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Zanzibar – 5 Days Safari Extension

Zanzibar Beach Extension

This is how we would spend our Tanzania safari extension- on the endless and palmfringed beaches of Zanzibar. If you want to modify your Zanzibar stay according to your wishes contact us, we would be happy to help out.

Day 1: Arusha-Zanzibar

After completing your safari and lunch in Arusha your guide will take you to Arusha Airport for your flight to Zanzibar. Transfer to your mid-range beach resort.

Overnight at The Zanzibari, Matemwe Beach Village, Zanzibar Retreat Hotel or similar. Breakfast and dinner included.

Days 2-4: Beach Extension

Relax and enjoy the beaches of Zanzibar.

Overnight at The Zanzibari, Matemwe Beach Village, Zanzibar Retreat Hotel or similar. Breakfast and dinner included.

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Day 5: Spice Tour

After breakfast transfer to Stonetown. On the way we will do the famous Spice Tour. We have developed a special Spice Tour with in depth information not only about spices, but also organically grown herbs and a detailed description about their traditional uses in medicine, cosmetics and cooking. After the tour we invite for an opulent lunch at, where you can taste the spices and fruits.

In the afternoon we will show you Stone Town on our Historical Stone Town Tour. This tour takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the House of Wonders, the Palace Museum (People’s Palace) and the Arab Fort amongst others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar. You will see Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques!

Overnight at Zanzibar Coffeehouse Hotel or Kisiwa House or Tembo Hotel. Breakfast is included.

Day 6: Departure

Departure transfer to Zanzibar Airport for your departure.

NB –if you depart from another airport than Zanzibar we’ll arrange flight connections to your departure airport (to Dar Es Salaam also ferry boats possible).

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Victoria Falls – Livingstone – 4 Days

Viktoria Falls and Livingstone Town

This visit to the famous Victoria Falls, ending in Livingstone Town, can be combined with a Tanzania Safari such as Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara. If you want your personal safari and Victoria Falls trip, contact us, we would be happy to help.

Program
• starts at Dar Es Salaam Airport and ends at Livingstone
• ideally added to any safari package at the end
NB – pls book your departure flight out of Livingstone or Lusaka, Zambia

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Day 1: Dar Es Salaam – Livingstone (every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday)

Your Viktoria Falls trip starts with flying from Dar Es Salaam via Lusaka to Livingstone. Your guide will pick you up at the airport in Livingstone and take you to your hotel.
Overnight as per your choice:
The Zambezi Sun – a nice and friendly midranged hotel, located on the edge of the eastern cataract of the Victoria Fall.
Royal Livingstone Hotel – an elegant 5 * hotel stretching along the banks of the Zambezi River, just a short walk to the entrance of The Victoria Falls. The Royal Livingstone Hotel is named in honor of the explorer Dr. David Livingstone, and its interior design reflects the elegance of the bygone days.

Day 2: Victoria Falls

Guided tour around the world famous Victoria Falls – a World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World. Described by the Kololo tribe living in the area in the 1800’s as ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’ – Victoria Falls are a spectacular sight on the Zambezi River, bordering Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Columns of spray can be seen from far away as 546 million cubic meters of water per minute plummet over the edge (at the height of the flood season) over a width of nearly two kilometers into a deep gorge over 100 meters below. The wide basalt cliff, over which the falls thunder, transforms the Zambezi from a wide placid river to a ferocious torrent cutting through a series of dramatic gorges.
Overnight as per your choice: The Zambezi Sun or Royal Livingstone Hotel. Breakfast included.

Day 3: Victoria Falls

Spend the morning at leisure or add one of the countless activities offered on the spot like visiting Livingstone Town and the famous Livingstone Museum with a wide selection about the life and work of Dr David Livingstone, joining a game drive at Mosi oa Tunya National Park, visiting Livingstone Island, do some more adventurous activities like bungee jumping or abseiling across the gorge, take a stroll over the bridge to Zimbabwe and enjoy a view to the Victoria Falls from the other side, and many more (activities not included in your package; can be arranged on the spot)

In the afternoon you will be collected from the hotel reception for a transfer to the boat cruise which will meander slowly upstream along the length of the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park looking for game on the way. A number of animals and a host of bird species can be viewed from the comfortable chairs. Excellent hot and cold food is served on board and the bar is well stocked with a wide variety of drinks. This is all included in the price of the cruise and the friendly waiters will ensure you have a great time.
Overnight as per your choice: The Zambezi Sun or Royal Livingstone Hotel. Breakfast included.

