Testimonials

  • Robert Schröder

    Best tour we have experienced. Excellent programme, good accommodation and food. Informative, entertaining, knowledgeable, and very well organised. Everything went like clockwork.

    Robert Schröder - Germany
  • Kenneth Cane

    My family really enjoyed our tailor made trip. It wouldn't have been the same without or excellent guide Salum. He was friendly, funny and full of information. My two young daughters are still asking about him a week later! I would absolutely recommend Zenith Tour for young families as the Zanzibar is the perfect pace, a great mix of downtime and sightseeing.

    Kenneth Cane - Denmark
  • Daniel Toll

    Excellent trip. I had a great time. There was nothing I could complain about. Guide was great and was always willing to talk with me, even answer what was probably an endless list of questions. Over 5 days we definitely had a feel for what the country looks like.

    Daniel Toll - Germany

Contact Us

Gizenga Street, Stone Town,
P.O.Box 3648 Zanzibar, Tanzania

Tel:  +255 - (0)24 22 32 320
        +255 - (0)774 413 084
Fax:  +255 - (0)24 22 33 973

info@zenithtours.com
www.zenithtours.com

Stone Town City Tour

Duration

The tour starts from 9:00am in the morning if staying in town hotel OR 8:30am pick up from beach hotel. Maximum 3 hours excursion.

Suggestions

Wear decent (conservative/appropriate) clothes when walking around town.

Excursion time varies according to guest request. 

Notes

Stone Town is one of the few intact historical Swahili coastal trading towns of East Africa. Its myriad of small shops, its mix of people, bustling markets and eateries, mosques, churches and Hindu temples all combine elements of vastly contrasting cultures under one unique and inclusive setting.

On our Stone Town tour you will discover interesting artifacts and architecture in the form of elaborate Arab carved doors with brass studs, wooden carved balconies, the old post office quarters and including the Kanga market. Our guides will spot the most interesting aspects of each locale and spice them with informative and entertaining anecdotes.

The tour includes the central market, the former slave market in vicinity to the Anglican Cathedral, Tippu Tip House, the House of Wonders, the Old Fort, the Palace Museum, former residence of the Sultan and princess Saime, and the Maruhubi Palace Ruins. Stone Town was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000.

 

MORE EXCURSIONS

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    Prison Island Tour

    A traditional wooden dhow will bring you on a 20 minutes ride to Prison Island...
    Duration: Half Day
    Price from town hotel: $65 (subject to number of people)
    Price from beach hotel: $120 (subject to number of people)

  • Home Cooking Lessons

    Home Cooking Lessons

    It is not surprising that the food of the “Spice Island” Zanzibar offers an exotic variety of aromas ...
    Duration: 03 Hours
    Price from: $55 (subject to number of people)
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  • Mnemba Snorkeling

    Mnemba Snorkeling

    Zanzibar and Pemba Island are reputed to have some of the best scuba diving...
    Duration: Half Day
    Price from town hotel: $240 (subject to number of people)
    Price from beach hotel: $220 (subject to number of people)

  • Seaweed Farming

    Seaweed Farming

    The seaweed farming is a project that is associated with seaweed farms ...
    Duration: Half Day
    Price: on request 

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    Excursion of the Butterflies

    This is the biggest butterflies zoo in East Africa with fascinating environment, a lot of butterflies ...
    Duration: Half Day
    Price: on request

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    Cutural Village Tour

    The excursion begins with a visit to a spice plantation. Not only will you..
    Duration: Half Day
    Price from town hotel: $150 (subject to number of people)
    Price from beach hotel: $160 (subject to number of people)

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    Zala Park Excursion

    Zala Park Tour is a wonderful tour which opens up to a small reserve ...
    Duration: Half Day
    Price : on request

  • Jozani Forest

    Jozani Forest

    Jozani Forest is part of the “Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park”, a conservation area...
    Duration: Half Day
    Price from town hotel: $65 (subject to number of people)
    Price from beach hotel: $125 (subject to number of people)

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    Stone Town City Tour

    Stone Town is one of the few intact historical Swahili coastal trading towns of East Arica. ... 
    Duration: Half Day
    Price from town hotel: $60 (subject to number of people)
    Price from beach hotel: $100 (subject to number of people)

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    Exciting Spice Tour

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    Duration: Half Day
    Price from town hotel: $45 (subject to number of people)
    Price from beach hotel: $95 (subject to number of people)

  • Trip Extension: “Slave Coast”

    Trip Extension: “Slave Coast”

    “Slave coast” On the coral limestone coast of Mangapwani you will have the chance ... 
    Duration: Half Day
    Price: on request

  • Safari Blue Dayout

    Safari Blue Dayout

    Safari Blue brings you close to the most interesting and beautiful natural ....
    Duration: Full Day
    Price from town hotel: $130 (subject to number of people)
    Price from beach hotel: $180 (subject to number of people)