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
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
Go far beyond Stone Town with a 4-hour off-the-beaten-path adventure in greater Zanzibar City. Visit a textile workshop and see artisans at work. Get a sense of the real life of locals by experiencing the vibrant atmosphere and amazing variety of one of Zanzibar’s biggest markets. Stop by a local wood shop to see how Zanzibar’s famous wooden beds and carved doors are made. And when all that activity has built up a hunger, enjoy a tasty late lunch and local beer at a restaurant overlooking the Indian Ocean.
• 4 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
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
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).
• 3 hours
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.
• 3 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
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