Ocean, ocean, ocean… – 7 days

Zanzibar is most famous as an amazing tropical island in the Indian Ocean. This 7-days tour takes you every day on the turquoise waters, whether being lazy on the white-sanded beaches or during your tour.

Day 1: Arrival at Zanzibar Airport where Zama Tours welcomes you with a cold drink and a fresh face towel. Short briefing and transfer to your Stone Town hotel. Take your time to rest or enjoy a walk through the narrow winding streets. Overnight based on Bed & Breakfast

Day 2: After breakfast your guide will meet you for a historical walking tour through Stone Town. A typical lunch in a local restaurant ends the tour. In the afternoon you board the boat to Prison Island, also known as Changuu Island, famous for its history of slavery and its prison, now home of the impressive giant land tortoises. Overnight in your town hotel based on Bed & Breakfast

Day 3: Today guide and driver will take you to a spice plantation, to discover the richness of Zanzibar’s spices and fruits, many of them used for medical purposes. From the plantation you proceed to your beach resort, where you arrive in time for a relaxed lunch. Afternoon free, dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Full day of leisure in the beach resort. Take a swim in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, a snorkeling trip from the hotel or just be lazy and do absolutely nothing on your sunbed. Dinner and overnight.

Day 5: A day for water lovers. Safari Blue starts from the fishing village of Fumba, where you board a a traditional wooden dhow and set off to explore Menai Bay. This conservation area consists of a number of uninhabited islands, pristine coral reefs and sandbanks, perfect for swimming, snorkeling and sunbathing. Lunch is served on one of the deserted beaches, offering fresh juices, salads and a selection of sea fruits. While returning to the shores by traditional lanteen sail, enjoy the full splendor of the African sunset.  Dinner and overnight in the beach resort.

Day 6: Time to find out how local life is at the ocean.  During a half day tour to Uroa at the east coast you will discover authentic village life, including the typical housing, the Koran school, the seaweed farming women, a local dhow carpenter, and of course the main industry, the fish market, where a daily auction takes place. Afternoon free time for your last shoppings in Stone Town. End the day and your stay with a unique event at the Mtoni Palace Ruins. A lovely evening with living history characters of the sultan’s era, traditional Zanzibar music, a golden sunset, freshly prepared delicacies and the enchanted atmosphere of 1001 nights. Overnight in your town hotel.

Day 7: Depending on the departure of your flight, you will be transferred to the airport for your journey home or onwards.