The island of Zanzibar is located just 40 kilometers from Dar Es Salaam’s mainland coast of Tanzania. The Island is well known to be a paradise for those who loves warm waters and World class white sand beaches! It’s the perfect place to relax after enagging on a Safari and or Kilimanjaro trek!
Zanzibar has a wide range of accommodation, from 5 Star facilities to budget hotels to suit clients’ interests and budgets. The hotels in Stone town are ideal for exploring Stone town (historic City), Spice tour and visiting the small isles around the main Island.
The beaches in the North Coast of Zanzibar is said to be the best for those seeking more adventurous underwater activities, like scuba diving and deep sea diving while the East Coast beaches are very popular for a superb white sandy beaches and beautiful underwater coral reefs!
STONE TOWN TOUR
When visiting Zanzibar for your holiday, it worth explore and experience a bit of whatStone Town has to offer – your stay in Stone town will let you know the history of the Sultan and Slave trade, you can pay a visit in a Spice farm to taste seasonal spices and fruits and spend some of your time in the local village to experience the normal way of life in Zanzibar!
You will depart your hotel for a walk accompanied by your local guide to see the modern life in Stone town and exploring the markets seeing traders selling their vegetables and fruits, seafood, children playing in the streeets and men playing board games!
Your tour in Stone town will take you through the trails and the history of Stone town by visiting places such as historical Anglican Cathedral, located in a walking distance from Tembo Hotel around 1 km/ 15 minutes of walk) but if you want to visit and see more than one iconic features of the Stone town; you will need a drive to be able to do so without getting lost.
- A visit to Prison Island to see gigantic turtles – just 30 min away by boat
- Lukmaan Restaurant or Emerson Spice Rooftop Teahouse – want to taste the best and the finest Zanzibari food…
- Zanzibar Coffee House …for a serious cup of genuine Rift Valley coffee… espressos and cappuccinos…
- Other attractions in the Stone Town includes Slave Market, The House of Wonders, the Sultan Palace Museum, the Old Arab Fort & Dispensary
The Safari will begin atFumbavillage by exploringMenai Bay, home to humpback and bottlenose dolphins. You’ll meet your local guide for a pre tour briefing followed by sailing on a traditional dhow to Kwale sandbank where sunshades will be set and clients have a chance to go for snorkeling in the coral reefs. Lunch and drinks will be saved under the tamarind trees!
For the clients who are nature lovers and would love to enjoy the show of the dolphins will board the traditional dhow and set a sail on the ocean along Kizimkazi areas in search of the majestic bottle-nosed and spinner dolphins while others may engage on a sun bathe or sail on a local traditional dhow to visit the beautiful mangrove lagoon and take a swim in the warm waters of the lagoon assisted by the guide; before heading back to Fumba late in the afternoon.
BOAT RIDE ALONG THE COAST!
This trip will provide you and your friends or family see Zanzibar from the ocean’s while riding on the Indian Ocean friendly tides! While sailing on the local boat “ngalawa”, you will listen the sweet sound of Taarab music and enjoy our delicious snacks, water, and be refreshed by a glass of beer, sodas and juice! Don’t forget to enjoy a memorable moment of wonderful sundowner!
Spice tour is one of the most popular excursions in the Island. Zanzibar became well known as a ‘Spice Island’ for over the past 150 years ago when it started to exporting cloves, cardamom, vanilla, ginger, pepper, nutmeg, allspice etc.
You will transfer to the spice farm and walk through the farm with a guide and experience the feeling, smelling and tasting different spices and tropical fruits. You will also learn their properties, their origin and their use in medicine, food and drink. Depending on the season, you can find all spices of Zanzibar including cardamom, vanilla, cinnamon, turmeric, cloves, coriander, pepper etc. Fruits includes mango, pawpaw, banana, grape fruit, avocado, tangerine, passion fruit, pineapple, jackfruit and many more!
You will enjoy lunch prepared at the farm and go through a cooking lesson designed for those who would like to personally use their hand to cook a delicious Swahili meals! The tour will end with a tour in a local village to share Zanzibari culture and normal way of life… here you will be able to experience weaving, cooking, building of houses and playing with children.
JOZANI FOREST TOUR
This tour will take you to the wonder of delight, with tales of Zanzibar leopards, local medicine and great scenery! You will see the troops of Red Colobus monkeys scrambling on the branches as they eat, play and jump across the treetops. The tour will also take you to the mangrove swamp located in the forest to see tropical fish flitting between the mangrove roots and crabs scuttling across the mud!
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