15 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

15 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Zanzibar Island holiday planner

Make it your trip
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Nungwi
— 3 nights
Shuttle
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Paje
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zanzibar City
— 8 nights
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Nungwi

— 3 nights
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Step out of Nungwi with an excursion to Off-Road Tours in Kiwengwa--about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kendwa Beach, and kick back and relax at Nungwi Beach.

Before you visit Nungwi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Istanbul, Turkey to Nungwi is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Istanbul in September, you will find days in Nungwi are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to take a shuttle to Paje.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Paje

— 3 nights
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.
Paje is known for beaches, adventure, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Paje Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zanzibar Butterfly Centre, explore the fascinating underground world of Kuza Cave, and explore the striking landscape of Jozani Forest.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Paje attractions app.

Traveling by shuttle from Nungwi to Paje takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Paje sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Paje

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Zanzibar City

— 8 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 27th (Mon) observing fascinating marine mammals with The Safari Blue. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock, admire the natural beauty at Forodhani Gardens, head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, and delve into the distant past at The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Zanzibar City route planning site.

You can drive from Paje to Zanzibar City in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. You will leave for home on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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.