The Spice Island!

Dhow sunset cruise, private tour, spice farm tour, scuba dive cultural tour

Zanzibar Island

Few places in the world can evoke images of white powdered sands, pristine turquoise waters and tropical palm-tree paradise like Zanzibar.

Located just off the coast of Tanzania in East Africa, this series of islands offers a unique adventure and cultural experience along with being the most idyllic setting for pure relaxation.

Prison Island Private Tour

A half-hour boat trip from Zanzibar, Prison Island provides a fascinating glimpse into the island’s slightly dark past – this land was once used as a place where slaves were detained and, when slavery was abolished, it functioned as a camp where people with deadly diseases were sent. Fortunately enough, that is all in the past and today the island is a nature reserve for giant tortoises and a place to see the ruins that once functioned as the prison.
While on the island you will be able to swim, snorkeling and learn a lot of tropical fishes which are found around Indian Ocean

Price includes: Entrance fee, Boat Fee, Snorkeling gears, Conservation fee, Guiding fee, and all the government levies and taxes

Price:$45 per person

Eat at Forodhani market

Commonly know as the Sultan’s Palace, The Palace Museum is perhaps the most historic building in Stone Town and is a must-see for any tourist. The Palace Museum is located in the waterfront, overlooking the ocean, and was built in the 19th century as a home for the Sultan and his family. After the 1964 revolution the site was used as a Government building and was renamed as The People’s Palace. Today it serves as a museum that showcases relics of the past Sultan family.

Price includes: Entrance fee, Boat Fee, Snorkeling gears, Conservation fee, Guiding fee, and all the government levies and taxes

Price:$45 per person

Head to Jozani Forest

A vast and scenic spread of green, Jozani is the last indigenous forest left on Zanzbar. Located inland from Jozani Chwaka Bay the area often floods, which luckily nurtures a unique swamp forest of many amazing looking trees and ferns. The forest is best reached via bus (309 or 310), by chartered taxi, or as part of an organized tour.

The tour can take 3 to 4 hours, the forest holds one among the rera and endemic spice of Red Colobus monkey, that can only been seen here in the forest.

Price includes: Entrance fee, Boat Fee, Snorkeling gears, Conservation fee, Guiding fee, and all the government levies and taxes

Price:$45 per person

Tourist can start by nature walk through nature trails of the forest which is an habitat of flora and fauna, most of the tourist usually send a lot of time and much of their interest on Red Colobus Monkey

House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib)

House of Wonders, which is home to the Museum of History and Culture, is not only the largest—but also the tallest building in Stone Town. Built in 1883, the palace was the first building on the island to have electricity and the first in the region to have a working elevator. Since the early 2000s, House of Wonders has showcased a permanent collection of artifacts related to Swahili and Zanzibar culture.The House of Wonders is a hugely important and visually stunning historic building in Stone Town. It hosts a highly interesting exhibition and offers a brilliant insight into Zanzibar and Swahili culture. The House of Wonders is the grandest and tallest building in all of Stone Town and is found in a prominent location in front of the Forodhani Gardens on the old town’s seafront, in Mizingani Road

Price includes: Entrance fee, Boat Fee, Snorkeling gears, Conservation fee, Guiding fee, and all the government levies and taxes

Price:$45 per person

Travelers can explore the grounds, which include a traditional Swahili boat, old-world fishing tools and famous ships, or wander the halls that offer an up close look at traditional garments, historic portraits of royalty and ancient furniture taken from former sultans’ homes. A visit to House of Wonders provides travelers with a window into the local culture and the island’s rich history.

Spice Tour

Spices and herbs were originally introduced to Zanzibar by Portuguese traders in the 16th century, brought from their colonies in South America and India.

This tour is a walking tour in a spice farm (shamba). While there, you shall see how the spices, herbs and fruits grow and are cultivated. Your tour guide will describe how the crops can be used.

Price includes: Entrance fee, Boat Fee, Snorkeling gears, Conservation fee, Guiding fee, and all the government levies and taxes

Price:$45 per person

You will be smelling and tasting spices, herbs and tropical fruits such as clove, lemongrass, nutmeg, cinnamon, turmeric, vanilla, coconuts, papaya, chili, black pepper, jackfruit, cardamom, cassava and oranges. After the tour you will enjoy a traditional swahili lunch at the farm. Here is when you can really taste the different ways of using spices.

The tour finishes with a stop at a spice stall selling fresh packaged spices (cash only). The tour price already includes tips for farm workers, so you don’t need to worry about it.

Ngome Kongwe Tour

The Old Fort of Stone Town on the island of Zanzibar was one of the few great colonial era forts that was not constructed by a European power. It was built in the 17th Century by the Omani’s, on the site of a Portuguese Chapel. The oldest building in Zanzibar was meant to shiled the Arabs from the Portuguese and also served as a prison and execution point.

Enjoy great views and fine food at The Rock .

 

Price includes: Entrance fee, Boat Fee, Snorkeling gears, Conservation fee, Guiding fee, and all the government levies and taxes

Price:$45 per person

The Rock restaurant offers some stunning views of the island, as it is located on a rock with a view over all the city’s main sights. Visitors don’t only come for the view though – fine dining also awaits with some of the best seafood Zanzibar has to offer. Make sure to book as this exclusive restaurant has only 12 tables and it’s often fully booked.

The Old Fort is one of Zanzibar’s most popular attractions. The Fort is part of the Stone Town UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Inside the Old Fort, an open-air theatre hosts music and dances performances. The Fort houses the Zanzibar Cultural Centre and the offices of the Zanzibar Internatonal Film Festival (ZIFF). Old Fort also hosts major events such as the Festival of dhow countires and Sauti Za Busara Festival.

