5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS LUXURY ZANZIBAR

5 Days

ZANZIBAR BEACH, CULTURE AND SIGHTSEEING TOUR

Embark on an unforgettable journey to Zanzibar, an enchanting archipelago nestled in the Indian Ocean, just off the coast of mainland Tanzania. Comprising Unguja and Pemba islands surrounded by smaller islets, Zanzibar boasts a rich history and vibrant culture that beckons explorers from around the globe.

Upon arrival, immerse yourself in the island’s unique ambiance and charm. Lose yourself in the labyrinthine alleys, vibrant markets, and colorful bazaars of Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the island’s spice plantations and discover its legendary reputation as the “Spice Island,” sampling aromatic cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla along the way.

Indulge in relaxation and adventure on Zanzibar’s pristine beaches, where you can dive into warm, azure waters teeming with marine life or simply unwind on soft, sandy shores. Embark on island-hopping adventures to explore the enchanting islets surrounding Zanzibar, each offering a unique glimpse into the island’s natural beauty and biodiversity.

Whether you’re snorkeling, diving, or simply lounging, Zanzibar’s beaches offer endless opportunities for rejuvenation and exploration. Bid farewell to the magical island of Zanzibar, carrying with you memories of unforgettable experiences and the warmth of Zanzibar’s hospitality.

Experience the allure of Zanzibar’s cultural treasures and natural wonders with Serengeti Heroes Safaris. Reserve your adventure now and set off on a journey of discovery unlike any other.

1 Pax2 Pax3 Pax4 Pax5 Pax +
$3220$3220$3048$3048$2992

NOTE: Accommodation Prices included are shared packages.
  • 1 Pax = Single room, No Sharing
  • 2 Pax = Twin or double occupancy Sharing
  • 3 Pax = Triple occupancy Sharing

Please contact us for room upgrades, single supplement, child price and any activity requests.

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Overview

Experience the epitome of luxury and relaxation with our 5-day Zanzibar tour, where each moment is crafted to immerse you in the beauty and tranquility of this idyllic island paradise. From the moment you arrive at Zanzibar International Airport, you’ll be whisked away to the elegant Gran Melia Hotel Zanzibar, nestled along the pristine shores of Kiwengwa beach. Indulge in the comforts of your luxurious accommodations, complete with modern amenities and breathtaking ocean views.

Throughout your journey, you’ll embark on captivating adventures that showcase the rich history, vibrant culture, and natural wonders of Zanzibar. Explore the enchanting labyrinth of Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where ancient alleyways lead to majestic palaces, bustling markets, and ornate mosques. Discover the fascinating history of Prison Island and encounter giant tortoises, before venturing into the lush forests of Jozani Chwaka National Park to encounter rare wildlife.

But the highlight of your journey awaits on Nyamembe Island, where a luxurious day trip aboard a traditional dhow boat transports you to a secluded paradise. Sink your toes into soft sands, snorkel in azure waters teeming with marine life, and savor a delectable seafood feast amidst stunning coastal scenery.

Each evening, return to the serene ambiance of Gran Melia Hotel Zanzibar, where you’ll indulge in exquisite dining experiences and unwind in the opulent surroundings. As your journey draws to a close, depart from Zanzibar International Airport with cherished memories of sun-kissed beaches, azure waters, and unparalleled luxury, knowing that you’ve experienced the essence of Zanzibar in its purest form.

Areas to Visit

  • Stone Town
  • Nyamembe Island
  • Sultan's Palace
  • Jozani Chwaka National Park
  • Forodhani Market.
  • Prison Island
  • Melia Zanzibar

Itinerary

Upon arrival at Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ), you will be warmly greeted and escorted to the exquisite Gran Melia Hotel Zanzibar. Sit back and relax during the 50-minute transfer in a comfortable private vehicle.

Nestled in the serene Kiwengwa beach resort area, the hotel offers luxurious amenities, including air-conditioned rooms with modern comforts. Unwind by the pool, pamper yourself with spa services, and indulge in a delectable welcome dinner at the hotel’s fine dining restaurant.

Accommodation: GRAN MELIA HOTEL

wifiWiFi  Laundry service   Swimming Pool  SpaSpa   Restaurant

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Embark on a captivating walking tour of Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, accompanied by a knowledgeable guide. Traverse the narrow streets and discover iconic landmarks such as the House of Wonders, the Old Fort, and the Sultan’s Palace. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the bustling market and immerse in the rich history and culture of this enchanting city.

Accommodation: GRAN MELIA HOTEL

wifiWiFi  Laundry service   Swimming Pool  SpaSpa   Restaurant

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Embark on a dual adventure to Prison Island, also known as Changuu Island, and Jozani Chwaka National Park. Encounter giant tortoises on Prison Island and gain insights into their conservation efforts. Then, venture into the lush forests of Jozani Chwaka National Park, home to rare red colobus monkeys and diverse wildlife. Enjoy a guided walk through the park’s verdant trails, soaking in the natural beauty and biodiversity.

