6 Day Zanzibar Beach Holiday

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Itinerary Briefing

The magnificent Indian Ocean beaches are among the major tourist attractions in East Africa. The Tanzanian coastline of about 800km fringed with palm trees and white sand, the islands of Zanzibar and Pemba, the ancient historical towns i.e.Bagamoyo , Zanzibar (Stone Town) offer a rewarding and fascinating experience for a traveler in quest for the sunny spots of the tropics as well as some coastal history of East Africa.

Itinerary Day Description

Day 1: Arrive in Zanzibar Airport

  • Arrive in Zanzibar, meet by our guide/driver and greet at Zanzibar Airport
  • Transfer to a hotel/lodge at Stone Town
  • Have a Zanzibar tour briefing by our professional guide at the hotel/lodge
  • Leave you to rest and prepare for tomorrow
  • Have dinner and overnight stay at the hotel/lodge in Stone Town

 

Day 2: Prison Island and Tortoise Tour

  • After breakfast pick up by our driver for Prison Island tour
  • We drive to Zanzibar Stone Town to take our boat to Prison island
  • Prison Island was a former prison for slaves and a quarantine station for Zanzibar and the mainland
  • Once on the island, you have the opportunity to feed and pet the tortoises
  • You will have time to visit forested interior where you will see a wide variety of birds, colorful peacocks, bats, and beautiful butterflies
  • The beautiful coral reef here, is ideal for snorkeling, and has a lovely white beach for sunbathing
  • This tour is a great way to see some history and wildlife, and also to see Stone Town from the sea
  • As this is the half day trip after 2 or 3 hrs we will take our boat for a ride back
  • Have dinner and overnight stay at the hotel/lodge in Stone Town

Day 3: Full day Jozani Forest and Dolphins Tour

  • After breakfast we drive to Kizimkazi fishing village for a dolphin tour
  • After arriving we take a motorized boat and start searching for dolphins
  • If we lucky we can use about 5 to 10 minutes cruising on search of dolphins
  • After swimming with them we go to shallow water for snorkelling before getting back to the beach for taking shower
  • Have lunch and a bit of beach leisure
  • After leisure we drive to Jozani forest to see the red colubus monkeys and visit the floating mangrove bridge
  • Jozani has an excellent nature trail and the guides are well trained and informative
  • A walk through this impressive flora and fauna is one of the highlights Zanzibar has to offer
  • After the tour we drive back to a hotel/lodge in Stone Town
  • Have dinner and overnight stay at the hotel/lodge

 

Day 4: Full Day Stone Town Shopping and Spice Farms

  • After breakfast pick up for City Tour to the historic sites of Stone Town and shopping in the Antique and gift shops
  • A guided town tour takes you through narrow streets of the old Stone Town, where history seems to stand still
  • Visit the House of Wonders, Fredy Mercury House, the Arab Fort, Zanzibar’s bustling market, former slave market, Tip Tipp House, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors and balconies, two cathedrals and many mosques.
  • Have lunch at Mtoni Marine Restaurant and after lunch proceed to Spice farms looking for spices and tropical fruits
  • Thereafter transfer to the beach hotel/lodge
  • Have dinner and overnight stay at the lodge/hotel

Day 5: Second full day Stone Town and Spice Tours

  • Another day city tour to Zanzibar’s colorful market
  • Its alive with the buzz of locals bartering fresh vegetables and baskets of tropical fruit, amongst the heady aroma of herbs and spices
  • We will continue to the site of a cathedral built in 1874 then to the Zanzibar Museum, Tippu Tip’s House, the former British Club, the Old Fort and the recently renovated Indian Dispensary
  • Your tour ends with a stroll through the narrow streets of Stone Town
  • Have lunch at Mtoni Marine Restaurant and after lunch we drive to the spice plantations for the spice tour
  • Guaranteed to awaken your senses, we will visit the spice plantations where you will have the opportunity to pick, smell, and savour fruits and spices
  • This is the cheapest place to buy locally made perfumes and oils
  • Thereafter transfer to a hotel/lodge in Stone Town
  • Have dinner and overnight stay at the hotel/lodge in Stone Town

Day 6: Transfer to Seaport/Airport

  • After breakfast you will be transfer to the Seaport/Airport to catch your flight back home or to continue with your own arrangement

Included Services

  • All Road transfer as per trip itinerary including airport pick up and drop off transfers.
  • 05 days, 4 nights private trip package
  • Transport and wildlife drives in modified 4WD Land Cruiser with photographic roof hatch
  • Services of a professional English-speaking safari guide
  • All wildlife reserve entry fees as per trip itinerary
  • All game drives as mentioned
  • All accommodation during safari
  • 2 ltr mineral waters per person / day during game drives
  • Domestic flight from Arusha to Zanzibar ONE WAY

Excluded Services

  • International Flights & All items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities for safari guide
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees
  • Drinks and beverages in lodges
  • Hot Air Balloon Safari in Serengeti
  • Laundry
  • Accommodation on Zanzibar

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