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Africa. Tanzania. Zanzibar Archipelago
Program Category: excursions, sea, beach, various water activities
The complexity of the program: easy
Season: all year round
The state of Tanzania (United Republic of Tanzania) is located in the eastern part of central Africa, washed by the Indian Ocean, in which there are a number of islands, including the archipelago of Zanzibar. The capital is Dodoma.
On the territory of Tanzania are: 15 National Parks, the highest mountain in Africa – Kilimanjaro (5895 m), the largest freshwater lake in Africa – Lake Victoria.
Kilimanjaro International Airport, located between the cities of Arusha and Moshi, approximately 50 km south-west from the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Kilimanjaro is the highest point in Africa (5895 m), an extinct stratovolcano located in northeastern Tanzania, near the cities of Arusha and Moshi.
Archipelago of Zanzibar. There are two main islands that make up the mysterious, yet romantic name ZANZIBAR, Unguja the capital island and Pemba her smaller twin sister. Early Indian sea farers made it a stopping of point with their trading caravans called the island “ZENJI BAR” meaning the black coasts.
- The Island has some of the best beaches anywhere in Africa and arguably the world
- Nungwi – large village and the famous beach. The place has a party atmosphere
- Matemwe – long idyllic stretch of coast, offering fine sand and a great base from which to go snorkelling or diving.
- Kendwa – calm, long and wide stretch of coast, offering a lot of entertainment and accommodation options
- Pongwe beach – located in a small cove along the coast covered with palm trees. This place is suitable for couples and romantics.
- Mnemba Island – atoll set just off the northeast coast near Matemwe. Diving at Mnemba is stunning, on the inside it’s like being in a giant aquarium and the outside offers excellent wall and drift dives. The island itself is a breeding ground for turtles and they are often seen gliding by along with dolphins, huge schools of fish, whale sharks and humpbacks when in season.
- The Stone City is the story of Zanzibar. Stone Town is a World Heritage site and is the most atmospheric and vibrant of all the remaining traditional Swahili settlements. Architecturally it’s a fusion of African and Arab influences not dissimilar to the medinas of Morocco with its narrow streets, twists and turns.
- The Anglican Cathedral – first Cathedral in East Africa been built in 1870s by the Universities Mission to Central Africa.
Jozani Forest and Sultan’s Palace
- Getting married on Zanzibar is becoming more and more popular.
- Spice Tour – no trip to Zanzibar would be complete without a tour of a traditional spice farm. Over the years Zanzibar has been one of the largest exporters of cloves and other spices.
- Swim with Wild Dolphins – unique opportunity to track and swim with one of the oceans most captivating creatures. Each morning the local pod of dolphins wake from their overnight spot in Menai Bay and prepare themselves for the day ahead, playing with the tourists is just part of their morning routine.
- Snorkeling. The safari blue excursion offers full day sailing around mangroves and snorkeling along some of the best coral reefs Zanzibar has to offer followed by the best seafood barbeque you will ever have and an exotic fruit tasting session
- Prison Island. It is wood boat trip to one of Zanzibar shore islet. The island has a large number of giant tortoises and was imported from Seychelles in 19th century. The prison ruins, coral rag forest trail and also beautiful peacocks. It has also beautiful cl reef ideal for snorkelling and lovely white sand for sun bathing.
Zanzibar, Option 2. Zanzibar Exploration Tour
ARRIVE STONE TOWN, ZANZIBAROn arrival at Zanzibar Airport, you will be met and transferred to Stone Town. Accommodation is on Bed & Breakfast basis.
FULL DAY TOUR OF STONE TOWNAfter breakfast depart to the former Slave market site. Guided visit of the area and then drive to Maruhubi Palace ruins. Guided visit around the Palace, the fishing Village and the dhow shed. Proceed driving to Mangapwani village. Guided walk through the local farms and continue to visit the slave chambers and caves. Swahili Lunch at Serena Restaurant in Mangapwani. The restaurant is located on the outskirt of Zanzibar stone town. The Serena Mangapwani Restaurant and Watersports Centre is a great destination for those looking for somewhere special. Visitors to Mangapwani are offered a fresh seafood barbeque cooked to perfection by Serena’s expert team of chefs. The atmosphere is informal and friendly and the restaurant comprises a series of traditional makutibandas, all set into a lush hillside overlooking an idyllic beach. Guests can also enjoy fishing, snorkeling, kayaking, catamaran rides and other pleasant distractions at the well-equipped watersports centre. Late in the afternoon, Depart from Mangapwani aboard a local dhow and sail to Stone Town.Dinner at a restaurant in town.Overnight at the hotel.
FULL DAY TOUR OF KIZIMBANI VILLAGEAfter breakfast depart from the hotel with picnic lunches for a full day cultural tour at Kizimbani village. Return to the hotel for overnight.
TOUR ENDS IN STONE TOWNAfter breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight home. Morning after breakfast pick up at 8:30am to Jozan forrest to see red monkey we call red monkey becase there is a four fingure and the to drive up to spice farm where you can see different types of spice and how they grow up plus tasting the seasonal fruits and to experience the normal life of the local people in the village and then will back to the airport to flight buck at u are home
- Accommodation is Bad and Breakfast, hotel 4*, 2-bed room
- All Transfers,
- Lunch during the tours,
- Intres fee,
- Equipment of snokling and soft drink.
- Diner and Tip for Guides
- Private things
- Tip for Guide it depend of Trip’s if the trip is half day they will pay from $-10 Or $-20. If is full day they will pay $-25 Or $-30.
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