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Historical Stone Town Walk by Ally Jape

Historical Stone Town Walk by Ally Jape - Zanzibar, Tanzania
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Duration: 2 to 3 hours
Location: Zanzibar, Tanzania

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$25.00

You are guided by a local certified and licensed professional tour guide.

All our guided tours are private, performed by Ally Jape or one of his team members, the tour highlights and cover every aspect of Zanzibar history, stone town architecture, cultural heritage and daily life.

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Stop At: Stone Town, Zanzibar City Tanzania

This tour will give you an excellent way of familiarizing yourself with Stone Town’s geography, history, architecture and culture ... More info ›

You are guided by a local certified and licensed professional tour guide.

All our guided tours are private, performed by Ally Jape or one of his team members, the tour highlights and cover every aspect of Zanzibar history, stone town architecture, cultural heritage and daily life.

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Stop At: Stone Town, Zanzibar City Tanzania

This tour will give you an excellent way of familiarizing yourself with Stone Town’s geography, history, architecture and culture. This fascinating excursion leads you through a maze of narrow streets that boasts more than 2000 limestone buildings, covering an area of 50 hectares and with a population of 18000 living in the suburbs. With its defined and overlapping African, Arab, Indian, Persian and European elements, it was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000.

Zanzibar and Stone Town are truly cosmopolitan. After a visit to the Anglican Cathedral (former slave market), House of Wonders (national museum), Palace museum, the Old Fort, Darajani market, Hamamni Baths, Catholic Cathedral, Freddy Mercury house and experiencing the hustle and bustle of the streets, the bazaar full of coffee drinkers and the beautiful doors of Zanzibar, you too will bear witness that Stone Town is a cultural crossroads and that it is worthy of its world heritage title. Also take the time to explore the markets where local people purchase their daily requirements and also a market street full of colourful textiles.

Whether you are interested in history, culture, architecture, renovation work, or just a shopaholic, your guide can adapt your tour to your needs. They will share amusing, but also cruel stories, about the life and culture of the old times in Stone Town and then safely deposit you back where your tour started/ the place you were met.

Duration: 2 hours

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Sunset Dhow Cruise in Zanzibar

Sunset Dhow Cruise in Zanzibar - Zanzibar, Tanzania

Duration: 2 hours
Location: Zanzibar, Tanzania

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$38.00

This cruise will excite you as you’ll get a good glimpse of wonderful scenes of Indian Ocean, along the stone town shore line. We will make your evening memorable, soothing you with light sea breeze while good staff spoiling you by serving you with varieties of aperitifs’ our experienced Swahili singers will entertain you with their traditional live music ... More info ›

This cruise will excite you as you’ll get a good glimpse of wonderful scenes of Indian Ocean, along the stone town shore line. We will make your evening memorable, soothing you with light sea breeze while good staff spoiling you by serving you with varieties of aperitifs’ our experienced Swahili singers will entertain you with their traditional live music. The sun sets, changing the sky from shades of pinks and blues to magnificent golden colours as you sail back towards the glimmering lights of Stone Town in the distance with the wind gently blowing you back to shore. The crew onboard are all qualified and experienced and have the needs of our clients and their safety as their top priority at all times.

The Zanzibar sunset cruise begins when you board a dhow at a nearby beach. A variety of Snacks, beer and soft drinks are served. This are perfectly chilled to your like. The sail takes you to a round trip of Zanzibar. This is another side of Zanzibar from the ocean. The guides will point out the attractions from the boat. Info and stories are told on the same. Enjoy some music as the dhow glides further in to the sea. Sit back, enjoy and relax. The quit sea and cool breeze will enlighten your spirit. It is an awesome feeling.

After you step on-board the vessel, the skilled crew on board take the dhow about 1km away from the shore by means of an engine, once out in the sea the engine is shut off and during a tense moment the skillful crew put up the sail, once the sail is in favor of the wind, the guest can sit back, relax and enjoy the peacefulness of the ocean as you hear the ripple of water on the sides of the dhow as it glides swiftly through the clear turquoise water.

Your breath will be taken away by the wonder of the fiery golden-sun setting beyond the horizon as it makes the sky a magical canvas of shades of pinks, purples, blues and orange. As you head back for stone town the wind gently blows into the Latin sail which is truly mesmerizing. Our sunset cruises leave Stone Town in the late afternoon to cruise along the coast, slicing through the clear turquoise water.

