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Zanzibar

 

From the history of romantic place white sands, historical sites and exotic spices float  think of Zanzibar and picture of the  wonderful amazing  paradise in the world. Zanzibar has more to offer than amazing clear, warm water whites  sands in tropical beaches.

Our team  knowledge with the Zanzibar island  as we are based  here . for those who  want to combine  Safari with a beach holiday on Zanzibar,  Kipepeo Tours Zanzibar can do that with all pleasure . We take  you from Camping or Lodge Safari  to Zanzibar    at very affordable prices. We open our wing and be happy to tailor your a holiday , and budget with the range of attractions and accommodation the island offers.

Accommodation on Zanzibar

We offer different type of accommodation in Zanzibar  according desire  of our   tourist need. Hotels, Bungalows and Resorts  are available for you in  East Cost  North Coast  and Stonetown  where you can experience a Sultans' life centuries ago,  eco resort for  nature concerned travelers are also available to make holiday more relaxing in a way you wish.

Zanzibar is an archipelago made up of Zanzibar and Pemba Islands, and several islets. It is located in the Indian Ocean, about 25 miles from the Tanzanian coast, and 6° south of the equator. Zanzibar Island (known locally as Unguja, but as Zanzibar internationally) is 60 miles long and 20 miles wide, occupying a total area of approximately 650 square miles. It is characterized 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.

Just off the Tanzania coast, Zanzibar Island boasts miles of golden beaches and is a superb holiday destination. Known as the Spice Islands, Zanzibar has a rich past and a relaxed Swahili atmosphere making it a rewarding travel location.

Stone Town, the capital of the main island, is also a uniquely attractive location, steeped in history and known for its Swahili atmosphere. The islands are also excellent locations for diving, snorkeling and fishing
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SPICE TOUR

The tour takes you the country side to visit some plantations such as Root Crops, spices, Perfumes, Medical plants, tropical Fruits and Flowering Trees It is a tour that will prove why Zanzibar is referred as: THE SPICE ISLAND

The tour is also includes a visit at MARUHUBI PALACE – Ruins and Gardens, bought by third Sultan of Zanzibar SEYYID BARGHASHI from an Arab of the Maruhubi Tribes.s Service/Fruits

You will also get a chance to visit Kidichi Persian baths - built in 1850 by Sayyid Said bin Sultan (the first sultan) for his wife Princess Shehrzard (grand-daughter of Fateh Ali Shah of Persia).

PRICE INCLUDES:

All entries and permit fees/Guide

CITY TOUR

 The tour starts from the stone Town of Zanzibar, where we will visit the most historical and interesting places in town, such as Zanzibar Museum , Former slave Market, Busy food market in the city ,House of wonders, Old fort, The Sultan Palace, Old Dispensaries, Dr. Living Stone House, The harbor for Dhows.

And finally you will take a leisurely walk through the narrow Street of the Stone town.

Also in this part of tour you will find a lot of exotic small Bazaars, spice and antique shops which offers novelty gift items and attractive materials (batiki & Saruni)

 *PRICE INCLUDES: Entry fees Guide service

PRISON ISLAND TOUR

A relaxing day on the Indian Ocean is achieved when we visit the small Isle of the Western Coast of Zanzibar.

The tour to the Prison Island starts from Forodhani beach (people’s garden)

This historical island was used for detention of refractory slaves, the jail was constructed in 1893 and hence the old name “PRISON ISLAND”.

Today the Island has become a small tourist resort where you can relax and walk around to see Giants Tortoise and  enjoy the beautiful beach, swim & snorkeling in the coral reefs.

It takes 30 minutes to get to Prison Island.

