Known as the Spice Island, the beautiful island of Zanzibar on Africa’s east coast is bursting with culture and history, seemingly at odds with its idyllic geography of white-sand beaches with palms swaying lazily in the sea breeze. Together this makes Zanzibar a fabulous place to explore as well as a dream to relax and unwind.
Zanzibar is the semi-autonomous part of Tanzania in East Africa. It is composed of the Zanzibar Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of the mainland, and consists of many small islands and two large ones: Unguja (the main island, referred to informally as Zanzibar) and Pemba. The capital is Zanzibar City, located on the island of Unguja. Its historic centre is Stone Town, which is a World Heritage Site.
Today, many of the winding streets and high townhouses of old Stone Town remain unchanged and visitors can walk between the sultan’s palace, the House of Wonders, the Portuguese fort and gardens, the merchants’ houses, and the Turkish baths of the old city. Day-long spice tours to working plantations offer visitors the chance to observe the cultivation of cloves, vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon, and other spices that have made the island famous.
THINGS TO DO
— Spend the day in Stone Town
— Head to Jozani Forest
— Catch some sun at Nungwi beach
— Visit Prison Island
— Eat at Forodhani market
— Visit the Palace Museum
— Go on a Spice Tour
— Visit The Old Fort
The prices, departure dates and details shown on these pages are only indicative, subject to change and need to be confirmed via telephone / email. In view of the COVID-19 pandemic developing, prices, departure dates and details are correct at time of publishing however may become incorrect and unavailable without notice. We kindly ask you to contact us in person at our offices, via telephone on 20151515 or via email on firstname.lastname@example.org for further information. Thank you for your understanding. Other terms and conditions may apply.
ROCS Travel is an IATA accredited travel agency (IATA numbers 50209994 and 50200883) operating under the laws of the Republic of Malta – a member of the European Union. ROCS Travel is a founding member of the Insolvency Fund Malta. ROCS Travel represents Emirates Holidays in the Maltese islands.