This introductory guided tour of Zanzibar provides living evidence of a rich cultural heritage, where Arab, Indian, Persian and European influences blended with local African tradition. Historic buildings with elaborately carved wooden doors shaded by balconies, loggias and verandas line the narrow winding streets. The tour includes a visit to a Town Market "Darajani", Slave Market, Sultan Palace, Old Fort etc. You will also have about 30 minutes of shopping.
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
While wandering through the old city of Stone Town listen closely to our guide’s sagas and tales of Zanzibar’s most popular inhabitants among them Princess Salme, Farrokh Bulsara and Bi Kidude and follow their footsteps of past. This half day historical city tour includes the visit to the Darajani Town Market, the former Slave Market, Forodhani Gardens with view to the House of Wonders, Sultan Palace, Old Fort and much more worth exploring. For those who would like to do some souvenir shopping your guide will show you some art, craft and souvenir shops and teach you how to bargain the best prices.
Inclusions & Exclusions
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Returns to original departure point
Choice of morning or afternoon departure
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Dress code is formal (Please dress conservatively when walking through Stone Town. Women should cover their shoulders and wear long skirts or trousers)
May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
A moderate amount of walking is involved
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.