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10 Days

Zanzibar Excursions

Area To Visit

Nungwi, Mnemba, Paje, Jambiani

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival In Zanzibar – Nungwi

Arrive at Zanzibar airport where you will be met by our driver and be taken to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Dolphin Tour and Mnemba Island Snorkeling

We will depart from the hotel in Nungwi/Matemwe at 0900am for Swimming with Dolphins followed by snorkeling at Mnemba Island. Beach relaxation in the evening witnessing Sunset.

Dinner and overnight in your hotel in Nungwi.

Day 3: Baraka Turtle Aquarium, The Rock Restaurant – Paje

After breakfast (0900am) we will visit Baraka Turtle Aquarium to swim with Sea Turtles (swimming with them is optional). At 12pm we will drive to PAJE via The Rock Restaurant (Optional and Lunch is not included).

Dinner and overnight in your hotel in Paje.

Day 4: Beach Relaxation at Paje

You have a free day to relax on the beautiful beaches of Paje.

Dinner and overnight in your hotel (Not included in the price).

Day 5: Free Day Beach Relaxation In Paje

You have a free day to relax on the beautiful beaches of Paje.

Dinner and overnight in your hotel (Not included in the price).

Day 6: Kuza Caves

After Break leave Paje for Jambiani to visit this historical site in Zanzibar (optional and not included in the price).

Dinner and overnight in Paje.

Day 7: Covid Test – Blue Safari – Stone Town

We will leave Paje at 0730am for your COVID test at Lumumba Hospital in Stone town followed by Blue safari tour till 5pm.

We leave stone town at 0900am to Fumba village where our sailing boat will be awaiting to take us to Kwale Island for BLUE WATER SAFARI – The highlight of Zanzibar.

We will sail in a beautiful traditional wooden dhow, watch Dolphins (if we have a chance of seeing them) at play, snorkel over the reefs of Menai Bay conservation area, feast on a swahili influenced seafood buffet that include Fish on coconut source, Rice, French Fries, Calamari, Lobster, Prawns, tropical fruits etc. We will visit a Baobab tree believed to be more than 500years old before sailing back to Fumba village and drive to Stone Town for dinner and overnight.

Day 8: Jozani Forest & Spice Farm Tour

After the City tour around( 0900AM) we will drive to Spice farm (20-30mins) to experience the rare tropical fruits, spices and other rare species of plants that grow in Zanzibar. You will have a chance to eat, smell and taste different fruits and spices to learn why Zanzibar is called a spice Island.

You can have lunch in the farm prepared by local women group there.

In the afternoon we will have a chance to walk in the only Zanzibar tropical forest to see the rare species of Monkeys (Red Colobus Monkey) the specie found nowhere else in the world but only in Zanzibar.

Dinner and overnight in Zanzibar.

Day 9: Prison Island & Nakupenda Sandbank

At 0900am you will be taken from your hotel for a full day at Prison Island and Nakupenda (I love you) Sandbank. Prison Island was formerly owned by an Arab and was privately used as a place of detention for disobedient slaves. It was built in 1893 as a central prison for Zanzibar, hence the name “PRISON ISLAND”. You will be able to see Giant Tortoises, Dik dik, Peacock, Prison Chamber, Mangrove forest and perhaps swim and snorkel if interested. In the early afternoon you will move to Nakupenda Island and sandbank (30 minutes) by boat.

This is the ideal place near stone town where you can relax, swim, and snorkel while enjoying your BBQ of seafood, soft and hard drinks, tropical fruits under the shade of built umbrellas. Lunch will be ready at 1pm. In the evening you will be brought at the shores for an hour break before joining a sunset cruise at 5-7pm (optional).

Dinner and overnight in stone town.

Day 10: Stone Town Tour – Dar Es Salaam

After breakfast (0900am), we will have a chance to visit Town Markets, old slave markets, National Museum, High court building, Old German Consulate, Africa House (former English Club), Tippu Tip House and Grave, Kele kele square, Old British Consulate, Orphanage home, Old Fort, Forodhani Gardens, House of Wonders, Sultan Palace, Dr. Livingstone House, St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Old Mosques, Freddie Mercury House among others.

At your own planned time drive to Zanzibar airport or a ferry to Dar Es Salaam.

Inclusions

  • Professional, English-speaking Guide
  • Proper Ration of Mountain crew (Cook & Porters)
  • Pre and Post accommodations (2 nights Bed and Breakfast)
  • Airport Transfers
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Drinking water and Full Board Meals
  • All National Park & Hut Fees, Crew Permits and VAT
  • Gate Transfers
  • Complimentary Oxygen Cylinder
  • Portable Private Toilet and Porter
  • Quality Imported Equipment’s

Exclusions

  • Flights
  • Visa fees 
  • Travel or Medical Insurance is required and you should ask for Recommendation 
  • Gamow Bag
  • Medication
  • Tips for porters and mountain crew
  • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
  • Energy food & beverages, alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Personal hire gear such as trekking poles, sleeping bags, etc.
  • Additional lodge nights if early descent from the mountain $150 per room