Zanzibar Beach Vacation
Day 1: Arusha – Zanzibar
After breakfast at the lodge you will be transferred to Arusha airport in the morning for flight to Zanzibar, upon arrival you are taken to stone town for lunch, city tour with your guide then later you drive to beach hotel for overnight
Meals: Bed and Breakfast
Day 2: Stone Town Tour
You will be picked up from your hotel in Zanzibar for great day at stone town tour. It may not have a particularly romantic name, but Stone Town is the old city and cultural heart of Zanzibar, little changed in the last 200 years. It is a place of winding alleys, bustling bazaars, mosques and grand Arab houses whose original owners vied with each other over the extravagance of their dwellings. This one-upmanship is particularly reflected in the brass-studded, carved, wooden doors – there are more than 500 different examples of this handiwork. You can spend many idle hours and days just wandering through the fascinating labyrinth of narrow streets and alleyways. Later in the late evening you will drive back to your hotel or stay.
Day 3: Prison island boat Tour
After breakfast at the hotel you will be picked up in the morning for great day at Prison Island. It is a relaxing excursion that takes half-day to this beautiful island from Stone Town. Although it was originally built as a prison it was never put into use. Later it was used as a quarantine of slaves for the whole of East Africa. The remnants of the built are still visible. The island offers a stunning view of Stone Town. There is very beautiful minor sandy beach where swimming in the crystal waters is marvelous. The coral reefs surrounding the island provide an opportunity for snorkeling. This is also a home of the giant tortoise, which is now under strict conservation. A short-guided tour around the island will provide the real picture. Later in the late evening you will drive back to your hotel or stay.
Day 4: Jozan forest safari and beach leisure
Today you will start in the morning after a late breakfast then travel south to Jozani Forest Reserve on the way at place called bungi you will take a short visit to Bikhole ruins and listen to the romantic stories later proceed to Jozani forest Reserve where you will be able to see Zanzibar red colubus monkey, bush babies and many other species of flora and fauna, Walking through the mangroves board walk, on the midday drive back to stone town for lunch at sundowner restaurant which is located just on the edge of stone town after lunch you will be taken back to hotel and the rest of the time will be spent on your leisure and pleasure
Day 5: Jambiani Cultural Tour
This is going to be the most beautiful day as most of your day will be spent just nearby Jambiani for cultural tour through the village to the beach and then enjoy yourself for a full relaxation on the east cost of this island though the cultural tour starts by visiting the local fisher man with local fishing boat called Ngalawa, while on the north of bwejuu offers the most excellent snorkeling grounds on the reef, lunch will be obtained at a nearest local hotel its another time for you to discover the local cuisine. Then continue with visit to Jambiani fishing villages where you will meet villagers working in different professions. Such as herbalists, Fisherman’s then take a visit to a local organic plantation on coral stone where farmers cultivate under difficult circumstances, and seaweed farms managed by women you will learn about the unique culture and diverse environment of Zanzibar village’s and to meet the friendly swahili natives. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Departure
After a late breakfast you will be transferred to Zanzibar airport, where you will fly either to Dar es Salaam or Nairobi to connect with your flight out to other destination.
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