Zanzibar Archipelago

Zanzibar Archipelago

Zanzibar Archipelago

Zanzibar is a cluster of islands off of Africa’s east coast; Zanzibar is home to beautiful white-sand beaches with sapphire waters, a rich history, and even hidden rainforests, The Zanzibar Archaeology combines more than 50 stunning islands lying on the Indian Ocean coast.

Spanning approximately 90 km long and 40 km wide, Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous archipelago consisting of two major islands – Unguja and Pemba Island. The historic capital city of Zanzibar is Stone Town a prominent city with an impressive cultural heritage and history dating back to the 19th century. Zanzibar reflects a mixture of diverse cultural influences from Arabian, Indian, Persian and European cultures, and was named a world heritage site by UNESCO in the year 2000.

The North Coast is popular because it’s least affected by the tides. There are two popular Zanzibar beaches in the north, Nungwi and Kendwa.

Zanzibar Underwater Hotel has an underwater room off the shore where the bedroom is underwater.

Top Things To Do In Zanzibar

  • Day trip to Jozani Chwaka National Park
  • Visit Forodhani Night Market
  • Visit a historical stone town
  • Visit the old slave market
  • Visit Changu or prison island
  • Scuba diving tours
  • Visit jambiani fishing village
  • Spice island tour
  • Go snorkelling and see all the amazing marine life.
  • dhow cruise to see the sunset.

When To Go

The best time to visit Zanzibar is during the archipelago’s dry season, from July to September, which is a very popular time to travel. However, it’s worthwhile travelling at most times of the, with balmy temperatures between 28°C and 34°C and sunshine the norm.

Where To Stay

We have particularly suggested only 3 lodges in the North cost but there are hundreds of properties available in Zanzibar.

  • Makofi guest house-budget
  • Nyunwi House-mid range
  • Z hotel-Luxury



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