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Zanzibar Archipelago tours

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A visit to the spice islands of Zanzibar works particularly well as a relaxing end to a safari in Tanzania or Kenya and our tour ideas are the product of extensive travel in the region. Once here, you can immerse yourself in colorful local history and culture or explore underwater and discover some of the world’s richest marine life.

We can recommend a number of excellent dive sites along with passionate and knowledgeable local guides, and we work with hotels whose owners we know personally. If you’re looking for a really remote escape, we’ve also discovered a number of small lodges on the Mafia Islands.

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Our recommended tours in Zanzibar Archipelago

These itineraries are designed to give you some suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Zanzibar Archipelago, and they showcase some of the routes that we’ve found work particularly well. Treat them simply as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely for you by one of our specialists based on your particular tastes and interests.

  • Lion cub, Lake Manyara National Park

    Classic Tanzania: Safari & Beach

    Tanzania and Zanzibar Archipelago
    • Search for wild dog, lion, elephant and buffalo on game drives in Selous Game Reserve.

    • Enjoy a sunset boat trip along the Rufiji River, looking out for hippo, crocodiles and waders.

    • Follow animal tracks and learn about smaller wildlife species on guided bush walks.

    • Relax on the white sandy beaches of Zanzibar and explore the island’s spice farms.

    10 days from $4,670pp

  • The Rock Restaurant, Zanzibar

    Tanzania's Spice Islands

    Tanzania and Zanzibar Archipelago
    • Enjoy the superb snorkeling and diving in the Mafia Archipelago.

    • Relax on a private island complete with pristine white beaches.

    • Visit one of Zanzibar's famous spice plantations.

    • Explore Stone Town's winding streets, learning about the region’s mix of Arabic and African cultures.

    13 days from $5,745pp

  • Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

    Gorilla tracking & Zanzibar adventure

    Kenya, Zanzibar Archipelago and Rwanda
    • The highlight of this trip is the gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes National Park, an unforgettable experience!

    • You can also explore more of Rwanda's beautiful countryside and search for golden monkeys on a second guided hike.

    • Finish your adventures with time relaxing on Zanzibar's white sandy beaches and swimming in the warm turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.

    10 days from $6,520pp

  • Male lions, Masai Mara

    Green season safari in Kenya & Zanzibar

    Kenya and Zanzibar Archipelago
    • Enjoy a quieter safari outside of the peak season when visitor numbers are lower.

    • Search for rhino in Lake Nakuru National Park.

    • Explore the open plains of the Masai Mara in search of Africa's big cats.

    • Relax on the idyllic beaches of Zanzibar.

    11 days from $6,545pp

  • Young white rhino, Lewa wilderness conservancy

    Kenya Safari & Zanzibar Beach

    Kenya and Zanzibar Archipelago
    • Explore the fascinating Ol Pejeta Conservancy in northern Kenya, famous for its excellent population of rhino.

    • Visit the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Northern White Rhino conservation project.

    • Game view in the world-famous Masai Mara, an excellent place to spot predators and other big game.

    • Stay in two fantastic Kicheche Camps which offer some of the best certified guiding in Kenya.

    • Relax beside the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean on Zanzibar, staying at a boutique beach resort.

    13 days from $7,950pp

  • Chimpanzee in the Mahale Mountains

    Chimpanzees of Western Tanzania

    Tanzania and Zanzibar Archipelago
    • Search for thousand-strong herds of buffalo in Katavi National Park.

    • Watch chimpanzees on the slopes of the Mahale Mountains.

    • Swim in Lake Tanganyika, Africa's deepest lake.

    • Unwind on one of Zanzibar's pristine beaches.

    14 days from $12,685pp

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