Day 1: Arrive in Zanzibar
Arrive at Zanzibar Airport anytime; you will meet us at the airport and pick us up with a private transfer to Stone Town. Dinner and overnight stay at Swahili House in Stone town.
Day 2: Spice farm and Jozani Forest trip
Today you go on an excursion to the spice and fruit plantations close to Stone town for the famous Spice Tour. We have developed a special Spice Tour with in-depth information about spices and organically grown herbs and a detailed description of their traditional uses in medicine cosmetics and cooking. After the tour, we invite you for an opulent lunch at our guides’ home, where you can taste the spices and fruits. After lunch, we take you to your beach resort. On the way, you pass Jozani Forest, the last habitat of the rare endemic Red Colobus Monkey. With a local guide, you stroll through Jozani Chwaka National Park and look at the rare monkeys. If you wish, you can even wander down the boardwalk to the fascinating Mangrove Ecosystem. Dinner and overnight stay at the Tembo Hotel: Half board.
Day 3: Leisure day at the beach
Relax and unwind and enjoy the beaches of Zanzibar. Dinner and overnight stay at Amani Bungalow: Half board.
Day 4: Jambiani Village trip
In the morning, you drive along the coast. Passing the fishing villages of Bwejuu and Paje, you reach Jambiani, a fishermen village on the East coast of Zanzibar. Our guide tells about the history of the village, you will visit a traditional herbalist, who will show you the local medicines, herbs, and their uses, a visit to a local organically plantation on coral stone, where farmers cultivate under difficult circumstances, and seaweed farms run by a woman.
Day 5: Dolphin trip
One day you go on an excursion to Kizimkazi.
Kizimkazi is situated on the southern point of the island. Kizimkazi fishing village is home to several schools of bottle-nosed dolphins and Humpback dolphins, which can often be sighted following a short boat trip from the village. If you are lucky, you may be able to swim quite close to the dolphins, which can be an enriching experience. We are making this trip in the afternoon to avoid the crowds of tourists in the morning, which in big numbers disturbing the dolphins. Dinner and overnight stay at the Tembo Hotel: Half board.
Day 6: Departure day
Depending on your flight schedule and departure point, you will be transferred to Zanzibar Airport to take a flight back home. If you are flying out of Dar es Salaam or Nairobi, we will arrange a connection flight to catch your flight back home.