Why Zanzibar worth visiting : After you’ve crashed your own flag into the ice on Kilimanjaro’s peak and had your first glimpse of the Serengeti lions, Zanzibar is the perfect safari destination for exploring more of an unknown world or unwinding on the white sand beaches after an exciting experience. It sounds as though Zanzibar is a prophet’s promise to deliver a wonderful holiday and to immerse oneself in a strange culture.
Usually, when we discuss Zanzibar, we are referring about Unguja’s main island. Zanzibar, which comprises Unguja, Pemba’s second biggest island, and a vast number of extremely tiny islands in the Zanzibar archipelago, is really an autonomous territory of Tanzania. Naturally, this expands the number of options for vacation planning and offers many more benefits than the six reasons I describe above for why a safari to Zanzibar is well worth it.

1. White Sandy Beaches.

You don’t have to be in the Caribbean to enjoy romantic strolls along immaculate white sand beaches or to lie on the sand dreamily beneath softly swaying palm palms. Here, you may stroll for kilometres, find stunning bays, and experience lightness. A growing number of people saturate particular sections of the beach with activity in the evening, right before the sun seems to dive under the cool ocean tides: kids running around, men playing football, ladies standing ‘offside’ and sailors bringing their dhows out to sea. There are often also lovely beach bars where one may have a delectable beverage while taking in the ambiance.

2. Turquoise Sea.

The Indian Ocean’s turquoise off the coast of Zanzibar is just as alluring and powerful as a nighttime belly dance in a sultan’s castle.

3. Water Sports.

This is a great place to go if you want to do more in the seas off the coast of Zanzibar than simply take a quick swim in the sea. Great snorkeling and diving possibilities are provided by the offshore coral reefs and the amazing underwater species, which includes dolphins, moray eels, lionfish, octopuses, and lobsters. Shallow seas that are perfect for kite-surfing in sustained winds are left behind by the east side of the island’s vast low tide retreat. For this reason, the area surrounding Paje has already developed into a tiny kite-surfing paradise. There are a lot of surfers in the region as well, and having a board beneath your feet is made even more appealing by the stunning reef breaks. It doesn’t matter if you have to spend a few minutes at low tide driving out to the reef.

Why Zanzibar worth visiting

4. Flavorful food.

Arab monarchs and sultanates, in addition to a few small Portuguese and British incidents, left their mark on the archipelago’s rich and diverse history. Massive slave trading took place. It makes sense, then, that all of these changes have an effect on regional cuisine. To name a few, there are rice meals like pilau and culinary stews and curries. However, Zanzibar is also well-known for its spice tours, which take visitors to the farms that cultivate excellent goods like cardamom, nutmeg, pepper, cloves, cinnamon, ginger, vanilla, and others. Over the years, spices have been imported and have flourished in this environment. What if you’d want to utilize them as a natural treatment rather than in food? Yes, that is also conceivable. It is reported that the Zanzibar people utilize nutmeg as an aphrodisiac, cloves for toothaches, cinnamon roots for respiratory issues, and cardamom for relaxation.

5. Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park.

A diverse ecosystem of salt marshes, mangrove forests, bushland, seagrass meadows, and rainforest is preserved by the Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park. It’s perfect for a quick trip and is situated in Zanzibar’s central east. The forests here are home to the endangered Zanzibar colobus monkey. White-throated monkeys, bush pigs, duiker antelopes, elephant shrews, chameleons, and over 40 bird and 50 butterfly species may all be found in the forest.

6. Stone Town.

The best place to see the island’s turbulent past is now Stone Town, the archipelago’s main city’s old town area. Here, colonial architecture and a unique fusion of the most disparate civilizations bear the imprints of time. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Stone Town is famous for its distinctive blend. A stroll through the old town’s alleyways is like stepping into a scene from one of the 1001 Nights stories: ostentatious palaces of the sultans, the old fortress, women dressed in vibrant costumes, men wearing Muslim hats, the bustle, the smell of grilled fish and seawater at the Forodhani Food night market, oriental music playing in the courtyards, prayers broadcast over loudspeakers and a mashup of Swahili, English and, most importantly, Arabic. In summary, this place strongly reflects the island’s Arab-Islamic identity.

The east coast of Tanzania is approximately 40 km away from Zanzibar, which is conveniently reachable by boat and air. This place is well worth a visit. We are pleased to assist you in organizing your safari to Tanzania and to respond to any question/inquiry you may have.

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