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Stone Town Tour

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    Experience Zanzibar Tours & Safaris

  • Locations

    Zanzibar, Tanzania

  • Activities

    Art Walk, Sightseeing

  • Price
    $40 USD per person
  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    As arranged

  • Starting Location

    Stone Town Zanzibar

  • Price Includes

    Our Guides Speak, English, French, Spanish, and Italian & German. Entry fees.

  • Notes

    The prices above are from Stone town Hotels; contact us from any beach Hotel.

Highlights

  • Zanzibar has 49 mosques - your guide will tell you which ones are the most grand and well-designed for your photography and exploration.
  • Come see the city with the narrowest streets in the world!
  • You will see Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques
  • Stone Town has some excellent gifts shops with plenty of souvenirs and handicrafts to choose from.

Trip Info

It may not have a particularly romantic name, but Stone Town is the old city and cultural heart of Zanzibar, little changed in the last 200 years. It is a place of winding alleys, bustling bazaars, mosques and grand Arab houses whose original owners vied with each other over the extravagance of their dwellings.This one-upmanship is particularly reflected in the brass-studded, carved, wooden doors – there are more than 500 different examples of this handiwork. You can spend many idle hours and days just wandering through the fascinating labyrinth of narrow streets and alleyways.

This is a walking tour that takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the House of Wonders,the former slave market for East African Slave trade, and the Arab Fort amongst others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar.The architectural style of Stone town buildings is a unique mixture of various influences and culture.

You will see Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques! Stone Town has some excellent gifts shops with plenty of souvenirs and handicrafts to choose from. A guided walk through this colorful and alternating city with tour knowledgeable tour guides, who knows not only funny of Stone town, but also cruel stories to tell about life of the old times in Stone town.

Stone town tour is a walking tour and takes almost 3 hrs of walking in the narrow streets.

Let Experience Zanzibar Tours & Safaris help you plan your next memorable experience.

Experience Zanzibar Tours & Safaris

We are a Tour and Travel company based in ZANZIBAR, TANZANIA offering quality travel to the following high profile destinations in Zanzibar and Tanzania:

TANZANIA SAFARIS Northern Circuit: Arusha N Park, Kilimanjaro N Park,L/Manyara N Park, Tarangire N Park, Serengeti N Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, L/Eyasi & L/Narton.

Southern Circuit: Mikumi N Park, Ruaha N Park, Udzungwa N Park, Selous N Park, Saadani N Park Western Circuit: Gombe Stream N Park, Mahale Mountains N Park, Katavi N Park, Rubondo National park.

Reviews

  1. 5 out of 5

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    Excellent experience!!

  2. 5 out of 5

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    We had a tour of the stone town viewed the mosques and grand Arab houses.I always heard about the stone town and I was intrigued to go see it.I fell in love with Zanzibar and promised myself to come back to this beautiful place.

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