WELCOME TO ZANZIBAR

Karibu Sana (A Big Welcome) to Zanzibar Island. What comes to your mind if you think of Zanzibar? For sure idyllic, palm fringed beaches with the azure blue Indian Ocean, picture-book beach hotels and a fascinating and intriguing culture. The mystical land of Zanzibar offers visitors a variety of interesting activities, tours and excursions. Allowing you to discover the Island and learn more about its fascinatinghistory and people.

 

ZANZIBAR ACTIVITIES

 

Spice tours, sunbathing, swimming, snorkelling,sight-seeing, scuba diving, deep sea fishing and fishing, dhow cruises, sailing, yatch, windsurfing, wind kite-ing and walking and driving, architecture,history andcultural tours, wet biking,water- skiing,boating,kayaking,catamaran rides, cycling, motor biking,bird watching,village/culture tours, tasting of local fresh food whilststories,legends andtales of history are told over lunch or dinner. Henna painting and massage could be arranged.

This isa short perfect trip for relaxing after a safari in the African bush. It combines the magic that is Stone Town with Zanzibar historical sites. With three nights of luxury relaxing at the beach.

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Arrive at Zanzibar airport/ harbor transfer to Stone Town Hotel for check – in. At 2:30pm take a  trip to PrisonIsland and toura home of giant tortoises. Flanked by an amazing beach of reef sanctuary, the island is ideal for swimming, snorkeling and beach relaxation. Return to Stone Town at 5:30pm for dinner and overnight at Hotel.

DAY 2: After breakfast, embark on Tour of Stone Town and learn about the century-long history of the Spice Island, and the influence of Arab merchants on the local culture and architecture. The tour includes a visit to former slave market site which now stands an Anglican Church built in 1871. Also visit a local town market, the ZanzibarMemorial Museum, House of Wonder built in 1883 (Beit – Al-Ajab), Old Arab Fort, Palace Museum, Old Indian Dispensary (cultural center). At 2:00pm transfer to North or East Coast Hotel via Maruhubi Palace ruins, Living Stone House and to the spice and botanical tour. On this tour you will see and taste the tropical fruits, spices plantation or plots in the island. A variety of spices plants used as ornament, medicines, fruits and another interesting flora can be seen during spice tour and visit to Kidichi bath built in 1850 by the first Sultan for his wife Sheharzad (grand daughter of Fateh Ali Shah of Persia), dinner and overnight at your hotel.
DAY 3: Full day beach relax at the hotel, dinner and overnight.

 

DAY 4: Pick up from the hotel transfer to the harbour/ airport for departure.

 

* 4-5star hotel in Zanzibar for this package

 

Price Includes
Accommodation and meals as stipulated on each itinerary
Jozani forest Safari
Snorkling
Spice tour for 3 hours,
Ground transportation with an English speaking driver/guide
Sightseeing as per itinerary – where indicated
Entry fees for sightseeing indicated

Please send start and end date of your excursion package request for a concrete quote

These itineraries are for those who just want to go on a truly great beach holiday. Stay at the same hotel, or for the longer stays, why not move to a second hotel to see a different part of the Zanzibar coast.This is often of interest to honeymoon couples who want to stay somewhere really exclusive for a few days at the start of their honeymoon, but then move elsewhere for the rest of their stay to keep costs down.

DAY 1: Arrive at Zanzibar airport/ harbor transfer to Stone Town Hotel for check – in. At 2:30pm take a  trip to Prison Island and tour a home of giant tortoises. Flanked by an amazing beach of reef sanctuary, the island is ideal for swimming, snorkeling and beach relaxation. Return to Stone Town at 5:30pm for dinner and overnight at Hotel.

DAY 2: At 8:30 embark on a day trip to Kizimkazi in the South Coast. Here you will spend the start of your daywith dolphins where you may swim with hundreds of spinner & bottle-nose dolphins playing off Kizimkazi in the Indian Ocean. At 2:30 pm drive to Jozani Forest for a tour where you will see red Colobus Monkeys living within the mangrove forest and the manyspecies of fish living in the shallow waters. After, visit Zala Park and learn on how local people protect the natural living reptiles and habitat. Return to town for dinner and overnight.

