Zanzibar

Pristine beaches and vibrant Swahili culture

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Zanzibar Holidays

The spice island of Zanzibar is a world unto itself, a land of pristine beaches and vibrant Swahili culture that provides a welcome contrast to the hot and dusty safari parks of mainland Tanzania.

Wedding in the Serengeti

All the planning and conversations we had prior to our trip proved to be invaluable.

Justin and Tracy

Zanzibar By Region

Stone Town

Today, many of the winding streets and high townhouses of old Stone Town remain unchanged and visitors can walk between the sultan’s palace, the House of Wonders, the Portuguese fort and gardens, the ....

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Surrounding Islands near Zanzibar

Zanzibar's surrounding islands - Pemba, Mafia, Chumbe and Mnemba - are for the most part much less densely populated than mainland Zanzibar, and home to some of the finest beaches and wildlife attract....

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Zanzibar Coastline

Zanzibar’s coastline offers some of East Africa's finest beaches, but sand and surf vary depending on which side of the island you’re on. The east coast offers the most pristine beaches, while west Za....

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Our Zanzibar Itineraries

Mafia Island (Butiama)

Low-key, 7-night beach break to Mafia Island's Butiama Lodge - enjoy a spot of winter sun on one of East Africa's least-developed islands.

Destination

  • Tanzania
  • Zanzibar

Experience

  • Beach Holidays

Prices from £1199 pp

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Ngorongoro, Mahale, Selous and Zanzibar

10-day luxury Tanzania safari visiting Ngorongoro Crater, Mahale Mountains National Park, Selous Game Reserve, and the spice island of Zanzibar. This programme can be extended to 14 days to include the Serengeti. NB. Availability in Mahale is limited and seasonal - please contact our office for current rates and availability.

Destination

  • Zanzibar
  • Tanzania

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays

Price on application

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Zanzibar By Activity

Additional Information

Visa Requirements

UK passport holders require a visa to enter Tanzania and Zanzibar. This can be obtained on arrival, whether your port of entry is in Tanzania or Zanzibar. The visa fee is currently US$50 cash.

As of Jan 2019, it now also possible to apply for a visa online (e-visa). The application process is simple and does not require you to send your passport in the post. Visit the Tanzania evisa application portal for more detailed instructions.

We recommend you double check the visa requirements before travel as requirements can change.

Non-UK passport holders: please consult your embassy or consulate in your home country for the latest advice on visas and entry requirements.

Comfort trekking in Nepal

We would particularly like to thank our fantastic guide and team who helped make this such a memorable trip.

Phil & Patti