This 4 day tour of Zanzibar focuses on the Stonetown (its capital), as well as on other interesting aspects such as Kizimbani Village and fishing villages. This tour can easily be extended to allow for some time of the beaches of Zanzibar.
Day 1 - Arrival in Zanzibar, Stonetown
On arrival at Zanzibar Airport, you will be met and transferred to Stone Town. Accommodation is on Bed & Breakfast basis.
Day 2 - Full Day Spice Tour
Depart from the hotel for a spice tour, This involves visiting the spices growing areas to see different spices and to learn their nature, uses and taste some of them right on the spot depending on the season. In addition it involves visits to
the famous spices producing area where you can see medicinal, cosmetics, ornamental plants and herbs. Most of the interesting items are cloves, nut meg, rambutan, lipstick, iodine plant, lemon grass, vanilla, henna, shampoo plant etc.
You will have the unique opportunity to purchase these exclusive spices straight from the source. Finally you will visit the Kidichi Persian Baths that were built by the first Sultan of Zanzibar named Sultan Said Said bin Sultan in 1850 and
Maruhubi Palace Ruins built by the third Sultan of Zanzibar named Sultan Said Baraghash Bin Said in 1880 which were built especially for housing 99 of his harem. Swahili Lunch at Serena Restaurant in Mangapwani. This if followed by a visit to the Slave caves. Dinner at a restaurant in town. Overnight at the hotel
Day 3 - Full Day Cultural Tour
After breakfast depart for a cultural tour. Today you will get a first hand glimpse at the everyday lives and enduring traditions of the Zanzibari people, on a visit to two separate and very special villages and also visit a local School. After Lunch at a Local restaurant you return to your Hotel. In the evening, depart from the hotel for a sunset cruise along Stone Town waterfront
Return to the hotel for overnight.
Day 4 - Depart Zanzibar
After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight home.
Pricing On Request
Accommodation and meals as stipulated on each itinerary
Ground transportation with an English speaking driver/guide
Sightseeing as per itinerary where indicated
Entry fees for sightseeing indicated
Airport or border transfers – unless stated otherwise on the itinerary
Visas (currently US$ 50 per person)
Inoculations and personal insurance
Any internal flights and departure taxes (with Tanzania)
International flights and departure taxes
Optional activities and excursions
Items of personal nature such as beverages, telephone, postage etc..
Holiday (Christmas, Easter) and other seasonal surcharges