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Itinerary: Tanzania Eastern Coast Tour and Zanzibar Beach

Tanzania Eastern Coast Tour and Zanzibar Beach

Enjoy cultural heritage at the coastal cities where you can freely mix with tribal people to practice and observe their lifestyle. Relax on the beautiful sandy beaches with fringing coral reefs.

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Tanzania Eastern Coast Tour and Zanzibar Beach

Tour summary:
Leisure and traditional safaris in the Eastern Coast of Tanzania, cultural heritage at the coastal cities of Dar es salaam and Bagamoyo where you can freely mix with tribal people to practice and observe their lifestyle and relax on the beautiful beach and view a scenic beauty and the ecology of the Gezaulole village. Island of Zanzibar which is characterised by beautiful sandy beaches with fringing coral reefs, and the magic of historic Stone Town - said to be the only functioning ancient town in East Africa.

Day 1: Dar-es-Salaam
After breakfast in Holiday inn hotel drive to Gezaulole village for viewing the richness of scenic beauty and history of oldest settlement with ruins of about 1,000 years ago in the southern coast of Dar es salaam.

A tour in Gezaulole includes:
Visit to historical place (Mbwamaji) and see a four centuries old mosque, a slave depot and old Muslim graves.

Visit around the village (under the guide of tour guide) to see the local handicrafts produced there such as woodcarving, pottery, mats and baskets.

Bicycle trip, rent a bicycle and explore the village on your own. A guided tour to neighbouring villages is also possible on request.

Cruise with local fishermen in the dhow to the unspoiled island of Sinda on request. Observe the fishermen diving for fish. You can even assist them. In the evening drive back to Holiday inn hotel (B/B).

Day 2: Bagamoyo
After breakfast, drive to Bagamoyo the historic town where there is Kaole Ruins are a major attraction just south of Bagamoyo. The ruins date back to the 13th C and consist of two mosques and 30 tombs. The older of the two mosques is thought to date to the third or fourth C, making it the oldest mosque on the mainland of East Africa. The mosque provides evidence indicating early contact between Africa and the Islamic world. Also in the afternoon you can relax on a beautiful beach on the coast of Bagamoyo. In evening go to Paradise Holiday Resort for overnight (H/B).

Day 3-7: Zanzibar
Early morning, drive to Dar es Salaam to connection a speed boat or flight to Zanzibar and transfer to Dhow palace hotel for breakfast. Late morning start an historical walking tour of Stone Town. Free time in the evening, is for you to explore further on your own or to relax. Overnight in Dhow palace hotel (H/B).

Day 4: Zanzibar
After breakfast, starts a Spice Tour, where you will see spices you have never seen before. Launch during the tour. Afterwards, drive directly to the Dhow palace hotel for overnight (H/B).

Day 5: Zanzibar
On this day you will be transferred to Karafuu beach hotel for relaxing, swimming and sunbathe on the snow white beaches of the East Coast or at the hotel's own swimming pool. Also scuba dive can be arranged on request. (H/B)

Day 6: Zanzibar
Visit to Jambiani Village Tour to learn about the Zanzibar culture and traditions. At noon drive further south at Kizimkazi, to see and if you choose you may swim with the dolphins. You will get launch there and in the evening drive back to Karafuu beach hotel (H/B).

Day 7: Zanzibar
This is the day for leisure in different places and relaxing in Karafuu beach hotel (H/B) while waiting for evening to be transferred to the airport for a flight to Kilwa which is depart at 17:30.

Day 8: Kilwa Kisiwait and Songo Mnara Islands
Arrive at Kilwa on 18:05 and drive to the hotel, dinner and overnight in Kilwa seaview resort. After breakfast on the next day start a historical tour. With packed launch drive to Kilwa kivinje then sail by traditional dhow from mainland to Kilwa Kisiwani and Songo Mnara islands. In the evening sail back to mainland, dinner and overnight in Kilwa seaview resort (B/B).

Day 9: Dar-es-Salaam
Early morning take a flight to Dar es Salaam for city tour and in the evening connect to your departure flight back home.

Price includes:
•All meals, guides and accommodation
•All transfers and Entrance fees.
•Local flights
•Transport is in either Land cruiser or Land rover

Price excludes:
•International Flights
•Softdrinks or alcohol
•Things of personal nature

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