Safari Zanzibar (Jambiani)

Duration: 6 days

Period: All year

Jambiani is a fishing village located on the South East coast of Zanzibar. It is flanked by a beautiful beach with an intricate maze of seaweed plantations. This is one of the parts the most traditional on the island mainland of the Zanzibar archipelago.

 

The beautiful Jambiani Beach enjoys warm weather all year round and experiences high tides. Local women dressed in sarongs collect seaweed at low tide. The export of seaweed is an important part of the local economy.

 

The excursions in a traditional wooden sailboat, known as the dhow, allow you to discover the beauty of the Indian Ocean, to snorkel to admire many colorful aquatic species.

Day 1

Arrival at Zanzibar airport

You arrive at the very beginning of the afternoon at Zanzibar airport. A car with private driver will welcome you to take you to your hotel.

 

Free afternoon during which you can enjoy the swimming pool of your hotel or a stroll on the beach or in town.

 

Dinner and overnight at the TEMBO HOUSE HOTEL.

Day 2

Visit of Stone Town / Spices tour / Fumba

After breakfast, an English speaking guide will pick you up from the hotel and you will set off to explore the extraordinary town: STONE TOWN.

 

Lunch in one of the restaurants in Zanzibar.

You will then take the road to go to one of the plantations where the legendary spices of Zanzibar are cultivated. This guided tour allows you to discover many spices but also to taste fruits with an exceptional taste (coconut, bananas, pineapple, Jacques fruit…).

 

You will reach your hotel at the end of the afternoon at the edge of the Indian Ocean.

 

Dinner and overnight at FUMBA BEACH LODGE.

Day 3

Fumba / Safari-Blue / Jambiani

After breakfast, a car will take you to the departure of Safari-Blue to board a traditional dhow. You will spend a dream day in the middle of the Indian Ocean. You will swim among the fish and can admire the magnificent seabed. Maybe you will have the chance to meet dolphins ...

 

You will have lunch on a small island of white sand and taste the seafood (giant prawns, spider crabs, lobsters depending on the season ...) and dishes with local flavors.

 

On your return from the game drive in the late afternoon, a car will drive you to your next hotel in the small village of Jambiani.

 

Dinner and overnight at UZURI VILLA.

Day 4 and 5

Jambiani free days

Free days to laze by the pool or on the white sand beach by the Indian Ocean. You can walk around and meet the locals. And, if you want to go on excursions and discover something else, we will organize your days of your choice (see options, at an additional cost).

 

Lunches at the hotel or during your excursions.

 

Dinners and nights at UZURI VILLA.

Day 6

Zanzibar airport departure

You will take advantage of your free morning to relax by the pool, on the beach or for a stroll. After lunch, and according to your flight schedule, you will be transferred to Zanzibar Airport where you will board for Dar es Salaam to catch your international flight.

Kizimkazi Dolphin Tour

Duration: one day

It is an unforgettable experience, a chance to see dolphins and even swim with them, if the environment permits. The seaside of the fishing village of Kizimkazi home to several groups of Humpback and Bottlenose dolphins. Dolphins are officially protected by the 420 km2 Menai Bay Conservation Area, which was established in 1997 to stop the rapid depletion of fish stocks.

The chance of seeing dolphins is approximately 80%. They are free animals and it is imperative to respect this. You will have the opportunity to snorkel the reefs, even if you don't have the chance to swim with the dolphins.

To add more to your day, we've included a picnic on a small island. You can enjoy the beauty of the Indian Ocean while eating on the beautiful white sand beach.

Price per person :

1 person: $200

Up to 2 people: $100

Up to 3 people: $80

From 4 people: $65

Transfer price:

$100 per vehicle for up to 6 people.

Prison Island

Duration: A few hours to half a day

Embark on a small dhow from Stone Town to go to a small island.

TheChanguu Island, also known as Prison Island, is located just off Stone Town, Zanzibar. Now a tourist attraction, Prison Island was once a place where slaves were held. This place also served as a quarantine place.

The boat ride from Stone Town takes 20-30 minutes and the seas can get a bit rough at times. When arriving on the island, there is a mysterious rustic wooden bridge which hovers a few meters above the water, jumping into the sea and where you can go for a walk.

You can walk around the island around the old prison, but the biggest attraction is undoubtedly the colony of giant tortoises ! Visit their environment and discover these impressive turtles.

