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Stone Town, Spice Farm & Prison Island (Full Day Excursion)

Stone Town, Spice Farm & Prison Island (Full Day Excursion)
8 to 12 hrs
USD 70.00
Unearth the little-known gems of Zanzibar on a 1-hour Spice garden walking tour with a savvy guide. Explore the aromatic breeze and colorful flora of Zanzibar's spice gardens. Marveling at scenic Arabic architecture and visiting Swahili specialty food shops to sample Zanzibar &amp; Swahili cuisine. You'll see top attractions like the big Tortoise in The Prison Island and neighborhood Zanzibari Sultan's Palaces like Old Fort and House of Wonders. As you walk, you'll learn the history of this primordial city and its ancient roots. <br> <br> <strong><u>HIGHLIGHTS</u></strong> <br> <ul> <li>1- Hour refreshing walk through Zanzibar's Spice Gardens.</li> <li>2- Hour relaxing visit to Changuu Islands (Prison Island); You'll see tortoise and if interested, swim too.</li> <li>See the Historic Stone Town City with a well-versed guide.</li> <li>Includes A guide of your choice of language, lunch, and pick-up &amp; Drop off from Nungwi/kigwengwa/Matemwe/Paje</li> </ul>

Jambiani Village Tour

Jambiani Village Tour
4 hours
USD 35.00
Visit schools, meet locals and walk in a seaweed farm! This tour takes you to Jambiani village, where you will have the chance to experience rural Zanzibar life. The tour is planned in cooperation with the village and includes donations. Meet locals and experience the village life. Visit a seaweed farm. Learn about Zanzibari handicrafts. Visit a school and/or health clinic. Enjoy the delicious local cuisine.

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Zanzibar International Airport

Where is Zanzibar Airport?  

An archipelago in the Indian Ocean, just off the coast of the East African mainland, Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous part of Tanzania. The islands export seaweed, spices, dugout canoes and fine raffia (palm trees). 

Zanzibar City's historical core, Stone Town, has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The area boasts a unique architecture and culture, popular with tourists.

Zanzibar International Airport (IATA: ZNZ, ICAO: HTZA), officially Zanzibar Abeid Amani Karume International Airport, also referred to as Zanzibar Karume Airport, Zanzibar Kisauni Airport, Unguja Airport, Zanzibar City Airport, or simply Zanzibar Airport, is located on Unguja Island, about 5 kilometres (3.1 miles) south of Zanzibar City, in Zanzibar, Tanzania. The airport is named to honour Abeid Amani Karume, the island's first president.

A new passenger terminal, scheduled for completion in 2014, will bring the airport's capacity to 1.5 million passengers a year.

Zanzibar Airport is a hub for ZanAir. Other airlines that fly to Zanzibar Airport include Arkia Israel Airlines, Auric Air, Alitalia, Arkefly, Blue Panorama Airlines, Condor, Ethiopian Airlines, Fly540, flydubai, Jetairfly, Kenya Airways, Mango, Meridiana, Oman Air, Precision Air and Tropical Air.

Cities with flights to Zanzibar Airport include Addis Ababa, Amsterdam, Arusha, Bologna, Brussels, Dar es Salaam, Dubi, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, Kilwa, Mafia Island, Manyara, Milan, Mombassa, Nairobi, Pemba Island, Rome, Serengeti, Tanga, Tarangire and Tel Aviv.

Your best bet for a Zanzibar Airport transfer is a taxi. Details on all options are included in this guide.

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Zanzibar Airport is open 24 hours, so it is possible to sleep here.


Tip: A departure tax is applicable for domestic flights from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam. International flight fares (may) include the departure tax.

Additional Zanzibar Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 26 Mar 2020