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Zanzibar Tourism

Discover Zanzibar: The Island ParadiseImmerse Yourself in the Rich Tapestry of Culture and Natural Beauty

Welcome to Zanzibar, an island paradise nestled in the embrace of the Indian Ocean, known for its stunning turquoise waters, white sandy beaches, and a rich, vibrant culture that promises an unforgettable experience. This island, resplendent with its unique blend of natural beauty and cultural heritage, offers an array of enthralling opportunities to every visitor.

This guide serves as your window into the soul of Zanzibar, providing you with essential information and insights to help you discover and immerse yourself in the island's many delights. Embark on this journey with us and fall in love with Zanzibar, a place where unforgettable memories are made.

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Exceptional Zanzibari Hotels

Delight in a world of comfort and elegance, highlighting the unique blend of Zanzibar's rich heritage and modern luxuries.

Exciting Activities and Adventures

Dive into a plethora of exhilarating activities, from snorkeling in azure waters to exploring Zanzibar's historic Stone Town.

Exploring Zanzibar Island

Discover the natural beauty and rich cultural history that make Zanzibar Island an unforgettable destination.

Discovering Local Cuisine

Taste the diverse flavors of Zanzibar, where the local cuisine mirrors the island's multicultural history and its bounty of exotic spices.

Dive into Zanzibar's Unique Experiences

Zanzibar: Sun, Sand, and Cultural Riches

Picture yourself soaking up the tropical sun, surrounded by the clear blue of the Indian Ocean. Every day on the island of Zanzibar is packed with sun, sand, and sea. And because the island is compact, you're never far from the water.

Fancy a quiet day? Try out Zanzibar's clean beaches, where the soft white sands are perfect for relaxation. If you're up for an adventure, there's plenty to do - from kayaking around the island to diving into the ocean to see the bright, lively world under the waves.

And if you're up for something a bit different, why not join a dolphin tour at Kizimkazi? You'll have the chance to swim with these friendly animals in their natural habitat. Or wander around the maze-like Stone Town, a city that's full of life and history, with stunning buildings at every turn.

If you're more about finding a quiet place away from it all, Zanzibar's got plenty of those as well. Every moment you spend here offers something memorable, in a place where the sound of the waves sets the pace of your day.

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Safaris including zanzibar

5 Days Pemba Extension

From €598

5 Days Pemba Extension

Looking to continue your adventure ? Consider our 5-day Pemba extension for a relaxing escape after your safari. With tranquil beaches and crystal-clear waters, Pemba Island offers an idyllic retreat where you can soak up the island's natural beauty and immerse yourself in its vibrant culture.

18 Day Safari & Serenity in Tanzania & Zanzibar

From €2574

18 Day Safari & Serenity in Tanzania & Zanzibar

Embark on an 18-day curated journey to the heart of Tanzania, experiencing the stunning landscapes of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, home to a diverse range of wildlife in their natural habitat. Led by expert local guides, learn about the unique ecosystems and cultures of Tanzania.

15 Day Wildlife Quest & Zanzibar

From €2418

15 Day Wildlife Quest & Zanzibar

Embark on a 15-day curated safari journey to the heart of Tanzania. Encounter the breathtaking landscapes of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, where you can witness the diverse wildlife in their natural habitat. After the safari, unwind on the idyllic beaches of Zanzibar, experiencing its vibrant culture and scenic beauty.

12 Day Honeymoon Safari + Zanzibar

From €2019

12 Day Honeymoon Safari + Zanzibar

Experience the beauty and adventure of a 12-day honeymoon safari in Tanzania, followed by relaxation on the island of Zanzibar. The perfect romantic getaway.

Highlights per season

Let's travel all year round

Jozani Forest

As rains quench Zanzibar's verdant Jozani Forest, it springs to life with the vibrant sounds and colors of its inhabitants. The forest is the last sanctuary of the Red Colobus Monkey, an endangered primate unique to Zanzibar. A guided walk through the dense greenery offers a chance to see these fascinating creatures in their natural habitat.

Spice Tour

Embark on a sensory journey on one of Zanzibar's famous spice tours. Experience first-hand how spices such as cloves, nutmeg, and cinnamon are grown and harvested. The rain showers add a fresh scent to the farms, making the aroma of spices even more intoxicating. You'll also learn about the spices' uses in traditional Zanzibari cuisine and medicine.

Prison Island

A short boat ride from Stone Town, Prison Island offers a mix of history and nature. Its tortoise sanctuary, home to a population of giant Aldabra tortoises, is a unique sight regardless of the season. The island's historic buildings, once intended for rebellious slaves, provide an insightful look into Zanzibar's past.

Nungwi Village

The Nungwi village offers a peek into the traditional ways of life in Zanzibar. Here, you can observe skilled craftsmen building dhows using age-old techniques, even in the rain. The village is also home to a natural aquarium with a tidal lagoon where sea turtles take refuge, making it an educational visit for any traveler.

Stone Town

Step into the pages of history as you traverse the meandering streets of Stone Town. Each corner holds tales of a time when sultans, slaves, and explorers walked the same path. The dry seasons are the perfect time to explore this architectural marvel, with the sunny weather illuminating the city's vibrant colors and rich textures.

Kendwa Beach

During the dry months, the sun adorns the skies of Kendwa Beach, painting the pristine white sands with its warm golden glow. The azure waters of the Indian Ocean invite you for a refreshing dip. Whether it's sunbathing on the sands, playing beach volleyball, or simply relaxing with a book, Kendwa offers the quintessential beach experience.