Day 4: DEPARTURE

Day at leisure until your departure transfer to Livingstone Airport for your departure flight. Breakfast included.

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Mkomazi National Park – 3 Days

Mkomazi National Park

If you appreciate inspiring and rare nature you should spend three days in Tanzania’s latest National Park, Mkomazi, an authentic area seldomly visited by tourists.
If you want to combine this with a safari to Serengeti and Ngorongoro, or with a beach stay on Zanzibar, just let us know and we would be happy to give you your personalized itinerary.

Ideal for:
• lovers of nature and secluded atmosphere
• if you wish to go ‘off the beaten track
• if you appreciate relaxing in a quiet inspiring surrounding
• bird watchers
• for a quiet and slow safari start before going on the Northern Circuit
• for repeaters

Program:

• starts and ends in Arusha/Kilimanjaro
• ideally added to any safari package at the beginning or the end

Day 1: Arusha/Kilimanjaro – Mkomazi National Park

From Arusha or Kilimanjaro Airport you will head eastwards away from the famous ‘Northern Circuit’ into the opposite direction. You pass famous Mount Kilimanjaro and the Northern Pare Mountains until you reach Mkomazi National Park, once a game reserve and now Tanzania’s latest National Park. The journey takes some 3 – 3,5 hours. Mkomazi is located between the two mountain ranges of the Pare and the Usambara Mountains and serves as a buffer to the adjacent Tsavo National Park in Kenya.
Reach your camp for lunch . After lunch you start exploring the national Park. Accommodation is at Babu’s Camp, a small initimate tented camp under age old Baobab Trees, ideal for those seeking peace and solitude in a real ‘Out of Africa’ ambience.

Overnight at Babu’s Camp at Mkomazi National Park. Lunch and dinner included.

Day 2: Mkomazi National Park

Spend a full day of game driving around the park. . Although there are not as many animals as in some of the more well-known national parks, the wonderful landscape alternating from sparse tree savannas to grassland more than compensates for this. Due to better protection measures put in place, the number of animals has steadily increased since its declaration as a National Park.
Besides a multitude of other game like kudu, elephants, giraffes, zebras, hardbeasts, it has the largest population of Eland and Gerenuk antelopes in Tanzania. Bird enthusiasts can observe approximately 450 recorded species of bird life.
Mkomazi is also famous for its breeding projects of African wild dogs, as well as the rare black rhino run by the George Adamson/Tony Fitzjohn African Wildlife Preservation Trust. If possible you can visit the project and see the wild dogs and rhinos.

Overnight at Babu’s Camp at Mkomazi National Park. All meals included.

Day 3: Mkomazi Game Reserve-Arusha / Kilimanjaro

Today you go out and explore the park on an early morning game which takes you up to Dindira Dam where often drinking animals can be watched. Enjoy your bush breakfast under open sky before returning to the camp for lunch. After lunch you depart and return to Arusha/Kilimanjaro. Breakfast and lunch included.

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Lake Victoria and Rubondo Island – 2 days

Lake Victoria and Rubondo Island

Discover the rare parts of Tanzania – the wild and remote Rubondo Island tucked in the southwest corner of Lake Victoria, the world’s second-largest fresh water lake. Some knowledge is needed to access this secluded and emerald green so these islands are still to be discovered for most people. If you want to prolong your stay or modify this itinerary to your wishes just contact us, we would be happy to help.

Ideal for:
• travelers looking to add something special to their tour
• bird and nature lovers

Program
• starts at Serengeti / ends in Mwanza
• ideally added after any safari ending at Serengeti

Day 1: Serengeti – Mwanza-Rubondo Island

Transfer to Mwanza Airport for your flight to Rubondo leaving late afternoon. You will be welcomed on arrival at Rubondo Airstrip by your guide and taken to Rubondo Island Lodge. Here, you meet with the lodge manager to discuss your program for the next two days. Accommodation is at one of the 10 tents of Rubondo Island Camp located at the shores of Lake Victoria. Dinner included.

Day 2: Lake Victoria – Rubondo Island

Spend your day to explore Rubondo Island home to a number of indigenous mammal species – hippo, vervet monkey, genet and mongoose – share their protected habitat with introduced species such as chimpanzee, black-and-white colobus, elephant and giraffe. The shaggy-coated aquatic sitatunga, elsewhere the most elusive of antelopes, is remarkably easily observed, not only in the papyrus swamps it normally inhabits, but also in the forest interior. Birds are everywhere. Your guide will arrange a game drive and also take you on a boat trip around the main island and the numerous islets around to watch hippos, crocodiles, monitor lizzards and spotted neck otters. Overnight at Rubondo Island Camp. All meals included.

