Baraka Trails Adventure | Zanzibar

FACTS ON ZANZIBAR

Facts on Zanzibar

Zanzibar is an island partner within the United Republic of Tanzania, located in the Indian Ocean about 35 km off the coast of mainland Tanzania at six degrees south of the Equator. Zanzibar is made up of many islands, the main two being Unguja (sometimes called Zanzibar) and Pemba. The highest point is 390 feet above sea level.

Language

The main language is Kiswahili. Even if you only use a few words whilst you are in Zanzibar you will make many friends. English is widely spoken and many people also speak Arabic. Other European languages such as French and Italian are known by some local people, especially around the tourist areas.

DAILY EXCURSIONS (SUBJECT TO TIDE AND WEATHER)

Sandbank Picnic (09:30-16:30)

This full day excursion includes something for everyone; from relaxing on the white sands of the Pange Sandbank to snorkelling for tropical fish and devouring a BBQ Seafood Buffet- guests are in for a treat!

Prison Island (09:30-12:30 or 13:30-16:30)

This half day excursion mixes a bit of history with adventure! Take a tour of Prison Island to learn it’s shameful past, befriend an Aldabra Tortoise and ‘oh’ and ‘ah’ at the tropical fish as you snorkel in the surrounding waters!

Sunset Dhow Cruise (16:30-18:30)

Without a worry in the world, guests sail into the sunset with glass in hand and their own private musician!

Private Sunset Cruise for Honeymooners (16:30-18:30)

With a dhow reserved exclusively for these two honeymooners, they will enjoy the most intimate and romantic sunset ever experienced.

Sunset Cruise with Dinner (17:30-21:30)

Guests enjoy not only the beauty of sailing into the sunset but also the magic of sailing into one of Zanzibar’s most beautiful and exotic restaurants whilst enjoying fine dining in style!

Dolphin Tour

The most popular dolphin spotting location in Zanzibar is in Kizimkazi village located on the Southern coast of Zanzibar Island where you can see both bottle-nose and humpback dolphins.

The shallow coastal waters around Kizimkazi are a favorite hangout for dolphins that come here for the reliable food supply, to nurse their calves, rest and socialize.

Spice Tour

The history of Zanzibar would be incomplete without the cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, pepper and many other spices which are essential ingredient in a Zanzibari’s everyday life, it is the island’s connection to spices and herbs. Zanzibar and Spice is a romantic entanglement that dates back to the 16th century. Apart from being an important commodity on the trade routes. They can be seen in the plantations just outside Zanzibar town, this is also a fantastic opportunity to see the countryside and rural areas of Zanzibar and also connect with local people.

Zanzibar Hotels

Here you will find an overview of some of the hotels in Zanzibar, Beach Resorts, Beach Clubs, Town Hotels and Bungalow Hotels we recommend while staying on Zanzibar. We can also book for you other hotels in Zanzibar with very good rates. Please contact us for more information.

*Send us your inquiries and Baraka Trails will design your itinerary and rates accordingly to your choices of excursions.