Finally, the small sandy beach of Prison Island Zanzibar is a quiet place where you can relax peacefully or sunbathe.

Price per person :

Up to 2 people: $ 65

From 4 people: $ 55

Transfer price:

$65 per vehicle for up to 6 people.

(If you are taking this excursion from Stone Town on Day 1, there is no transfer since the departure is from there).

Visit of Jozani Forest

Duration: half a day

You can visit the Jozani forest : it is an ancient forest which is composed of trees of rare species but which shelters, above all, endemic monkeys of Zanzibar: the red-backed colobus or red colobus from Zanzibar. A guided walk is very pleasant to discover the tropical forest with rare and protected monkeys and the mangrove.

Price per person :

Up to 2 people: $70

From 4 people: $ 55

Transfer price:

$65 per vehicle for up to 6 people.

Visit to the Cheetah’s Rock refuge

Duration: half a day to a day for the combined

Visit a wild animal shelter : Cheetah ‘s Rock aims to save wild animals in great difficulty in order to restore them to health, freedom and the prospect of returning to the wild when possible. The center was founded in 2014 and welcomes all kinds of animals, from the smallest like "bushbabies" to the largest like lions. You will have an exceptional time meeting all these animals as closely as possible during a guided tour and thus help to save them.

Great Wildlife Tour :

Encounter with the guparts, the lion, the zebras ...

$160 / person

VIP Otter Experience :

Swimming with otters

$150 / person

Combined Tour :

Great Wildlife Tour + VIP Otter Experience

$280 / person (lunch not included)

Visit to Kuza Cave

Duration: one day

We invite you to visit one of Zanzibar's best kept secrets - Kuza cave - an ancient limestone cave with crystal clear turquoise fresh water where you can swim. The area around the cave is a peaceful nature reserve where you can see red colobus monkeys, colorful butterflies and many birds.

You will take a lesson in traditional dance and song with artists living on site as well as a cooking class to discover the famous spices of Zanzibar.

Lunch is included and will be taken on site.

Price per person :

30$

Transfer price:

$65 / vehicle up to 6 people

For people traveling with children, we personalize the quote according to their age. Children over 12 years old are considered, for the lodges, as adults on the date of the start of the stay. For the park price, the adult price starts at the age of 16. A child price is applied from 5 years to 15 years.

The price of the safari is paid in USD and the amount does not change. The amount in euros is given as an indication. It was calculated on a euro / dollar rate of 1.16, namely 1 € = 1.16 USD. The amount in euros may therefore vary. If you want to know the exact amount in euros, you can consult the site Xe Currency  which gives the course live.

Payment is by wire transfer in US dollars. The conversion costs are the responsibility of the payer.

Nb of peoplePrice per personTotal
1

1 644$

1 417€

1 644$

1 417€

2 adults

1 345$

1 159€

2 690$

2 319€

3 adults

1 315$

1 134€

3 945$

3 401€

4 adults

1 270$

1 095€

5 080$

4 379€

5 adults

1 244$

1 073€

6 220$

5 362€

6 adults

1 195$

1 030€

7 170$

6 181€

1 couple + 1 child

1 232$

1 062€

+

826$

712€

3 290$

2 836€

Average season

Nb of peoplePrice per personTotal
1

1 810$

1 560€

1 810$

1 560€

2 adults

1 460$

1 259€

2 920$

2 517€

3 adults

1 438$

1 240€

4 314$

3 719€

4 adults

1 400$

1 207€

5 600$

4 828€

5 adults

1 373$

1 184€

6 865$

5 918€

6 adults

1 315$

1 134€

7 890$

6 802€

1 couple + 1 child

1 352$

1 166€

+

849$

732€

3 553$

3 064€

High season

Nb of peoplePrice per personTotal
1

1 951$

1 682€

1 951$

1 682€

2 adults

1 570$

1 353€

3 140$

2 707€

3 adults

1 555$

1 341€

4 665$

4 022€

4 adults

1 520$

1 310€

6 080$

5 241€

5 adults

1 485$

1 280€

7 425$

6 401€

6 adults

1 420$

1 224€

8 520$

7 345€

1 couple + 1 child

1 457$

1 256€

+

871$

751€

3 785$

3 263€

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VISA and Passport

All visitors to Tanzania need a VISA. These formalities take place on arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport. Visa fees are $ 50 USD per person.

 

Visitors to Tanzania must have a passport valid for six months after the original date of travel.

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