With its picturesque beaches and beautiful clear blue waters, there are few more desirable places to unwind than the exotic ‘Spice Island’ of Zanzibar. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Stone Town, rich in cultural history and once the centre of the slave trade. Visit a spice plantation and learn where many spices originate, snorkel or scuba dive in crystal-clear reef waters with famous dive sites such as Mnemba atoll, taste exotic tropical fruits, meet friendly locals and simply let your cares melt away.
A few highlights:-
Day 1: Arrive at Zanzibar International Airport
On arrival, be instantly enchanted by the exotic allure of the ‘Spice Island’. Explore Stone Town, Zanzibar’s oldest sector and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Wander through narrow alleyways and marvel at colourful bazaars and pass beautiful and intricately carved traditional wooden doors of local houses and mosques. The architecture here has been shaped by generations of explorers and spice traders and provides many interesting photographic opportunities. Then travel north to Nungwi and your small and intimate boutique hotel set on a rocky cliff with stunning views of the Indian Ocean. (D)
Days 2-4: The Zanzibari boutique hotel
Settle into this lovely and friendly Zanzibar hotel. Small and intimate, The Zanzibari offers peace and tranquillity but is only a 10-minute walk or few minutes taxi ride from the more lively Nungwi village where most hotels are located. The Zanzibari has a small SPA facility where you can enjoy body treatments, a massage or manicure/pedicure before heading back to the pool to relax. Excursions are offered from the hotel including diving, snorkelling, sunset dhow cruises as well as visits to places of interest located in other parts of the island so you can enjoy its hidden treasures at your own pace. The Zanzibari hotel has received consistent excellent plaudits for its food, tranquillity and friendly atmosphere.
Day 5: Travel to Zanzibar International Airport
After breakfast, transfer to Zanzibar airport for your flight back home or safari extension.
- US$ 170 per person high season supplement (15 July to 31 August included & 21 December to 4 January included)
The price includes:-
- 4 x nights half board (breakfast & dinner) in a garden view room
- Transfers to/from Zanzibar airport
The price does not include:-
- Tips and items of a personal nature