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Zanzibar Tips


Covid-19 Safety


Covid-19 is mainly spread from person to person through respiratory droplets when an infected individual speaks, cough or sneezes at close range.

There are several measures you can adopt to protect yourself and others from getting the new corona virus, frequently clean your hands by using an alcoholic based hand rub products like gel or wash your hands with soap and water. When coughing and sneezing cover your mouth and nose with flexible elbow or use tissue. If you use tissue discard it immediately into a close bin. Avoid close contact with any one that has fever and cough. If you have fever and cough and difficulty breathing seek medical care early and share information about any recently travels with your health travel with your health care provider. If you just have mild respiratory symptoms and no specific travel history carefully follow the precautions and make sure you stay home until you recovery.

Due to the COVID-19 pendemic Swahili Family Tours & Weddings as one of the smallest and most experienced tourism company throughout the COVID-19 crisis we takes safety precautions in our services, you can rely on us to take you on your transfers, tours and excursion safely. We continue to ensure that our safety and hygiene measures are of the highest standard, with new procedures implemented throughout your time with us, from arrival till end of your stay and make sure you have an unforgattable time with us.

We will surport/assist you on information regarding COVID-19 PCR TESTS while you are on the Island.

Zanzibar is well known for


Exotic Spices,
Best Beaches,
Unique Culture,
Tasteful Cuisine and
Best Weddings/Honeymoon Destination.

Zanzibar weather


Weather in Zanzibar: The weather in Zanzibar is pleasant year long. Temperatures rarely drop below 20°C. While the months of June, July, and August see average temperatures in the range of 23°C to 25°C, the rest of the year sees temperatures stay between 25°C to 28°C. Best time to visit Zanzibar:
The best time to visit Zanzibar is from June to October since these are the cool, dry months. Another good season for you to visit this tropical paradise is when it’s hot and dry i.e. from December to February. Also, the best time to undertake scuba diving off the coast of Zanzibar is either July-August or February-March.

Things to do in Zanzibar:


● Go spice tour and the Darajani Market, stock up on vanilla, cinnamon, pepper, dry clove and nutmeg take home with you as gift or for your home uses.
● Visit Prison Island, a place which once used to be as a detention home for rebellious slaves and patients with contagious diseases.
● Street food at Forodhani night market, especially the fresh seafood.
● Go Stone Town Tour, narrow streets, winding alleys streets make your day of the most beautiful for sights seeing, sourvenia shops and restaurants.

Zanzibar Food:


“Sahani” is a local family home kitchen that offers taste of local and traditional swahili dishes. Unlike most of restaurants in Stone Town, which mainly serve continental and European dishes, Sahani is the place where you can get the really swahili dishes in Stone Town Essentially the food here has trace of Indian, Arabic and Swahili elements, styles and dishes all together. We use growing spices, vegetables and herbssuch as: nutmeg, cloves, garlic, cinnamon, cardamom, pepper and ginger. Your tongue deserves to be exited as you enjoy meals after Spice Tour, Stone Town Tour or spending time around Zanzibar. Sahani make sure you get a really taste of the seafood, spice and coconut.

Population 1.3 million
Currency TZS (Tanzanian Shilling)
Exchange rate 1 USD = 2319 TZS
Current time (GMT +3)