Zanzibar Package Holiday Tour includes the Stone Town Tour, Spice and Botanical Tour, North Coast Tour, Swimming with Dolphins on the South Coast, Kizimkazi and a visit to Jozani Forest Tour to see the Red Columbus Monkeys and ending on a pristine beach for two full days relaxation. Can start on any date you request.
Day 1: Arrive in Zanzibar.
Arrival, meet and greet at the Airport, transfer to Tembo House hotel (or similar hotel). Check inn for (sea/ pool view room) on Bed & Breakfast basis.
Day 2: Guided tour in Stone town.
Your program starts with a morning visit by walk on our Historical Stone Town Tour. This tour takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the House of Wonders, the Palace Museum (People’s Palace) and the Arab Fort amongst others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar. You will see Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques! Dinner and overnight at Tembo House (or similar hotel) in Stone town.
Day 3: Spice tour & Jozani Forest.
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 Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort.
Day 4: at leisure.
Relax and unwind and enjoy the beaches of Zanzibar, Dinner and overnight stay at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort.
Day 5: Jambiani Village Tour.
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 Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort.
Day 6: Dolphin Trip.
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 Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort.
Day 7: Departing 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.