The Zanzibar Archipelago, located in the Indian Ocean 15 miles off the coast of Tanzania, is a breathtaking spot to escape from the world. You’ll enjoy clear, turquoise-blue water, shallow sandbars perfect for wading, and many small, nearly deserted islands virtually unvisited by tourists.
The Island gives a moment to explore the rich history developed during the colonial and trading period of (Ivory, Spices & Slaves) resulted into racial interactions which formed the Swahili culture. There is still the mark of Persians, Portuguese, Arabs, British & Indians. These cosmopolitans have led to the introduction of unique life, food and cuisines, architecture and traditional performances. Zanzibar is blessed with beautiful white sandy beaches that makes this island a popular holiday destination.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site is rich in history, a town blended with African, Arab, Indian, Persian, and European cultures, following narrow streets shaded by elegant balconies and verandahs. Seeing the former slave market, the Sultan Palace, and a series of beautifully-carved wooden doors, with a 30-minute shopping break to browse for some of Zanzibar’s most distinctive souvenirs. A half-day tour with an experienced guide to lead the way will be the best option to explore its attractions.
Also known as Changuu Island is one of the most popular destinations for day trips from Stone Town. Just a short trip boat rides away, and the island offers excellent snorkelling, nature trails, a small beach and the unusual attrition of a sanctuary for giant tortoises.
Cruise around the island on a traditional Arab dhow while enjoying a seafood lunch of grilled fish and lobster with an exotic fruit juice, ice-cold soda, chilled beer or glass of wine.
Watching or particularly swimming with dolphins, in their natural habitat can be both exciting and educational. Most commonly seen around Zanzibar are bottlenose and humpback varieties although spinner dolphins are also seen south of the island and around the Mnemba atoll in north east.
Walking tour in farms or plantation to witnesss the green scenery and rich of spices, a local guide will pluck bunches of leaves from various bushes and ask guests to guess what they are. Most of the spices found in the average kitchen spice rack black pepper, chillies, cinnamon, cloves, coconut, garlic, ginger, lemongrass, nutmeg, saffron, turmeric and vanilla. Also clients get a moment to taste conunut and other tropical seasonal fruits.
Nakupenda “In Swahili means, I LOVE YOU” is the name of an astonishing sandbank trip located just off Stone Town. A Full day trip offers Prison Island’s giants’ tortoises visit, snorkelling, relax on the sandbank sunbathing, while tasting the seafood and seasonal fruits of Zanzibar
The most famous Marine Reserve in and notably diving spot in Zanzibar , well known for its fish life like lionfish, moray eels, stingrays, and turtles are swimming around in the shallows. Mnemba is famous for encounters with green turtles and common dolphins.
Arguably one of the best Zanzibar’s best excursions, allow yourself to sail away across the soothing waves of the Indian ocean on a beautifully carved Swahili dhow. Snorkelling to one of the archipelago’s most splendid deserted island for a wonderfully fresh seafood grill and then finally to a lagoon.
With deep-sea fishing and record-breaking catches in Unguja, Pemba and Mafia, Zanzibar is a fisherman’s paradise. There’s superb deep-sea fishing all year round with marlin, sailfish, tuna, barracuda, and trevally running deep.