Excursions

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City tour

The stone tour is a two and half hours or three hours guided tour which will take you through narrow bustling street and alleyways, to the fish market, the old fort,

Anglican Cathedral at Mkunazini built by Bishop Streers in 1874 on the site of a former slave market, consulates, the house of wonder, and many more historical places.

This is the quick way to familiarizing yourself with stone town’s geography and history.

Ruins tour

Ruins are buildings that were used by sultans in 6st century, with the second article dedicated to the ruins that you can visit in Zanzibar. Zanzibar ruins have some hidden historical treasures of this archipelago.

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has made it possible for you to visit Ruins, in the Ruins you have to pay fee that use to put towards preserving the remaining monuments and artifacts that make up the ruins

SandBank {Funguni}

It’s time to relax on the white sands of the Sandbank and soak up the Zanzibari sun. Admire the breathtaking view of the turquoise waters that surround you. This truly is a dream destination! Time for a cool down? Grab your snorkel and flippers and go for a swim. This underwater world will blow you away. Marvel at the tropical fish that swim amongst the beautiful, live coral reef that surrounds the Sandbank.

Excursion

Swahili cooking Class

Swahili cooking class is organized by local people which will give you experience into the Swahili cuisine. Outside the stone town ladies will teach you how to cook some typical Swahili dishes, like chapatti, spiced rice (Pilau), and Swahili curry (vegetarian, chicken or shellfish and fish).

Swahili cooking class will start on the Market, there together with the guide you will choose some ingredients that you will use than you will go to the house which is in Ng’ambo {outside stone town} for the cooking.

 

Dhow Sunset Cruise

This tour starts from Stone Town an hour before sunset. After you step onboard the dhow, the skilled crew on board take the dhow about 1km away from the shore by an engine, once out in the sea the engine will shut off and during a tense moment the l crew put up the sail, once the sail is in the wind, the guest can sit back, relax and enjoy the peacefulness of the ocean as you hear the ripple of water on the sides of the dhow as it glides swiftly through the clear turquoise water. Your breath will be taken away by the wonder of the golden-sun setting beyond the horizon as it makes the sky a magical canvas of shades of pinks, purples, blues and orange. As you head back for stone town the wind gently blows into the Latin sail which is truly mesmerizing.

 

Dolphin’s tour

The most popular dolphin spotting location in Zanzibar is in Kizimkazi Village located on the southern coast of Zanzibar,

where you can see both bottle-nose and humpback dolphins The shallow coastal waters around Kizimkazi are a favorite hangout for dolphins that come here for the reliable food supply,

there are also rather shyer humpback dolphins that put in the an appearance here

Jozani forest tour

The largest area mature forest found within Zanzibar, the forest lies in a shallow trough in the fossil coral bed between the mangrove filled bays of chwaka and uzi. On the high ground to either side is dry coral rag forest and thicket, with mangrove forests and saltmarshes to the north of the National Park, the area is an extremely rich mosaic of Zanzibar’s diverse natural habitats, a haven for much wildlife, including rare, endemic and endangered species, In Jozani forest is the only main place that you can found red colobus

Prison Island tour

Prison island also known as Changuu island lies about 30 Minutes from Zanzibar Stone town, t’s a house of GIENT LAND TORTOISES that were imported from Seychelles in the late 19th Century, now it’s commonly known as a home of Zanzibar’s Giant Aldabran Tortoise colony and some of them are hundred years old, The prison ideas was to send violent criminals from Tanganyika mainland to the prison island and was built by Lloyd Mathews in 1893, the island ended used as quarantine center of yellow fever epidemics instead of prison. After the tour there s a snorkeling option for those who would like to get wet

Spice tour

Zanzibar is the unique place where you can see different things, like spices, fruits and some an interesting thing which you have never seen before, Spice tour is the tour that take you around the farms, its great experience because you will learn a lot of things that you know before, the guide will explain each spice and give some pieces for testing, will explain to you some spices that we use like traditional medicine and treat some disease such spices are Gloves, Gingers, Cardamom, Cinnamon and so on

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