10 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

10 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Zanzibar Island visit planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Zanzibar City
— 4 nights
Drive
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Paje
— 1 night
Shuttle
3
Nungwi
— 4 nights
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Zanzibar City

— 4 nights
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.
Spend the 24th (Wed) observing fascinating marine mammals with The Safari Blue. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Nakupenda Beach Nature Reserve, appreciate the extensive heritage of Stone Town, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Zanzibar City travel route planner.

Athens, Greece to Zanzibar City is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Athens to Zanzibar City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in November, expect nights in Zanzibar City to be a bit warmer, around 27°C, while days are much warmer, around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Paje.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Paje

— 1 night
Located on the island of Unguja, the quaint village of Paje lies on a shallow sandy lagoon, which attracts swarms of kitesurfing enthusiasts and marine life lovers.
On the 28th (Sun), head outdoors with Rising Sun Dive Center and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paje Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Paje road trip tool.

Getting from Zanzibar City to Paje by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Paje are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can catch the shuttle to Nungwi.

Things to do in Paje

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Nungwi

— 4 nights
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Go for a jaunt from Nungwi to Kiwengwa to see Off-Road Tours about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond, and kick back and relax at Kendwa Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nungwi trip planner.

You can take a shuttle from Paje to Nungwi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November in Nungwi, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Zanzibar Island travel guide

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Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Islands
Unguja
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.