12 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

12 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

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Zanzibar City
— 5 nights
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Paje
— 2 nights
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Nungwi
— 4 nights

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Zanzibar City

Zanzibar City ©
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Zanzibar Express Car Hire. Spend the 9th (Tue) observing fascinating marine mammals with The Safari Blue. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, examine the collection at Freddie Mercury Museum, explore the ancient world of The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe), and admire the landmark architecture of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib).

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Zanzibar City online trip maker.

Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine to Zanzibar City is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to East Africa Time is 1 hour. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) in February: high temperatures in Zanzibar City hover around 39°C and lows are around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Paje.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

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Zanzibar Express Car Hire ©
Zanzibar Express Car Hire
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island
Forodhani Gardens ©
Forodhani Gardens

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Paje

Paje ©
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 13th (Sat), kick back and relax at Jambiani Beach and then kick back and relax at Paje Beach. On your second day here, discover the deep blue sea with Rising Sun Dive Center and then stroll around Jozani Forest.

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Getting from Zanzibar City to Paje by car takes about 1.5 hours. In February in Paje, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nungwi.

Things to do in Paje

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Paje Beach ©
Paje Beach
Jozani Forest ©
Jozani Forest
Jambiani Beach ©
Jambiani Beach

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Nungwi

Nungwi ©
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Take a break from Nungwi with a short trip to Off-Road Tours in Kiwengwa, about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Nungwi Beach, stroll through Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond, test your team's savvy at Escape Room ZANZIBAR, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Nungwi trip planner.

Drive from Paje to Nungwi in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in February, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Off-Road Tours

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