43 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

43 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Zanzibar Island travel route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Zanzibar City
— 22 nights
Drive
2
Paje
— 7 nights
Shuttle
3
Nungwi
— 13 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3

Zanzibar City

— 22 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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Zanzibar City: Space Station Zanzibar (in Tunguu) and Uroa Bay (in Uroa). Spend the 21st (Sun) observing fascinating marine mammals with The Safari Blue. There's much more to do: stroll through Cheetah's Rock, get to know the fascinating history of Stone Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral, and stroll around Forodhani Gardens.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Zanzibar City online trip maker.

Zagreb, Croatia to Zanzibar City is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to East Africa Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In February, Zanzibar City is warmer than Zagreb - with highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Paje.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Paje

— 7 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.
When in Paje, make a side trip to see Eddy Murphy Safari in Kizimkazi, approximately Kizimkazi away. There's much more to do: walk around Jozani Forest, head outdoors with Kite Dream Zanzibar, discover the deep blue sea with Rising Sun Dive Center, and enjoy the sand and surf at Paje Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Paje trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Zanzibar City to Paje takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for Nungwi.

Things to do in Paje

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Nungwi

— 13 nights
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nungwi: Kiwengwa (Off-Road Tours, Kiwengwa Caves, &more), Matemwe Beach (in Matemwe) and Mnemba Atoll (in Unguja City). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, look for gifts at Bahati Beach Boutique, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Baraka Natural Aquarium- Nungwi, and steep yourself in history at Fukuchani Ruins.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Nungwi using our trip planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Paje to Nungwi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. March in Nungwi sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Zanzibar Island travel guide

3.8
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.