Zanzibar Beach Holiday

DAR ES SALAAM

Dar es Salaam is Tanzania’s largest and busiest city. It is the country’s most important business and commercial hub and is situated right on the Indian Ocean. Dar es Salaam is the main port of call for most visitors, as it is an ideal location from which to access both the wilderness areas and the beaches of Tanzania and Zanzibar. Dar es Salaam is also the main gateway to the nature reserves of southern Tanzania, which include the Selous Game Reserve and the National Parks of Mikumi, Ruaha and Udzungwa Mountains, Saadani and Kitulo.

ZANZIBAR

Off the coast of Zanzibar the world‘s most beautiful islands, only 20 minutes flight from Dar es Salaam, place to end the idyllic, Indian ocean spice archipelago that was once the sultanate of Zanzibar . With influence from Arabs traders, portigues fishermen, British pirates, Persians, Indians, Chinise, and of course Africans. Zanzibar is steeped in history , visible at every turn. The narrow streets of stone town known as Mji mkongwe old part of Zanzibar city, its main city, are lined with well preserved palaces and mansions that are a blend of exotic architectural influence in rich array of colours.The stone town of Zanzibar is an example of Swahili trading town,Zanzibar is popularly referred to as the – Spice Islands. Other excursions will include the old slave caves in Mangapwani, the prison island, ruins of what was the palace of the Sultan Said, the old slave market and many other historical places. . It hard to imagine a more perfect place to catch your breath after a week or two safari, before you return to reality.

Spice Island Discover 5 Days or 4 Night

Day 1

Arrival in Zanzibar

START/Arrive at Zanzibar Airport then transfer to Zanzibar Serena Inn in Stone Town. Dinner and overnight at Zanzibar Serena
Day 2

Stone Town Tour/ Spice Tour

After breakfast, take the historical half-day (4-hour) Stone Town Tour or the exotic spice tour.
Late lunch at Zanzibar Serena Inn. Dinner and overnight at Zanzibar Serena Inn
Day 3 & 4

Transfer/Leisure Activities at Blue Bay Resort

After breakfast, transfer (45 min.) by shuttle bus to Blue Bay Beach Resort in East Coast for two days of leisure/activities.
Lunch at Blue Bay Resort.
Afternoon of leisure and activities; snorkeling, windsurfing, sailing, scuba diving, dhow trips, etc.
Dinner and overnight at Blue Bay Resort
Day 5

Depart to Airport

After breakfast or lunch transfer (about 50 minutes) to airport for flight to Arusha, Dar es Salaam or international destination.
All Meals Included
End of Trip

9 Days or 8 Night Zanzibar Beach Holiday

Day 1

Arrival in Zanzibar

START/Arrive at Zanzibar Airport then transfer to Zanzibar Serena Inn in Stone Town.
Dinner and overnight at Zanzibar Serena Inn
Day 2

Stone Town Tour/ Spice Tour

After breakfast, take the historical half-day (4-hour) Stone Town Tour or the exotic spice tour.
Late lunch at Zanzibar Serena Inn.
Dinner and overnight at Zanzibar Serena Inn
Day 3

Spice Tour & Ruins Sites

After breakfast, take the famous half-day (4-hour) Spice Tour. which starts at Kibweni Palace and ends in Kidichi through spice farms, plantations, ancient ruin sites and the slave caves. Late picnic lunch in Kiungani. Dinner and overnight at Zanzibar Serena Inn
Day 4

Prison (Changuu) Island Excursion

After breakfast, go on a short boat trip (30 min.) for a full-day excursion on Prison Island (locally known as ‘Changuu’) West of Stone Town. Take a guided tour around the historic island, see the old buildings and the endangered giant tortoises.
Lunch lunch on a sand bank at Prison IslandAfternoon of leisure; swim, sun-bath, dive and snorkel in the nearby coral reefs.
Late afternoon return to hotel.
Dinner and overnight at Zanzibar Serena Inn
Day 5-to-8

Transfer/Leisure Activities at Blue Bay Resort

After breakfast, transfer (45 min.) by shuttle bus to Blue Bay Beach Resort in East Coast for two days of leisure/activities. Lunch at Blue Bay Resort.
Afternoon of leisure and activities; snorkeling, windsurfing, sailing, scuba diving, dhow trips, etc.
Dinner and overnight at Blue Bay Resort
Day 9

Depart to Airport

After breakfast or lunch transfer (about 50 minutes) to airport for flight to Arusha, Dar es Salaam or international destination.
All Meals Included
End of Trip