The spice island of Zanzibar is located 25 to 50 km off the coast of mainland Tanzania, with its exciting history influenced by early Arab traders offers gorgeous beaches at the Indian Ocean and beach hotels of all standards. Consisting of the main islands Unguja and Pemba as well as of several smaller untouched islands, the Zanzibar Archipelago features gorgeous, palm-fringed white sandy beaches that stretch into the warm turquoise waters and invite guests to relax and immerse up the sun.
Explore capital Zanzibar City with its old historic centre of Stone Town, a UNESCO world heritage site, is situated on Unguja Island and is often referred to simply as Zanzibar. Its eventful history of horrific slaves and exotic trade still shows traces everywhere. Splendid Sultan’s palaces and grand Arab houses, winding alleys and bustling bazaars give guests the feeling of being engrossed in the world of Sindbad and Alibaba.
The east coast of Zanzibar is very popular amongst visitors in quest of gorgeous beaches and tranquility and it is just like a tropical paradise with its miles of palm-fringed beaches. Compared to other regions of the island, the coral reef on the east coast is at its furthest distance from the shore and swimming is only possible during high tide.
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How to enjoy Zanzibar vacation?
No need to be worried on running out of activities and getting bored after one or two days on the beach, Zanzibar also has something in store for you. Various hotels and Local Operators arrange day trips to small Islands or Coral reefs. Also expert PADI diving schools offer beginners and professionals alike a full range of scuba diving with proficient equipment.
Also Zanzibar is rich in many spice plantations and unique Jozani forest with the endemic Zanzibar Red colobus monkeys. All these are worth to pay a visit and extend your stay.
Not to undermine other water sports fun such as; Kayaking, Kiting, Catamaran sailing, Wind surfing, Deep sea fishing, Water skiing, parasailing and Jet skiing.
2 Hours Before Flight Time
Depart from Arusha and arrive in Zanzibar (Stone Town) Airport / Harbor . There you will be met by your guide and transferred to your hotel.
Overnight at Breezes Beach Club / Any other preferred Hotel.
Enjoy a day walking through the maze of Stone Town’s delightful narrow streets and visiting some of the important architectural features such as Livingstone House, the Old Fort and the House of Wonders. Alternatively, visit Jozani Forest to see Zanzibar’s endemic Red Colobus monkeys, wander through scented gardens on a Spice Tour or take a boat trip to watch bottle-nose and humpback dolphins. Take a trip to prison island tour a home of giant tortoises, flanged by an amazing beach of reef sanctuary, the island is ideal for swimming.
Otherwise you can simply relax on a white sandy beach and enjoy the warm cobalt waters of the Indian Ocean.
Overnight at Breezes Beach Club / Any other Preferred hotel.
Transfer to Zanzibar Airport / Harbor for your next destination.