Attractions

Former Slave Market Site

This is the island’s largest tourist attraction, drawing over 100,000 visitors annually. Come see where slavery was put down in the late 1800’s. As more people learn about the issue of modern-day slavery, this International Site of Conscience becomes increasingly poignant and a reminder that millions of people around the globe are denied freedom and basic human rights.

 

Stone Town

Stone Town is rich with architecture representing the mélange of beautiful cultures that came together to form modern Zanzibar. Carved doors from India, architectural styles from Arabia, Portugal and Persia, infused with local artistry and natural resources such as lime and coral, and winding, narrow pathways make Stone Town one of a kind!

 

Beach

Zanzibar beaches are some of the most beautiful in the world, making the top of the lists for beauty, soft sands, and clear blue ocean waters. Some are within walking distance and others can be arranged by a tour. If you’re willing to wake up early, great sport fishing awaits you!

 

Jozani Forest

jozani forestA tropical delight less than an hour from town boast perhaps one of the most famous and endearing residents of the Jozani-Chwaka Bay National Park is the Zanzibar red colobus Monkey a species of red colobus monkey endemic to Unguja, the main island of the Zanzibar, a celebration of ferns and trees, and one of the most amazing mangrove forests on the island. Although small, Jozani Forest packs a big delight. A half-day trip can be easily arranged for you.

 

Forodhani Park


At sunset Forodhani Park comes alive with local vendors selling seafood,made-to-order ginger lime sweet juice, Zanzibar pizzas, chicken schwarma pita wraps, spiced chai, fruit, local fare, and more. This is a place where locals and tourist alike delight in delicious food and the evening ocean breeze.

 

Spice Farms

spice tour2Zanzibar is famously known as the Spice Island, Zanzibar’s history would be incomplete without the cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, pepper and many other spices which brought the Sultans of Oman and the beginnings of the infamous slave trade. They can be seen in the plantations just outside Zanzibar town, and a good tour includes opportunities to dazzle the senses with fresh spices, the tour gives the visitor an opportunity to see spice plantations and taste different spices and fruits grown locally on the plantations.

Learn how to use the spices in cooking and medication. It is expected from this visit that the visitor shall be able to buy and take some of the spices as gifts back home. For further details, please email monicaszanzibar@hotmail.com.