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Zanzibar Beach Holidays

from USD2,050

Duration:
8 days
Difficulty:
Easy
Group Size:
2-12
Adventure:
Beach holiday

Join us on a heavenly Zanzibar beach holiday! Start your visit with some time in Stone Town, where you can taste the delights of this Spice Island and also explore its rich Swahili heritage. Then head to your beachside accommodation for some days spent relaxing on idyllic white-sand beaches. The calm turquoise waters that have made Zanzibar so justifiably famous and beloved are all yours for as much swimming, snorkelling and diving as you can handle!

Our itineraries

We have two itineraries on offer for Zanzibar, though both can be tailored to suit your needs and preferences! One is for those looking for a mid-range option, the other offers more luxurious accommodation.

Country info and facts

Languages
Languages

Swahili, English

Currency
Currency

Tanzanian shilling (TZS)

Airports
Airports

For Zanzibar you want to fly into Abeid Amani Karume International Airport on the main island of Unjuga.

Seasons
Seasons

The two ideal seasons for visiting the Zanzibari archipelago are its two drier spells:

  • June to mid October. These months are cooler and drier, and so are good for visiting the beaches, exploring Stone Town, and doing other activities.
  • December to February. These months are hot and dry, and so make for excellent beach and swimming weather.

Diving conditions are good all year round, except perhaps from mid December to mid February.

Visa and Immigration
Visa and Immigration

A Tanzanian tourist visa is valid for up to 90 days. It costs US$50 for foreigners, and US$100 for US citizens. But a visa isn't required for nationals from around 50 countries worldwide, including South Africa, Kenya, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, India, Brazil and Turkey.

Health and Safety
Health and Safety

There are no mandatory vaccines for entry into Tanzania.

Please note that some parts of Tanzania have malaria and tsetse flies (which can cause sleeping sickness). You may wish to take precautions against these.

 

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