Activities

Cultural & Theme Tours

Zanzibar Food and Spices Tour with Traditional Swahili Lunch

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.
$41
4 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Stone Town Walking Tour in Zanzibar

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.
$25
3 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Prison Island Half-Day Tour from Zanzibar

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.
$40
3 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Arusha National Park Guided Day Tour from Arusha

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.
$297
1 day
Tours & Sightseeing

Dolphins and Jozani Forest Reserve Wildlife Tour from Zanzibar

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.
$88
7 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Zanzibar Island Tour from Dar Es Salaam

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.
$400
1 day
Cultural & Theme Tours

Spice Tour of Zanzibar

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.
$70
3 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Lake Manyara Guided Day Tour from Arusha

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.
$200
1 day
Tours & Sightseeing

Zanzibar Spice Farm Half-Day Walking Tour

This guided tour offers a look at small farms in the rural area that grow cloves, vanilla, nutmeg, cardamom and other spices, medicinal and ornamental plants, and tropical fruits. This tour provides a rare experience to prove why Zanzibar is referred to as the “Spice Island”.  It also includes a visit to the Persian Baths build in 1850 by Seyyid Said bin Sultan (first Sultan of Zanzibar) for his wife Princes Shehrzard (grand-daughter of Fateh Ali Shah of Persia).
$40
3 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Jozani Forest Reserve Half-Day Guided Tour from Zanzibar

This guided tour will take you to Jozani natural forest; the smaller trees and shrubs make several sub-canopies under the highest canopy.  You will walk through the nature trail of the forest, which is a habitat for many species of animals, and birds.  It is famous for its Red Colobus Monkey, the rare specie.  The Zanzibar RED COLOBUS has been isolated from its mainland counterparts for at least ten to fifteen thousand years, thus producing distinct sub-species with different calls, eating habits and coat patterns. Jozani Forest has become the last stronghold in the world for this particular type of colobus.
$60
3 hours