The sounds of the bustle of busy people in Stone Town grow faint in the distance until they seem there, only in a memory, as the dhow sail you will be served with sodas drinking water, and Zanzibar light snacks which will encourage you to sink back into the dhow bench and enjoy the romance of Zanzibar Island while the sun sets down with its beautiful orange colors. On board our dhow we have a personal guide who will accompany you on your cruise and give you a tour of Stone Town from the water as well as be able to answer any questions that you may ask him.

Zanzibar Island is the exotic town of Spice romance and love. The golden rays warm the boat as the sun sinks in to the horizon. The silhouettes whisper love quotes. The magical waves and winds blow in to your sail. This would an unforgettable proposal setting. A perfect way to end your day in the beach For the honeymooners, it is an amazing exclusive experience. Share a toast of champagne as the sun sets back to its sockets. Zanzibar sunset cruise is the most perfect start for a life together. Enjoy your intimacy as the wave splash in your background. The horizon is a perfect appearance of the African sunset. The specially selected music plays in the background. Just for you. We sail back to the shore at dusk. A perfect beginning for your life together.

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Zanzibar Traditional Cooking Class

Zanzibar Traditional Cooking Class - Zanzibar, Tanzania

Duration: 4 hours
Location: Zanzibar, Tanzania

From USD
$25.00

Warmly welcome to join our Zanzibar traditional cooking class, with originality from our ancestors, all the cooking tools are copied from our old times when our grandparents enjoyed good days with food around coastal of Zanzibar. Cooking class with vegetable and spices harvesting in the farm will give you insight of uses of spices in the food and also as medicines! The lessons are extremely informative and full of learning and practical time.

Take a tour with your chef through Darajani for market tour and learn on our culture of buying, after shopping transfer to Dole village in the central part of Zanzibar for the spice tour ... More info ›

Warmly welcome to join our Zanzibar traditional cooking class, with originality from our ancestors, all the cooking tools are copied from our old times when our grandparents enjoyed good days with food around coastal of Zanzibar. Cooking class with vegetable and spices harvesting in the farm will give you insight of uses of spices in the food and also as medicines! The lessons are extremely informative and full of learning and practical time.

Take a tour with your chef through Darajani for market tour and learn on our culture of buying, after shopping transfer to Dole village in the central part of Zanzibar for the spice tour. A guided walking tour passes through villages and spice plantations to harvest some of ingredients with the Chef, and back to the class where we will cook together three courses, and dessert. A walk through the farms as spice farms workers climbs trees, seek out specific plants and cuts off various barks, letting you see, feel and taste everything. You will be decorated with palm-leaf accessories such as ties, rings, bracelets and glasses. At the Spice farms you will have an opportunity to taste some of the exotic fruits of Zanzibar.

At the end of the hands-on cooking session, we sit down around and enjoy the 4-course meal together. our program runs throughout the year and can be joined by people of all ages. Our cooking classes are divided into two parts , cooking class and harvesting of organic vegetables and cooking class with spice tour. Duration 3 - 4 hours, it takes place once each day.

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Prison Island Trip. Home of huge Tortoises

Prison Island Trip. Home of huge Tortoises - Zanzibar, Tanzania

Duration: 3 hours
Location: Zanzibar, Tanzania

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$25.00

The Island named after the Prison ruin. The island is around 800m long and 230m wide at its broadest point ... More info ›

The Island named after the Prison ruin. The island is around 800m long and 230m wide at its broadest point. The British First Minister of Zanzibar, Lloyd Mathews, purchased the island in 1893 and constructed a prison complex there. No prisoners were ever housed on the island and instead it became a quarantine station for yellow fever cases.

You can snorkel in the crystal clear water and search for colorful tropical fishes and attractive corals. The Island is also home for Peacock and a families of Giant Tortoises from Seychelles in the late 19th century. You have not seen so many turtles in one place. There was more than 200 long time ago, but now around 50 left. If you are brave enough it is possible to feed them, touch them and take many pictures.

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Stop At: Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, Off the Coast From Stone Town Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 3395 Tanzania

You can snorkel in the crystal clear water and search for colorful tropical fishes and attractive corals. The Island is also home for Peacock and a families of Giant Tortoises from Seychelles in the late 19th century. You have not seen so many turtles in one place. There was more than 200 long time ago, but now around 50 left. If you are brave enough it is possible to feed them and take many pictures.

