Price USD 900
Zanzibar is famous for its white-sand beaches and pristine environment which make the country a leader in ecotourism. There’s a myriad of activities you could indulge in and being an island, beach sports feature strongly. Windsurfing (including kite surfing), snorkeling, dhow cruises, kayaking, parasailing, and stand-up paddle boarding can be enjoyed all the year-round. The richness of its cultural heritage and the lure of exotic spices make Zanzibar one of the most sought-after holiday destinations. The main attraction of Zanzibar is STONE TOWN with its winding alleys; whitewashed old buildings, Zanzibar is never short of festivals and celebrations. It is one of the countries with the highest number of celebrations/festivals in East Africa.
Meet and greet at the Kisauni Int’ll airport and transfer and overnight, Upendo House, Bed and breakfast. At 5.00 pm take a private traditional dhow out to Stone Town and sail along the shores of this historic coast while the sun sinks into the ocean painting the town with its paste colours. The crew will entertain you with tales or simply listen to the waves while soaking in the ambiance once enjoyed by Arabian Royalty while listening to traditional Taarab melodies. Soft drinks, wine and Swahili snacks will be served on board.
After breakfast, begin your tour of Stone Town and Prison Island. After that, Tour transfer to the hotel and overnight.
The richness of its cultural heritage and the lure of exotic spices make Zanzibar one the most sought-after holiday destinations. The main attraction of Zanzibar is STONE TOWN with its winding alleys; white washed old buildings, bustling bazaars, mosques, exotic architecture and influences of different cultures
This tour will take you to the House of Wonders (the first house in E. Africa to have an escalator, and electricity, Sultans Palace, Old Dispensary, The former slave market, the local vegetable and fruit market with a variety of mouth-watering tropical seasonal fruits. Exotic spices are cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, black pepper, turmeric and nutmeg - are as exotic as the flavour. You will also have a chance to see the iodine plant, henna bush, ylang-ylang, lipstick tree, cocoa and coffee trees.
The Kidichi Persian Baths was built in 1850 by Seyyid Said bin Sultan for his Persian wife Princess Sheherezade granddaughter of the Shah of Persia, you will also visit the Maruhubi Palace Ruins built by the third Sultan of Zanzibar Seyyid Barghash for his 99 concubines.
Also known as Changu Island, Koibandiko, or Quarantine Island, It was used as a penitentiary for rebel slaves by the sultans from the 1860s until the end of the slave trade. After which the British began building a prison on the island under the guidance of
First Governor, Lloyd Matthews and completed in 1894. However, the ‘prison’ was only ever used as a quarantine centre for possible yellow-fever victims, and even then it was hardly used as that. One can take the footpath through the woodland, spotting birds, bats, various butterflies and duiker antelope (so long as you tread quietly). The Aldabra Giant Tortoise sanctuary is a major tourist lure. The giant land tortoises are not indigenous but were imported from Seychelles in the late 19th century. It is fringed with a beautiful coral reef, ideal for snorkelling, and has a lovely white beach for sunbathing.
Overnight at Zanzibar Resort ALL INCLUSIVE
On this day you will take your COVID 19 test in the morning followed by spice farm tour with local lunch. During the tour you will walk around the herbs and spice plantations tasting and smelling the various products. You will also learn about their uses in traditional dishes, cures for ailments and
Full day swimming with dolphins with seafood lunch and return to the hotel for overnight at Zanzibar Bay Resort ALL INCLUSIVE.
After breakfast and thereafter transfer to the airport for your flight back home.
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