32 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

32 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Zanzibar Island tour planner

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Zanzibar City
— 17 nights
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Paje
— 5 nights
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Nungwi
— 9 nights
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Zanzibar City

— 17 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.
Explore Zanzibar City's surroundings by going to Space Station Zanzibar (in Tunguu) and Uroa Bay (in Uroa). Spend the 3rd (Sat) observing fascinating marine mammals with The Safari Blue. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock, kick back and relax at Nakupenda Beach Nature Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral, and explore the ancient world of The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe).

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Zanzibar City day trip app.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Zanzibar City is an approximately 12-hour flight. In July, Zanzibar City is little chillier than Jeddah - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Paje.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Paje

— 5 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.
Step out of Paje with an excursion to Eddy Murphy Safari in Kizimkazi--about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Paje Beach, explore the striking landscape of Jozani Forest, head outdoors with Kite Dream Zanzibar, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Jambiani Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paje road trip planner.

You can drive from Zanzibar City to Paje in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Nungwi.

Things to do in Paje

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Nungwi

— 9 nights
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Get out of town with these interesting Nungwi side-trips: Kiwengwa (Off-Road Tours, Kiwengwa Caves, &more), Matemwe Beach (in Matemwe) and Mnemba Atoll (in Unguja City). There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, delve into the distant past at Fukuchani Ruins, kick back and relax at Kendwa Beach, and meet the residents at Baraka Natural Aquarium- Nungwi.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our Nungwi road trip tool.

You can take a shuttle from Paje to Nungwi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Nungwi, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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.