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Jozani Forest, Prison Island & Zanzibar Spice Tour ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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5 Hours

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Up to 2 days

Group Size

10 people

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Overview

Stone Town Guided Tours to Discover the Wonders and Mysteries of Zanzibar!

Do you want to tour and discover Stone Town, Zanzibar? The capital of Zanzibar, Stone Town is both fascinating and disorientating. A labyrinth of alleys amid whitewashed houses reveals a treasure around every corner! Here are some unique ideas for day trip tours that can be arranged for you around the stunning Zanzibar Island:

Top Five Day Trip Tours Around Stone Town & Zanzibar Island:

Kwale Island

This is the perfect way to appreciate the unique harmony of sea and landscape that makes the island of Zanzibar so magical. You will discover Menai Bay from the deck of a traditional dhow, and watch the vibrant community of dolphins swim, leap and play. When you reach the dazzling stretch of sand, you will disembark for an unforgettable guided snorkeling tour. Sailing on to Kwale Island, you will enjoy a BBQ lunch on the beach, with a mouth-watering array of tropical fruits to follow. You might even get the chance to visit a “century-old” baobab and to swim in the clear waters of the mangrove forest.

Prison Island Tour From Stone Town

You will travel to Prison Island on a traditional dhow, sailing across the glittering waters of Zanzibar from Stone Town harbor. Walking from the stunning white sands of the beach, it will only be a matter of minutes before you’re greeted by the local tortoises, who have inhabited the island for over 150 years. After a fascinating visit to the old prisons, breakfast will be served, followed by a refreshing dive or snorkel in the crystal clear waters. Immersed in a world of color and life, you will be surrounded by vibrant fish and spectacular corals. A fish and meat BBQ will follow, including a range of local dishes, which you can enjoy in the shade of a “kanga”.

Jozani Forest Tour

A largely untouched landscape of over 2,400 hectares, Jozani Forest is the only primeval forest on the island of Zanzibar and is home to a huge number of Red Colobus and Diademed monkeys. As you wind your way through the magnificent mahogany, plane trees, ferns, and other luscious vegetation, you will find that these creatures are not hard to spot due to their size and bold colors. In fact, their natural curiosity often sees them edging ever closer to their human visitors. The icing on the cake will be a tour of a vast mangrove swamp.

Kizimkazi

This small fishing village gives a glimpse into the everyday life of the people of Zanzibar, and it is from here that you will set out on a small motorboat for your half-day trip. This is an ideal experience for those who love snorkeling and open water swimming, but the real stars of the show are the dolphins. Your boat will be captained by an experienced fisherman and guide who will be able to bring you up close to these exquisite creatures without interfering with their natural rhythms and behavior.

Zanzibar Spicy Tour

Delving deeper inland, you can get a real taste for the age-old traditions, customs and culture of the people of Zanzibar. This half-day guided tour takes you into one of the local villages, as well as spice cultivations and orchards, where the farmers will share their secrets and you will get a real sense of the passion for spices that is the very foundation of this civilization. Following a complimentary tasting of fresh and juicy tropical fruits, you will have the opportunity to buy some of these rich and aromatic spices from the producers themselves, as well as other handcrafted local products, as a souvenir of this vibrant and secluded paradise.

 

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Included/Excluded

  • Specialized bilingual guide
  • Private Transport
  • Entrance fees (Cable and car and Moon Valley)
  • Box lunch water, banana apple and chocolate
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
  • Drink
  • Tickets

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FAQs

What is the best month to go on an African safari?
The classic time to visit Tanzania is during the main dry season, from June to October, when good weather conditions can be expected across the country and wildlife viewing should be spectacular.

Another major highlight is the migration calving season in Serengeti (December – March), which coincides with good trekking conditions on Kilimanjaro and fair weather down on the coast, too.
Where does the tour start and end?
This private safari experience starts in Kenya at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and ends in Tanzania at the Kilimanjaro International Airport.

Our private safari guide and vehicle will meet and greet you upon arrival, and they will transfer you back to the airport on your last day of your safari experience with us.
Do you arrange airport transfers?
Airport transfers are included in the price of this private safari experience. In this case our private safari guide/representative and vehicle will be at the airport to meet & greet you upon arrival. When you arrive at the airport, please proceed to the arrival areas and look for a sign with your last name written on it.
How much does African safari cost?
Your total cost will vary depending on seasonality, size of group and specific travel arrangements, but this is a good guideline for an all-inclusive safari (everything except international flights):

$499 USD per person per day for 3-star accommodation
$699 USD pp per day for 4-star
$999+ USD pp per day for 5-star

It’s worth noting that, depending on your itinerary, your lodge cost will make up about 75–85% of your total safari trip cost. Our rates are per person sharing unless stated otherwise. Single supplements may apply. Accommodation are subject to availability.
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