Accommodation: GRAN MELIA HOTEL

wifiWiFi  Laundry service   Swimming Pool  SpaSpa   Restaurant

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Experience ultimate relaxation with a luxurious day trip to Nyamembe Island. Depart from your hotel and board a traditional dhow boat bound for the private island paradise. Bask in the sun on pristine beaches, snorkel in crystal-clear waters, and savor a sumptuous seafood feast prepared by the boat crew. Indulge in leisurely activities or opt for a boat excursion to the mesmerizing Blue Lagoon. Conclude your day with cherished memories of Zanzibar’s coastal splendor.

Accommodation: GRAN MELIA HOTEL

wifiWiFi  Laundry service   Swimming Pool  SpaSpa   Restaurant

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5 :
DEPARTURE

Bid farewell to Zanzibar as you transfer to the airport for your international flight, depending on your departure schedule. Our guide will ensure a smooth transfer, leaving you with cherished memories of your Zanzibar getaway.

Breakfast

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick-up at Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ);
  • Transfer to a hotel in Zanzibar and back to the airport;
  • Experienced English-speaking guide;
  • 24/7 phone support;
  • All entrance fees as in accordance with the itinerary;
  • All accommodation under your program;
  • Two meals per day on safari as identified in the Itinerary;
  • Air Ambulance Service by AMREF Flying Doctors;
  • Bottled water and soft drinks throughout the tour;
  • Thermos with hot tea/coffee;
  • Medical kit;
  • Wet wipes.
  • Drop-off at Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ);

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • Air tickets (International and Domestic flights);
  • Visa fee;
  • Meals before and after the tour;
  • Personal expenses;
  • Optional Tours and Activities;
  • Any visits or excursions not listed in the itinerary
  • Insurance;
  • Tips to your safari guide ($30-50 per day per car).

Frequently asked Questions

Why visit Zanzibar?

Explore the enchanting archipelago of Zanzibar with Serengeti Heroes Safaris, nestled in the Indian Ocean off Tanzania’s eastern coast. Unguja, fondly known as Zanzibar, is the largest island boasting pristine beaches, secluded forests inhabited by rare monkeys, and coastal spots frequented by playful dolphins. Dive into the ancient charm of Stone Town, where narrow stone streets whisper tales of a rich history.

From endless turquoise beaches in the north and west to thrilling surf spots in the southeast, Zanzibar offers a myriad of experiences. Delve into the island’s past with a spice plantation tour, wander through the lush Jozani Forest, or embark on an exhilarating deep-sea fishing expedition. Encounter giant tortoises on Prison Island, some spanning over 150 years of age, or simply unwind with a massage and sundowner drinks on the sandy shores.

Immerse yourself in Zanzibar’s cultural tapestry, influenced by Arabian, Portuguese, and Indian heritage. Admire intricately carved doors and furniture, and savor the intense flavors of local spices infusing cuisine and coffee. While Zanzibar may feel like a world apart, it remains an integral part of Tanzania, adding depth to your exploration of this remarkable country.

Let Serengeti Heroes Safaris curate your unforgettable Zanzibar experience, seamlessly integrated with your mainland wildlife adventures in Tanzania’s iconic National Parks.

What is the best time to visit Zanzibar for a beach safari?

Selecting the optimal time for a safari in Zanzibar hinges on your preferences. Zanzibar experiences warm weather year-round, but the best time for a beach safari is during the dry season, from June to October and January to March. This period offers clear skies, calm seas, and ideal conditions for beach activities.

Conversely, the rainy season, spanning April to May and November to December, presents a lush landscape with fewer visitors and potential lodge discounts. Transition periods like late March, early June, late October, and November offer a harmonious blend of favorable weather and a quieter experience, striking a balance between good conditions and reduced tourist numbers.

How can I ensure a smooth and enjoyable beach safari experience in Zanzibar?

To make the most of your beach safari in Zanzibar, book your accommodation and activities in advance, stay hydrated, and embrace the laid-back island vibe. Be open to new experiences and immerse yourself in the beauty of Zanzibar’s stunning beaches and vibrant culture.

What water activities are available during a beach safari in Zanzibar?

Zanzibar offers a plethora of water activities, including snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, kite surfing, and dolphin watching excursions. These activities provide opportunities to explore the island’s vibrant marine life and pristine coral reefs.

Is it safe to swim in the ocean in Zanzibar?

While swimming in the ocean is generally safe, it’s essential to adhere to local guidelines and swim in designated areas with lifeguards present. Additionally, be cautious of strong currents and heed any warnings from local authorities.

Can I explore other attractions besides the beach during my Zanzibar safari?

Yes, Zanzibar offers a wealth of cultural and historical attractions, including Stone Town, spice plantations, Jozani Forest, and Prison Island. These attractions provide insight into the island’s rich heritage and natural beauty.

Can I use a drone on safari?

Individuals without regular visitor status are prohibited from operating drones within Tanzania’s national parks. However, those engaging in filming projects can seek special permissions, a procedure that usually spans 3-4 months and involves additional expenses. Attempting to bring a drone into Tanzania without the requisite permissions may result in customs officials confiscating the device upon arrival.

Is there internet coverage on Tanzania safari?

Our safari vehicles are equipped with Wi-Fi; however, it’s important to acknowledge that coverage may be limited in the more remote sections of national parks. Wi-Fi is also available in hotels and lodges throughout Tanzania, although the connection in these locations may occasionally experience interruptions.

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5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS LUXURY ZANZIBAR