Zanzibar

Tanzania

Beautiful beaches and rich history.

Zanzibar is a unique tourist destination known for its rich history, diverse culture, and stunning natural beauty. With numerous beautiful beaches, such as Nungwi, Pongwe, Matemwe, and Kiwengwa, Zanzibar offers opportunities for snorkeling, diving, deep-sea fishing, and other water activities.

History: Zanzibar is the capital city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, featuring a mix of Persian, Arabic, Indian, and European architectural styles. It includes historical sites like the House of Wonders, Old Fort, and the former slave market.

Beaches and Water Sports: Zanzibar has numerous beautiful beaches, such as Nungwi, Pongwe, Matemwe, and Kiwengwa, offering opportunities for snorkeling, diving, deep-sea fishing, and other water activities.

Dhow Cruises: Visitors can take a traditional dhow boat to explore the surrounding islands and enjoy sunset cruises, which often include refreshments and local music.

Spice Tours: Zanzibar is famous for its spice plantations, offering tours that showcase the island’s diverse spices and their uses in food, cosmetics, and medicine.

Wildlife and Nature Reserves: The Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park is home to the rare red colobus monkey, and other nature reserves like Ngezi offer opportunities for birdwatching and fishing.

Cultural Festivals: Zanzibar hosts various cultural festivals throughout the year, such as the Zanzibar International Film Festival and the Zanzibar Cultural Festival, which showcase local music, dance, and art.

Luxury Resorts and Accommodation: Zanzibar has a range of luxury resorts and hotels, including the Double Tree Resort by Hilton and other beachfront properties.

Highlights

Beach Relaxation
Community
Culture
Dhow Cruises
History
Marine