Spend some time wandering about the old palaces, fascinating museums, characterful restaurants and bustling markets of this charming World Heritage Site. History and culture linger as mystically as the muezzin’s call in the narrow streets and coral-stone buildings.
A visit to the spice plantations will dazzle your senses with fresh spices. A unique opportunity to visit the local farms and talk to farmers who will show you the traditional spices and fruits of Zanzibar. It is fun, educational and wonderfully aromatic.
You can see the endangered red Colobus Monkey and a variety of other rare forest-dwelling creatures and birds in this beautiful indigenous forest reserve. A guide will lead you on a nature trail through the gorgeously leafy forest. You can also walk through the lush tidal mangrove swamps on an attractive wooden boardwalk.