Stone Town and tropical beaches on Zanzibar
Zanzibar is a wonderful destination for a tropical beach vacation. Its history is rich and its culture is traditional. The island is characterized by peaceful villages and snow white, paradisiacal beaches.
Zanzibar is the perfect location for a relaxing beach vacation. Zanzibar is a popular island and known by many. With charming and authentic spots, it is a lovely place for an active beach vacation or simply for you to unwind.
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- Stone Town Day 1 - 2
- Fumba Day 3 - 5
- Matemwe Day 6 - 8
- Departure Day 9-10
During you trip, you stay at three unique locations so you can explore the different parts of this island.
You kick-off in the ancient town of Stone Town. Thereafer, you stary on the peaceful south coast with beautiful islands and fishing villages. You end the trip with three nights on the east coast; known for its endless sandy beaches.
Stone Town is and ancient town and the cultural heart of Zanzibar. The old center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is characterized by many little alleys, bustling markets, mosques and Arab houses. You spend two nights in a charming hotel in the middle of this town.
A peaceful fishing village on the south coast of Zanzibar, where the population is primarily engaged in fishing. Here, you can make endless walks, especially during low tide when many underwater creatures become visible.
Your accommodation is a wonderful place to unwind. Sail to the most beautiful reefs where you can snorkel in crystal clear water. Settle down on an uninhabited island with a cool box full of refreshments and prepare fresh fish on the barbecue. Sail back to end the day with a cocktail at the bar while you watch the sun go down.
Drive across the green island with many trees and plantations to the east coast and its breath-taking beaches. Matamwe is a peaceful fishing village. Right across lies Matamwe Atoll; the absolute finest location for diving or snorkeling. Join the local fisherman to the sea on a traditional dhow, visit nearby markets and villages, go kite surfing or relax under a palm tree with a good book at your hotel.
Late afternoon, you depart from Zanzibar (via Dar es Salaam or Nairobi) back to your home destination, where you arrive the next morning.
You are welcomed by Explore Tanzania at all locations and brought to your accommodation.
A miscellanous beach vacation on the tropical island of Zanzibar
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