Day 3: Rubondo – Mwanza

Depending on your onward journey schedule you either leave after r early morning coffee/tea 07:30 or stay on the day for further activities until your flight at 17:30 back to Mwanza.

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(From Mwanza connection flights to Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar, Dar Es Salaam or Nairobi can be arranged; airfare approx 220 – 250 USD per person. Overnights in Mwanza can be arranged if needed.)

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Safari to Manyara Ranch – 2 Days

Safari to Manyara Ranch

Manyara Ranch is a private concession between Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks reguarly visited by large herds of elephants and other mamals on their migration between the two parks. Being a private concession game drives and other activities significantly differ from the programs inside the National Parks and can be much more indiviually adjusted to your needs and preference. Yes tell me more please.

Ideal for:
• lovers of nature and secluded atmosphere
• if you wish to go ‘off the beaten track’
• if you appreciate relaxing in a quiet inspiring surrounding
• for a special end of a perfect safari to the Northern Circuit
• for repeaters

Program
• ideally embedded after a safari to the Northern Circuit to
relax and enjoy a special ‘Out of Africa’ atmosphere of the old safari days

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Day 1: Arusha/Ngorongoro – Manyara Ranch

Your safari starts after breakfast when you depart for Manyara Ranch Conservancy- a wildlife-rich corridor between Tarangire and Lake Manyara. Here, you will spend two days exploring and discovering, as per your own personalized safari schedule. The camp manager, an experienced and enthusiastic safari guide, will greet you and discuss with you your program preferences for the next two days. After enjoying a delicious lunch overlooking the savannah, you can start your safari activities in the afternoon. Usually, you start of after afternoon coffee/tea at around 1600 hrs for a game drive taking you to the most beautiful corners of the private ranch. Around sunset you will stop and enjoy a stunning sunset over the savannah while ice cold sodas, beers or wines along with some canapées are served. After the sun has set you start your night game drive to spot also nocturnal animals not be seen during the day. Cheetahs, lions, mongoose and even the rare aardwolf are common sights. Reach your camp for a late bush dinner before you retire at the log fire or at your luxury tent.

Overnight at Manyara Ranch Camp. All meals included.

Day 2: Manyara Ranch

The day starts at the break of dawn with some freshly brewed coffee or tea at your doorsteps before you get ready for an early morning game drive. Depending on the manager’s schedule and your preferences the day is filled with safari activities at the private Manyara Ranch Conservancy (home to eland, greater kudu, striped hyena, bull elephant, breeding giraffes, wildebeest, zebra, oryx, lion, cheetah, leopard and the rarely seen bat-eared fox) as per your specific wishes. Actvities often include also some time ‘at rest’ and watching animals along the river from hides and more – and all with a flair of unique Manyara Ranch luxury!.

Overnight at Manyara Ranch Camp. All meals included.

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NB – you can climb Oldonyo Lengai during your stay. For that, we suggest an extra day. Pls contact us for further infos.

Day 3: Manyara Ranch -Arusha / Kilimanjaro

In the morning you usually go on a nature walk in the nearer surroundings where you learn a lot about birds, plants and their medical uses, smaller insects, tracks and mamals and their feeding behaviour. After breakfast you proceed with your scheduled safari activities or return to Arusha/Kilimanjaro. Breakfast included.

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Lake Natron – 2 Days

Lake Natron- wild and remote

Spend two days at the wild and remote Lake Natron in a virgin land of ancient origin. Here the landscape rather than the animals is the attraction. If you want us to modify this itinerary just contact us, we would be happy to.

