The most iconic port of the spice route, Zanzibar leaving its history far behind has turned into the most tranquil, coastal location that receives thousands of travelers each year. Travelers from all corners of the globe come to stroll on the soft beaches that have delicate white sand that sink below the feet. The gentles waves of the crystal clear water, shimmering turquoise water, triangular sails of the traditional dhows, the spectacular sunrise, and the golden sunsets make it a heaven for those who are looking for serene beach holidays.
The Island is a combination of few breath-taking small beaches including Nungwi Beach on the northern tip, Kendwa beach on the northwest, and Matemwe Beach on the northeast. The Island further extends few adventurous activities for travelers including Scuba Diving, exploring the historical stone town, Dolphin watching, the aromatic spice tour, The World Heritage Site Jozani Forest, exploring the local markets, and enjoying the stunning nightlife on beaches.
A cluster of islands off of Africa’s east coast, Zanzibar is home to beautiful white-sand beaches with sapphire waters, a rich history, and even hidden rainforests. It’s popular for honeymooners who want to couple a safari in mainland Tanzania with a relaxing beach getaway. Beach honeymoons remain one of the most enduringly popular types of honeymoons around the Tanzania country, and it’s not hard to understand why. They’re relaxing, romantic, and exotic; a trip away to a white sandy dunes is the perfect excuse to cuddle up and watch the sunset together for your first evening of marital bliss.
The beauty of a beach honeymoon is that there are a huge number of locations around the world to choose from, and there’s bound to be somewhere to suit all budgets. If you’re planning a nearby beach honeymoon in Zanzibar some of the top beach honeymoon destination names closer to home include Bwejuu, Michamvi Beach, Nungwi Beach, Kendwa Beach e.t.c. Each of these is home to miles of beautiful beaches.
Stone town tour in Zanzibar is an outstanding private guided walking tour, we can arrange the pickup from your hotel and return, it takes 3 hours walking tour whereby tourists will get opportunity to discover the historical sites and who are Zanzibar island people together with their daily activities. The tour can either commences at the house of wonders or near Darajani city Market. and covers all the historical areas and monuments.
with your guide will be taken to the house of wonders (beit-el-ajaab) which is nowadays known as the National Museum of Zanzibar (rebuilt 1883), the Arab fort which is also known as old fort, while you are passing along through bazaar streets you will go ahead towards the Feddie Mercury house, old slave market, various curio shps including the memories of Zanzibar, fruit market, spice market, etc. Without forgetting the Zanzibar curved doors which are the ones that decorating the stone town, Stone town tour in Zanzibar is an outstanding private guided walking tour, we can arrange the pickup from your hotel and return, it takes 3 hours walking tour whereby tourists will get opportunity to discover the historical sites and who are Zanzibar island people together with their daily activities. The tour can either commences at the house of wonders or near Darajani city Market. and covers all the historical areas and monuments.
Spice tour in Zanzibar is a 3 hours guided tour, Tourists will get opportunity to discover alot of things including Tropical fruits, Spices and harbs, and some of the rarely species of other plants from different vegetation. It is just more than a tour, tourists may get uniques experience to prove why Zanzibar is called the Spice Island. Visitors should expect to see the spicies incuding Zanzibar’s cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanila, cardamone, curry, pepper, tamarind, ginger, menthol and many other spices and harbs brought by the sultans of Oman across the Indian Ocean.
Our guids will give you the detailed descriptions of what the various plants are used for, though not all of them are for food, others used for madicine,
The “neem” tree leaves were traditionally used as a cure for malaria and indigestion, the iodine tree produces a deep red sap used to fight infection and wound,
Dolphin tour in Zanzibar is an half day Tour which is done at kizimkazi fishing village, south coast of the island, the main attraction in this tour is being able to swim close to the dolphin, for those who are lucky they can even get to play with them for couple of hours, the village is the home to several schools of fish and bottle-nosed dolphins and Humpback dolphins, . which are found just few metres from the beach. kizimkazi is also known for its historical site of the old mosque which was built 12th century ago.
Please understand that this tour is subject to change when weather condition is not fair, If the weather is not suitable we shall inform you before in order to postpone the tour.. or you may call us in the morning for the reconfirmation of your hotel pickup..
For those who like to do snorkeling, we promise them this is the best opportunity to them, please come with your swim suits and be ready to get wet, masks, swimming glasses and flippers will be provided,
The old mosque of kizimkazi village has great history of Islam and persian world to East African region, therefore, the kizimkazi old mosque has become the famous tourist attraction for locals and internationals.
Zanzibar Island is bathed by the warm currents of the equator. The coral reefs offer exhilarating scuba diving and snorkeling within a short boat ride from most beaches. Scuba is most spectacular off Pemba Island, however for scuba beginners the safe calm waters of Zanzibar are recommended as the current off shore from Pemba can be strong. Snorkeling is best however off Zanzibar Island, whose eastern barrier reef encloses a series of shallow and sheltered tidal lagoons home to an abundance of colorful marine life.
Giraffe Expedition Tanzania can arrange Scuba and Snorkeling trips, from any hotel you choose, to satisfy all ability levels. There are many very beautiful and so great places for snorkeling and diving – but here we aim to highlight the best. The best place for snorkeling in Zanzibar is Chumbe Island one of the most spectacular garden to be found any where in the word, Chumbe is the best for snorkeling only, diving is not allowed here due to the fact that the corals are not so deep and can be easily damaged if diving is to be allowed.
Safari Blue Tour in Zanzibar is the Zanzibar number one full day trip, this is a sea adventure safari starts from Fumba fishing village, south west coast of the island, the major attraction is to swim, snorkeling, sea foods and sailing within the traditional dhow, the history of traditional dhow dated back to the 15th and 16th centuries, the ages of the moonson winds and the Arab movements, we inborad into sailing dhow at 9:00am ahead to sandbank for the realxation, swimming and beach walking.
Tourist will have great time to test the tropical sea foods including octopus, calamari, lobster, shrimps, shark, shell fish, tuna fish, baracuda etc.
snorkeling is also the main activity, whereby tourist will be taken to the coral reef and the areas which are good and have colourful school of fish. after the lunch at kwale island, there will be a short tour to the ancient baobab tree which is said to have more than 200 years now, on our way back to the Fumba beach we shall again have opportunity to swim into the natural swimming pool near the kwale island, we normally finish our tour around 4:00pm.