There are many shops and a restaurant inside and at night there are often Taarab, Ngoma (local styles of music and dance) or movie nights.

Visit the Old Fort of Zanzibar and study the history of Zanzibar. Its courtyard has over the years been used to sell curios and handi crafts such as the infamous tingatinga paintings.

Nungwi Beach

Nungwi is a village boasting a few of Zanzibar’s most breathtaking beaches. On this tour you will see picture worthy shores where local woodworkers build wooden dhows, as they have for centuries. Nearby, you will visit the Mnarani Natural Aquarium and feed sea turtles. After this, the rest of the day you are free to enjoy the beach. If you wish, a visit to the Portuguese Ruins can be included in your tour.

Price includes: Entrance fee, Boat Fee, Snorkeling gears, Conservation fee, Guiding fee, and all the government levies and taxes

Price:$45 per person

Safari Blue – Full Day Tour .

This tour allows you to view the intriguing natural environment of the Indian Ocean Bay. You will leave Fumba by dhow, the Kwale Coral Reef is the first stop. Kwale offers a gracious view of coral and colorful fish. Your guide will point out specific marine life and instruct you in snorkeling. The trip then continues to a sandbank to snack, while taking in the view of ocean water. Humpback whales may be spotted feasting on marine life at the ocean’s surface.

Price includes: Entrance fee, Boat Fee, Snorkeling gears, Conservation fee, Guiding fee, and all the government levies and taxes

Price:$45 per person

The boat will then take you to an island where a feast of grilled fish, chicken, calamari and lobster will be served with cold soft drinks and beer. Afterwards a tropical fruit tasting of 10-15 varieties will take place, followed by a shot of African Amarula liquor in coffee. You may take part in the islands other activities, before traveling back to Fumba.

Village Life Excursion – Full Day Tour

This tour lets you see the traditional fishing and farming life, you begin with a visit to a spice plantation. You will see how the crops are farmed, and taste fruits and spiced teas. Then, after a visit to the Kidichi Persian Baths you will continue on to Mchangani, a village untouched by time.You will see how women obtain well water and paint with henna. A villager will teach you how coconut product is essential to the locals like it fruit (Madafu) one of the local drink, Basket, Rope, Poles and coconut palm caps, the fun and interest part is when having tourist trying to climb a coconut tree with the local.

Price includes: Entrance fee, Boat Fee, Snorkeling gears, Conservation fee, Guiding fee, and all the government levies and taxes

Price:$45 per person

A local blacksmith will explain making handmade nails, before we eat lunch in Nungwi around 1:30p.m. The restaurant sits on a flawless beach and guests are welcome to enter the water. Before returning home, a visit to the Mnarani Natural Aquarium will finish the trip.

Sunset Cruise Special for Honeymooners

There is nothing more romantic than sailing away together into a golden sunset in our traditional Swahili dhow, this is a special organization just for two, ensuring your Honeymoon vacation is the magical, memorable, and heart-warming experience that it should be.Aboard our dhow with Latin sails that glides silently along the stone town coast of Zanzibar under starry and moonlit sky, we are giving you a wonderful honeymoon treat offering intriguing different view of this amazing Island, enjoying the scenery by evening with its soft silent wind which is truly mesmerizing.

Price includes: Entrance fee, Boat Fee, Snorkeling gears, Conservation fee, Guiding fee, and all the government levies and taxes

Price:$45 per person

Starting from: 1:30 with the guide, 1:4 climb onboard the dhow and meet the crew and set sail

Sunset Cruise & Dinner

We have a great pleasure to offer you a sensational “Sunset cruise & dinner” with our traditional dhow; it has all the facilities to guarantee you an extraordinary experience that you can’t miss.

Imagine yourself having dinner in a traditional dhow enjoying the view of Stone Town, sipping your choice of drink and being entertained by a mix of traditional Swahili and classic international music.

Price includes: Entrance fee, Boat Fee, Snorkeling gears, Conservation fee, Guiding fee, and all the government levies and taxes

Price:$45 per person

You will enjoy the view of the Old fort Ngome Kongwe, the house of wonder Beit-l-Jaib, Palace museum which housed daughter & wives of Sultan, the Malindi Zanzibar old port, passing near mangrove to Maruhubi Palace ruin where the Sultan kept his concubines, lastly you will arrive at Mtoni ruins where famous Princess Salme was born.

Sunset Cruise & Dinner

This island is situated 8 miles southwest of Zanzibar Town. It is an uninhabited island dominated by coral rag forest and bordered on its western shore, by a fringing coral reef of exceptional biodiversity and beauty. Based on the initiative of Chumbe Island Coral Park, a private company created for the management of Chumbe, the island was gazette in 1994 as a protected area by the Government of Zanzibar.

Price includes:  Boat Transfer, Snorkeling, Accommodation Eco Bungalows (FB), Drinks, Guiding fee, government taxes and levies

Price:$45 per person

It covers 16 hectors of undisturbed forest and surrounded by a virgin coral reef, which can be reached in about 45 minutes by boat. The sanctuary has more than 200 a pieces of pristine stone corals, about 400 species of fish and turtles & dolphin regularly passing by. A fixed number of people are allowed to go there, which is not more than 14 persons for a day trip and for accommodation is 13 when it’s full. You will do a guided walking in the small forest, snorkel, swimming or just relax.

The main attraction is swimming with the Dolphins. Being very social themselves, if you are luck you even get to play with them. Situated on the southern point of the island, Kizimkazi fishing village is home to several schools of bottle-nosed dolphins and Humpback dolphins, which are sighted following a short boat trip from the village.

We advise clients to wear their swimming attire. We also advise to wear waterproof sandals for boarding the dhows and to bring sunscreen, towel and spare T -shirt for snorkeling.

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