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Stone town and prison Island tour

Stone town and prison Island tour

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Immerse yourself in Zanzibar’s culture - history on a full day guided tour of Stone Town and Prison Island. Explore on foot and by boat for a comprehensive overview of the area. Bring your swim suit along for swimming-snorkeling in Prison Island
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  • 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.50
Price varies by group size
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$60.50
Price varies by group size
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Stone Town Walking Tour in Zanzibar

Stone Town Walking Tour in Zanzibar

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Discover Zanzibar City’s UNESCO-listed historic center on a Stone Town walking tour that explores Zanzibar’s history and distinctive architecture, from a bustling local market to a Sultan’s palace-turned-museum. Sightseeing on foot mean you can leave cars behind while following Stone Town's most narrow, winding streets, and group size is limited to 10 people for personalized service from the guide.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.75
Price varies by group size
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$29.75
Price varies by group size

Stone Town and Prison Island from Zanzibar

Stone Town and Prison Island from Zanzibar

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Tour Zanzibar's UNESCO-listed historic district and premiere natural attraction on this tour to Stone Town and Prison Island. Learn about the current culture and history in Stone Town as you walk past its attractions, including a Portuguese fort, the Sultan Palace, and the birthplace of Freddie Mercury, before continuing your tour to Prison Island, famous for its population of giant tortoises.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.18
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$42.18
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Spices and Stone Town Tour in Zanzibar

Spices and Stone Town Tour in Zanzibar

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Discover Zanzibar’s aromatic history on a half-day walking tour of Stone Town, setting out on foot so you can see Stone Town’s narrow, car-free streets and atmospheric corners. After convenient pickup at Zanzibar hotels, you’ll cover some of Stone Town’s highlights, from colonial landmarks to the Old Fort, the house where Freddy Mercury was born, and an Anglican Cathedral that marks the former site of a slave market.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.18
From
$42.18
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Cultural Walking Tour through Stonetown, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Cultural Walking Tour through Stonetown, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Stonetown is a UNCESCO world heritage site since 2000. It was the main center of the slave trading around the Indian ocean, you can see many important spots of the abominable past of this time. The city is full of historical importance in East Africa. Stonetowns architecture, reflects the various influences underlying the Swahili culture, giving a unique mixture of Arab, Persian, Indian and European elements. Immerse yourself in all the wonderful smells, colors and spectacle that you can only find here through the mix of the different cultures. In our guided Tour we will see and explain all important places of the history, the House of Wonders, Forodhani Garden, Slave Trade Museum / Anglican Church, the Hindu Temple, Catholic Church, Darajani Market, Jaws Corner and much more. Loose yourself in the narrow streets, look at the carved doors which tell stories, venture into the rush of the market and feel the spirit of Zanzibar.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.65
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$25.65

Zanzibar Full Day experience

Zanzibar Full Day experience

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This tour is covering wide range of day experience in Zanzibar Stone Town, it include walking tour around Stone Town, visiting Old Fort, House of Wonder, Slave market museum, Darajani Market. Getting history of Zanzibar culture and life of diverse community. Visiting Spice farms to learn how spices are cultivated and how are they used for domestic purposes as well medical purposes. Lastly having opportunity to have fun with tortoises and getting a minutes of swimming or Snorkeling. This tour is design to cater the needs of all who want to experience a lot of Zanzibar activities per day with wonderful budget.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$155.77
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$155.77
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Zanibar Prison Island Boat Trip

Zanibar Prison Island Boat Trip

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The tour offers nature, history and adventure combined in a relaxing, enjoying the beautiful and nice beach, feeding giant Aldabra tortoise and colored fish and corals for snorkeling in the channel of the Indian Ocean, on this small isle just off the Stone Town it is launched from the city and involves a 30 minutes motorized boat ride to the “Prison” island. 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 yellow fever cases.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
Price varies by group size
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$40.00
Price varies by group size

