Zanzibar is never short of festivals and celebrations. It is one of the countries with highest number of celebrations/festivals in East Africa. Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), Mwaka Kogwa, “Sauti ya Busara”, Cultural Festivals, Mangapwani Festival and Makunduchi Food Festival are among the events that showcase the best of Zanzibar culture
Zanzibar is famous for white sand beaches and pristine environment which make the country a leader for ecotourism. There’s a myriad of activities you could indulge in and being an island, beach sports feature strongly. Windsurfing (including kite surfing), snorkeling, dhow cruises, kayaking, parasailing, and stand up paddle boarding can be enjoyed all the year round
Zanzibar is a unique and the right destination for heritage tourism. Apart from Stone town - a world heritage site, a collection of buildings have been marked as the most cultural and architecturally important in Zanzibar including Maruhubi Palace and Kizimkazi Mosques. Many of these demonstrate classic feature of this unique architectural and cultural synthesis.
Zanzibar boasts an abundance of flora and fauna. The verdant dynamism of Jozani National Park, the rainforest endemism of Ngezi and the coastal profusions of endangered mangrove offer a compelling experience to our visitors. In deed there is a wide variety of birdlife, and a large number of butterflies in rural areas that make Zanzibar a unique destination in the world.
Sea Safari is the one of the popular activities and it offers an ideal opportunity to view diverse marine species. A Sea Safari across the coast of Zanzibar, journeying through the famous Mnemba Marine Nature Reserve, cruising close to the Pemba Channel and much more. The tour enables you to search for unique sea birds and other marine life.
Zanzibar food tells much about the history of Zanzibar, reflecting a number of different influences from many different places around the world. In Zanzibar you will enjoy the diversity of our cuisine whereby spices, fruits, and sea foods are 100% fresh. There are several restaurants serving special cuisine: Indian Cuisine, Chinese Cuisine and Swahili cuisine