Go back in time on the island of Zanzibar where you can wander the ancient streets of Stone Town to visit historical landmarks such as the Sultan’s Palace and the old fort. Learn about the dramatic history of this island that played an important role in the spice and slave trades of the 1800’s. Go snorkeling on the north side of the island and enjoy the tropical beaches of Nungwi where travellers congregate to enjoy the sun and beautiful landscapes.
Your exciting Zanzibar island experience begins in bustling city of Dar es Salaam, meaning “the abode of peace” in Arabic, where you will be transferred to the Ferry Terminal to take your 2.5-hour first class boat to the island of Zanzibar.
Upon arrival to Stone Town you will be transferred to your hotel where you can relax and take advantage of the afternoon to explore this ancient town, which was once home to the former Zanzibar Sultanate, the center of the spice and slave trades in the 1800’s.
Take a walk to the marketplace, the old fort and the Sultan’s Palace of Wonders along the seafront promenade. Have a taste of flavorful Arabic food before resting up for the night at your hotel.
An optional bus transfer from Arusha can be organized for you if you wish for an extra $69 USD.
Take an early morning shuttle transfer to Nungwi Beach and get settled in to your hotel. Walk around this tiny town on the northern end of the island and soak up the Bohemian vibe. Awe at the beauty of the sea as you take a refreshing dip in the turquoise waters.
Enjoy a full day snorkel trip with box lunch included to one of the many spectacular reefs around the island depending on the climate and season. Stop along the way at a white-sand beach to have a box lunch and soak up the sun. Remember to bring your sunblock and sunhat as you will be on the water all day. Relax with a drink at your hotel and party the night away for your last night on the island.
Take a morning shuttle back to Stone Town Ferry Station where you will take a 2.5-hour first class boat ride back to Dar es Salaam where your trip will come to an end.
An optional bus transfer to Arusha can be organized for you if you wish for an extra $69 USD.
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Trip Name: Independent: Zanzibar Experience
Duration: 4 Days
From Price: £534
Supplier Tour ID: DARDES/201138
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