Zanzibar 1 Day Tours | Best Zanzibar Day Tours & Excursions
Zanzibar Day Trips City Tours are fantastic Zanzibar 1 day holiday packages that enable travelers to enjoy diverse aspects of the exotic Spice Island. Zanzibar is an Island located about 40 km (25 miles) from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa, and is part of Tanzania although it is free, independent, and has its own local government. Zanzibar has a strong Arabic influence as a result of the slave trade, and to this day the population is mainly made up of conservative Sunni Muslims. The Arabic influence can be seen not only in the culture of the people but in the architecture and design of the towns Zanzibar achieved independence from British rule in 1963.
The economy of Zanzibar is reliant on spices, raffia, and tourism. Zanzibar is often referred to as ‘The Spice Island’ given the variety of spices grown here. The major attraction of the Zanzibar Islands is its idyllic beaches and its rich culture and history. Historic Stone Town with its winding alleys, unique architecture, and fascinating design, is a highlight for visitors. The white sand beaches on the East Coast of Zanzibar Island are some of the best beaches in the world. Day tours to the old slave market and the spice plantations are offered and are a must-do for any visit to Zanzibar Island. Beach activities include diving with dolphins, scuba diving, snorkeling, and sailing dhow trips.
Below are the most popular 1-day trips from Zanzibar
Zanzibar is full of activities! That includes classic Zanzibar tours like the Spice Tour and Stone Town Tour. There are also many Swahili cultural experiences, like Zanzibar village tours. Not to mention Indian Ocean excursions to enjoy nature and snorkel.
In all African Spice Safaris Zanzibar tours, we have considered the possibilities to make activities more beneficial to the local communities.
Zanzibar tour prices of the tours depend on the size of the group and the departure point. We will tailor-make tours for you when needed, just tell us what you are interested in! It can be anything – shoe making, cooking, fashion, ancient history, sea life, or language lessons. Our Zanzibar tours are classified into the following categories depending on your interests…
Zanzibar Cultural Tours: Zanzibar culture is a unique mixture of African and Arab, with a hint of Europe and India. Due to its location on the African coast in the Indian Ocean, Zanzibar has always been a location where people from different continents meet.
On our tours, you will be seen how people live their lives in the villages or taste the local cuisine in an authentic setting. These include tours such as Cooking Lesson tours, Art tours, Night Market tours, etc.
Zanzibar Nature Tours: Did you know that Zanzibar nature is full of giants? The huge coconut crabs come out at night and can be seen especially in Chumbe Island. Whales and whale sharks can be spotted in the sea. And while not huge, the indigenous Red Colobus monkeys are always present in the Jozani forest.
Pemba Island Tours: These tours and excursions all take place in Pemba, the northern island of Zanzibar. To take the tours you should be staying in Pemba – and if you haven’t planned that yet, let us tell you, it’s amazing! We are happy to arrange a full Pemba visit and take your Zanzibar experience to the next level.
Zanzibar Tour Options? No worries! Let us know where you plan to stay (if you know) and what you wish to experience during your stay. We will get back to you with Zanzibar tours suggestions and ideas!