5 Days Zanzibar beach holidays package will reflect the beautiful part of this Island. The exotic spice plantation, the ruins, dhows, coconut palms swinging along the white sand beaches & the fascinating history from the days of Portuguese, Oman Arabs & others, all these will make your trip to Zanzibar as rewarding as it should. Visit the most prominent Islands on the east African coast (Zanzibar) with its great history which brings together the fascinating past & present of Zanzibari. Visit the oldest part of Zanzibar Island “The Stone town” with its ruins left by Portuguese & Oman Arabs. The tour will include visiting The house of wonder, The Arab Fort, Sultan Palace, the bustling fish Market at Darajani, the site of the former slave market at Mkunazini & many more like shopping & walking along the narrow lines in Stone town. Swim with Dolphins at Kizimkazi including beautiful snorkeling at Menai Bay Marine Reserve on the southern part of Zanzibar Island. Visit the Jozani forest with its endemic species of red colobus monkeys & the mangrove body work sail to Prison Island for more snorkeling at beautiful corals & visit the breeding site of the Giant Aldabra tortoise which will include a short walk around the island to see some historical buildings. Drive to one of the famous beaches on the island (Matemwe beach) for beach relaxation.
On arrival at Zanzibar airport (morning arrival) meet our representative & drive to Hotel in Stone town, after lunch and little rest a guided stone town tour. See Zanzibar Island tours. The tour will end up at a popular place for sunset watchers. Then back to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
On this day after breakfast at your hotel as you will depart for a Dolphin tour at Kizimkazi & Jozani forest visit on the way back. A Dolphin tour is conducted at Minai bay Marine reserve. See Zanzibar Island tours. Your guide will organize everything for you. Swimming with dolphins & snorkeling at beautiful Minai bay Marine reserve is part of your program. Snorkeling gears are available at the starting point for those who will need them, mostly masks & flippers. Lunch is included therefore, at the starting point please press your order before starting the tour. On your way back you will visit the Jozani forest where the endemic species of red colobus monkeys are inhabit. See Zanzibar Island tours. After Jozani forest visit you will drive back to the Hotel in Stone town for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast at your hotel as early you will depart for Prison Island with a traditional engine wooded dhow (if you will go out for snorkeling please hire snorkeling gears from the boat man before leaving Stone town). Prison Island is once intended to be used as a place for concealment of slaves during the slave trade in East & Central Africa. The Island sometimes served as the quarantine during the outbreak of contagious diseases such as cholera & yellow fever. Today Island is a breeding site for some rare species of Giant Aldabra tortoises. See more Zanzibar Island tours. You may have lunch there before sailing back to Stone town. Late afternoon drive to Matemwe beach. Dinner and Overnight at the hotel
This is a day at leisure where you can swim in the warm Indian Ocean. If you wish you can walk from the beach to the reef which starts from South to North of the Island on the Eastern beach of Zanzibar Island, you can as well organize from scuba diving at Mnemba Island or deep see fishing with local fishermen.
After breakfast, depending on your flight time you will have a transfer to Zanzibar airport to catch your flight back home.
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