The Tour Includes: Soft Drinks & snorkeling equipments

 SAFARI BLUE

 Safari Blue has been running great days out in Zanzibar since 1996. Safari Blue starts from Fumba village, south west of Stone Town. Fumba is the most convenient location for exploring the wildlife, isolated sandbanks and rugged island scenery of the Menai Bay Conservation Area. “Safari Blue is not just a day out on a traditional sailing dhow with good food. Come prepared to get your feet wet, enjoy new experiences, make new friends and most importantly, have the most memorable day of your life. Karibu Safari Blue!” (Welcome to Safari Blue)

Dolphins
We practice a policy of responsible dolphin watching and are lucky enough to see dolphins on 90% of our excursions.
Menai bay is home to two species of dolphins: Indo-Pacific Humpback and the Bottlenose.

Sand Bank
Menai bay has several naturally occurring sandbanks with safe swimming and from where you can enjoy great snorkeling. Relax under the shade and enjoy fresh coconuts and local snacks in paradise.

Mangrove Lagoon
Explore the mangrove lagoon hidden inside Kwale Island. A swim through the protected mangrove forest at high tide is an unforgettable experience.

Snorkeling
Follow our snorkeling guides on an underwater journey to view the corals and marine life of Menai Bay. Safari Blue has good quality equipment in a range of child to adult sizes.

JOZANI FOREST TOUR

Jozani Forest lies to some 35km South East of Zanzibar town with an area of about 1000 hectares.

The forest is very important socially, economically and scientifically because it is only large forest area in Zanzibar Red Colobus Monkey (Colubus badius kirkii).

This type of monkey is one of the most endangered and rarest subspecies in the world.

They can be viewed at close quarters with the help of our guide and are thus excellent subject for keen photographers. You can also see different birds and butterflies.

Other interesting areas suitable for tourist in this forest include coastal evergreen Bushland, Mangrove forest, Saline grass land and ground water Forest ,though this may require longer walks to reach them.

KIZIMKAZI DOLPHIN ADVENTURE

We offer daily dolphin viewing trips and an opportunity to swim with these enchanting creatures. Enjoying a 90% success rate on these excursions, we also hold important other sightings, like flying fish, sail fish and marlin and occasionally the ultimate delight of spotting hump backed whales.                                                                                

Kizimkazi fishing village is the home to several Schools of Bottle-nosed Dolphin.

Guests are taken on engine boat to view the dolphin and swim quite close with them,

Kizimkazi also has best coral reefs for snorkeling.

Life jackets and snorkeling gear are provided

The tour includes:   Lunch & Snorkeling /Boat Ride to the dolphin

Pungume Island or sandbank

This trip includes sailing or motoring, in locally crafted dhows, to the island or sandbank, possibly snorkeling on the reef along the way there as well as from the beaches. Enjoy Pungume sandbank or beach – surrounded by breathtaking blues which will remain etched in your mind forever!! Life jackets and snorkeling gear are provided.

Depart approx. 8:30hrs and return approx. 17:00

Uzi Island

This trip includes sailing or motoring to Uzi Island, reef snorkeling along the way, to explore the mangrove trails in search of the resident Red Colobus monkeys. Life jackets and snorkeling gear are provided.

Depart at approx. 9:00hrs and return approx. 16:30hrs

 TRADITIONAL FISHING

The Indian Ocean is known for its traditional fishing.

The tour lasts for 4-6 hours (depending on either in-shore or off-shore) on a motorized Arab boat and you get a chance to try your fishing skills using hand lines.

The Tour Includes: All local fishing equipments

                                     Soft Drinks

                                    Swimming

BAWE ISLAND & SAND BANK SNORKELING

 

The best snorkeling site in stone town where one will enjoy snorkeling at the best coral gardgen.

The coral garden of Bawe have different species of fish.

The tour includes:

Snorkeling equipments/Soft drinks/Relax at the sand Bank.

 SUNSET CRUISE

You can also enjoy sailing with Arab Sailing Boat and view the sunset

The tour takes 3 hrs from 1700hrs till after the sunset.

You can also get chance for snorkeling & swimming

The Tour Includes:           Soft Drinks

DHOW CRUISE

A Sailing trip by dhow (Arab Sailing Boat), to nearby Islands - Prison & Bawe Island. Where you can swim & snorkel in the clear blue sea in harmony with the breath taking coral reefs.

