21 days in Zanzibar Archipelago Itinerary

21 days in Zanzibar Archipelago Itinerary

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Route & dates

Pemba Island
— 7 nights
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 12 nights

Pemba Island

Pemba Island ©
Take a break from the city and head to Pemba Island and Misali island. Relax by the water at Vumawimbi Beach and Kigomasha Peninsula.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Pemba Island route site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Pemba Island is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Pemba Island. You will leave for Zanzibar City on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Pemba Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Pemba Island ©
Pemba Island
Misali island ©
Misali island
Vumawimbi Beach ©
Vumawimbi Beach

Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nungwi Beach and Nakupenda Beach. Relax by the water at Paje Beach and Matemwe Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Zanzibar City: Kendwa (Bahati Beach Boutique & Kendwa Beach), Jambiani (Jambiani KiteWorldWide Centre Zanzibar & Jambiani Beach) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Nungwi). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), appreciate the extensive heritage of Stone Town, delve into the distant past at Hamamni Persian Baths, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Zanzibar City trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Pemba Island to Zanzibar City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

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Side Trips

Zanzibar Island, Kendwa, Jambiani, Nungwi, St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Cathedral
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock