Tour Summary

This is a three nights four days tour of Zanzibar Island. You will get a guided tour of Stone Town, a Spice Island tour, cultural tour, and a visit to the slave caves.

Detailed Itinerary

 

Day 1: Arrival in Zanzibar

Meet and greet on arrival at the Zanzibar airport. You will then be transferred to your hotel in Stone Town.

Overnight at Zanzibar Serena Inn or Tembo House Hotel on bed and breakfast.

Day 2: Zanzibar Island Spice Tour, The Palaces, and Slave Caves

Breakfast at the hotel, then depart for a spice tour. You will visit several spices-growing areas to learn about the nature of the spices, how they are reared, and their uses. You can even taste and purchase some of the spices straight from the source. There is a wide variety of spices and herbs grown in Zanzibar including medicinal herbs, cosmetics plants, and ornamental plants. If the season is right, you will see such interesting spices/herbs as cloves, rambutan, iodine plant, nut meg, lipstick, vanilla, lemon grass, shampoo plant, henna, and many others.

Later on, you will visit the Kidichi Persian baths, which the first Sultan of Zanzibar (Sultan Said Said bin Sultan) built in 1850. You will also visit Maruhubi Palace Ruins, built in 1880 by Sultan Said Baraghash Bin Said to specifically house 99 of his concubines.

Lunch at Serena Restaurant in Mangapwani.

In the afternoon, you will visit the Slave caves, before having dinner at a restaurant in town.

Overnight at Zanzibar Serena Inn or Tembo House Hotel on bed and breakfast.

Day 3: Zanzibar Cultural Tour

Breakfast at the hotel, then depart for a cultural tour to get a first hand experience of the everyday lives of the Zanzibari people and their enduring traditions. You will visit two very special villages and a local School.

Lunch at a restaurant in town, then return to your hotel for relaxation.

In the evening, you will go for a sunset cruise along the Stone Town waterfront.

Return to the hotel for overnight.

Overnight at Zanzibar Serena Inn or Tembo House Hotel on bed and breakfast.

Day 4: Departure

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight home.

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