Despite its size and obscure location, Zanzibar holds an almost legendary status among travelers as an exotic island paradise blessed with palm fringed shores,lush spice plantations and much more. It’s packed with activities to keep you smiling throughout your stay, regardless of your interest. It’s amazing to experience sunsets in Zanzibar. While on sunset cruising you will be fascinated with changing sky from shades of pinks and blues to magnificent golden colours as you sail alongside the glimmering lights of Stone Age.
From cultural and historical tours to pristine reefs and magical forests, Zanzibar can provide it all. Zanzibar has got everything to give to create the perfect safari and beach destination both for leisure (luxury), budget and honeymoon. Blue Ocean of Zanzibar is one of the most exhilarating experiences to be had on any beach holiday safari.
Day 1: Arrive in Zanzibar.
Arrive anytime you will meet us at the airport and pick up with private transfer to Stone town.
Dinner and overnight stay at Tembo Hotel: Half board.
Day 2: Spice farm and Jozani Forest trip.
Today you go on an excursion to the spice and fruit plantations close to Stone town for the famous Spice Tour. We have developed a special Spice Tour with in depth information not only about spices, but also organically grown herbs and a detailed description about their traditional uses in medicine cosmetics and cooking. After the tour we invite for an opulent lunch at our guides’ home, where you can taste the spices and fruits. After lunch we take you to your beach resort.
On the way you pass Jozani Forest, the last habitat of the rare endemic Red Colobus Monkey. With a local guide you stroll through Jozani Chwaka National Park and look at the rare monkeys. If you wish you can even wander down the boardwalk to the fascinating Mangrove Ecosystem. Dinner and overnight stay at Tembo Hotel: Half board. Day 3: Leisure day at the beach.
Relax and unwind and enjoy the beaches of Zanzibar. Dinner and overnight stay at Amani Bungalow: Half board. Day 4: Jambiani Village trip.
In the morning you drive along the coast. Passing the fishing villages of Bwejuu and Paje you reach Jambiani, a fishermen village on the East coast of Zanzibar.
We offer a cultural village tour to visit villagers working in different professions. Our guide tells about the history of the village, you will visit a traditional herbalist, who will show you the local medicines, herbs and their uses, a visit to a local organically plantation on coral stone, where farmers cultivate under difficult circumstances, and seaweed farms run by woman. A good chance to learn about the unique culture and the diverse environment of Zanzibar’s villages and to meet the friendly Waswahili people. We will show you real life, not images designed for tourists. Dinner and overnight stay at Amani Bungalow: Half board.
Day 5: Dolphin trip. (Options)
One day you go to an excursion to Kizimkazi. Situated on the southern point of the island, Kizimkazi fishing village is home to several schools of bottle-nosed dolphins and Humpback dolphins, which can often be sighted following a short boat trip from the village. If you are lucky, you may be able to swim quite close to the dolphins, which can be a very rewarding experience. We are doing this trip in the afternoon to avoid the crowds of tourists in the morning, which in big numbers disturbing the dolphins.
Dinner and overnight stay at Tembo Hotel: Half board. Day 6: Departure day.
Depending on your flight schedule and departure point you will be transferred to the Zanzibar Airport to take a flight back home. If you are flying out of Dar es Salaam or Nairobi, we will arrange a connection flight for you to catch your flight back home. Transfer to Zanzibar Airport. Trip includes.
• All transfers while in Zanzibar.
• All entries fees as listed in the itinerary
• All accommodations on bed, dinner & breakfast
• Pick up from hotel to Airport for flight
• All tours & excursion
• Lunch during tours & excursion Trip excludes.
• International airfare & flights
• All items of a personal nature
• Airport departure tax
• Travel insurance
• Visa and Passport fees