2 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

2 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

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Zanzibar City

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Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): walk around Forodhani Gardens and then contemplate the long history of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib). Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, then stop by Kihaga, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zanzibar City trip itinerary website.

Arusha to Zanzibar City is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Arusha in August, things will get a bit warmer in Zanzibar City: highs are around 34°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

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Zanzibar Island travel guide

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Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Islands
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Experience the bustling Zanzibar Island, the financial and economical metropolis of the Zanzibar Archipelago. Most tours of Zanzibar Island start in Zanzibar Town, where centuries of history are on display in Persian bathhouses, street coffee vendors, and the world's last open slave market in Stone Town, the historical center. Beyond that, attractions on Zanzibar Island include numerous archaeological sites dotted across the area.