The Tour Includes: Snorkeling & Soft Drink AS NUNGWI TOUR (NORTH COAST)

This is a day Village tour - visit the North point of the Zanzibar Island.

 In this tour you will be able to view the headland where you can also visit the dhows and boats builders, Nungwi people are very charming with their interesting culture.

The tour also includes swimming at the best beach of the Island.

 

EAST COAST:

 

 Zanzibar has mile after miles of wonderful beaches edged with palm trees. The beaches themselves are pretty as anything that Zanzibar has to offer.

Miles of unspoiled, undeveloped and deserted white sand, stretching  from North to South East of the coast.

These bungalows are built by using local materials such as reed grass, makuti, bamboo etc. offering a very special atmosphere close to nature.

It is a nice place to enjoy your beach holiday and there are numerous coral reefs for snorkeling

CHUMBE ISLAND

Visitor center1 (c) Craig Zendel Island South daylight (c) Hal Thompson Chumbe (c) Manolo Yllera

Lots of activities are waiting for you on and around Chumbe Island. (Make sure you bring enough time with you!)

The whole of Chumbe Island is a nature reserve and you may explore its beauties either under the competent guidance of our park rangers or at your leisure.

Snorkel through our unique shallow water Reef Sanctuary or explore the Forest Reserve and historical monuments. You can also just allow yourself a lazy day watching dhows and outrigger boats go by.

DIVING CENTRE

   The Diving Center is located at the best beach in Nungwi. There are two buildings, a big reception and the other building a store for keep all the equipment, with a classroom for do all the diving theory.

DIVING AT MNEMBA ATOLL
ALL PADI COURSES AVALIABLE
WE SPEAK ENGLISH AND SPANISH

CAPACITY OF WORK AND MATERIAL

Our dive Center has three PADI Instructors and Two PADI Dive masters.    
· 2 Boats.
  - One boat of 40 feet with capacity for 30 divers with double tank.
  - One boat of 32 feet with capacity for 15 divers with double tank.
· Compressor Bauer
· Still Tanks of 12 litters
· Long wet suits 3mm
· Regulator and Octopus Scubapro MK2/R90
· BCD´s
  - Scubapro
  - Acuasub
  - Oceanic

KIPEPEO TOURS ZANZIBAR BY NIGHT

One can enjoy sailing with Arab Sailing Boat and view the sunset,

You can also enjoy soft drinks and Beer while sailing.

Coming back to stone town and visit Forodhani Night Food Market for Dinner where you will enjoy Sea Food, Chicken and meat beef cue, Fresh salad, Zanzibar Pizza and French Fries.

You will also visit and enjoy the best Bars in Stone Town:-

OLD FORT BAR & RESTAURENT

MERCURY BAR & RESTAURENT  : LIVE BAND EVERY SATURDAY

STAREHE CLUB                                                                               : RAGGEE NIGHT

LIVING STONE BAR & RESTAURENT: LIVE BAND EVERY FRIDAY

DHARMA LAUNGE                                 : MUSIC ALL NIGH

CLIENT TO PAY FOR THEIR OWN DRINKS OR FOOD

TOUR START FROM 5.00PM TILL DAWN

WITH THE BEST TOUR GUIDE

THIS TOUR IS FOR FOUR PAX AND MORE

TRANSFERS

Kipepeo Tours Zanzibar  is also offering airport/ferry transportation which can be arranged for the most affordable price. In order to

provide our clients with the best possible service, we Travel Zanzibar & Safari offer various types of vehicles with different comfortable seating

capacities that can accommodate an individual or groups to any place in Zanzibar.

 


Kipepeo Tours , P.O.Box 2713 Arusha, Tanzania. Tel: +255 787 450216 / +255 754 450216
Fax: +255 27 2544561,
info@kipepeotours.com

 

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