10 Days Zanzibar Beach Holiday : You can swim and unwind on the pristine sandy beaches during this 10 Days Zanzibar tour. The stunning sunsets, exotic spices, and aquamarine seas will all add to Zanzibar’s allure. 40 kilometers from the African coast, Zanzibar is situated across from Tanzania, a country of which it is a part administratively.
Explore historical treasures like the Old Fort while strolling around Stone Town, have a good time at the Full Moon Party at Kendwa Rocks, see the gigantic tortoises on Prison Island, take a dhow ride to see the sunset, or go scuba diving with the dolphins and coral reefs of the Indian Ocean. Before you set off for Tanzania and its Zanzibar archipelago, here are a few things you need to know:
Language: Swahili is the official tongue here, so I suggest you at least master the fundamentals since not everyone speaks English. However, you shouldn’t have too much trouble communicating in tourist locations like hotels, tourist restaurants, or businesses that offer activities.
Currency: Tanzanian shillings are used as the official unit of exchange. However, you may easily pay in dollars in the majority of tourist destinations. To avoid local ATM withdrawal fees of 5% to 7%, I advise you to withdraw your money in Europe. Euros can be exchanged straight at the airport in Zanzibar or at money changers in the major towns and cities on the island.
Living expenses: Zanzibar has very inexpensive living expenses for its citizens, but it can be very expensive for visitors. Prices for well-known hotels, “tourist” restaurants, and other activities are, of course, comparable to those in Europe.
Safety: Travelers can feel completely protected in Zanzibar. The economy of the nation is strongly reliant on tourism, and you will typically receive excellent treatment.
Clothing: Despite having a majority of Muslims, there is no specific reason to dress modestly unless you are visiting a mosque or a village that receives very few tourists. The natives are highly used to tourists and do not object to immodest clothing.
Getting around: Taking a taxi is the quickest and most practical way to travel throughout the Zanzibar. If you’re not a local, it’s almost impossible to navigate public transportation.
Costs: In general, Zanzibar is a pricey travel destination. The prices of hotels and food at non-traditional restaurants are comparable to those in the majority of western European nations.
Visa: In the majority of cases, visitors to Zanzibar need a visa. Applying in person at the airport (bring cash) or online via (the e-Visa application) both cost between $50 to $100.
IS THIS ZANZIBAR ITINERARY RIGHT FOR YOU?
I know not everyone will enjoy this itinerary. Our vacations are usually quite memorable, so if you want to spend all of your time at the resort, this definitely isn’t the trip for you. But if you like, you can follow this itinerary. Don’t also forget to get InTouch with us for a customized itinerary that match your preference.
- An epic and diverse trip
- A combination of some busy and some very relaxed days
- A well-rounded visit that includes a bit of history, sightseeing, and, of course, lots of beaches
- Exploring different areas of the island
- Endless amazing memories
You can swim and unwind on the white-sand beaches while on this tour; the azure, turquoise waters and stunning sunsets will add to Zanzibar’s allure. A visit to a spice plantation will allow you to observe, smell, taste, and buy exotic spices. There are several historical places in Zanzibar where you may learn about the occasions that formed Zanzibar’s history several centuries ago, when it was a significant trading hub. The historical sites include old forts, slave cells, ancient palaces, craft shops, and museums. Additionally, you’ll meet and converse with Zanzibar natives and get a taste of their culture and way of life.
Day 1: Arrival Day (Welcome to Zanzibar)
Our guide will meet you at the airport or harbor in Zanzibar and transport you to your hotel in Stone Town, where you will spend the night and have dinner.
Day 2: Stone Town and Prison Island
On the 2nd day of your 10 Days Zanzibar Beach Holiday, You will have a stroll through old Stone Town after breakfast at your hotel there. Here you will view the House of Wonders (Beit al-Ajaib), the Palace Museum (People’s Palace), the Arab Fort, and the Slave Chambers. You can learn more about the occasions that impacted Zanzibar’s history over a number of centuries by visiting these historical places. You can explore the meandering streets of Stone Town, which resemble a maze, just as Zanzibar’s ancient rulers and residents did. Time seems to have stopped for several centuries in Stone Town.
