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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
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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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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

Come and join our dance class!

Come and join our dance class!

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This is your opportunity to learn how to dance at a unique location with dancers full passion. Especially if you are interested in learning African dance moves, this is the place! Private or in a group, let us know what you prefer.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$15.39
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$15.39

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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
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$42.18
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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
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$25.00
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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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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

StoneTown Tours

StoneTown Tours

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The traveler will meet a guide on time , we provide the professional skilled guide who will take care to all needs of tour and we are kind and well understandble to any exuse .
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  • 3 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00

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

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

Jambiani Village Women at work and play

Jambiani Village Women at work and play

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You will meet the colourful women of the village, who will give you an insight into local traditional activities. You will be able to take amazing pictures of the women you meet and village life plus the chance to purchase products made by the women you have met all at very reasonable prices. Ameir, your tour guide, lives in Jambiani, speaks good English and has an excellent knowledge of his village and his culture. He loves sharing stories of Zanzibar and his home village. All the photos were taken on tour.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.00
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$25.00
Taking safety measures

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 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
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Jambiani Village Tour

Jambiani Village Tour

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Experience rural life in Zanzibar on this village walking tour. In the company of a guide, meet a women’s pottery group and hear about their craft. Visit a local seaweed farm and learn how to make rope from coconut fiber. Take a break to taste traditional Zanzibari cuisine for lunch.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.77
Price varies by group size
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$30.77
Price varies by group size

Zanzibar Spice Massage

Zanzibar Spice Massage

Don‘t miss a great experience, revitalize your body and unwind with Zanzibar Spice Massage..............
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  • 1 hour
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.62
Price varies by group size
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$70.62
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

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

Life Steppers is a non governmental organization for a local development

Life Steppers is a non governmental organization for a local development

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Dear Guests, Its our pleasure to welcome you in a Paje Village. The Life Steppers Association team and the villagers are dedicated to ensuring that Paje village is your remarkable place during your visit to Zanzibar. As you may know, Zanzibar is a relatively a new destination and we are proud to welcome you in our great village. The concept of our Organization is to offer an amazing experience to all the guests surrounding us... away from traffic, telephones, TV and stress. We hope that you will learn and enjoy on FAIR TOURISM IN PAJE for joining our tour as following! SWAHILI COOKING LESSON for 25 $ each person over 12 years SEAWEED TOUR for 20$ each person over 12 years VILLAGE TOUR for 20$ each person over 12 years FARM VISIT for 20$ each person over 12 years And adopt the well known Swahili phrase "pole pole'' meaning "take it easy!'' Please do not hesitate to leave a review on our account regarding what experience you got from us to support us growing.
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  • 6 to 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.00
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$32.00

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

Come and taste the Zanzibar feelings

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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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$45.13
$56.42
$11.29 savings
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$45.13
$56.42
$11.29 savings

Zanzibar Stone Town Photography Walking Tour

Zanzibar Stone Town Photography Walking Tour

Zanzibar Stone Town Photography Walking Tour: Twilight Sunset Tour On this unique photography tour you will move around Zanzibar Stone Town not as a tourist but as a Swahili VIP photographing some of the most famous places in East Africa and understand from a photographic point of view, the Swahili life, their markets, the romantic sunset bars and the mysterious and hidden places. This in-depth private photo walking tour is hosted by an expert photographer. Please list any special interests you have at the time of booking to alert your photographer-guide, so they can prepare for your private tour.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$200.00
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$200.00

Zanzibar slave trade history

Zanzibar slave trade history

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This full day trip will provide you with completely history of what happen during Zanzibar slavery. Visit well known reminders of Zanzibar Dark history in the slave trade. Old slave market site, Slave chamber and slave caves. Visit the Tippu Tip house, the common Swahili Zanzibar slave trader, Ivory trader, explorer, plantation owner and Governor. This trip will end up at the Mangapwani Beach where you can relax, sunbath, enjoy the swimming at the former slave sea port.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.24
Price varies by group size
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$60.24
Price varies by group size

Jozani Forest Wild Tour

Jozani Forest Wild Tour

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The Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park is 50 km2 (19 sq mi) national park of Tanzania located on the paradise island of Zanzibar. It is very famous island national park in the world. It is home flora and fauna, the popular Zanzibar red colobus Monkey , a rain forest species are found within the Park, other species of fauna found in the park are sykes monkey, Bush babies, more than 50 species of butterfly and 50 species of birds, the nocturnal Zanzibar tree hyrax which has four 'toes' on its front feet and three on its back. The sea grass beds of Chwaka beds of the Chwaka Bay, fringed with mangrove forests, are important breeding grounds for marine organisms, including open fish species. The mangroves are also good breeding grounds for birds.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.18
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$87.18

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