Zanzibar escape

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TRIP DURATION

7 days in Jan 2018
from/to Milan – Zanzibar (via Doha)

LANGUAGE

Swahili
English

LOCAL POPULATION

1,3 mln
including Pemba Island

N° HOURS OF SUNSHINE

2750 per year!

THE 10 THINGS NOT TO MISS

Cruise on a dhow at sunset in Nungwi
Snorkel around Mnemba Atoll
Get lost in Stone Town alleys
Party hard at Kendwa Rocks
Look for Red Colobus Monkey at Jozani Forest
Take a ride on an overcrowded Daladala
Smell cardamom in a spices farm
See the disappearing Nakupenda beach
Cuddle the old giant turtles in Prison Island
Learn basic Swahili… hakuna matata!

TO BRING BACK

handicraft from local artisans
tanzanite gems
spices for cooking
carved frames
bottles of Konyagi liquor

BEFORE
DEPARTURE

To read or watch:
start dreaming of!

A History of Zanzibar by N.Bennet
Memoirs of an Arabian Princess by E. Ruete
Transition from Slavery by Teelock
Death in Zanzibar by M.M.Kaye
Girl from Zanzibar by R. King
Zanzibar è una bugia by M. Marvasi (ITA)

DURING
THE TRIP

To download…
find your app companion

Off-line city maps, guides with activity recommendations, swahili language tips and local music and food discovery.

Find out what travel apps can make your trip to Zanzibar easy and fun!
Don’t forget to pack an extra charger for your phone!

AFTER
LEAVING

To cook and drink:
taste it back!

The zanzibari cousine is a mix of cultures and tastes.
Spices from Middle East and Indian cooking are often paired with the wonderful natural local ingredients and a lot of seafood.

Find out what are the recipes and drinks you can prepare once back home.

Kendwa, Nungwi and Mnemba

Deep dive into the crystal-clear blue

Stone Town

Like in a time machine

Prison Island & Spices Farm

Meet the Giant Ancient Turtles

3 comments

  1. Comment by Gidget

    Gidget Reply June 11, 2018 at 12:25 am

    I spent a great deal of time to locate something similar to this! thank you!

  2. Comment by Shirleen

    Shirleen Reply June 16, 2018 at 12:26 pm

    I like the article

    • Comment by Linda Covino

      Linda Covino Reply July 15, 2018 at 7:24 pm

      Hi Shirleen! thanks!

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