Famous for its spices, Zanzibar is also known as the spice islands of Zanzibar. It is an archipelago of Zanzibar, Bawe, Chuwe, Tumbatu and Pemba islands with magnificent beaches strewn in the Indian Ocean. Its rich history dates back to the Arab slave trade era followed by the emancipation of slaves with the coming of missionaries. It served as the gateway to Africa’s interior for the European explorers.
Stone town –the old part of Zanzibar City –is renowned for its brilliant 19th Century architecture that reflects Arab, Moorish, Indian and European influence.
Get up close with the bottle-nosed sea friends in their natural habitat snorkeling. Kizimkazi –a fishing village on the south coast of Zanzibar –is a popular spot for dolphins.
Celebrate life’s magical moments –destination wedding, honeymoon, renew wedding vows, anniversary –on Zanzibar’s beaches with the Indian Ocean backdrop. Kiss and be kissed by the sun and Indian Ocean trade winds as you relax on the beach.
Zanzibar has vast plantations of cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, vanilla, saffron, nutmeg
Prison Island: Enhance your African history with a boat trip to Prison Island off the coast of Zanzibar’s mainland. Prison Island also known as Changuu was used by the Arab slave merchants to detain unruly slaves in the 1880s. It is a