Zanzibar Beach Holiday

This is a five days beach holiday at Zanzibar Island that focuses on beach activities and Island excursions; Major activities include total beach relaxation, stone-town and Spice tour, sailing trips to Prison Island and Jozani Forest; it’s a great packages for guest who love mixing beach vacation with a bit of nature and historical tour.

Zanzibar Beach holiday

Summary

This is a 5 days beach holiday on Zanzibar Island, in Tanzania; the vacations begins and ends in Zanzibar, the package combines beach relaxation with a few beach activities and excursion such as visiting the historical stone-town, the spice firms and the spice market, sailing to Prison Island with an option to snorkel or dive at the coral gardens near the prison and finally tour Jozani Forest.

Major Attractions included

  • Zanzibar Island
  • Prison Island
  • Jozani Forest
  • Stone Town
  • The spice firms and market

Suggested Accommodation

  • Zanzibar Serena Inn

Kindly note that accommodation is quoted as per person sharing and can be changed or adjusted to suite your requirements.

Optional Accommodation

What’s included in the Itinerary?

  • Full Accommodation as per the itinerary or as agreed upon any adjustments
  • All parks entrance fees and Government taxes
  • Three meals(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), unless quoted differently
  • Transport and game drives as quoted on the itinerary
  • Cultural visit and excursions

Exclusions

  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Special drinks and alcohol
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal items and requirements

Day 1, Arrival

On this day, you will be received at Zanzibar airstrip or at an agreed venue in Zanzibar, briefed about the itinerary and then driven to Zanzibar Serena Inn, where you will spend the rest of the day relaxing on the beach, by the poolside or at your private balcony admiring the stunning sea view.

Zanzibar Serena Inn is a luxury beach hotel located in Stone-town on the west coast of Zanzibar Island; it’s a large hotel with top end hotel amenities, situated on a quiet shady square and once inside it provides an oasis of calm.

Day 2, Stone Town Tour and Spice Tour

After a delicious breakfast, we start our tour by driving to the house of wonder (once known as the tallest building), then to Sultan’s Palace, then to the Old Indian dispensary, Livingstone house, continue to the old market for exotic fruits and vegetables, down to the Anglican church (the site was once used for slave trade), to the state house, Museum and so on.

In the afternoon you will have the opportunity to see different types of locally grown spices and understand their history; this includes the famous Cloves, Cinnamon, Black Pepper, Nutmeg, Turmeric root and many more. Then return to the hotel and enjoy dinner and relax by the pool side.

Day 3, Prison Island Boat trip

At around 9am, will take a boat ride to the prison island, it’s more of relaxation excursion that takes half day on the beautiful island; after the construction of the prison it was never used for its purpose and instead it was used for slave trade in the region. The island offers a stunning view of the Town especially during the night, very beautiful sandy beaches with crystal clear waters, coral reefs surrounding the island and it is also a home to giant tortoise.

Return to the hotel, spend the rest of the day relaxing in your quiet secluded lounge or in the massage parlor or involve yourself in various water activities at the island which includes windsurfing, water-skiing, scuba-diving, dhow sailing among others beach activities.

Day 4, Jozani Forest Tour

After enjoying a delicious breakfast, drive to Jozani Forest; it’s located approximately 35 km southeast of Zanzibar town in the southern region. It is the only remaining natural vegetation forest in Zanzibar and it contains about 100 different species of trees in a total of 43 families.

you will have a 3 hours guided tour in the Forest, familiarizing yourself with  different endemic species of fauna and flora, the red Columbus monkey, velvet cats, variety of small trees, shrubs, swamps, grasses, prawns, and different species of mangroves.

Return to the hotel, spend the rest of the day relaxing in your quiet secluded lounge or in the massage parlor or involve yourself in various water activities at the island which includes windsurfing, water-skiing, scuba-diving, dhow sailing among others beach activities.

Day 5, End of Holiday

Enjoy your last outdoor breakfast at the beach, and a brief walk by the fine sandy beach and then return to the hotel, check out and then be transferred to the airport for the return flight.

Note:- This beach holiday itinerary can be re-arranged or extended to better your requirements, let us know if you need any changes.

5 Days Zanzibar Beach Holiday Cost

  • Dates Rates from
  • 01 Nov 2016 - 15 Dec 2016 $ 1,615
  • 16 Dec 2016 - 02 Jan 2017 $ 1,895
  • 02 Jan 2017 - 15 March 2017 $ 1,670
  • 16 March 2017 - 15 July 2017 $ 1,615
  • 16 July 2017 - 15 Sept 2017 $ 1,895
 

Kindly note:-

  • Accommodation is quoted as per person sharing and can be changed or adjusted to suite your requirements.
  • The prices are not exact and are subject to changes due to various holiday entities you choose, so just use it for planning guidance only. For exact rates, request a quote above