The heavenly beaches of the Zanzibar Archipelago and the Mafia Islands, the tangled streets of Stone Town and the sensory delights of the spice market have been tempting ocean-going traders for 2,000 years. Whether you visit them for a spot of relaxation after a safari on the mainland or as destinations in their own right, you’ll find their charm as strong as ever.
11¾ hours (Zanzibar, via Nairobi)
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Flights to Zanzibar Archipelago are available from a choice of airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow
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Sample trip ideas
Your journey will be fully tailored to your schedule, interests and budget.
Tanzania's Spice Islands
Explore the varying islands off the coast of mainland Tanzania, the Mafia Archipelago and Zanzibar. Enjoy watersports and activities on the islands themselves, as well as learning about the history of the spice islands in Stone Town.
Highlights Northern Tanzania: Safari & Beach
A small group safari in Northern Tanzania combining Tarangire, the Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti, followed by time relaxing on Zanzibar's beaches.
Tanzania's Remote South: Ruaha and Pemba
Step off the beaten track and enjoy a safari and beach trip away from the crowds. Explore Ruaha's open savannahs and miombo woodland, before spending time on the beaches of Pemba Island, snorkelling and kayaking on the Indian Ocean.
Chimpanzees of Western Tanzania
An adventurous trip taking in Katavi National Park and the Mahale Mountains in Western Tanzania, finishing on a stunning beach in Zanzibar to relax.
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