Zanzibar Holidays, Zanzibar Beach Tours
Zanzibar Beach Tours, Zanzibar Beach Tours, Safaris
in Zanzibar, Zanzibar Stone Town
EXCURSIONS IN ZANZIBAR
ATWZ - 001 - Stone Town Tour
The city of Zanzibar is often referred to as Stone Town because of the
coral stone used in the construction of many of the older buildings found
along the narrow alleys ways. No visits to this exciting island is complete
without a tour of this historic town. The three hour guided tour includes
the city market, a century old Anglican Church of Christ, built on the
site of the notorious slave trade in 1874; and some of the rooms where
slaves were stashed before their sale. The tour also include the National
Museum, Forodhani Gardens, the Arab Fort (circa 1700) and some interesting
shops found along the narrow streets and walkways. The tour ends at Livingstone.
ATWZ - 002 Evening Stone Town Tour
As a rainbow of colors bounce off the Indian Ocean whilst the sun sinks
into the west, the city of Zanzibar comes alive with the call to prayer
from the dozens of mosques. Your guide takes you for a leisurely walk
through the narrow streets where you will encounter a variety of cultures
in the many shops that come to life in the cool of the night.
ATWZ - 004 Jozani Forest
After a drive of half an hour from the city center, spend about two
hours walking through the nature trails of this tropical rain forest.
The guide will point out some of the interesting vegetation, birds and
smaller animals seen along the route.
ATWZ - 005 Prison
For a relaxing break from the city, take a native dhow to Changu Island,
nicknamed Prison Island because of its use by Arab Slave traders for the
confinement of slaves. A side from the 1893 built garrison that still
stands, there are giant tortoise on the island. Take this opportunity
to swim, snorkel and sun bathe. A full day trip with lunch can also be
ATWZ - 007 Mangapwani
Beach and Slave Caves
Arriving by vehicle for lunch, a new facility operated by Serena Hotels
provides a tasty lunch under thatched roof overlooking the private cove
below. After lunch, stroll along the nature trail to the caves once used
by slaves to fetch fresh water for their captors, view local crafts, swim
or relax on the sandy beach. Late afternoon transfer back to your hotel.
ATWZ - 008 Spice
This guided tour begins at the Kibweni Palace (Sultan’s Rest House)
to view the Persian Baths built in 1850. then on to Kizimbani to visit
the spice plantations where there are a variety of spices such as Cardamom,
cinnamon, black pepper, nutmeg and naturally cloves. You will also come
cross rare plants such as the henna bush, perfume tree and lipstick tree.
ATWZ - 009 North
Transfer to the white sands of Nungwi where you have the day to swim and
relax. Lunch is included from a nearby hotel. Visit a craftsman who constructs
ATWZ - 011 East Coast
En route is the opportunity to view Dunga Palace Ruins, the last African
palace built before the 18th Century rule by Omani Arabs. At the beach
in Pongwe, swim, snorkel or just sun bathe. Includes a picnic lunch.