See the wonders of Stone Town. The tour starts at the City market where you can sample the local fruits and spices. We then continue to the magnificent Sultans Palace full of artifacts and historical objects, The Arab Fort and walk through the meandering narrow streets of Stone Town. On this tour one gets a chance to visit Dr. Livingstone's house, the house of wonders and the Zanzibar museum, which holds many interesting relics from the past etc.
Zanzibar is known as being a spice island. Tour begins with a visit to the Persian baths built in 1850 by Seyyid bin Sultan. Then proceed on to the spice plantations at Kizimbani. Spices to be seen here include, cardamon, cinnamon, cloves, black pepper, nutmeg and tropical fruits like the jack fruit, bread fruit, pineapples and other rare plants like the lipstick tree and henna bush.
Jozani Forest tour
The forest is home to the rare red colobus monkeys found only in Zanzibar. This tour also includes a nature trail through the forest seeing different kinds of animal and bird species. We can combine this tour with either the spice or city tours.
Dhow Building tour in Nungwi
This is a full day tour to the north coast of Zanzibar to the dhow building village in Nungui. One gets a rare chance to meet the local craftsmen as they work on the small and large dhows.
This half-day tour involves a visit to the fishing village of kizimkazi. It is here that we find the first evidence of Islam in east Africa. Apart from having a chance to visit the old mosque built in 1804, we also board a local dhow or boat to see the dolphins. One can try to swim with the dolphins and if lucky, even touch them. The tour also includes snorkeling. We however give no guarantees of seeing the dolphins.
Prison island tour
Formally used by the Arabs as a confinement for refractory slaves, the island is also home to the giant tortoises. Also best recommended for snorkeling and sunbathing.