Overview

STONE TOWN 

Stone Town is the old city and cultural heart of Zanzibar, Also known as Mji Mkongwe, it’s the ancient part of Zanzibar City where you can spend many idle hours and days just wandering through the fascinating labyrinth of narrow streets and alleyways.

After arriving in Stone Town, the guide will introduce you to all the buildings of interest and famous viewpoints. Stone town and its buildings are full of history and stories of the ancient times when Sultans, Arabs, Europeans and Zanzibaris wrote the history of this beautiful island. You will visit the Anglican Cathedral and the Slave markets, the Palace of the Sultans, Tip Tip’s House, the Old Arabic Fort, Forodhani Park and of course the famous Zanzibar Doors while walking in the narrow streets. We will show you Henna Art and bring you to the fruit and vegetable market. So be prepared for a walk through the long history of Zanzibar and its numerous rulers

Due to its heritage, Stone Town is also a major visitor attraction in Tanzania, and a large part of its economy depends on tourism-related activities.

SPECIAL INFORMATION

  • Zanzibar is a predominantly Muslim island Please respect this when in or around Stone Town, woman are asked to cover there knees and shoulders 

  • Please ask permission from your guide before taking pictures of people 

  • Please do not purchase any large shells or coral from local vendors as it promotes the destruction of our fragile marine ecosystem 

  • This is a walking tour therefore it is advised to wear comfortable shoes 

 

3 Nights 28 Oct, 28 Oct, 28 Oct, and more
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Fees & Guides 

  • All entrance fees and tour guide

  • Private return transfers from the hotel

Highlights
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Visit famous viewpoints, Stone town and its buildings with full of history and stories of the ancient times 
  • You will visit the Anglican Cathedral and the Slave markets, Tip Tip’s House, the Palace of the Sultans, the Old Arabic Fort, Forodhani Park and of course the famous Zanzibar Doors in our narrow streets.
  • We will show you Henna Art and bring you to the fruit and vegetable market. So be ready for a walk through the long history of Zanzibar and its numerous rulers.