Island has a long history and rich cultural mix. Is sometimes referred to as the ‘Spice Island’ due its production of cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon and black paper. The beaches on the island are white sanded, fringed with coral cliffs and are one of the most beautiful on the world.
Take a tour to Stone Town which is the cultural heart of the island and recognized UNESCO world Heritage Site. Through beautiful buildings and along the narrow streets, a town will teach you of the Island's rich blend of cultures and fascinating history.
The shoreline at Mangapwani town contains numerous caves, some of which were used for holding slaves in the past. Among the caves is a popular attraction, the Coral Cavern, which is located two kilometres south of the town. For natural lovers is great escape to the Jozani Natural Forest Reserve. Forest is home to the rare Red Colobus Monkey which is endemic to Zanzibar. These monkeys are full of character, and roam freely.
When it comes to street food, no visit to Zanzibar is complete without experiencing the Forodhani night market in Stone Town. Just before sunset, when the first hungry visitors begin to arrive, tables are laden with rows of lobster tails, prawns, squid, kingfish, marlin and tuna.