15 days in Zanzibar Island & Sudan Itinerary

15 days in Zanzibar Island & Sudan Itinerary

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Zanzibar City, Tanzania
— 5 nights
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Jambiani, Tanzania
— 2 nights
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Nungwi, Tanzania
— 3 nights
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Khartoum, Sudan
— 3 nights

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Zanzibar City, Tanzania

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.
Step out of the city life by going to The Safari Blue and Nakupenda Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) and The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Palace Museum (Beit al-Sahel), explore the galleries of Hurumzi Henna Art Gallery, contemplate the long history of Christ Church Cathedral, and explore the ancient world of Hamamni Persian Baths.

To see reviews and more tourist information, go to the Zanzibar City online trip planner.

New York City, USA to Zanzibar City is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from New York City to Zanzibar City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in January, expect Zanzibar City to be much hotter, temps between 91°F and 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Jambiani.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib) ©
House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib)
Nakupenda Beach
Nakupenda Beach
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island

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Jambiani, Tanzania

Jambiani ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): stroll through Jambiani Beach and then stroll through Paje Beach. On the next day, discover the deep blue sea with Rising Sun Dive Center and then stroll around Jozani Forest.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Jambiani trip builder app.

Getting from Zanzibar City to Jambiani by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Jambiani are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nungwi.

Things to do in Jambiani

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 17 — 19:
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Paje Beach ©
Paje Beach
Jozani Forest ©
Jozani Forest
Jambiani Beach ©
Jambiani Beach

3
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Nungwi, Tanzania

Nungwi ©
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Take a break from the city and head to Nungwi Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Kendwa Beach, get the adrenaline pumping with Zanzibuggy, trot along with Zanzibar Horse Club, and stroll through Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Nungwi road trip site.

Getting from Jambiani to Nungwi by car takes about 2 hours. January in Nungwi sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Khartoum.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 19 — 22:
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kendwa Beach ©
Kendwa Beach

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Khartoum, Sudan

Khartoum ©
Situated at the meeting point of the White and Blue Niles, the sprawling capital Khartoum captivates with its welcoming atmosphere, chaotic marketplaces, and extravagant skyline punctuated with glass towers.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Khalifa House Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Mojo Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Ethnographic Museum, then examine the collection at Sudan National Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Presidential Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): see what you can catch with Travel Sudan Tours, view the masterpieces at Sudan Art Diwan, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Khartoum War Cemetery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nilian Mosque.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Khartoum trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nungwi to Khartoum takes 10 hours. Traveling from Nungwi to Khartoum, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nungwi in January, plan for little chillier nights in Khartoum, with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Khartoum

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 22 — 25:
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Sudan National Museum ©
Sudan National Museum
Mojo Gallery ©
Mojo Gallery
Khalifa House Museum ©
Khalifa House Museum

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