9 Days Zanzibar Beach Holiday

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9 Days / 8 Nights Zanzibar Beach Tour

On this 9 Days 8 Nights Zanzibar Beach tour, you will swim and relax on the white sand beaches on this tour; the blue turquoise water and magnificent sunsets will add to Zanzibar’s allure.

Spice plantations will be visited, and you will be able to observe, smell, taste, and purchase exotic spices. Ancient palaces, slave chambers, old forts, craft shops, and museums abound in Zanzibar, where you can learn about the events that shaped Zanzibar’s history a few centuries ago when it was a mighty trading center; the historical sites include ancient palaces, slave chambers, old forts, craft shops, and museums.

You’ll also have the opportunity to connect with Zanzibar’s residents and learn about their culture and way of life.

Full Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival in Zanzibar + -

START/Arrive at Zanzibar Airport then transfer to Zanzibar Serena Inn in Stone Town.

Dinner and overnight at Zanzibar Serena Inn

Day 2 – Stone Town Tour/ Spice Tour + -

After breakfast, take the historical half-day (4-hour) Stone Town Tour or the exotic spice tour.

Late lunch at Zanzibar Serena Inn.

Dinner and overnight at Zanzibar Serena Inn

Day 3 – Spice Tour & Ruins Sites + -

After breakfast, take the famous half-day (4-hour) Spice Tour. which starts at Kibweni Palace and ends in Kidichi through spice farms, plantations, ancient ruin sites and the slave caves.

Late picnic lunch in Kiungani.

Dinner and overnight at Zanzibar Serena Inn

Day 4 – Prison (Changuu) Island Excursion + -

After breakfast, go on a short boat trip (30 min.) for a full-day excursion on Prison Island (locally known as ‘Changuu’) West of Stone Town. Take a guided tour around the historic island, see the old buildings and the endangered giant tortoises.

Lunch lunch on a sand bank at Prison IslandAfternoon of leisure; swim, sun-bath, dive and snorkel in the nearby coral reefs.

Late afternoon return to hotel.

Dinner and overnight at Zanzibar Serena Inn

Day 5-to-8 – Transfer/Leisure Activities at Blue Bay Resort + -

After breakfast, transfer (45 min.) by shuttle bus to Blue Bay Beach Resort in East Coast for two days of leisure/activities. Lunch at Blue Bay Resort.

Afternoon of leisure and activities; snorkeling, windsurfing, sailing, scuba diving, dhow trips, etc. 

Dinner and overnight at Blue Bay Resort

Day 9 - Depart to Airport + -

After breakfast or lunch transfer (about 50 minutes) to airport for flight to Arusha, Dar es Salaam or  international destination.


All Meals Included

End of Trip

  • Accommodation Full Board (All Meals)


  • Transportation with Driver/Guide During Safari


  • Vehicle Supplement Fee for all Parks


  • All Park Fees

  • Air tickets;
  • Visa fee;
  • Lunch and dinner in hotel (only before and after safari);
  • Insurance;
  • Tips to your safari guide.

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