Visit the bustling bazaars, the past slave market and chambers, the National museum, the House of Wonders, the Old fort, Sultan’s palace as well as cathedrals and countless mosques. There will be also time to shop for souvenirs and handicrafts to choose from.
A visit to a local spice farm to view and learn about the plants and spices still grown here.
You will discover coconut and pineapple plantations, and many other local spice trees. Get a chance to taste and savor local tropical fruits straight from the farm.
Did you know?
During the reign of the Omani Arabs in the early 19th century, Zanzibar was the main slave trading point of East Africa. Slaves bought and caught on the mainland were shipped to Zanzibar, where they were re-sold and further transported to Seychelles, Mauritius, Oman and Persia.
Timing: full day excursion (Lunch is not included but can be added extra $25/pers)
What to take with you: walking shoes, mosquito repellant, some money if you wish to buy spices, taste sugar cane juice and other products available at the farm and in Town.
Depart Stone Town: US$ 67/pers
Depart North: US$ 110/pers (Zalu, Gold, Kilindi, Double Tree) Depart South/ South East: US$ 110/ pers (Residence/ Breezes, Konokono etc)
Depart North East: US$ 106 /pers (Melia)
Depart Kasha/ Sunshine Marine: US$120 / pers
A minimum of 2 persons for each tour For single person add 50% on price above