Duration: 3 hours

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3 days full Zanzibar Experience. Top 6 tours in three days

3 days full Zanzibar Experience. Top 6 tours in three days - Zanzibar, Tanzania

Duration: 3 days
Location: Zanzibar, Tanzania

From USD
$210.00

This three days full experience will show most popular tour in Zanzibar. You will explore top destinations with such diverse ... More info ›

This three days full experience will show most popular tour in Zanzibar. You will explore top destinations with such diverse. Recommended for those who like to get everything in just three days, especially when everything included

Day 1

Stone Town Tour

Prison Island Tour

Spice farm

Day 2

Jozani Forest (Zanzibar National Park)

Village Tour With Witch Doctor Visit

Day 3

Blue Safari (Sandbank Picnic)

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Day 1: Stone Town and around

Stop At: Stone Town, Zanzibar City Tanzania
Stone Town History Tour

The unique mixture of Arabs, Persian, Indian and European elements made Stone Town part of UNESCO

About

Stone Town is a city of prominent historical and artistic importance in East Africa. Its architecture, mostly dating back to the 19th century, reflects the diverse influences underlying the Swahili culture, giving a unique mixture of Arab, Persian, Indian and European elements. For this reason, the town was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000.

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The tour will start in one of the most important part the Old slave Market site (Anglican Church) then through the narrow streets, the next stop will be at City Market. Here you could see biggest market in all islands. Locals buy and sell anything here. Freshest fruits are here. Also here people have fishes action where they bid price on sea creatures.

Afterward will cover main objects of Stown Town as Palace Museum, House of wonder, which is largest and tallest building in Stown Town a.k.a. Bait -al- ajab, an Old fort, Tippu Tip and of course most famous Freddie’s Mercury’s House. Also a visit Peace memorial and Natural History Museum and many more.

Tour will end with local lunch in cozy restaurant.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, Off the Coast From Stone Town Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 3395 Tanzania
Prison Island Tour

Great possibility to see many huge turtles, learn history and have chilled time at the beach. Even more, it is possible do snorkeling.

About

The Island, named after the Prison ruin. The island is around 800m long and 230m wide at its broadest point. The British First Minister of Zanzibar, Lloyd Mathews, purchased the island in 1893 and constructed a prison complex there. No prisoners were ever housed on the island and instead it became a quarantine station for yellow fever cases.

Itinerary

Journey starts with a local private boat trip to the island. After arrival to small island you will feel like exploring. Even island is small, but there are more than 50 tortoises in it which some of them is more than 100 years old. It is possible feed, take many close up pictures with them and have a great time. The Island is also home for Peacock and tiny antelopes. You will learn more about history and of course, why there is so many turtles in the island. After that possible snorkel in the water near island and search for colorful tropical fishes and attractive corals.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Stone Town, Zanzibar City Tanzania
Spice Tour

Learn, taste and see spices like never before

About

No surprise that Zanzibar's is popular of tourism. Two other main industries are spices and raffia. In particular, the islands produce cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, and black pepper. For this reason, the Zanzibar Archipelago, together with Tanzania's Mafia Island, is sometimes called the "Spice Islands". There are many spice farms in Zanzibar and you will visit one of them.

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The trip will take you to real organic spice farm. The spice farm guide will describe how the spice is grown, used as medication and flavor in our dishes. You gonna see spices like vanilla, cardamom, nutmeg and many more. It will be possible to touch, smell and taste the spices, herbs directly from plants. This is freshest spices ever. Also, a tropical fruit we have in current Zanzibar season.

Later you will have local experience by joining cassava leaf harvesting, making coconut milk and practice the cooking. Even more, the coconut tree climber will pick up some fresh young coconut fruits to try for you. Great local experience!

