• Location: Zanzibar Town, Tanzania
  • Duration: Flexible
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Immerse yourself in Zanzibar’s dramatic 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, learn about local culture, architecture, and wildlife, and enjoy the convenience of round-trip hotel transfers.

Highlights

  • Combination Stone Town and Prison Island tour
  • Visit a UNESCO site
  • Learn about local history and culture
  • Travel by boat to see the coast from the water
  • All entrance fees included
  • Ideal choice for families

What You Can Expect

Meet your guide at your Zanzibar hotel for a 9am start, and begin your tour on a 3-hour walking tour of the UNESCO-listed Stone Town. Follow narrow streets lined with plastered buildings and elaborate Zanzibar doors, and find out how cultures from around the world blended in this coastal trading town.

Pass some of Stone Town’s 49 mosques, historic Christian churches and Hindu temples, and see distinctive, two-story private homes. Visit the architectural highlights of the area, from The Old Fort to the towering House of Wonders. Pass the former Sultan’s Palace, a Roman Catholic cathedral, and the waterfront Old Dispensary.

Board a motorized boat for Changuu, a picture-perfect tropical island with a tragic legacy of slave internment, prisons, and cholera. Take in white sandy beaches and a forest that’s filled with wildlife, and spot the slow-moving giant tortoises that roam the island. Finish the tour with return transfer to your hotel, arriving by early evening.

Customer Reviews

Ashleigh s

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

Fantastic service, guide was excellent, met us at the hotel, guided us around beautiful stone town and answered everyone of the hundreds of questions that we threw at him! he even accompanied us around stone town to help me buy some fabric and bartered with the locals! simply brilliant and worth every penny!!

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