Spending the 4 days in Zanzibar for your holiday you will have the three night stay and you will spend your time for some excursions which are the city stone town tour excursion of visiting the old Zanzibar town and then take a boat for a prison Island, then the boat trip of Safari blue and then visiting the spice farms to enjoy the fresh fragrance and taste of the spices and fruits. This is the short holiday in Zanzibar and your last excursion is highly depending of your departure flight time whereby you can opt to do it on your arrival or departures day.
- All tour excursions cost shown in the package
- Pick up and drop off from your Lodging place and tour arrival/departure point
- Services of experienced and professional tour guide
- All taxes and service fees included in the services
- Transfer & Transport waiting charge for the excursions
- Boat cost for the prison island excursion
- Medical insurance for the traveler
- Local and International flights cost
- Tanzania visa cost
- Expenses of a personal nature such as shopping in curio shops
- Airport Taxes
- Gratuities and tips for guide and driver
Day 1: Arrival in Zanzibar
This will be your arrival day in Zanzibar whether via the Marine port or the Airport, you will be picked by the driver and take a drive to your hotel for check-inn stay and meals. However if you have plans for the Spice farm tour on your arrival you will be picked and drive direst to the spice farms and enjoy the spice tour then head to your hotel for check-inn, the hotel will be either stone town hotel or village beach hotels on your choice while booking.
Day 2: City Stone Town and Prison Island Tour
The day will begin with the Morning breakfast at your accommodation and then a driver together with your guide will pick you from the lodging place and head to the Old historical stone town, at around 9:00Am you will start the walk exploring the old stone town for 3 to 4hrs. You will be walking around the historical, cultural and architectural town of Zanzibar with a century history. The tour will takes you to different places like the former slave market, then stand at the Anglican church built in 1871, town old market, visit the Zanzibar Memorial Museum, the house of wonder built in 1883 (Beit-Al-Ajab), Old Arab Fort, Palace Museum, Old Indian dispensary (Cultural Center) to Maruhubi Palace Ruins through the Living Stone house. This will then be afternoon where you will find a restaurant for your lunch and rest for your next tour.
At around 2:30pm you will board in a boat for a trip to Prison Island a home of Aldabra Giant Tortoises. The Island has amazing beaches of reef sanctuary for swimming, snorkeling and beach relaxation. After enjoying the clean and clean water sand beaches it will be evening and will take a boat back to stone town and because it is evening you might enjoy the sunset. Reaching the stone town you will head back to your lodging place for your dinner and overnight stay
Day 3: Safari Blue Boat Trip
The day will be fully spent to the tour sailing in the boat exploring the sea. The day will starts with your morning breakfast at your lodging place and then you will leave for the Safari Blue boat trip. Depending on your lodging place you might need a drive to the shore or not. For this full day boating, you will enjoy several activities like sailing, snorkeling, sunbathing at the Kwale Sandbank on a traditional dhow accompanied with the seafood barbecue for lunch. You will be setting a sail exploring the Menai bay from Fumba, Menai it is where the dolphins are sighted mostly. Up on reaching at Kwale Island you will be served a buffet of grilled fish, lobster, calamari, chickens and coconut rice and here will be the end of the Safari blue boat trip. The tour can either be a private or sharing depending on your number or choice. After the tour you will head back to your accommodation for your evening and overnight stay with dinner.
Day 4: Fruits & Spice tour and Departure
The day will starts in the morning following your departure time, where you will depart from the hotel after your morning breakfast and drive to the spice farm. Here you will see, taste the fresh fruits and spices from the farms where you will see the plantations and the spice products. You will get a deep explanation of several spices with their uses as some are used as spices, cosmetics, medicines, fruits and ornaments. Having several spices, Zanzibar is also known as the spice Island. After this exploration you will then take a drive to your departure point, whether being at the airport or marine port for your next journey. However if you did the spice tour on your arrival this will be just a departures day where your will be picked from your lodging place heading to your departure point