DAY 3: After breakfast, embark on Tour of Stone Town and learn about the century-long history of the Spice Island, and the influence of Arab merchants on the local culture and architecture. The tour includes a visit to former slave market site which now stands an Anglican Church built in 1871. Also visit a local town market, the ZanzibarMemorial Museum, House of Wonder built in 1883 (Beit – Al-Ajab), Old Arab Fort, Palace Museum, Old Indian Dispensary (cultural center). At 2:00pm transfer to North or East Coast Hotel via Maruhubi Palace ruins, Living Stone House and to the spice and botanical tour. On this tour you will see and taste the tropical fruits, spices plantation or plots in the island. A variety of spices plants used as ornament, medicines, fruits and another interesting flora can be seen during spice tour and visit to Kidichi bath built in 1850 by the first Sultan for his wife Sheharzad (grand daughter of Fateh Ali Shah of Persia), dinner and overnight at your hotel.

DAY 4: Full day relaxing at beach at the hotel dinner and overnight.

DAY 5: Pick up from the hotel transfer to the harbor/airport for departure.

 

Price Includes
Accommodation and meals as stipulated on each itinerary
Jozani forest Safari
Snorkling
Spice tour for 3 hours,
Ground transportation with an English speaking driver/guide
Sightseeing as per itinerary – where indicated
Entry fees for sightseeing indicated

 

Please send start and end date of your excursion package request for a concrete quote!

This beach tour suitable for beach leisure, spice adventure and city tour within stone town to experience the true culture of Zanzibar

 

Day 1: Flight to Zanzibar
A morning after safari take your own few moments preparing yourself for a flight to Zanzibar. Our driver will come at the hotel around 10:00am to offer a transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport where you will board to your flight to Zanzibar and start your coastal cultural tour and beach holiday. Our representative will meet you and transfer to Dhow Palace Hotel or Karafuu Resort in Stone Town for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 2:Zanzibar City Tour

After breakfast you will be picked up by our guide from the hotel and go for a city tour within Stone Town and experience the city and the true culture of Zanzibar. Visit the famous House of Wonder, the Sultan Palace, the Old Museum and the Old Market where you can shop for various fruits, souvenirs and spices. You will also see the Cathedral Church and the Old Dispensary. Walk through the famous alleys of Zanzibar, intermingle with the local people and enjoy the aroma of coffee and spices around you. You can also visit the numerous shops that are available in Stone Town.Dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:Dhow Palace Hotel or Karafuu Resort

Meals: Bed & Breakfast

 

Day 3: Zanzibar Spice Tour 
Depart from the hotel and drive through the countryside of Zanzibar to the plantations where you can sample the various spices i.e. ginger, cardamom, lemon grass and cinnamon etc. These spices are the No 1 export products of Zanzibar, and of course the reason Zanzibar is originally famous and known as The Spice Island. You can also sample the fruits that are in abundance at the farms, some very exotic and very tasty. After that we invite you for lunch at the Spice Tour Restaurant where you will have lunch and taste the spices as they are used in food preparation.
Accommodation: Ocean Paradise Resort or Karafuu Resort
Meals: Half board basis

 

Day 4: Zanzibar Beach Leisure
Today it’s your first day to enjoy your relax day in the white sandy beach of Zanzibar and sunshine at your luxurious Zanzibar beach resort.

Accommodation:Bluebag Beach Resort or Karafuu Beach Resort

Meal plan: Breakfast, Dinner

 

Day 5: Zanzibar Beach Leisure
Another day of leisure to enjoy the white sandy beach of Zanzibar at your luxurious Zanzibar beach resort, or optional excursion for scuba diving, snorkeling, deep sea fishing which can be arranged by Safari Porini representative or direct from your hotel.

Accommodation: Blue Bay Beach Resort or Ocean Paradise Beach Resort

Meal plan: Breakfast, Dinner

 

Day 6: On Your Leisure
your third day of beach holiday will give you an extra enjoyment to the sunshine at your luxurious Zanzibar beach resort.

Accommodation:  Blue bay Beach Resort or Ocean Paradise Beach Resort – 5 Star.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Dinner

 

DAY 7: Transfer to Airport

Late morning wake up and have breakfast then you will be transferred to the airport to Dar or Nairobi to connect flight back home after a long Tanzania holiday.

 

The price include

Two ways Airport transfers, Flight tickets from Arusha/Kilimanjaro-Zanzibar from Zanzibar-Dar es Salaam/Kilimanjaro

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation and tours as per detailed itineraries

Alternate Hotels may be used if our hotels may not be available.

Please note all accommodations are in a bed and breakfast basis

 

Price Excludes

International airfares and departure taxes

All items of person nature such as telephone call, fax, email etc

Tips and gratuities to hotel, lodges, porters, camp staff and drivers

Alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks

Laundry services