6 Days Zanzibar Island Vacation

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$5,030.00
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    Culture, Discovery, Family, Guided Tours, History
  • Activity Level Leisurely
  • Group Size Medium Group
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All about the 6 Days Zanzibar Island Vacation.

Zanzibar Island, located off the coast of Tanzania in East Africa, is a captivating and diverse destination that combines stunning beaches, rich cultural heritage, and vibrant history. Let’s delve into a detailed overview of Zanzibar Island, highlighting its key features.

Zanzibar Island is renowned for its pristine white sandy beaches, turquoise waters, and abundant marine life. With its idyllic coastline stretching for miles, it offers a tropical paradise for beach lovers and water enthusiasts. The island boasts a variety of beach destinations, including popular spots like Nungwi, Kendwa, and Paje, where visitors can relax, swim, snorkel, dive, or simply soak up the sun.

Beyond its picturesque beaches, Zanzibar Island is steeped in a rich cultural heritage. Stone Town, the historic heart of the island, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its labyrinthine alleys, ancient buildings, and fascinating blend of Swahili, Arab, Persian, and European influences. The architecture of Stone Town showcases intricate carved wooden doors, elegant balconies, and charming courtyards, reflecting the island’s historical significance as a major trading hub.

Zanzibar Island has a captivating history deeply intertwined with the spice trade. For centuries, it was a centre for the cultivation and export of spices such as cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, and pepper. Visitors can explore spice plantations to learn about the island’s spice heritage, witness the cultivation process, and indulge in aromatic experiences. The scents and flavours of Zanzibari spices provide a sensory journey into the island’s past.

The island also offers unique opportunities to engage with the local culture. The vibrant Swahili culture is showcased through traditional music, dance, and art forms. Visitors can immerse themselves in the lively atmosphere of local markets, such as the Darajani Market, where an array of spices, fruits, vegetables, and crafts can be found. Interactions with the warm and hospitable locals provide a glimpse into the island’s authentic way of life.

Zanzibar Island is not only a cultural gem but also a haven for outdoor adventures. Snorkelling and diving enthusiasts can explore the vibrant coral reefs surrounding the island, teeming with a dazzling array of marine life. From colourful tropical fish to sea turtles and dolphins, the underwater world of Zanzibar offers unforgettable encounters. Excursions to nearby islands, such as Prison Island or Mnemba Atoll, provide opportunities for further exploration and relaxation.

Food lovers will delight in Zanzibar’s culinary offerings, which blend Swahili, Arabic, Indian, and African flavours. Traditional dishes like biryani, pilau, and seafood delicacies are a must-try, accompanied by the island’s famous spiced tea or refreshing coconut water straight from the husk. Exploring local restaurants and street food stalls allows visitors to savour the island’s culinary delights.

Accommodation options on Zanzibar Island cater to various preferences, ranging from luxury resorts to boutique hotels and eco-friendly lodges. Whether seeking a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a tranquil retreat, the island offers a diverse range of accommodations to suit different budgets and preferences.

The climate of Zanzibar Island is tropical, with warm temperatures throughout the year. The dry season, from June to October, is characterized by sunny days and lower humidity, making it a popular time to visit. The wet season, from November to May, brings occasional rainfall but also lush greenery and fewer crowds.

In summary, Zanzibar Island is a captivating destination that seamlessly blends stunning beaches, a vibrant cultural heritage, and a rich history. Its keywords encompass pristine beaches, turquoise waters, marine life, Stone Town, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Swah

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

 Transfers/ Transport Return

 Accommodation Half Board Dinner

 Entry Park Fees, Marine fees, Boat

 Lunch on Excursion

 Guide & Mineral Water

What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

 Flights
 Optional activities
 Alcoholic and soft drinks
 Visa fees
 Tips
 Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
 Travel insurance

  1. DAY 1 ARRIVAL AT ZANZIBAR

    Arrival in Zanzibar Island, and pick up from Zanzibar Airport transfer to the hotel.

  2. DAY 2 SPICE FARM & STONE TOWN TOUR

    After breakfast, drive to Spice Farm tour and Stone Town.

    On this three hours guided tour of the spice farm, you will explore the various spices of Zanzibar which are used in almost every kitchen on earth, such as cinnamon, cloves, black pepper, garlic, lemongrass, turmeric, ginger, vanilla, nutmeg, and more.

    Stone Town is a city of prominent historical and artistic value in East Africa. Its architecture, mostly dating back to the 19th century, reflects the diverse influences underlying the Swahili culture, giving a unique mixture of Arab, Persian, Indian and European elements.

    You can also visit  the prison island  at an extra cost (optional)

    (B, L, D)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  3. DAY 3 DOLPHIN TOUR & FORODHANI NIGHT MARKET

    After breakfast, pick up and drive to Kizimkazi village and catch a boat to see dolphins, if possible can swim with them and feed them bread. After lunch, return to the hotel for dinner overnight. (B, L, D)

  4. Day 4 SWIMMING WITH TURTLES

    After breakfast, you go swimming with friendly turtles at Baraka Aquarium, and in the afternoon you go enjoy a sand bath at Kendwa Beach. You can also do other activities like jet skiing, and sky diving at an extra cost.

    (B, L, D)

  5. Day 5 BEACH DAY

    This is beach day, after breakfast spend the whole day relaxing and walking around the white sandy beaches of Zanzibar.

    (B, L, D)

  6. Day 6 DEPARTURE

    Depending on departure time, transfers to the Zanzibar Airport for Flight back home, reminiscing on the last three nights spent in Zanzibar, Check-in,  and take off with fond memories of Zanzibar and with a promise to revisit this magical destination. (B)

Single person and Couple package

NIGHTS

LOCATION

ACCOMMODATION

1

ZANZIBAR

UZURI VILLA
THE LOOP
PEMBA LODGE
NUR BEACH HOTEL
MWEZI BOUTIQE RESORT
LALONA SUITE APARTMENTS
FUN BEACH HOTEL

2

ZANZIBAR

UZURI VILLA
THE LOOP
PEMBA LODGE
NUR BEACH HOTEL
MWEZI BOUTIQE RESORT
LALONA SUITE APARTMENTS
FUN BEACH HOTEL

3

ZANZIBAR

UZURI VILLA
THE LOOP
PEMBA LODGE
NUR BEACH HOTEL
MWEZI BOUTIQE RESORT
LALONA SUITE APARTMENTS
FUN BEACH HOTEL

4

ZANZIBAR

UZURI VILLA
THE LOOP
PEMBA LODGE
NUR BEACH HOTEL
MWEZI BOUTIQE RESORT
LALONA SUITE APARTMENTS
FUN BEACH HOTEL

5

ZANZIBAR

UZURI VILLA
THE LOOP
PEMBA LODGE
NUR BEACH HOTEL
MWEZI BOUTIQE RESORT
LALONA SUITE APARTMENTS
FUN BEACH HOTEL

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
Tour package inclusions

 Transfers/ Transport Return

 Accommodation Half Board Dinner

 Entry Park Fees, Marine fees, Boat

 Lunch on Excursion

 Guide & Mineral Water

Tour package exclusions

 Flights
 Optional activities
 Alcoholic and soft drinks
 Visa fees
 Tips
 Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
 Travel insurance

Package Confirmed Dates Trip Status Trip Status Price (PP) Excluding Flights Price (PP) Including Flights  
July 1, 2024 - July 31, 2024
SINGLE PERSON
$5,030.00
$0.00
July 1, 2024 - July 31, 2024
COUPLE PACKAGE
$7,310.00
$0.00
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