Ideal for:
• travelers looking for some ‘dust and bumps’ ‘off the beaten track’
• for some insights tribal culture and for tribal encounters with the local Masai
• for travelers with geological and geographical interest

Program
• starts close to Lake Manyara / proceeds to Serengeti
• ideally inserted to any safari package after visiting Tarangire or Lake Manyara and before proceeding to Serengeti

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Day 1: Mto wa Mbu – Lake Natron

From Mto Wa Mbu close to Lake Manyara you drive via Engaruka Town towards Lake Natron on a partly bumpy and dusty road. En route you see many Masai villages, termite mounds, gazelle, giraffe, zebra, baboons, bee boxes, and birds such as vultures, ostrich, starlings, kori Bustards, and kites. The transfer takes you some 4- 5 hours through a wild, remote landscape dominated by the heights of the Ngorongoro Crater Highlands until you reach Lake Natron, located in the far northeast of Tanzania in between the Ngorongoro Highlands and Serengeti plains. In the afternoon you rest from your ride or visit one of the Masai Villages nearby your camp. From your camp you have a beautiful view towards the Natron plains with Masai passing on their daily way between Ngare Sero Village and Ngare Sero River, overlooked by Africa’s only active volcano Oldonyo L’Engai (Mountain of God).

Accommodation is at Lake Natron Tented Camp, set back in a grove of trees slightly removed from the dusty terrain of the lake. Clean safari tents offer showers, comfortable beds and a private veranda. A fully stocked bar and candle lit restaurant ensure you have a cold drink and delicious food at the end of an dusty driver long days walking. All meals included.

Day 2: Mto wa Mbu – Lake Natron

Full day to explore the surroundings. A guide will take you to Lake Natron, the lowest point of the Great Rift Valley in Tanzania (600m / 2000 ft) . Home to millions of tiny crustaceans due to a high concentrate of in sodium carbonate, algae, and zooplankton, the lake is a haven for literally thousands of lesser flamingo’s and it is one of the most important flamingo breeding grounds on earth.

If you are up for a more adventurous hike your guide will take you to Ngare Sero River which flows in the Lake Natron In contrast to the surrounding dry landscape, here you can find a small paradise. After a strenuous walk u the stream (partly over rocks, crossing the river a couple of times) you reach the source of the river, in cascading waterfalls the river gushes out of the mountains. It is an excellent swim in the river and under the waterfalls for a nice cool-down from the hot sun. There may be baboons or other wildlife in the gorge.Return to your camp for a sundowner over the Natron Plains.
Overnight at Lake Natron Tented Camp. All meals included.

NB – you can climb Oldonyo Lengai during your stay. For that, we suggest an extra day. Pls contact us for further info.

Day 3: Lake Natron/onwards to Serengeti

Depending on your schedule you depart after breakfast for your onward journey. Breakfast and lunch included.

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Speke Bay – Lake Victoria – 3 Days

Speke Bay and Lake Victoria

Spend three days at the shores of Lake Victoria in the heart of the ancient Sukuma Kingdom Masanza Ndo, where the famous ancient explorers were searching for the sources of majestic River Nile. This rare trip will give you insights in tribal culture with the local tribe Sukuma.

Ideal for:

• travellers looking for destinations ‘on the tracks of the explorers
• for some insights tribal culture and for tribal encounters with the local Sukuma
• to complete a shorter safari with new experiences and insights

Program

• starts close to Lake Manyara / proceeds to Serengeti
• ideally inserted to any safari package from/to Serengeti or at the end of the safari for a departure flight out of Mwanza

Day 1: Lake Victoria – Speke Bay

From Serengeti you proceed towards Lake Victoria. Depending on your accommodation at Serengeti you visit the Nyerere Museum at Butiama on the way to the shores. Reach around noon Speke Bay at Lake Victoria named after the famous explorer John Hanning Speke, who, in 1858, discovered Lake Victoria to be the source of the Nile In the afternoon you drive towards Bujora Village to visit the Sukuma Museum, telling us about tradition and culture of the largest tribe of Tanzania. Fascinating are the magic drums which you might be allowed to play in some exceptional cases.
Overnight is at Speke Bay Lodge. Embraced by the lake shores and the savannah, the Lodge looks like a small village, stretched out along the shores of the lake. The main buildings and luxury accommodation are round in form, built to perfection, painted white and thatched with a grass roof in the traditional style of the local Sukuma.
Lunch and dinner included.

Day 2: Lake Victoria -Speke Bay

In the morning you visit a Sukuma Village nearby. A local village guide is proud to introduce you to his village, tell you about the different methods of fishing, explain the way of life in a village in rural Tanzania, show you the local market and the school if possible. If available, also a traditional healer can be visited. Then, you go on a canoe trip in a local fishing canoe. The paddlers sing as they work taking one back in time as they sing traditional songs of home, of cattle and of life.
In the afternoon rest at your lodge or join an interesting birding walk on the lodge premises or an adventurous mountain biking trip to the Masamba Hills nearby (the village visit and morning program is already included in the price; the bird walk and mountain biking tour will be extra depending on the number of clients booked)
Overnight at Speke Bay Lodge. All meals included.

