Escape to Zanzibar for relaxing on white sand beach, sunbathing, swimming, sunsets over the sea and explore the beauty of Zanzibar like the way as Sultan has done, together with your experienced private guide you will learn and experience a lot from history, nature, local culture, beaches, smile peoples and delicious foods, Stone Town and Spice plantation is must do tours. A day trip out to the sea is most memorable adventure trip, snorkeling, enjoying picnic on the sand bank and having funny by sailing with local wooden dhow in Indian Ocean. On this package will send an option of different beach hotels then one you wish will book for your stay to relax.
DAY-1: ARIVE ZANZIBAR
Meet and greet on arrive Zanzibar airport/harbor assist on all necessary on arrival if needed. Transfer to Hotel for check-inn/over night.
DAY-2: STONE TOWN TOUR + PRISON ISLAND
After breakfast will be picked up for visiting Zanzibar old Stone Town/trip to Prison Island.
Explore the history of Zanzibar Stone Town, where will take you to the all must see places. Visit the hustle and bustle of Darajani Market in Stone town, also has known as Estella Market (after Countess Estella, sister of Lloyd Mathews, a former Prime Minister of Zanzibar) is a traditional food market in the truest sense of the word. It isn’t big different from the market that first opened in 1904 where local exotic fruits, spice and vegetables are sold. The old Anglican Church was built in 1873 on the site of the old slave Market site. Pass by stone town street with a variety of Zanzibar carved wooden doors. Visit the national museum (House of Wonder) built in 1870-1888, the first tallest building in East Africa to have electricity, running water and an elevator. Visiting Freddie Mercury birth and childhood house, he was born as Farrokh Bulsara; 5 September 1946 – 24 November 1991) was a British singer, songwriter, record producer, and lead vocalist of the rock band Queen. Regarded as one of the greatest lead singers in the history of rock music, he was known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave vocal range.
Prison Island (also known as Changuu Island) is a small island 5.6 km northwest of Stone Town. The island is about 800m long and 230m wide, the island was use as a prison for rebellious slaves in 1860s and also functioned as a coral mine. The British First Minister of Zanzibar, Lloyd Mathews, purchased the island in 1893 and constructed a prison complex there. No prisoners were ever housed on the island and instead it became a quarantine station for leprosy cases. The station was only occupied for around half of the year and the rest of the time it was a popular holiday destination. More recently, the island has become a government-owned tourist resort and houses a collection of endangered Aldabra giant tortoises which were originally a gift from the British governor of the Seychelles.
You will relax and enjoy with complimentary refreshment at Cafe Foro sea front of Forodhani garden after the tour then have free time by your own in Stone Town or walk back to hotel. Will assist to show you restaurants for dinner.
DAY-3: SPICE TOUR + LOCAL LUNCH
After breakfast will be transferred to beach hotel spice tour/lunch at Sahani traditional kitchen on route.
A unique opportunity to visit the local spice plantation areas the same way Sultan of Zanzibar have done, get involved with the farmers which will show you traditional spices of the island, such as cloves, cinnamon, black pepper, ginger, cardamom and nutmeg. Along with tropical fruits such as Durian fruit, Bread fruit, Jack fruit, Grape fruit, Soursop fruit, Rambutan fruit, Cacao green fruit and others. You will get opportunity to know plants like the henna tree, Annona squamosa, Annatto shrub and discover aromatic Lemongrass. A visit to the spice plantation will enchant your senses. Make a short stop visit kidichi bath. In your spice day you will experience healthy local spice lunch in a private house. Lunch served at Mohamed family house. Your tongue deserves to be excited as you enjoy meals after spice tour. Also have opportunity to have Zanzibar art gift of henna painting from Mohamed’s daughter, which will be your favorite on your spice day. Ask for henna painting in the house. Free internet (wifi) available in the house.
Return to the hotel depend on flight, check out from hotel transfer to airport.