Stone Town tour

Stone Town tour

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The tour covers the most attractive places in Zanzibar and is provided by the experienced and certified guide.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.03
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$41.03

Aquana 3 Island Tour/Excursion

Aquana 3 Island Tour/Excursion

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Aquana is the only excursion boat of its kind in Zanzibar (with a capacity of 35 persons, ample shade, solid seating and tables, private toilet & change room, shower, twin deck, walk around capability, swim-platform, cold drinks, two Mercedes engines, great friendly crew and more The 3-Island Day Tour will first take you to Changuu/Prison Island (which hosts the giant tortoises, peacocks, dik-dik antelopes and historical monuments), and with a little luck you may see Dolphins or Turtles on the way. After Changuu we cruise to the coral gardens of Bawe Island for snorkelling whilst the crew is preparing your lunch and thereafter to the amazing Zanzibar Sandbank. In the afternoon we head back close along the coast and passed Stone Town (ideal for taking nice fotos) and back to the Marina Verde. Pls note; the days that are blocked on the availibility chart are still available to groups of over 4 persons i.e. if you are more than four, you can opt for any day of the week (contact us)
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.29
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$51.29

Historic Stone Town Tour

Historic Stone Town Tour

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My experience has shown that every guest has different interests. For this reason I always adapt the tour individually to the wishes of my guests.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.00
From
$25.00
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Stone Town Tour (Group Walking)

Stone Town Tour (Group Walking)

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It is a three-hour tour which begins at your hotel or entry point where you walk and driven around the historic old city. Our first visit during this tour and excursion in Zanzibar is the fruit market which was opened in 1904 here you will see and buy a variety of the tropical fruits and spices, Guests will visit the Cathedral, Slave Markets, Sultans Palace, Tip Tip’s House, The Old Arabic Fort, Freddie mercury house, Forodhani Park and the famous Zanzibar Doors in the petite streets.  Also to see and look at beautiful things concerning to Zanzibarculture like traditional wearing (khanga) for women and (kikoi) for men.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
per group
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$100.00
per group

Stone town with prison island

Stone town with prison island

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Professional tour guides, knowledgeable, hospitality and we offer good services for our clients. We are the best.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

Village Tour With Witch Doctor Visit

Village Tour With Witch Doctor Visit

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About Zanzibar island has many villages where people live their casual life. This tour will help to see how people carry out their daily activities and how different they are from the rest of the countries. Local guides will explain about traditions. Itinerary While on the tour, you will visit the women’s handicraft group, seaweed farming, local school, and Hospital. Afterward, the local guide will take you to the lady who will show the process of making rope from coconut husk fiber. Later you will visit the local Witch a doctor who uses old natural medicine to help people. He is still working and helping people.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.35
Price varies by group size
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$90.35
Price varies by group size

Stone Town Complete Walking Tour

Stone Town Complete Walking Tour

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To understand the Real history of Stone town - Zanzibar, you need to unpack its past by slowing down, and strolling through the alleys. Explore the town at your own pace - when you set off on our Private Walking Tour of this UNESCO World heritage site. Our local Professional and licensed tour guide will provide an in-depth look at every aspect of its history, culture, architecture and daily life without missing the key highlights including the Freddy Mercury House, Old Fort, Forodhani Gardens, Darajani Market, St. Joseph's Cathedral, Old Slave Market Site, Hamamni Baths and The magnificent Zanzibar Carved Doors.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$33.34
Price varies by group size
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$33.34
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Historical Stone Town Tour

Historical Stone Town Tour

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We’ll take you to see many of the important sights of Stone Town. You’ll visit the former Slave Market, the Anglican Cathedral, the House of Wonders, the Sultan’s Palace Museum, the Old Arab Fort – and other sites that may be of interest to you. Our city tour is flexible and can easily be customized to your requirements
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.67
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$66.67

Come and taste the Zanzibar feelings

Come and taste the Zanzibar feelings

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When you book this tour with us we serve you as private with good experience and care and make sure you enjoy your day with us.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.42
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$56.42

