Zanzibar Independent Adventure - Upgraded

Start: Stone Town Finish: Stone Town

Visiting: Stone Town, Mangapwani


Duration: 4 Nights

Physical rating: 1 - Easy

Special diets catered: Vegetarians, Vegans

Tour Operator: G Adventures

Age range: Minimum age of 2 years for this trip.

Tour operated in: English


Prices From: $739

Tour Overview

The spice island of Zanzibar is a fascinating and beautiful world of its own and its beautiful beaches are world-renowned, so enjoy the idyllic white sand, turquoise water and unforgettable sunsets. At night, retire to comfortable accommodations. Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Stone Town by wandering its labyrinth of narrow streets, losing yourself in the buzz of the markets, and exploring the many mosques and grand Arab residences. You'll never want to leave.

Highlights

  • icon take in the aromas at a spice plantation
  • iconMarvel at history and tradition whilst strolling through Stone Town
  • icon relax overlooking the ocean.
  • iconMarvel at history and tradition whilst strolling through Stone Town, take in the aromas at a spice plantation, relax overlooking the ocean.

Places You'll See

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Itinerary

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icon Day 1: Stone Town

Location: Stone Town

Accommodation: Golden Tulip Zanzibar Boutique Hotel

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Welcome to Zanzibar. Here you will be met at the airport (or ferry terminal) upon arrival and transferred to the hotel in Stone Town.

ACTIVITY: Meet your G representative at the airport who will go over the details of the tour, provide schedules, documentation, vouchers and pick-up times for all included activities. If there's an optional activity you'd love to book let the representative know and they can help.

TRANSPORT: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

ACTIVITY: Begin your adventure today. There are no planned activities so feel free to explore or rest up for the excitement ahead.

icon Day 2: Stone Town

Location: Stone Town

Accommodation: Golden Tulip Zanzibar Boutique Hotel

Meals: BREAKFAST

Enjoy a morning walking tour of old Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

A UNESCO World Heritage site, Stone Town is a captivating labyrinth of narrow streets and winding alleyways. Lose yourself in the buzz of the bustling bazaars, and check out the many mosques and grand Arab residences.

Additional Information: Our local representative will brief you on these activities as well as any others that take your fancy, and is at hand to assist with any enquiries and bookings.

ACTIVITY: Enjoy a walking tour along the bustling narrow streets of Stone Town and admire the historical old buildings and homes that are part of a preservation program funded by UNESCO and the Aga Khan Foundation. Also, visit the historical site of the slave market and learn about this dark aspect of history. Continue to the local fruits and vegetable market, fish market, Tip tipu house, and National Museum.

FREE TIME: AFTERNOON Spend some time visiting the local museums, shopping or just relaxing.

icon Day 3: Stone Town/Mangapwani

Location: Stone Town

Accommodation: Sea Cliff Resort & Spa

Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER

Visit a local spice plantation for a guided tour. Continue to the resort to relax and soak up the sunshine, or snorkel in the crystal clear waters.

Opt to visit the Mangwapani Caves en route to your next stop. Spend 2 nights at a lovely resort situated on a cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean and offering panoramic views from the lounges, restaurant, bars. Enjoy the lush tropical gardens and swimming pool. While situated on a cliff, the beach can be accessed for walking and horseback riding.

TRANSPORT: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

ACTIVITY: Delight your senses with a guided tour and learn about an assortment of spices, such as cloves, black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, breadfruit, jackfruit, vanilla, and lemongrass, and their various uses. It was the spice plantations that brought the beginnings of Zanzibar’s infamous slave trade dating back to the 1840s.

icon Day 4: Mangapwani

Location: Mangapwani

Accommodation: Sea Cliff Resort & Spa

Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER

Enjoy a full free day to relax by the pool, visit the onsite spa, wander the gardens or take an excursion. Opt to spend the day sailing at sea.

From snorkelling to the Jozani forest, and multiple Island tours, there are numerous excursions to enjoy during time in Zanzibar. Or simply relax in the sun or spend some time beneath the waves.

FREE TIME: Use the day to get pampered at the spa or take a tour of the nearby caves to learn more about the area's history.

icon Day 5: Mangapwani/Stone Town

Location: Mangapwani

Meals: BREAKFAST

Transfer back to the airport for departure.

The transfer from Mangwapani to Stone Town will meet the group at the hotel and drop off at the airport or ferry terminal.

Additional Information: We recommend booking ongoing travel for the late afternoon to allow time for the transfer to Stone Town.

TRANSPORT: Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

What's Included

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    Accommodation

    Comfort hotels (2 nts), beach resort (2 nts).

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    Meals

    4 breakfasts, 2 dinners

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    All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

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    Guided tour of Stone Town and a spice plantation

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    Arrival and departure transfer. Guided tour of Stone Town and a spice plantation. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

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    Arrival and departure transfer

Transport

Private air-conditioned minivan, walking.

Meals Included

4 breakfasts, 2 dinners

Accommodation

Comfort hotels (2 nts), beach resort (2 nts).

Book with Confidence

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    Low Deposit

    G Adventures requires a deposit of 200 GBP to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 60 days before departure..

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    Secure payments

    All payments to TourHub are deposited into an externally regulated Trust account.


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Dates & Availability

Friday Jun 25, 2021

Nights

4

Available

6

$739.25

Saturday Nov 06, 2021

Nights

4

Available

5

$739.25

Thursday Jan 20, 2022

Nights

4

Available

5

$739.25

Tuesday Feb 08, 2022

Nights

4

Available

5

$739.25

Sunday Jul 24, 2022

Nights

4

Available

3

$739.25