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5 Days Zanzibar Beach and Stone Town Tour

ITINERARY OVERVIEW

Welcome to Zanzibar! We are sure you have earned our trip to this magical island! With five nights on this piece of paradise, you can choose to do not much more than soak up the relaxation you deserve. Marvel at the soft lapping of the waves, as the beautiful clear waters of the Indian Ocean meet the perfect white sands of Zanzibar. Add in an introduction to historic, atmospheric Stone Town and your perfect stay is complete.

Whatever you have been doing before you arrive in Zanzibar, you will surely appreciate the relaxed ambience of this ‘Spice Island.’ With its sparkling sand and shimmering sea, it could have been designed by experts to be the ideal getaway. First of all, you’ll soak up the ambience of characterful Stone Town, the island capital with its narrow streets and patchwork of architectural styles. After your two-night stay here, we will transfer you to your chosen beach hotel for three nights, where the chance to ‘chill out’ really begins.

FULL ITINERARY

Day 1 – Arrival Day

Welcome to Zanzibar! On arrival at Zanzibar’s Abeid Amani Karume International Airport, you will be met by our driver guide who will take you on the short, 20-minute transfer to your hotel in Stone Town, the historic quarter of Zanzibar City. You can choose to swim in the stunning infinity pool, with views over the Indian Ocean, enjoy the spa (at extra cost), work out in the fitness room or simply kick back on a sun lounger and soak up the rays. When it comes to dining, the hotel’s Zamani Residence concept truly excels, composed of a variety of terraced restaurants drawing on influences from Indian, Arabic and continental cuisine, as well as offering fish caught locally.

Day 2 – Stone Town Tour - Beach Hotel

This morning you will enjoy breakfast at your hotel, before meeting our expert local guide for a tour of fascinating Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Over the centuries, many cultures have left their impressions on Zanzibar and it is perhaps in Stone Town where you can most easily see their influences. Your guide will lead you first to the colourful market, awash with exotic smells and buzzing with bartering locals.

Afterwards, you will visit the calm of the 19th C cathedral, built on the former site of the slave market after the 1873 abolition of slavery. As you wander the narrow streets and alleys, you’ll pass the Arab houses with their inner courtyards, hidden behind heavy doors. You can compare their style with the Indian residences, adorned with balustrades and metal railings.

Amongst the town’s historic sites are the ‘Tip Tip House,’ the Old Fort and the People’s Palace Museum. Lunch will be taken at the Silk Route Indian rooftop restaurant, with views to the ocean. The Silk Route is full of character, so enjoy the excellent cuisine, perhaps washing it down with a cocktail. In the evening, you will be guided back to your Stone Town hotel for dinner and an evening at leisure.

Day 3 – Beach Hotel

After breakfast, you can enjoy the morning at leisure. Your Stone Town hotel will provide you with an early lunch, before we transfer you to your chosen beach hotel for the next part of your stay in exotic, enticing Zanzibar. After the delightful chaos of Stone Town, it’s now time to relax and enjoy some real downtime.

Day 4 - Beach Hotel

Today is a second full day for you to relax at your oceanside hotel, have a gentle swim in the sea or to enjoy the more active facilities on offer. Or, of course, you can set out to explore a little bit more of this beautiful island. The reception staff at your hotel will be happy to help arrange any activity or excursion that takes your interest.

Day 5 - Beach Hotel - Abeid Amani Karume International Airport

After taking breakfast at your hotel, we will transfer you to Abeid Amani Karume International Airport for your onward flight. If you have a later departure, we will arrange for you to have lunch before you leave the hotel.

INCLUDES / EXCLUDES

  • Private Vehicle
  • Private Guide (Stone Town Guide)
  • Private driver
  • Three meals a day
  • Bottled water every day
  • Accommodation
  • Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival, USA and CANADA passport holders USD.100
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
  • Optional Tours (balloon rides USD. 570 per person)
  • Tips and gratuities to your safari guide.

Group Discount

The price per person for group expeditions are fixed based on a group size. However, we have optional arrangements for individual private and tailor-made preferences best suited for you, your family and friends.

GROUP SIZEPRICE PER PERSON
1 Person$ 1,260
2 - 4 People$ 1,000
5 - 7 People$ 980
8 - 10 People$ 890

Price From

$ 1,080 / PER PERSON

All Prices are per person in a party of 2 adults sharing a double room. Choose a scheduled date or contact us to set up private dates or a bespoke itinerary. Read our booking terms and conditions for more details.

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