Day 3: Lake Victoria / back to Serengeti or onwards to Mwanza for departure

Depending on your schedule you depart after breakfast for your onward journey Breakfast included.Transfer to Mwanza will be charged extra.

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Lake Eyasi – 3 Days

Lake Eyasi- Ngorongoro

Spend three days in the remote area south of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The area around Lake Eyasi is home to the Hadzabe Bushman the last remaining tribe of hunter-gathers in Tanzania. If you want to do a Tanzania safari too – let us know. We would be happy to put together your personal safari.

Ideal for:

• lovers of nature and secluded atmosphere
• if you wish to go ‘off the beaten track’
• for some insights tribal culture and for tribal encounters
• an unusual finishing off a safari

Program

• starts and ends in Karatu
• ideally inserted to any safari package after or before visiting Ngorongoro Crater Area

Day 1: Lake Eyasi

From Karatu Town, located at the outer Rim of the Ngorongoro Highlands you will head southwestwards on some bumpy dust roads towards Lake Eyasi. The journey takes some 1,5 – 2 hours on some dusty, unpaved roads. In the afternoon you reach Lake Eyasi home to the hunter-gathers ethnic group of the Hadzabe Bushmen an ancient, nomadic tribe of bushmen who are one of the last click-speaking hunter-gatherer tribes and bearing similar characteristics to those of Bushmen at Southern Africa.
In the afternoon you go on your first excursions around Lake Eyasi and visit either one of the famous blacksmiths producing knifes and arrow heads with ancient tools or pay a visit to the beautiful people of the Datoga Tribe, still well known for their colourful and stunning leather clothing.
Accommodation is at the beautiful Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp situated on the shores of Lake Eyasi a seasonal soda lake with sweeping views toward the Rift beautifully set in a Ilala palm and acacia forest. All meals included.

Day 2: Lake Eyasi

In the morning you will go with a local guide knowing about the different Wahadzabe clans and their present location to visit one of the families. The Wahadazbe are happy to provide you some insights in their daily often tough life in the bush, take you on a hunting or gathering walk and explain their daily nutrition consisting of roots and berries collected from shrubs and trees, hunted rodents, monkeys, birds, smaller mamals or the occasional kudu antelope. Learn about their ancient hunting methods and try your luck yourself to use bow and arrow back in the camp.
In the afternoon you visit either the Datoga Blacksmith or the Datoga Tribe in their Boma whatever has been missed the previous day or relax at the pool of your camp feed by a natural spring nearby the lake.
2nd Overnight at Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp at Lake Eyasi. All meals included.

Day 3: Lake Eyasi – Karatu/Onwards

Depending on your schedule you depart after breakfast or lunch from Lake Eyasi, return to Karatu and proceed with your schedule. Breakfast and lunch included.

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Balloon Safari Serengeti

Balloon safaris in Tanzania

are a romantic and evocative way of experiencing the wilderness of East Africa, as you gracefully and silently fly over the plains teeming with herds of wild life in the early morning. Typically, a ballon safari begins between 6 am and lasts for around 1-2 hours, during which you will likely see the magnificent wildlife below over several square kilometres of the game park. Ballon safaris are held regularly only in the Serengeti and take off from designated sites (in the Seronera area) where the disturbance to animals is kept to a minimum. Your safari vehicle drops you off at the take off site and picks you up from your landing site. The safari is followed by a champagne breakfast in the bush, a fitting end to your memorable flight in the wild.Maximum in a balloon: 16 adultsBALLOONS: are top of the range Cameron & Ultra Magic A315 & A415. Colours: acacia green & Savannah gold to blend with those of the Serengeti. Burners: state of the art ‘whisper & stealth”.

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The balloon ride

5:00 am, Serengeti Balloon Safaris will collect you from your central Serengeti lodge or camp, and transfer you by Landrover to our launch site near Maasai Kopjes. Here you will meet your pilot, receive a briefing and watch the inflation of your balloon.

At dawn we take off, rising as the sun rises and float in whichever direction the winds of the morning take us. Your pilot can precisely control the altitude of your balloon: sometimes flying at treetop height, sometimes lower, offering a unique perspective and great photographic opportunities of the wildlife below.

