Zanzibar is an archipelago made up of Zanzibar and Pemba Islands, and several islets. It is located in the Indian Ocean, about 25 miles from the Tanzanian coast. Zanzibar Island (known locally as Unguja, but as Zanzibar internationally) is 60 miles long and 20 miles wide, occupying a total area of approximately 650 square miles. It is characterized by beautiful sandy beaches with fringing coral reefs, and the magic of historic Stone Town – said to be the only functioning ancient town in East Africa.
- Day trips to visit Jozani forest and walk through the nature trails of the forest, which is a habitat for many spices of animals and birds. The forest is home to the endemic Red colobus monkey.
- Visit the rural areas with your local guide to gate the inside why Zanzibar is called the “Spice island”, the areas grow a wide variety of spices like vanilla, nutmug, cardamony and other species. Test fresh fruits from the farms.
- Two places offers great snorkeling in Zanzibar, if you are staying in a hotel in stone town we recommend to visit Chumbe Island. They have a good protected house reef and day tripe’s are available. To the north Mnemba atoll have a good protected house reef and also the best diving sites. If you are staying in Nungwi or Matemwe the area is accessible with day tripe’s offered from the hotels
- Book your dinner at the roof top restaurant at Emerson green and enjoy a night full of stars plus great view of stone town at night or eat at the water front of Forodhani.
- Follow the steps of the Swahili and Arab culture, Visit the Museum, Slave market, and the architecture of this world heritage site.
- Go windsurfing in Nungwi, matemwe and paje.