Mnemba Island

Just off Zanzibar's northeast coast, Mnemba Island is a veritable treasure trove for snorkeling enthusiasts. The dry season's calm and crystal-clear waters offer unparalleled visibility to explore the vibrant coral reefs teeming with marine life. Finish off your adventure with a mouthwatering seafood barbecue on the beach.

Safari Blue Tour

Set sail on a traditional dhow through the serene waters of Menai Bay Conservation Area. With clear skies and calm sea conditions, you'll spot dolphins playfully breaching the water surface and get up close with the tropical fish during snorkeling stops. A delightful lunch on a sandbank completes this maritime journey.

Travel far enough, meet yourself

Hot Discounts For You

9 Day Tanzania safari round trip
Adventure Safari

From €2088

9 Day Tanzania safari round trip

Experience the beauty and adventure of a 9-day safari round trip through Tanzania, including a visit to the Serengeti. Get up close with Africa's iconic animals and take in the stunning landscapes.

8 Days in the Heart of Tanzania
Adventure safari

From €1896

8 Days in the Heart of Tanzania

Experience the wild beauty of Tanzania on this 8-day safari adventure. From the majestic Serengeti to the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater, this tour offers a variety of exciting activities to explore the incredible diversity of this iconic country.

7 Day Discover Tanzania Safari
Adventure safari

From €1656

7 Day Discover Tanzania Safari

Join us on a 7-day Tanzania safari adventure. From the Serengeti to the Ngorongoro Crater, this tour offers a wide range of activities and unforgettable experiences. Don't miss out on the opportunity to explore the beauty and diversity of this iconic country.

7 Day Last-Minute Migration Safari Feb-Mar
Migration safari

Fixed €2575

7 Day Last-Minute Migration Safari Feb-Mar

Join a 7-day Tanzania safari adventure, exploring Tarangire, Lake Eyasi's Hadzabe tribe, the calving season in Ndutu/South Serengeti, and the Ngorongoro Crater. Experience the diverse beauty and cultural richness of Tanzania's famed landscapes.

6 Day Great Migration and Ngorongo
Family safari

From €1340

6 Day Great Migration and Ngorongo

Embrace the adventure of a lifetime on this 6-day journey through the stunning landscapes of Tanzania's Great Migration and Ngorongoro Crater, where magic and wonder await at every turn

5 Day Safari in Tanzania
Family safari

From €865

5 Day Safari in Tanzania

A 5-day safari in Tanzania offers a chance to see stunning wildlife, such as elephants and giraffes, and visit cultural sites. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the African wilderness.

5 Days Zanzibar Extension
Beach Escape

From €421

5 Days Zanzibar Extension

Looking to unwind and relax after your exciting Tanzanian safari adventure? Look no further than our 5-day Zanzibar Island extension. Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and stunning natural beauty of this exotic island paradise.

5 Days Pemba Extension
Beach Escape

From €598

5 Days Pemba Extension

Looking to continue your adventure ? Consider our 5-day Pemba extension for a relaxing escape after your safari. With tranquil beaches and crystal-clear waters, Pemba Island offers an idyllic retreat where you can soak up the island's natural beauty and immerse yourself in its vibrant culture.

4 Day Ngorongo & Tarangerine safari
adventure safari

From €625

4 Day Ngorongo & Tarangerine safari

On this safari, you'll have the chance to see some of Africa's most iconic animals, including lions, elephants, buffalos, and zebras, all within just 4 days.

18 Day Safari & Serenity in Tanzania & Zanzibar
Adventure safari

From €2574

18 Day Safari & Serenity in Tanzania & Zanzibar

Embark on an 18-day curated journey to the heart of Tanzania, experiencing the stunning landscapes of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, home to a diverse range of wildlife in their natural habitat. Led by expert local guides, learn about the unique ecosystems and cultures of Tanzania.

15 Day Wildlife Quest & Zanzibar
Adventure safari

From €2418

15 Day Wildlife Quest & Zanzibar

Embark on a 15-day curated safari journey to the heart of Tanzania. Encounter the breathtaking landscapes of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, where you can witness the diverse wildlife in their natural habitat. After the safari, unwind on the idyllic beaches of Zanzibar, experiencing its vibrant culture and scenic beauty.

13 Day Once-in-a-Lifetime Adventure
Adventure safari

From €2101

13 Day Once-in-a-Lifetime Adventure

Experience the best of Tanzania on this carefully curated 13-day safari adventure. Explore the stunning landscapes of Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, encountering Africa's iconic wildlife. Afterwards, relax on the exotic beaches of Zanzibar, immersing yourself in its rich culture and natural beauty.

12 Day Honeymoon Safari + Zanzibar
Adventure safari

From €2019

12 Day Honeymoon Safari + Zanzibar

Experience the beauty and adventure of a 12-day honeymoon safari in Tanzania, followed by relaxation on the island of Zanzibar. The perfect romantic getaway.

11-Day Tanzania and Zanzibar Adventure
Adventure safari

From €1785

11-Day Tanzania and Zanzibar Adventure

Embark on an 11-day Tanzania safari adventure, exploring the stunning Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, followed by a relaxing beach extension in the exotic island of Zanzibar, where you can immerse yourself in its rich culture and natural beauty.

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