7 day Zanzibar Holiday


DAY 1: Upon arrival in Zanzibar, you will be collected from the Airport by Big Expeditions representative  and transferred to Zanzibar Serena Inn Hotel.After check in formalities relax in your room until dinner time. Overnight  Zanzibar Serena Inn.
DAY 2: Enjoy your breakfast at leisure, thereafter depart you hotel and go on stone town tour that  takes you around the historical culture and architectural important town of Zanzibar with a century history. Your tour of Stone Town which is the only ancient town on  the East African Coast includes a visit to former slave market site, where the Anglican church built in 1883 now stands (Beit-Al-Ajab), old Arab Fort, Place Museum end at Old Indian Dispensary (Cultural Centre).Return to your hotel where you will have lunch. In the afternoon, you have optional  trip to prison island, a renowned home for giant tortoises. Flanged by an amazing beach of reef sanctuary, the Island is ideal for swimming, snorkeling and beach relaxation return to stone town at 5:30pm.Dinner & Overnight at Zanzibar Serena Inn.
DAY 3: Swim with dolphins in th:eir natural environment.
Today, you depart your hotel at 8:30 and go to Kizimkazi fishing village where you will get a chance to swim with dolphins in their natural habitat, an experience of a lifetime. The seashore of the fishing village Kizimkazi is the home of several pods of humpback and bottleneck dolphins.
Big Expeditions encourage our skippers not to chase the dolphins and we advise visitors to enter the water away from the dolphins with as little disturbance as possible, staying close to the boat, avoiding sudden movement and allowing the dolphins to come to you. On busy days with many tourists this however is not possible.
After enjoying an exhilarating experience of swimming with the dolphins, you can also consider doing  snorkeling for a while before you get  back to shore for lunch. The trip takes about 7 hours starting very early in the morning.
At 2:30pm, you will depart for jozani where you will have a tour of the forest to see  red Colobus Monkeys, walk through the  natural forest, and mangrove forest. A visit  Zala Park will give you a chance to learn on how local people become creative to protect the natural living reptiles, and then transfer to stone town  for dinner and overnight at Zanzibar Serena Inn.
DAY 4: Today, you depart Stone town at around  9:00 am and proceed to  a beach hotel located North coast. Stop en-route for  spice and botanical tour, where you will get a chance to see and taste the tropical fruits, spices plantation or plots in the island. A variety of spice plants used as ornament, medicines, flowers, fruits and another interesting flora can be seen during spice tour. Dinner & Overnight at Breezes Beach Club
DAY 5 &6: You have full day of relaxation at the beach. Dinner & Overnight at Breezes Beach Club
DAY 7: Today, you will be collected from your Beach Resort and transferred to Zanzibar International Airport where you will board a domestic scheduled flight to Dar es  salaam where you will connect with your onward  International flight.