Tanzania Top Destinations Zanzibar Islands

Just as the name; Zanzibar evokes dreams of romance and mystery and the reality will not disappoint the traveler bored with mass tourism and seeking an enlightening and enjoyable holiday experience. Zanzibar (the name includes the main island, Uguja and Pemba) has for centuries attracted seafarers and adventures from around the world.

We offers you the unique opportunity to Visit Zanzibar's historic stone town, where the sultans once ruled. Relax on one of the 25 dazzling white palm-fringed beaches, where the azure waters of the Indian Ocean beckon swimmers, divers, fishermen and water sport enthusiasts alike.

Breathe in the fragrant scenes of cloves, vanilla, cardamom and nutmeg, and discover why Zanzibar is called "The spice Island". Explore the forests, with their rare flora and fauna.

Or visit some of the ancient archeological cities. Spend a few days here after a safari on the African mainland or, better still, allocate a week or two and immerse yourself in the magic that is Zanzibar.


Zanzibar island, known as Unguja, is approximately 95 km long and located 35km from the Tanzania mainland. Few countries in the world can equal Zanzibar's long white sand beaches leading to warm aquamarine waters providing the backdrop for excellent diving and snorkeling. With a history steeped in the slave trade and as an important trading post for cloves and spices the island is now a popular tourist destination and essentially a nineteenth century phenomenon. 


Zanzibar's old quarter, Stone Town, is a fascinating maze of narrow streets and alleyways which lead past numerous old houses and mosques, ornate Stone Town date from the 15th-century slave boom. A feature of many houses is brass-studded doors and elaborately carved frames. The size of a door and intricacy of its design was an indication of an owners wealth and status. The use of studs probably originated in Persi or India where they helped prevent doors being knocked down by war elephants. Zanzibar studs were purely decorative. The area outside the Stone Town used to be called N'gambo and is now called Michenzani

Stone town tour:
This tour gives you the opportunity to visit a variety of areas in the historic Stone town, such as the "House of Wonder", an old slave market, the local market and other historical sites on Zanzibar. This is a driving and walking tour lasting around 3 hours.

Spice Tour:
Zanzibar has long been known as the "Spice Island." Our spice tour visits many of the local spice farms. At the farms, you see how spices are made and have the opportunity to sample local dishes. These tours are led by local farmers giving the tour a unique perspective of the island and its inhabitants. 

Dolphin Safari:
This tour originates on the south coast of Zanzibar in the Kizimkazi area. While there you snorkel with the dolphins . On the return trip to Stone Town you have opportunity to visit an old mosque dated 12th century and natural underground spring (Miza)

. Jozani Forest:
This tour offers a unique opportunity to observe one the rarest and highly endangered monkeys in East Africa, the red Colobous monkey. This particular sub-species of red Colobous monkey is endemic to Jozani Forest. After observing these animals a visit to "ZALA PARK" (Zanzibar Land Animals Park) is possible. The tour duration is 2-3 hrs and usually conducted either after breakfast or after lunch. 

Nungwi (Paradise Beach):
A visit to this picturesque beach may incline you spend countless days sunbathing or just waste the day away. Bring lots of sunscreen. Countless beach activities are awaiting you such as diving, swimming, snorkeling and a beach barbecue at Nungwi.

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