ACTIVITIES TO DO IN ZANZIBAR
“Zanzibar is a historical, cultural gem and exotic island paradise encircled by some of the world’s most amazing beaches with an eclectic mix of African, Arabic, Indian and European influence, the town is a vibrant hub of food, markets and attractions. Zanzibar is the perfect way to end an adventurous holiday in Africa. The country is a haven for honeymoon trips, family holidays and those in need of some rest and relaxation after the action-packed safaris of the outback. Choose from any of our luxurious hotel recommendations that range from honeymoon resorts to boutique beach lodges while enjoying a lot of optional historical activities’’.
While is Zanzibar it’s also worth spending some time on the more relaxed islands of Pemba as well since its a breathtaking destinations that remain untouched by mass tourism
Pemba Island is cloaked in alluring forest and lush valleys, offering an authentic Swahili experience away from the crowds. Since Pemba receives fewer tourists than Zanzibar’s main island, the locals are just as curious about your life as you are of theirs, and you’ll have the opportunity to experience some special cultural exchanges. Pemba is completely laid-back, unspoiled and often described as what Zanzibar was like 30 years ago. It’s unbelievably crystal blue waters are rich in wildlife and the diverse array of marine, mangrove and coral reef ecosystems are protected within a spectacular marine park.
ACTIVITIES TO DO IN ZANZIBAR
Prison Island Zanzibar
Prison Island Zanzibar is known for its excellent views of Stone Town and for its giant tortoises imported from Aldabra in the Seychelles in the late 19th century and best birds of Peacocks’ type.
From Stone Town, Prison Island Zanzibar is an excellent half day trip. Ogle the sexually-charged tortoises; Prison Island Zanzibar is a deal for swim and snorkel. Eat lunch at the island where there is Tourists Resort & restaurant that offers accommodation and meals.
The Prison Island Zanzibar is highly recommended as great deal for swimming, sunbathe and snorkeling, Diving and other sea sports adventures.
Spice Tour ZANZIBAR
At Spice Tour ZANZIBAR, Village of Kizimbani you will visit Spice and tropical fruits Farms to see smells and test varieties of Tropical fruits & Spices. Zanzibar offers array of Fresh Spices including (cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, black peppers, roots gingers, vanilla sticks, lemon grass, nutmeg) and many others, Tropical Fruits like, jack fruit, bread fruit, pineapples, bananas, coconut, mangles, Malay apples ) and many others.
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Stone Town Tour Zanzibar
You have to remember that Zanzibar Old Stone Town was the Slave Center Market in Africa up to 6th June 1873. You will see tiny and dingy room where the slaves were kept (Slave Chambers) before sent to the auction table which was placed in the Old slave market.
You will then walk or driven to National Museum of Zanzibar (House of wonder built in 1883) to see many interesting relics from the time of the Oman Sultans as you will remember that Zanzibar ruled by Sultanate of Oman for couple of years, and also details of the early Explores, such as Dr. David Livingstone, Stanley, Speke and Barton
You will then visit the Arab Old Fort built (1700), High Court Building, Old German Consulate, Africa House – (former English Club) Tiptip House, kelele Square, Old British Consulate, Orphanage Home, Forodhani Gardens, Sultan Palace(Palace Museum)Also you will be luck to watch former French Hotel in Zanzibar, Custom House, Old Dispensary, Old Harbor are among the topic in this very guided tour in Zanzibar.
Afterwards a leisure walking through the narrow streets of Stone town (old part of Zanzibar town) where most of the houses date back to more than 250 years. In this part of town you will find a lot of exotic small bazaars and shops. Meet Zanzibari People doing their local shopping (they are very friendly and assistance). Finally you will be taken to Maruhubi Palace Ruins built by the third Sultan of Zanzibar (Sultan Barhash bin (1880) and Dr. Living stone House built in (1866)
Zanzibar Slave Chambers
Between 1880-1905,the Slave chamber was being used as a place of concealment of the human cargo pending their disposal and it was utilized as the hideout by the Arabs for their human cargo ready for shipment.
The four hour guided tour begins and ends at your Resort. Mangapwani (“Arab Shore”) lies in a district where many Arabs used to live before the blood revolution which was carried by majority of people in Zanzibar in 1964. In the village there is a Ruin of large government “Bungalow” which was built by the Arabs who originally owned Prison Island. Newly opened Serena Restaurant is nearby the Slave Caves. Swimming, Sun bathing may be done if interest.
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