8 days in Serengeti National Park & Zanzibar City Itinerary

8 days in Serengeti National Park & Zanzibar City Itinerary

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8 days in Serengeti National Park & Zanzibar City Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Serengeti National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Zanzibar City
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London

2
nights
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.
Spend the 4th (Wed) exploring nature at Seronera. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Serengeti National Park, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, admire all the interesting features of Oldupai Gorge, and stroll through Serengeti Hippo Pool.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Serengeti National Park online visit planner .

London, UK to Serengeti National Park is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from London to Serengeti National Park, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in December: high temperatures in Serengeti National Park hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Serengeti National Park ©
Serengeti National Park
Seronera ©
Seronera
Retima Hippo Pool ©
Retima Hippo Pool

2
nights
Zanzibar City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): stroll through Cheetah's Rock, then look for gifts at Mwanzo Mpya, and then head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), then take in nature's colorful creations at Forodhani Park, then explore the ancient world of The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe), and finally kick back and relax at Nakupenda Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Zanzibar City online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Serengeti National Park to Zanzibar City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Serengeti National Park in December: high temperatures in Zanzibar City hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Wildlife Beaches

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Cheetah's Rock
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Forodhani Park ©
Forodhani Park