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.

Flight Time

11¾ hours (Zanzibar, via Nairobi)

Time Zone

GMT +3

Recommended Airlines

Kenyan Airways

Where can you fly from?

Flights to Zanzibar Archipelago are available from a choice of airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow

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