At other times he will ascend to 1000 ft. (300m) or more to see the enormity and wonderful panorama of the Serengeti. From time to time the pilot increases more heat into the balloon with the powerful whisper burners. In between these burns, there is silence apart from the natural sounds below.

The flight is for about one hour depending on conditions, on landing you celebrate in the traditional manner with champagne (well, an excellent sparkling wine), before sitting down to a full English breakfast prepared and served in the bush in ‘Out of Africa’ style with bone china, linen table cloths, King’s silver etc.After breakfast you receive your Serengeti Balloon certificate and we drive you back to Seronera Lodge game viewing enroute. 9:30 am arrive at Seronera ready to continue your day’s activities.

IMPORTANT NOTE:This adventure will fit in with all safari itineraries that include a night in central Serengeti (Serena Lodge, Seronera Lodgeor Sopa Lodge or any of the central Serengeti camp sites, also from our camp Mapito).Since 2008 there is a new launching area at Western Serengeti, Kirawira, which makes balloon Safaris comfortable from Serena and Kirawira, Mbalageti, Grumeti River Lodge and other western lodges!
RESTRICTIONS: children under the age of 7 are not allowed on the balloons.

Price per person for a balloon Safari:

At Serengeti (USD 499 per person)
Ndutu (USD 499 per person)
Tarangire (USD 479 per person)
In Kenya they can be done in the Masai Mara (USD 490 per person)

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Zanzibar Cultural Package – 7 Days

Zanzibar Cultural Package

This Zanzibar Cultural Package will show you the unique Zanzibar and a perfect mix of the best of Stone Town and East coast villages. Yes, I’d like to book.

Day 1: ARRIVAL

Up on arrival to Zanzibar Airport you will be met by our representative and driver and taken to your hotel in Stone Town.

Overnight at Dhow Palace Hotel or Tembo Hotel.

upgradable to Serena Inn or Mashariki Palace with some supplement (on request).

Day 2: Stone Town – Your Zanzibar Cultural Experience

starts with a morning visit by walk on our Historical Stone Town Tour. This tour takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the House of Wonders, the Palace Museum (People’s Palace) and the Arab Fort amongst others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar. You will see Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques!

Overnight at Dhow Palace Hotel or Tembo Hotel. Breakfast included.

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Day 3: Spice Tour & Jozani Forest

Today you go on an excursion to the spice and fruit plantations close to Stonetown for the famous Spice Tour. We have developed a special Spice Tour with in depth information not only about spices, but also organically grown herbs and a detailed description about their traditional uses in medicine cosmetics and cooking. After the tour we invite for an opulent lunch at our guides’ home, where you can taste the spices and fruits. After lunch we take you to your beach resort.

On the way you pass Jozani Forest, the last habitat of the rare endemic Red Colobus Monkey. With a local guide you stroll through Jozani Chwaka National Park and look at the rare monkeys. If you wish you can even wander down the boardwalk to the fascinating Mangrove EcoSystem.

Overnight at Bahari View Hotel or Casa Del Mar in Jambiani Village. Breakfast and lunch included.

Day 4: At leisure

Relax and unwind and enjoy the beaches of Zanzibar. Overnight at your beach hotel. Breakfast included.

Day 5: Jambiani Village Tour

In the morning you drive along the coast. Passing the fishing villages of Bwejuu and Paje you reach Jambiani,a village on the East coast of Zanzibar. We offer a cultural village tour to visit villagers working in different professions. Our guide tells about the history of the village, you will visit a traditional herbalist, who will show you the local medicines, herbs and their uses, a visit to a local organically plantation on coral stone, where farmers cultivate under difficult circumstances, and seaweed farms run by women. A good chance to learn about the unique culture and the diverse environment of Zanzibar’s villages and to meet the friendly Waswahili people. We will show you real life, not images designed for tourists.

Overnight at your beach hotel. Breakfast and lunch included.

Day 6: Dolphin Trip

One day you go to an excursion to Kizimkazi. Situated on the southern point of the island, Kizimkazi fishing village is home to several schools of bottle-nosed dolphins and Humpback dolphins, which can often be sighted following a short boat trip from the village. If you are lucky, you may be able to swim quite close to the dolphins, which can be a very rewarding experience. We are doing this trip in the afternoon to avoid the crowds of tourists in the morning, which in big numbers disturbing the dolphins.

Overnight at your beach hotel. Breakfast and lunch included.

Day 7: DEPARTURE

You have finished your Zanzibar cultural experience and will be transferred to Zanzibar Airport or Seaport for your departure.

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