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"Traveling to Zanzibar was so wonderful. My husband traveled to Zanzibar and it was amazing. The local people are so wonderful and the beaches are nice and peaceful. The tours and safaris were good value for money and well organised. We really enjoyed our trip and we will keep coming back.
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Zanzibar is a popular safari and beach destination in Africa. Flying to the Seychelles, Maldives, or Mauritius is extremely simple because the flights are quick and inexpensive. Zanzibar Holidays Brakpan offers everything a luxury beach vacationer could desire at a fraction of the price.
While backpackers flock to Zanzibar Holidays Brakpan for its low-cost hostels, luxury travelers can still enjoy their own private oasis at the best boutique hotels, which are self-contained. In true Zanzibar Holidays Brakpan fashion, every visitor is catered for with a variety of hotel sizes, prices, and styles.
On the South Coast, Zanzibar has a wide range of hotel options as well as beautiful beaches. It exudes beauty in every way, from its pristine beaches and boutique hotels to its friendly locals and the hustle and bustle of the Town. The majority of visitors prefer to relax in their hotels or dive into the depths of the Indian Ocean, but this is more than just a stretch of sand. Tourists visit Zanzibar year after year because of its vibrant culture, history, and indescribable atmosphere.
Though Zanzibar is the main attraction, if you have the time, other islands in the archipelago are also worth visiting.
Pemba offers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to live in a natural setting. The activities in the Indian Ocean are endless, and the diving is incredible; however, the beaches in Zanzibar’s north and east coasts are less appealing. It is great for an authentic, off-the-beaten-path experience, though.
Similarly, scenic drives are well-known in Zanzibar. It is best known for being home to the world’s largest fish, the whale shark. Due to the possibility of snorkeling with these incredible whales, Zanzibar is a popular destination for underwater explorers. Because the beaches, like those in Pemba, are not spectacular, this is a place to visit if you are looking for adventure rather than sun, sand, and relaxation.
On the luxurious and exclusive Mnemba Private Island, just off the coast of Zanzibar, you will find the most opulent beach experience in the Indian Ocean. Because there is only one lodge on the entire island, visitors have exclusive access to the best of the archipelago’s bright white beaches. Rather than a luxurious five-star hotel experience, it is an elegant beach lodge for those who appreciate luxury at its most personalized and authentic level.
History And Traditional Shows Are Two Of The Best Reasons To Visit Zanzibar
In Zanzibar, dhows sail
Zanzibar has had a turbulent history. It was once the largest slave market in East Africa and a popular rest stop for voyaging traders. It was known as the Spice because of its aromatic spice offerings, and it was also a major player in the ivory trade. A diverse group of people have influenced Zanzibar, including British, Arabs, Portuguese, Indians, Persians, and Africans, all of whom have left their mark. Take a ride on a traditional wooden dhow, a relic of the region’s trade history that is still used for transportation and fishing today.
Festival-goers in Zanzibar are known for their friendliness and are usually willing to assist visitors. There is a vibe, a relaxed pace of life, and travel is reasonably safe outside of the hustle and bustle of Zanzibar.
Zanzibar’s major festivals include Sauti za Busara (an annual African music festival held in February), Jahazi (a jazz and literary festival held in September), and Mwaka Kogwa (a four-day festival held in July to mark Nairuzim – the Shirazi New Year). People from all over Africa attend these events, representing a wide range of races, ages, and backgrounds. In June and July, the Zanzibar International Film Festival is the most important cultural event. Films, music, and performances from a variety of races, ethnic groups, and religions are featured at the festival, which attracts a diverse audience.
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From unique five-star experiences to family-friendly affordability, Zanzibar has something for everyone. Zanzibar has something to suit everyone’s taste and budget, whether it is ultimate luxury or a laid-back beach shack. Travelling around on your own in Zanzibar is simple and convenient, allowing you to explore at your own pace. You can also browse the internet for a variety of high-quality and low-cost Zanzibar vacation packages.
Recommendations For A Trip To Zanzibar
Yellow Fever: To enter Zanzibar, visitors must have a valid yellow fever certificate obtained at least ten days prior to travel.
Malaria: Because Zanzibar is in the malarial belt, visitors should take all precautions to avoid contracting the disease.
The month of April is one to avoid because it has the most rainfall and, surprisingly, the most rainy days.
Tourists, especially women, are advised to act and dress in a manner that is respectful of local sensibilities and customs. Please obtain permission before photographing residents of Zanzibar.
If you cannot find it in Zanzibar, ask Zanzibar Holidays Brakpan for recommendations, including Zanzibar further South, or use our ‘Where to Go in Zanzibar’ feature.