You will set sail for Prison Island in the late afternoon. Originally intended to house slaves, the island is now a quarantine facility for seafarers and traders with severe illnesses brought back from the interior of East Africa. Old, amiable giant tortoises and a museum dedicated to slavery history are the island’s principal draws. You will go to Forodhani Gardens in the late evening to enjoy seafood prepared in the Zanzibari manner. Dinner and overnight lodging at your Stone Town hotel
Day 3: Spice Tour
On this day, you will be taken by car from Stone Town to a spice farm owned by the locals, where you can sample the flavorful spices of Zanzibar. You will be able to see, smell, taste, and purchase the spices that prompted ships from all over the world to dock in Zanzibar so they could sell the aromatic goods to markets abroad.
You’ll discover the many spices and how they’re used in Zanzibari cooking and traditional medicine. The Oman Arabs, who ruled over Zanzibar for hundreds of years, brought the majority of the spice plants that are dominant in Zanzibar today from foreign areas.
Lunch will be given today on the spice farm, where the proprietor will treat you to specialties from Zanzibar made with regional ingredients. The fruits and spices that the farm grows will be to your liking. You will be driven to Nungwi Beach in the late afternoon, where you can spend the remainder of the day at your leisure. Dinner and overnight accommodation at your beach hotel in Nungwi.
Day 4: Nungwi Beach (full day)
On the 4th day of your 10 Days Zanzibar Beach Holiday, After days of travel to Zanzibar and tours around Stone Town and Prison Island, this day will be spent unwinding at the beach. Before leaving on a series of similarly thrilling excursions, take some time to unwind, recharge, and revitalize. Dinner and overnight accommodation at your beach hotel in Nungwi.
Day 5 Dolphin Tour
At the southernmost point of the island’s Kizimkazi town, a dolphin excursion will take place for the first half of today. At Kizimkazi, bottle-nosed and humpback dolphins can be seen in great numbers, and you can swim very close to these magnificent, calm sea creatures. At Kizimkazi, taking a dolphin cruise is a wonderfully rewarding experience. You will be driven back to Nungwi Beach in the late afternoon, where you can spend the rest of the day at your leisure on the sand. Dinner and overnight accommodation at your beach hotel in Nungwi.
Day 6: Jozani Forest Tour
On the 6th day of your 10 Days Zanzibar Beach Holiday, You will leave for a visit to Jozani Forest, the last known refuge for Red Colobus Monkeys, after breakfast. A local guide will accompany you as you take a stroll into the forest, giving you the opportunity to observe Red Colobus Monkeys in their final remaining native habitat. We’ll also stroll through the mangrove forests and see the mangrove marshes in Jozani. One of the highlights of a Zanzibar vacation is undoubtedly the wonderful nature walk in Jozani Forest, which leads you past magnificent plants and animals.
Day 7: Cultural Tour
On the 7th day of your 10 Days Zanzibar Beach Holiday, Your beach hotel will serve as your starting point for your cultural excursion as you go to the villages of Kizimkazi, Nungwi, Paje, or Jambiani. There, you will meet the residents and get the chance to observe how they go about their daily economic and social activities. You can observe how the island’s Afro-Asian traditions are mixed.
Local women in fishing communities gather seaweed and look for oyster shells, while the males go deep-sea fishing and trade their catch. Due to the fact that traditional wedding ceremonies are typically performed on Fridays, if you visit the villages on a Friday, you will probably have the chance to witness one. Get to mingle with Zanzibar residents and gain an understanding of their culture and way of life on this day.
Day 8 and 9: Nungwi Beach, unwind.
Before returning home, we’ll use these two days to unwind at the beach. We’ll unwind, reenergize, and revitalize during this time. Additionally, you can add to the days by participating in a variety of water sports that suit your interests. You can engage in diving, snorkeling, parasailing, jet skiing, beach volleyball, and other water sports. Enjoy the stunning sunsets as the sun sets across the turquoise tropical water in the late evenings.
Day 10: Departure
You will be driven to Zanzibar Airport on this day in preparation for your trip home or for a connecting connection to the Tanzanian mainland. End of your 10 Days Zanzibar Beach vocation!
- All tour activities listed on the itinerary
- All transfers from or to the airport
- All accommodations include bed, dinner, and breakfast.
- Private transportation car
- Private driver guide
- International airfare and flights
- All items of a personal nature
- Airport departure tax
- Travel insurance
- Visa and passport fees
Kindly get in touch with us to know the price for this tour and to make a booking. Either a private expedition or joining a group are options for this 10 days Zanzibar holiday Tour. If you want to be a part of a group, send us your inquiry, and we’ll help you join a group. The same goes for those interested in a private tour!