ABOUT ZANZIBAR ISLAND

Tanzania and Zanzibar Holiday is one of Africa’s best-known and most enticing destinations offers everything; Beach Holiday, Cultural tours, Spice Farm Tour, Scuba diving, Snorkelling, Canoes, Fishing, Family travelling with children’s and prime destination for Honeymooners.

Tanzania and Zanzibar Holiday

ZANZIBAR ISLAND – located in the Indian Ocean, It’s about 25 to 50 Kilometres off the coast of the mainland Tanzania. Zanzibar Island locally known as Unguja, which is a part of the Zanzibar archipelago of islands that include the Pemba Islands and consists of many small Islands. The capital is Zanzibar City and the historic centre Stone Town which is a World Heritage Site, which are located on the Island of Unguja. The two main Islands making up Zanzibar, Unguja and Pemba, but Unguja is popularly referred to as Zanzibar. Both Island are famous for its, mile-long untouched beaches with white sands, the deep green azure of the of the Indian ocean, Coconut and Palm trees against the blue sky with its ornamental white clouds. The islands are surrounded by unspoiled coral reefs, and are becoming famous destination for beach holidays and honeymooner paradise.
Zanzibar Island best known as the & Spice island was the centre for the slave trade in East Africa and base for David Living Stone’s expeditions into the unexplored African interior. Zanzibar’s is also known as a spice island, the main industries are spices, raffia and tourism, In particular, the islands produce Cloves, Nutmeg, Cinnamon, and Black Pepper. For this reason, the Zanzibar Archipelago, together with Tanzania’s Mafia Island, are sometimes referred to locally as the ‘Spice Islands’. Zanzibar Island smell full of the aroma of cloves and other spices, which still provide a livelihood for many people of Zanzibar. The old ‘STONE TOWN’ of Zanzibar has been made into a world heritage site. It is a fascinating place with narrow winding streets, old Zanzibari style wooden doors, small shops, busy bazaars, people and children playing. You may visit the Anglican Church of Christ, situated on the site of the old slave market, Beit-el-Ajaib (House of Wonders) which was built as a Sultans Palace, and is now a Zanzibar museum, the lively and bustling Dhow Harbour, the colourful and aromatic central market and other fascinating parts of the rich history and everyday life of the people. Zanzibar offers a comfortable equatorial climate all year round. The climate varies from warm to hot, though there is always a pleasant fine breeze from the Indian Ocean.

We highly recommend after your safari and trekking Mount Kilimanjaro, in Kenya or Tanzania, to include your beach holiday to this beautiful island of Zanzibar. We can tailor made your holiday in Kenya and Tanzania combine a visit to Zanzibar or Pemba Island. Many travellers do or most people include 4 or 5 nights stay for Zanzibar’s beach holiday combine with day stay at the historic ‘Stone Town’ before heading out to the unspoiled beach and holiday resorts within Zanzibar Island or Pemba Island.

1. Official Language:- English and Swahili.
2. Time zone:- EAT (UTC +3).
3. Main City:- Stone Town.
4. Dialling Code:- +255.
5. Currency:- Tanzania Shilling.
6. Main Airports:- Abeid Amani Karume International Airport – Zanzibar (ZNZ).

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