Zanzibar has gained international fame as a destination for unique tourism and the best experience to discover the magic of the Indian Ocean. Zanzibar is a fascinating tourist destination in Africa with its magnificent beaches and historic stone town. This wonderful archipelago of Tanzania has a lot for everyone, whether you are a fan of diving in the sparkling waters, or a fan of relaxing and enjoying a vacation on the golden sands. Follow us today on our tour in Zanzibar.
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The Stone Town … a natural historical museum!
Discover the Maji Makungwe, also known as Stone Town, on the western bank of Unguja. Here you can taste local cuisine in Forodhani Park, discover how sultans were comforting themselves in the Hammams of Persia public baths, or you can enjoy the stunning 19th-century architecture of this UNESCO-listed UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy the “One Thousand and One Nights” program in the Mitouni Palace, which is one of the oldest buildings on the western shores of Zanzibar, and visitors here can see the world of the Arab royal dynasty that inhabited the region for a period of time. Also here you are in front of an ancient historical museum in the open air, including a maze of historical streets and winding alleys, wonderful mosques and authentic Arab architecture, so that you can spend several hours wandering the streets without feeling tired, as well as shopping at the bazaars and watching the sunset A restaurant with delicious seafood.
Stunning beaches and endless activities
To the northeast of Zanzibar Island you will find the most beautiful beaches that shine with blue water, golden sand and palm trees. There are so many options for you, ranging from diving, snorkeling, swimming with dolphins or simply relaxing away from the hustle and bustle of cities. The beaches of Nungwi, Kendwa, Matemwe, Kinengwa, and Kizimkazi are distinguished by their sapphire waters, white sands, and a relaxing atmosphere. On the island of Pemba, which is called the Green Island or the classic island, which is a small island about a kilometer to the northeast of the island of Zanzibar, you will be in front of a spectrum of coral reefs and green turtles threatened with extinction, as this island is considered thanks to its water temperatures between 25 and 28 ° C, and visibility between 20 and 40 meters, among the best diving sites in the world, so experts advise that experiment. You can swim with dolphins in Kizimkazi on the southern coast of Zanzibar Island, this is an exciting and likable experience. You can take the “dhow” boat, head to prison island, and go snorkeling among the amazing reefs. This island was called a prison because it was once a prison, while it is currently considered a natural haven and a home for giant and wild turtles and peacocks.
Wonderful world of wildlife
Then, head to the Zanzibar Butterfly Center, or the Manarani Swamp to conserve sea turtles. In the forests of Guzani, you will be amazed by the large number of endemic animals and an incredible array of stunning scenes that can be discovered on foot or by kayak, in the forefront of which are rare red monkeys, turtles, crabs, mollusks, and more …
Spice farm .. and endless food flavors
Any visit to Zanzibar will not be complete without a visit to the spice farm that will dazzle your senses with fresh cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon and pepper, which is said to have a great ability to eliminate many diseases, as well as its wonderful flavor, which has earned the kitchen in Zanzibar unique characteristics and features worth discovering. In addition, the cuisine in Zanzibar is a mixture of Middle Eastern and Indian cuisine, as well as fresh fish extracted from the island’s waters, so you can have dishes that you can eat. And when you visit the island, do not forget to taste the octopus curry, which is a wonderful example of the food that distinguishes Zanzibar. And you must live the night market experience that takes place in front of the waterfront in Staunton as the smell of grill foods smells strongly of it to massage it.
From Kendwa Beach.
Inside Stone Town
From Forodhani Gardens
From Matemoy Beach
From the spice farm.
Many marine activities can be practiced in Zanzibar
From the Stone Town area
From the night market.
From activities in Zanzibar
Zanzibar has stunning beaches
Zanzibar Butterfly Center
Between the streets of Stone Town