Welcome to Pemba

Throughout, Pemba remains largely 'undiscovered', and you'll still have most things to yourself, which is a big part of the island's appeal.

For much of its history, Pemba has been overshadowed by Zanzibar Island, its larger neighbour to the south. Although the islands are separated by only 50km of sea, relatively few tourists cross the channel. Those who do, however, are seldom disappointed.

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$1115 Multi-day & Extended Tours

8 Days Explore Zanzibar and Pemba Islands

Day 1Upon arrival, you will be greeted by one of our representatives who will take you to Zanzibar Stone for your overnight on bed and breakfast. You have this time to relax from your long journey and enjoy the pristine waters of this haven.Meals: DAccommodation: Dhow Palace HotelDay 2After breakfast, get ready to explore the most scenic parts of the island as you head to Stone Town. After experiencing the rich history of the city, we head to the bustling markets, alleys and what was formerly a slave market. In the afternoon, we proceed to a tour of the countryside to the spice plantations where you will be welcomed by the rich aroma of spices such as nutmeg and cinnamon.Meals: B,DAccommodation: Dhow Palace HotelDay 3At mid morning, transfer to the airport to catch a flight to Pemba Island. Overnight at Pemba Island on Bed & Breakfast Basis. Pemba Island, known as "The Green Island" lies within the Swahili Coast in the Indian Ocean about 50 kilometers north of Unguja, the largest island in the archipelago. Pemba is home to several dive sites, with steep drop-offs, untouched coral and very abundant marine life.Meals: D,BAccommodation: Misali Sunset ResortDay 4, 5 & 6On leisure at Pemba Island on Bed and Breakfast. There is an option to do a tour of Pemba towns or go to Misali island for snorkeling and diving.Most of the island, which is hillier and more fertile than Unguja, is dominated by small scale farming. There is also large scale farming of cash crops such as cloves. There is a quite large Arab community on the island, who immigrated from Oman. The population is a mix of Arab and original Waswahili inhabitants of the island. A significant portion of the population also identifies as Shirazi people.The most important towns in Pemba are Chake-Chake (the capital), Mkoani, and Wete, which is the largest city. Pemba is, with the exception of a strip of land along its eastern coast, a very fertile place: besides clove trees, the locals grow mainly rice, coconut, bananas, cassava and red beans (called maharagwe in the Swahili language).Meals: D,BAccommodation: Misali Sunset ResortDay 7We take a flight back to Zanzibar Town. As this is your last day, we let you take in the beauty of this island and do as you wish. You can enjoy a cocktail while admiring the sunset, walk along the shore, or simply read a book while you take in the beauty that surrounds you. Overnight at hotel in Stone Town on Bed & Breakfast.Meals: D,BAccommodation: Dhow Palace HotelDay 8Transfer to the airport to catch your flight back home.Meals: BAccommodation: Can be arranged at an extra cost

$261.25 Outdoor Activities

Deep sea Fishing in Mombasa, Kenya

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productOne of our mostly highly rated excursion is our deep sea fishing trips of four (4), six (6) and eight (8) hours. We also offer customized two (2), three (3) and Five (5) days fishing trips to Lamu and Pemba from the Mombasa North Coast.Duration: 1 dayLocation: Travellers Beach Hotel

$1200 Kid Friendly

3 Days 2 Nights Pemba Beach Holidays, Flight from Tanga City

ItineraryDay 1: Tanga City to PembaStop At: Pemba Island, Pemba Island, Zanzibar ArchipelagoDay 01Arrival 10:30hrs very happily at Pemba Airport meet & greet and have a road transfer to one of The Hotel mentioned in Chake check in and starts. Our Ngezi forest, light house and vumawimbi beach Excursions for the day (full day Trip). Overnight – Misali sunsetDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Dinner • Lunch • BreakfastAccommodation included: Hotel or Beach Lodge depends on the availability on the booking datesDay 2: Full Day in Pemba IslandsStop At: Pemba Island, Pemba Island, Zanzibar Archipelago8hrs30After breakfast, we will have road to wesha sea port and take boat to Misali Island. For starting the Misali snorkeling tour this is very interesting and exciting excursion, full day trip very guided tour which takes you to most historical caves in the forest wonderful historical superstations.Overnight in Pemba TownDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Dinner • Lunch • BreakfastAccommodation included: Beach Hotels or Lodge depends on availability on the dates of booking

$25 Transfers & Ground Transport

Kilimanjaro & Upcountry Tanzania Advance bus ticket bookings

.Tanzania" hakuna matata Jamboo "all and Come one come all,its beautiful country Lakes,rivers,Highlands,oceans,Tanzania upcountry buses tickets, Please book atleast 24hrs before and at most 6 months ahead! welcome all, Moshi Kilimanjaro ,Arusha, Morogoro, Mwanza,Tanga,Tabora,Dodoma,,Singida, Shinyanga, Sumbawanga, Njombe, Mara, Bukoba, Bagamoyo, Serengeti, Pangani,lake Tanganyika, kagera, Kilwa, Kilosa, Gairo, Kibaigwa, Kibaha, Geita, Saadani, Kilombero, Lushoto, Uluguru mts, Usambara mts, Zanzibar, Pemba, Mafia, Nyamisati ,Rufiji,Ikwirir,Kibiti,Karatu,Masai ,Selius,Udzungwa,Oldoinyo Lengai, etc,with fast safe,reliable bus express,Lake victoria,lake malawi, timings all from 5am on wards most before 9am! best to provide also location where we can meet to give the booking and ticket!no reason not book with us for best result contact as early as possible