Tanzania Zanzibar holiday packages: Zanzibar and Pemba lie between 40 52′ and 6 0 31′ south of the equator, and about 40 and 50 km respectively from the coast of Tanzania in the Indian Ocean. The Archipelago covers about 2640 sq. km in total, (Zanzibar covers 1660 sq. km and Pemba covers about 980 sq. km). The Archipelago is surrounded by coral reefs, beautiful sandy beaches, natural and unexploited lagoons, and mangrove swamps, which are rich in marine life. The island is accessible by air and water bodies.
Zanzibar is an Island located in Indian ocean east coast of Tanzania mainland. In your visit Tanzania for Kilimanjaro climb or Safari, you should not bypass this an archipelago Islands. The Island is divided into several sub island such as Pemba and Unguja of which the major one is Unguja famously known as Zanzibar. Here you will experience a magical, pristine beaches, hidden forests with rare monkeys, enclaves favored by dolphins, and an ancient town with narrow, stone streets, steeped in history. The southeast are continuous waves, favored by surfers and dolphin watchers. The north and west sides of the Island are endless beaches with turquoise waters and coral reefs.
Visitors can experience a variety of excursions such as touring a spice plantation, walking through Jozani Forest, deep-sea fishing, meet the impressive tortoises on Prison Island – some with are over 150 years old! Swimming with Dolphin in the deep area and scuba diving. Those who are seeking deep relaxation can enjoy a massage and sundowner drinks on the beach.
Zanzibar is full of history with influence from the Arab world, Portuguese, and India traders. Visitors will see intricately carved doors and beds, as well as intense spices that flavor everything from food to coffee. If you have already experienced a life in Tanzania mainland, when you reach Zanzibar you will feel as different area because lifestyle here and you will feel more of Arab culture.
At Gadabout Tours & Safaris, we can arrange your whole trip from mainland to Zanzibar and ensure you a fantastic well-planned trip with beautiful memories.