This 6 days tour of Zanzibar focuses strikes a balance between beach relaxing and submerging in the rich cultural and historical aspects that Zanzibar has. It includes time in Stone town as well as on the spice plantations, beaches and this beautiful East African island country.
Itinerary at a Glance:
Arrive in Zanzibar
2 nights at the Zanzibar Serena Hotel
3 nights at the Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa
Day 1 - Arrive Stonetown, Zanzibar
On arrival at the Zanzibar Airport or At Sea Ferry terminal, you will be met and transferred to the Zanzibar Serena Hotel in Stone Town. Here you will spend the next (2) nights on a bed and breakfast basis. Enjoy this afternoon at own leisure.
Zanzibar Serena Inn are situated on the sea-front of the old Stone Town, and neighbours a number of former Sultan’s palaces. Being centrally located it makes and ideal base to explore the history and culture of Stonetown.
Day 2 - Day tour of Stonetown, Zanzibar
This morning after your breakfast, you will be taken on your guided Tour of Stone Town and enjoy a Sunset Cruise before returning back to your hotel.
After a very delicious breakfast, this morning ,we depart on a guided town tour. This tour includes a visit to the local fresh produce market - very much a working market complete with the sounds and smells. The tour also takes you to the Anglican cathedral Church built in the former Old slave market 1874, From the cathedral and slave market we visit some of residences of the late Sultans of Zanzibar, these include Tip Tip House, the Old Arab Fort, Peoples Palace , House of Wonders, Old dispensary, Living stone house etc, you will have free leisure time to walk the narrow streets of Stonetown for shopping opportunities, we return to the hotel.
Later this afternoon we depart from the hotel for a sunset cruise along Stone Town waterfront. Enjoy a delicious dinner to be served at a local restaurant in Stonetown before you return back to your hotel.
Day 03 - Kiwengwa
This morning after your breakfast, you will enjoy a Guided Spice Plantation Tour, followed by your transfer to the Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa, where you will spend (3) nights on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis.
After breakfast, we head off on a tour of the famous Spice plantations of Zanzibar (Spice Tour). This is not just a Tour, but it is very rare experience that allows guests to see the growing plants as well as to smell & taste some of the tropical fruits and Spices. These may include nut meg, rambutan, lipstick, iodine plant, lemon grass, vanilla, henna etc…Before our lunch break we visit the Kidichi Persian Baths built by the Said Said bin Sultan of Zanzibar in 1850. We also visit the Maruhubi Palace Ruins constructed by another Sultan to house none other than his harem of 99.
After very delicious local lunch, you will be transferred to one of the best white sands beach Resort.
Day 04 - 05 - Kiwengwa
Enjoy your days free and at own leisure on the beaches of the Coast or at the resort’s swimming pool. Optional activities of Scuba diving or diving course for beginners are available (at an additional cost) at most of the beach resorts in Zanzibar
Day 6 - Tour ends in Stonetown
After your breakfast have to ENJOY Visiting Stone town of Zanzibar for last shopping in the Narrow Streets of Zanzibar, Bazaar, souvenir and antique shops. Before escorted to Zanzibar Airport for your trip back home. (Flight at own arrangements)
Tour Cost 2023
5 Jan - 31 March, June, Sep, 1 Nov - 22 Dec 2023
USD 1 608.00 per person sharing (x 2 Adults)
April - May 2023
USD 1 376.00 per person sharing (x 2 Adults)
July, Aug, Oct, 23 Dec 2023 - 4 Jan 2024
USD 1 830 per person sharing (x 2 Adults)
02 Night’s accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis
03 Night’s accommodation on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis
All road transfers as per itinerary
Guided Stone Town Tour and Sunset Cruise
Visas if required
Personal items and gratuities
Meals not specified
Bar accounts not specified and premium imports
Additional activities / sightseeing / entry fees / park fees