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Arusha, Pemba Island, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Chole Bay, Mafia Island, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Jambiani, Zanzibar, Tarangire National Park, Nungwi, Zanzibar, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Kilimanjaro, Kiwengwa, Zanzibar, Bwejuu, Zanzibar, Lake Manyara, Serengeti National Park, Ruaha National Park
Slip away to magical Zanzibar radiating an exotic celebrated allure with its flavourful atmosphere. Encompassing two main islands along with many smaller islets and atolls, this East African jewel sparkles in the coastal crown of Tanzania’s Indian Ocean. With pristine beaches stretching to infinity, palm trees whispering sweet nothings, coral reefs enthralling your senses, and a laid back vibe, Zanzibar are pure bliss for ultimate relaxation.
Fondly called the “Spice Islands”, Unguja and Pemba are the main attractions of Zanzibar boasting a variety of stylish accommodation options which includes beach bungalows, top-class hotels, and exquisite upmarket holiday resorts. Atmospheric Stone Town encapsulate the diverse culture and rich history of Zanzibar with its fascinating labyrinth of narrow streets overflowing with tastes and smells from across the world. Freshly caught seafood delights served at the restaurants and resort lodgings will tease and seduce your taste buds constantly reminding you that you are indeed in gastronomic heaven. Enjoy barbecues on the beach while you watch the sun set on the horizon or have a romantic dinner for two by candlelight as Zanzibar is an idyllic honeymoon destination.
Breathe in the thick aroma of cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg spices wafting in the air as you stroll along the ancient streets, take in the memories of an extraordinary past of sultans and slaves living on through the ruins of public baths, harems and previously grandiose palaces. Throughout the town there are several shops, called dukas, which sell everything from groceries, antiques, Tinga-tinga paintings, woodcarvings and woven goods. Coconut massage oil with lemongrass, bitter orange soap and other locally made products as well as spice baskets are affordable and are lovely souvenirs to take back to friends and family.
A nature walk through Jozani Forest is a great way to see the wildlife on the island that includes abounding butterfly and bird species as well as the indigenous Red Colobus monkey. Tour the spice plantations led by knowledgeable guides, scuba dive and snorkel the mesmerizing colourful reefs, or just laze on the beautiful beaches while soaking up the tranquil ambiance and watching the traditional dhows sail by.
Filling your senses with wondrous intriguing images and fragrances, Zanzibar will infuse your heart with aromatic splendour as it is truly cinnamon and spice and all things nice; absolutely astounding!