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Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous part of Tanzania, in East Africa.
Once the capital city of Oman in the early 19th Century under the Sultanate of Sultan Seyyid
Popularly known as “The Spice Island” due to the farming of vital spices on the island i.e. cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, etc
Was once, one of the main hub of the slave trade
The famous Stone Town of Zanzibar – a Unesco World Heritage Site
Pristine beaches and sandy coastline
Vibrant historical and cultural presence, historical monuments showcasing Portuguese, Arab, European culture. Some can be dated back to the 12th century AD.
35 Kms off the coast of Dar es Salaam
The island covers an area of 1465 sq. kms
Dry, warm to hot and humid. Maximum average daily temperature 32°C
2 distinct rainy seasons i.e. April-May “Long Rains” / October-November “Short Rains”.
Hot and humid months from November to February.
Can be visited anytime during the year although rains can be a hindrance at times.
One of the best spots for Whale Shark watching
Catch glimpses of migrating Humpback and Sperm Whales off Zanzibar from July-December.
Abundance of excursions available i.e. Dolphin tour, Spice Island tour, Prison Island Tour, Chumbe Environmental Island tour, Jozani Forest, City Walking tour, Stone Town tour, historical tour etc.
Lunch on numerous sand bars during low tide
Sunset dhow cruises for sundowners and light music
Very good locations for scuba diving and snorkeling
Beautiful, pristine beaches with azure blue waters for swimming, sun bathing and relaxation
Sea sports i.e. deep sea fishing, jet skis, dhow trips, wake boarding, wind surfing, kayaking etc.
Experience the local Swahili culture
Indulge into local Swahili cuisine every evening at the Forodhani Area in Stone Town.
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Kearsley (T) Ltd.
16, Zanaki Street, P. O. Box 801,
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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Tel: +255 22 2137713