Guided tour in Zanzibar

6 Day Zanzibar Tour

Escape to the island off the coast of Tanzania for a fully guided Zanzibar Tour to explore the rich cultural history of the island and its natural beauty which attractions thousands of tourists every year. Spend 2 nights in the historic Stone Town and 3 nights on the beachfront of Nungwi.

On the 6-day Zanzibar Tour, you will experience the Spice and Slave trade routes, visiting Changuu Island,  also known as Prison Island, where you can encounter the giant land tortoises that reside on the island while snorkelling in the rich blue waters surrounding the island for its underwater treasures.

Visit Jozani Forest to view the endangered red colobus monkeys as well as a number of animal species such as duiker, butterfly and bird species. Enjoy free time on islands pristine sandy white beaches or join in on some of the many optional activities on offer including Fishing, Snorkelling, Scuba Diving, Turtle Sanctuary Visit, Village Tours, and more.

This is a small group tour of maximum 7 passengers and departs on set departures every second week. 
Contact Getaway Africa's experienced travel experts for a private or upgraded version of this tour.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Snorkelling in the warm blue waters of the Indian Ocean
  • See Stone Town, the historic town in Zanzibar
  • View the endangered monkey species in Jozani Forest
  • Free time to relax on the islands stunning beaches
  • Opportunities for scuba diving, fishing and other optional excursions

This tour can be combined with our 6 Day Masai Mara & Amboseli Safari and 6 Day Ngorongoro & Serengeti Safari for an ideal African Safari and Beach combination.

Summary

All Meals Included

6 Days / 5 Nights
Small Group Tour

Tanzania

Day 1 – Stone Town (Zanzibar) (L, D)
Today is your arrival day on the island of Zanzibar. You can choose to fly directly into Zanzibar or arrive at the seaport via ferry from Dar es Salaam. After meeting the representative at your arrival port, you will be transferred to your accommodation. The remainder of the day is for you to relax and get acquainted with the charm of Stone Town.

Accommodation Forodhani Park Hotel (https://www.forodhaniparkhotel.com/)
Facilities Two per room with en-suite bathroom

Day 2 – Stone Town (Zanzibar) (B, L, D)
Boasting a rich history this busy port was once a landmark on both the Slave and Spice trade routes and this morning we will visit Changuu Island (also known as Prison Island). Originally built as a prison, it was never used as one but instead the island became a quarantine station for yellow fever epidemics. You will have a short guided tour of the island and will also have the chance to encounter the giant land tortoises that reside on the island. Pack in the bathing suits as time dependant, snorkelling is possible around the island.

Accommodation Forodhani Park Hotel (https://www.forodhaniparkhotel.com/)
Facilities Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Included Highlight Prison Island Boat Trip

Day 3 - Stone Town - Nungwi (B, L, D)
This morning we will travel by road to the north of the island, Nungwi and our base for the next 3 nights. Before our arrival in Nungwi, we will enjoy a Spice Tour and will also stop along the way to enjoy a guided tour of Jozani Forest. The forest was created mainly for the conservation of the endangered species of the red colobus monkeys, however, the park is home to a number of animal species such as duiker, butterfly and bird species.

Accommodation Amaan Bungalows (http://oceangrouphotel.com/amaan-bungalows/)
Facilities Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Optional Activity (Nungwi) Fishing, Snorkelling, Scuba Diving, Turtle Sanctuary Visit, Village Tours, and more
Included Highlight Spice Tour / Jozani Forest Tour

Day 4 - Nungwi (B, L, D)
Today is a free day to enjoy some of the many attractions and activities on offer. Water sports are the order of the day and Nungwi offers fishing, snorkelling, scuba diving and a variety of ocean safari options. Whatever it is you chose to do today, you will have ample opportunity to create some island memories. Rent a scooter and explore the many attractions on offer or simply relax on the beach and soak up the sun.
Accommodation Amaan Bungalows (http://oceangrouphotel.com/amaan-bungalows/)
Facilities Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Optional Activity (Nungwi) Fishing, Snorkelling, Scuba Diving, Turtle Sanctuary Visit, Village Tours, and more

Day 5 - Nungwi (B, L, D)
You will once again have the day to explore the beaches of Nungwi and participate in the many water sports on offer.

Accommodation Amaan Bungalows http://oceangrouphotel.com/amaan-bungalows/
Facilities Two per room with en-suite bathroom
Optional Activity (Nungwi) Fishing, Snorkelling, Scuba Diving, Turtle Sanctuary Visit, Village Tours, and more

Day 6 – Stone Town (B)
Today your tour comes to an end upon arrival in Stone Town. You can opt to book additional nights at Stone Town or depart the island either via the seaport or airport.

Accommodation Own Arrangements / Post tour accommodation can be booked through Getaway Africa.

6 Day Zanzibar Tour

Rates in South African Rand Per Adult
2020 Rate R 11,950 pp sharing
2021 Rate R 14,950 pp sharing

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*Tour departs weekly
See departure dates below

Included:

  • All meals
  • Accommodation
  • Activities as outlined in the itinerary
  • Transport on Zanzibar
  • Entrance fees

Excluded:

  • Items of a personal nature (snacks, alcohol, soft drinks, tips)
  • Entrance fees (associated with optional activities / souvenirs and optional activities)
Prices are subject to change due to airfare increases, currency exchange, fluctuations and any unforeseen circumstances, without prior notice.

 

Tour Departure Dates
  2020 2021
January   03, 10, 17, 24, 31
February   07, 14, 21, 28
March   07, 14, 21, 28
April   04, 11, 18, 25
May   02, 09, 16, 23, 30
June   06, 13, 20, 27
July   04, 11, 18, 25
August   01, 08, 15, 22, 29
September   05, 12, 19, 26,
October   03, 10, 17, 24, 31
November 01, 08, 15, 22, 29 07, 14, 21, 28
December 06, 13, 20, 27 05, 12, 19, 26

 

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