Learn the true meaning behind Zanzibar’s nickname of ‘Spice Island’ on this 4-hour food-and-spice-oriented tour. With a local guide, dig deep into the island’s culinary culture and engage your senses on many levels. Get a taste of Zanzibar by visiting a spice farm and trying some of the spices as well as delicious fruit. Visit a local farmer to learn traditional African farming techniques and discover how to make a traditional Zanzibari dish. Then, eat what you cook along with more tantalizing dishes! For foodies this tour is a must.
• 4 hours
Explore Stone Town, the atmospheric cultural and historical heart of Zanzibar City, on this 3-hour walking tour with a guide. Constructed from coral stone in the 19th and 20th centuries, Stone Town was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2000. You'll get to know the town as you see heritage sites and architecture, visit a local marketplace, check out the church and memorial at the old slave market, admire the former home of the sultan, and do some shopping with the help of your guide. Tour is limited to 10 people to provide a small-group experience.
• 3 hours
Enjoy day trip to Zanzibar Island from Dar Es Salaam in a private or with a small group. While accompanied by an English-speaking guide, learn about the vast amount of history this island has to offer. Take a trip to Prison Island, spice farms, and enjoy lunch while visiting. Transfer back to Dar Es Salaam at the end of your day.
• 1 day
Changuu Island also known as Prison Island lies about 30 min by boat from Stone Town. The island was formerly owned by an Arab and saw use for confinement of refractory slaves but no prisoners were ever housed here instead the island became a quarantine station for yellow fever epidemics. It was bought by General Lloyd Mathews and the jail (goal) which still stands was built in 1893 and hence the name “PRISON ISLAND”. In 1919 the British governor of Seychelles sent a gift in form of four Aldabra giant tortoises to Changuu. Presently this species is considered vulnerable and has been placed on the IUCN Red List. There is a dedicated foundation on the island which looks after the tortoises' welfare.This tour includes a visit to the historic Prison Island with its giant land tortoise. While on the island you will be able to observe and feed the tortoises, swim, sunbathe and snorkel.
• 3 hours
For those of you that like to explore different areas in small sections, and not be confined to a safari vehicle for long periods, Arusha National Park is definitely worth putting some time aside for. Enjoy this full-day adventure with lunch and optional drinks (at own expense) that includes walking, gravel road riding, and an optional canoe safari.
• 8 hours
Start your journey in this 5-hour snorkeling tour in Zanzibar City and travel to Mnemba Atoll in the northeast coast of the Island. A Marine Reserve, well known for its fish life like lionfish, moray eels, stingrays, and turtles swimming around in the shallows. Venture further out the reef drops away into a big reef wall inhabited by schools of giant trevally and emperor fish hunting, yellow snappers, barracuda and if possible napoleon fish and turtles. The snorkeling trips are accompanied by an experienced guide who will help you find the fish, answer any questions you have about them and ensure you are safe and comfortable.
• 5 hours
Enjoy a half-day trip that covers the best of what Tanzania has to offer and visit some of the most amazing places you will ever get to witness such as the fishermen village of Kizimkazi, Chwaka bay, Uzi bay and the Jozani Forest.
• 7 hours
From the pristine sand, swim in shallow waters or simply lay on the beach and relish the warmth of the tropical sun. Relax and bask in the sun under the clear Zanzibar sky. Move to Kwale Island, a great place to explore and climb an ancient baobab tree, which fallen down hundreds years ago but still standing tall, walk along the beach, view coral formations, discover hermit crabs scurrying about. At the edge of Kwale island, you will get to swim on a green lagoon from natural coral reef and mangroves. Don’t forget a special lunch based on Sea food, get to test Zanzibar grilled lobsters, segull, crabs, squids, octopus, tuna fish with local sauces. Your meal is followed by a tasting an exotic fruits of the season.Snorkeling at the coral of the limpid and crystalline water of Zanzibar, will bring you incomparable adventure that you would live at authentic of local boats.
• 8 hours
A spice tour is a must-do while on the island of Zanzibar, known as the Spice Island. Learn from your guide about its claim to fame during the 19th century as one of the world’s leading producers of spices, such as clove, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Sample these aromatic treasures at a spice farm and indulge in lunch (own expense) during this 3-hour tour.
• 3 hours
Enjoy a spectacular one-day trip that includes wildlife-viewing and an opportunity to learn about the everyday lives of Tanzanian villagers. On the edge of the Rift Valley, Lake Manyara National Park is small, but its diverse eco-systems pack in a huge variety of animal and bird life. It is rightly famous for its tree-climbing lions, but also for its boisterous baboons! A riot of color is provided by the bird life here, and your day trip also includes a village tour of Mto wa Mbu.
• 1 day