Stonetown City Tour by Imani Zuberi

Stonetown City Tour by Imani Zuberi

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The tour is guided by a certified and licensed tour guide. It is flexible in terms of the time to start and end. It gives the visitor access to the history,culture, architecture and way of life of Stonetown which is the World Heritage site. It is affordable.
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  • 30 minutes to 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.27
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$20.27

Giklik Private Tour and Safari

Giklik Private Tour and Safari

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l know the most interesting places and entertainment on Zanzibar island and l will be happy to share them with the tourists. This tour is super cheap and has a qualified service helpful and not hurry/rush guide. The beaches in Zanzibar are ravishing, but this UNESCO World Heritage Site in Zanzibar City, once a flourishing trading hub, utterly captivated me: the history and melting pot of African, Arab, Indian and European cultures; the vivid shades of every color imaginable; the textures; the vibrant energy of the seafront and markets; and the locals who greeted me with “jambo!” (hello) and “karibu” (welcome) every day, Inclusions & Exclusions, Excluded - this not going to push customers/clients pay for admission to enter in the building we can stand outside and get full history but once you are interesting looking inside then you gonna do admission And I hope you experience this all for yourself with me!
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.00
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$70.00
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Zanzibar Spice Tour

Zanzibar Spice Tour

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A 3-hour food- and spice-focused tour in a local farming village Visit a local spice farm and learn about the history of Zanzibar’s relationship to spices Meet a rural farmer and learn African farming methods and even perform some techniques yourself
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

Spice Farm Tour -Half Day

Spice Farm Tour -Half Day

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This tour is a walking tour in a spice farm (shamba). While there, you shall see how the spices, herbs and fruits grow and are cultivated. Your tour guide will describe how the crops can be used. You will be smelling and tasting spices, herbs and tropical fruits such as clove, lemongrass, nutmeg, cinnamon, turmeric, vanilla, coconuts, papaya, chili, black pepper, jackfruit, cardamom, cassava and oranges.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.67
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$66.67

Zanzibar Historical Tour

Zanzibar Historical Tour

A tour through fabled Stone Town also known as Mji Mkongwe (Swahili for "old town), where history appears to stand still. Located on the western coast of Unguja, the main island of the Zanzibar Archipelago. This World Heritage Site, is famous as a former capital of the Zanzibar Sultanate, and flourishing centre of the spice trade as well as the slave trade in the 19th century. This guided walk through colourful and alternating town with our knowledgeable guide(s) who knows funny, but also cruel stories to give a balanced picture of Stone Town’s history a visit to an Anglican Cathedral of Christ (a former Slave market chambers), House of Wonders, the Palace Museum (People's Palace), Darajani Market, St Joseph’s Catholic Cathedral, Dr Livingston's House and the Old Fort amongst others. It is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.00
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$24.00

Stone town & Spice Tour

Stone town & Spice Tour

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Explore Stone Town(the heart of Zanzibar).Visit Spice Farms walk around the herb and spice plantations, tasting and smelling various spices
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  • 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.39
Price varies by group size
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$65.39
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Zanzibar Stone Town Tour (City Tour)

Zanzibar Stone Town Tour (City Tour)

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Stone Tour is one of the tour which most of guests in Zanzibar prefer to have. Is not a time consuming tour but its uniqueness and varieties to see, no one would prefer to miss it. We have well trained and experienced guides who have been doing the tour for years and some decades. With thus vastnesses, we can guarantee the satisfaction to our guests. Book with us and you will be our ambassador.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.00
Price varies by group size
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$25.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Stone Town Tour

Stone Town Tour

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Our tour is made in a form of experiencing the reality of Stone Town based on historical facts that gives a real view of Zanzibar culture at the 19th Century, we have great guides who are very good and friendly with rich social engagement that makes our travelers impressed and satisfied with our services
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
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$35.00
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