Zanzibar Escape

Ladies walking on the beach, Zanzibar
Port in Zanzibar
Red Colobus Monkey, Zanzibar
Fruit seller in Stone Town, Zanzibar
Fishing in Zanzibar
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The busy port of Stone Town, Changuu Islands (aka. Prison Island), Spice Tour, Nungwi Beach

For those looking for a short getaway on the beautiful Tanzanian Island of Zanzibar, look no further than our 6-day Zanzibar Escape. The tour combines historical Stone Town, a Spice and Island tour, and a tour of Jozani Forest with time on Nungwi Beach

Highlights
The historic port of Stone Town, Changuu Island (aka. Prison Island), Spice Tour, Jozani Forest, Nungwi Beach, Free time for watersports options
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If a beach holiday to the stunning island of Zanzibar is on your travel to-do list, then we have the ideal tour for you. Our six day Zanzibar tour gives you the chance to experience the island’s top attractions and activities, leaving you with a lifetime of unforgettable memories. Highlights of this six day Zanzibar tour includes exploring the historic Stone Town, Changuu Island, the Jozani Forest and we’ll also go on a Spice Tour - which will give you great insight into why Stone Town was once one of the wealthiest cities on the African continent. Any trip to Zanzibar should include some beach relaxation and we’ll provide you with exactly that as we spend three nights in Nungwi, famed for its turquoise-coloured beaches. If you’re into watersports - you’re in luck! There’s a raft of activities to enjoy here too, including snorkeling and scuba diving. Want to extend your stay in Zanzibar? No problem! We can arrange some additional nights in Stone Town for you. Contact us today and one of our friendly travel consultants will assist you.
Destinations
  • Tanzania
Tour Types
  • Singles
  • Adventure
  • Small Group

Day 1 Zanzibar

Your Zanzibar tour starts today. You have the option of either flying directly to Zanzibar or you can take a ferry from Dar es Salaam. Regardless of what you choose, we’ll be waiting to meet and greet you once you arrive on the island.
We’ll take you to your accommodation in Stone Town, help you settle in and the rest of the day is yours to enjoy at your leisure.
OVERNIGHT:
Stone Town hotel
MEALS:
Dinner, Lunch
EXTRAS:
Single Room Supplement (TASGZE)


Day 2 Stone Town

Stone has a rich history and once served as an important stop on both the Slave and Spice Trade routes. We start things today with a visit to Changuu Island - once known as Prison Island - as it was originally planned to be a prison but instead became a quarantine facility for yellow fever epidemics.
We’ll go on a short, guided tour of Changuu Island and you may see the giant land tortoises which reside here. If we have enough time, snorkelling around the island is also a possibility.
OVERNIGHT:
Stone Town hotel
MEALS:
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
EXTRAS:
None


Day 3 Spice Tour - Jozani Forest - Nungwi

Today we head to Nungwi Island, famed for the luxurious Nungwi Beach and our home for the next three nights.
Along the way, we’ll stop for a Spice Tour and also explore the Jozani Forest, which was built to conserve the endangered Red Colobus monkeys, but be sure to also keep an eye out to spot the elusive duiker and a variety of bird and butterfly species.
OVERNIGHT:
Nungwi hotel
MEALS:
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
EXTRAS:
None


Day 4 Nungwi

You have a free day to simply enjoy Nungwi Beach. If you’re looking to enjoy some watersports, there’s plenty of options available: fishing, snorkelling, scuba diving and more.
OVERNIGHT:
Nungwi hotel
MEALS:
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
EXTRAS:
None


Day 5 Nungwi

It's more free time in Nungwi today - so if you couldn’t fit in everything you wanted to do yesterday, you have another chance today!
OVERNIGHT:
Nungwi hotel
MEALS:
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
EXTRAS:
None


Day 6 Stone Town

After a relaxing few days in Nungwi, we head back to Stone Town. You can book a few extra nights in Stone Town or leave the island via the seaport or ferry.
OVERNIGHT:
N/A
MEALS:
Breakfast
EXTRAS:
None
  • 5 nights accommodation in hotels
  • All transport by landcruiser or similar
  • Entrance fees for included sightseeing
  • Local guides for sightseeing tours and activities as per the itinerary
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary

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You will see and learn about local cultures and historic sites while enjoying some more adventurous activities along the way. They also try very hard to keep the overall style and inclusions/exclusions of their tours as consistent as possible from country to country, while taking into account the different highlights and activities available in each destination. Their escorted group tours are hosted by specially selected experts who bring their knowledge and skills to add an extra dimension to the tour.

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