The trip will end will local spice farm lunch and after it is possible to buy spices from the farm. This is guarantee spice quality. Cash only.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: National park and Local vilage

Stop At: Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park, Zanzibar Tanzania
Jozani Forest (Zanzibar National Park)

Visit only one national park in Zanzibar and home of Red Colobus monkey

About

The Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park is a 50 km2 (19 sq mi) national park of Tanzania located on the island of Zanzibar. It is the only national park in Zanzibar. Park is famous of endangered Red Colobus monkeys. The other 54 mammals found in Zanzibar include 23 species of bats (popo in Swahili). Along with small animals, Zanzibar is known for several oversized species, such as the giant rat (Cricetomys gambianus cosensi) which can be up to a metre (3 ft) long with the tail. A revenue sharing program from park entrance fees has been used to construct schools and health clinics for local villages.

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The trip to Zanzibar National Park (Jozani Forest) involves the visit to high, dense ground water forest. Home for Red Colobus Monkey rare species only found in Zanzibar. The Monkey is wild, but it’s possible to get really close to them. Other animals to be seen include Blue Sykes Monkeys, Elephant shrews and Bush babies. Guarantee you were never been so close to the monkey.

After that you will visit mangrove: The Conservation Authority has built a board walking through the Mangroves so that one can observe them or the wildlife without tramping on.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Jambiani Beach, Jambiani. Kikutani, Jambiani Tanzania
Village Tour With Witch Doctor Visit

This full day excursion in the local village of Jambiani will give you the experience of real Zanzibar life

About

Zanzibar island has many villages where people live their casual life. This tour will help to see how people do daily thing and how it is different from rest countries. Local guides will explain about traditions.

Itinerary

On tour you will visit the women’s handcraft group, seaweed farming, Local school and Hospital. After local guide will take you to the lady who will show the process of making rope from coconut husk fiber. Later you will visit local Witch a doctor who uses old natural medicine to help people. He is still working and helping people.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Blue Safari (Sandbank Picnic)

Stop At: Fumba Town, Unnamed Road, Tanzania
Blue Safari (Sandbank Picnic)

About

One of the most popular and most remarkable tour of all Zanzibar. The trip consists of sailing with locals with traditional Swahili dhow, having great seafood lunch and visiting untouched beautiful island beaches. Also will be snorkeling and will see many tropical fishes of Zanzibar

Itinerary

The trip starts at the Fishing Village (Fumba) southwest of the Island. 35 Minutes drive from Stone Town. This trip brings you close to the most fascinating and natural remarkable of the tropical Indian ocean, bay with a great deal to discover! We will leave from Fumba with a custom wooden sailing dhow.

The first stop is snorkeling at the Kwale coral reef, offering an overwhelming abundance of corals and colorful fish. Afterwards you can relax in a paradise – like sandbank with a snack and tropical fruits beside. Next stop will be at Quail Island, where a beach barbecue seafood buffet is served consisting of Octopus, Lobster, Grilled fishes, Calamari, Soft drinks, Tropical fruits. All sea food which you could want to try. Additional activities on the Island include a short jungle walk to see and climb a 500 yr old Baobab tree, Swim in a Mangrove Lagoon before sailing back to Fumba Village.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

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Spice Farm Tour. Taste freshest spices. Lunch included

Spice Farm Tour. Taste freshest spices. Lunch included - Zanzibar, Tanzania

Duration: 4 hours
Location: Zanzibar, Tanzania

From USD
$28.00

This trip is one of most popular tour in Zanzibar!

Trip will take you to real organic spice farm. Spice farm guide will describe how the spice are grown, used as medication and flavor in our dishes ... More info ›

This trip is one of most popular tour in Zanzibar!

Trip will take you to real organic spice farm. Spice farm guide will describe how the spice are grown, used as medication and flavor in our dishes. You gonna see spices like vanilla, cardamom, nutmeg and many more. It will be possible to touch, smell and taste the spices, herbs directly from plants. This is freshest spices ever. Also tropical fruits we have in current Zanzibar season.

Later you will have local experience by joining cassava leaves harvesting, making coconut milk and practice the cooking. Even more, the coconut tree climber will pick up some fresh young coconut fruits to try for you. Great local experience!

Trip will end will local spice farm lunch and after it is possible to buy spice from farm. This is guarantee spice quality. Cash only.

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Pass By: Kidichi Spice Farms, Zanzibar, Tanzania

Trip starts in local organic spice farm. Local guide will describe how the spice are grown, used as medication and flavor in our dishes. You gonna see spices like vanilla,  cardamom, nutmeg and many more. It will be possible to touch, smell and taste the spices, herbs. Also tropical fruits we have in current Zanzibar season.

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