5 Days In Zanzibar

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Zanzibar is one of our favourite places in the world. The history, the culture, the beaches, the activities and the flavoursome food. It’s the perfect place for immersive travel, plus it's beautiful! There are so many things to do and whether you’re on your honeymoon or just going for a holiday, you’ll love it. There’s a Zanzibar for everyone.

Safari Highlights

  • Dolphin Watching
  • Stone Town Tour
  • Beautifully situated beach resorts
  • Visit to Mnemba Island
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Day 1: Welcome To Zanzibar!

Upon arrival your guide will pick you up from the airport or habor! Thereafter, he will take you to your hotel in Stone Town. Depending on your time of arrival, your guide will take you for lunch and there after hop into a boat to Prison Island!

Immerse your self in the history of the island, once a prison for slaves. You will have an opportunity to meet the giant tortoises and have an amazing time feeding and cuddling them. There after yyou may enjoy the beach! Sun Bathing and swimming. Also, as there is a reef near by you can take the opportunity to go on snorkeling. In the evening you will return to Stone town where dinner at Forodhani is highly recommended!

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Day 2: Explore Jozani Forest

After breakfast your guide will be ready at the hotel lobby to take you to Jozani Forest! Here, you will have wonderful photo opportunities and sightings of the rare creatures living in the forest normally easy to view on the pathways. Our guides are also naturalists and nature lovers who have a wonderful time in the nature reserve therefore expect a lot of information. At jozani you will also visit the Mangrove swamp and walk around the Mangrove forest. After lunch you will have some free time as you head back to stone-town. You can allow anything random to come around!

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Day 3: Snorkelling

After break fast your guide will pick you up and transit to Matemwe beach where you will take a 15-minute boat ride. As you aproach it you will see an island surrounded by more than 10 miles of stunning reefs that create a sheltered lagoon. Our boats normally make a mini-diversion in search for dolphins shall you be lucky you will see them and swim with them. Thereafter, you will proceed to snorkeling where with just few feet of water you will start to see different rear marine creatures! You will then relax by the beach then have fruits and water. Later on you will start leaving heading back to Nungwi.

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Day 4: Swimming with Dolphins

The dolphin tour is best very early in the morning. In the afternoon as the sun rises, sea water tends to become warm, therefore dolphins dive deeper into the sea bottom to escape heat.
Although dolphin-spotting is a popular activity, sightings aren’t guaranteed 100%, and actually managing to swim with dolphins is a rare occurrence, like with other wild animals spotting dolphins require time and patience as they are not confined in a cage or a zoo, they are in their natural environment. Dolphin trips last two to three hours. Thereafter, you can take free time to enjoy the beach and make random plans!

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Day 5: Departure Day

This is the last day for you in Zanzibar so we have left it free for you to use as you like. You can let your driver know what time to drop you off at the airport

Included

  • Pick Up and drop off at the airport
  • English speaking guide
  • Activities as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Accommodation on bed and breakfast unless specified

Excluded

  • International Flights 
  • Visa fees
  • Items of a personal nature e.g. laundry, alcohol, cigarettes, etc

Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT AIRPORT DO I FLY INTO?

Fly in and out of Zanzibar through Abeid Amani Karume International Airport. We provide airport transfers for free.

WHEN SHOULD I ARRIVE?

Travellers should arrive no later than the first day of the experience.

DO I NEED A VISA FOR THESE COUNTRIES?

Yes, you will need a visa.

WHAT VACCINATIONS DO I NEED?

You only need Malaria and Yellow Fever vaccinations.

WHICH AIRLINE WOULD YOU RECOMMEND?

We recommend flying with Emirates.

I HAVE ALOT MORE QUESTIONS, CAN YOU GUYS HELP?

For sure!!!. Email: info@safarihunters.co.ug so we can give you personal advice. We will respond ASAP!!!