 StoneTown View Inn

Road Trip Video

Photo Gallery

Aerial view of a beach at Nungwi, Zanzibar | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
Colourful goods sold in Stone Town, Zanzibar | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
Elephant in Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
Fun on a beach at Nungwi, Zanzibar | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
Giraffe in Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
Lions in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
Massive tree roots in Zanzibar | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
Red-colobus monkey in Jozani Forest, Zanzibar | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
Snorkeling at Mnemba Island, Zanzibar | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
Springbok in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
View of the Ngorongoro Crater. Tanzania | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
Fruit vendor in Stone Town, Zanzibar | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
Aerial view of a beach at Nungwi, Zanzibar | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
Colourful goods sold in Stone Town, Zanzibar | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
Elephant in Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
Fun on a beach at Nungwi, Zanzibar | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
Giraffe in Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
Lions in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
Massive tree roots in Zanzibar | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
Red-colobus monkey in Jozani Forest, Zanzibar | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
Snorkeling at Mnemba Island, Zanzibar | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
Springbok in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
View of the Ngorongoro Crater. Tanzania | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling
Fruit vendor in Stone Town, Zanzibar | Photo credits: The Magic of Traveling

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