Days 1 - 2
Situated on the western coast of Zanzibar’s Unguja Island, UNESCO-listed Stone Town is the oldest part of Zanzibar City and is the cultural heart of the island. The town’s photogenic winding alleys are fringed by grand historic buildings, bustling bazaars, a glorious sultan’s palace, and the intriguing House of Wonders - named as such for exhibiting running water and electricity as never before in 1883. Stone Town also boasts numerous sacred buildings - over fifty mosques, six Hindu Temples, a Catholic, and an Anglican Cathedral - all of which are beautiful in unique ways. Other highlights include sunset dhow cruises; spice tours to aromatic distilleries; and neighbouring Changuu Island, home to stunning sandy beaches, a historic prison, and dozens of giant, ancient tortoises.
Days 2 - 5
Mnemba Island is privately owned and located off the northeast coast of Unguja Island, Zanzibar. The reefs surrounding the island are part of a marine conservation area and is a popular site for scuba divers. A guest lodge is available on the island where guests can experience many outdoor activities such as diving, boating, snorkelling, and other thrilling watersports. The island is easily accessible by boat from the main island of Zanzibar. Visitors can look forward to exploring the underwater coral wonderlands of the Mnemba Atoll, relaxing on picturesque white-sand beaches, and spotting an array of marine life such as turtles, humpback whales, whale sharks, dolphins, seabirds and over 600 species of tropical coral reef fish.