Ndovu Adventures

10 Days 9 Night Zanzibar Excursion


Zanzibar is an amazing home for beach tours and holidays in the whole of East Africa. It is marvellous to vacate on some of the best Africa’s beaches on the famous Zanzibar Archipelago. The ambience at these calm white sand palm beaches smells only of peace and tranquillity. Most interesting is that the various beach hotels and lodges are internationally standardised. You will find all categories of accommodation to suit your lifestyle from upscale luxury, average luxury to budget and cheap but decent lodgings. You can also visit the neighbouring Mafia Archipelago with a more tranquil ambience offering you private small intimate lodgings. You will get high value at Mafia if you desire to have a personalised serene vacation possibly with only your loved one on isolated sandbars surrounded by shallow coral seas.


Day 1: Arrival In Zanzibar – Nungwi.

Arrival in Zanzibar airport where you will be met with our driver and be taken to your hotel for dinner and overnight.


We will depart from the hotel in Nungwi/Matemwe at 0900am for Swimming with Dolphins followed by snorkeling at Mnemba Island.

Beach relaxation in the evening witnessing Sunset.

Dinner and overnight in your hotel in Nungwi.

Day 3: Baraka Turtle Aquarium, The Rock Restaurant – Paje.

After breakfast (0900am) we will visit Baraka Turtle Aquarium to swim with Sea Turtles (swimming with them is optional).

At 12pm we will drive to PAJE via The Rock Restaurant for lunch.

Dinner and overnight in your hotel in Paje.

Day 4: Beach Relaxation In Paje.

You have a free day to relax on the beautiful beaches of Paje.

Dinner and overnight in your hotel (Not included in the price).

Day 5: Free Day Beach Relaxation In Paje.

You have a free day to relax on the beautiful beaches of Paje.

Dinner and overnight in your hotel.

DAY 6: KUZA CAVES (Www.Kuzacave.Com)

After Break leave Paje for Jambiani to visit this historical site in Zanzibar

Traditional dances and cooking lessons are among the activities at Kuza.

Day 7:  Safari Blue– Stone Town.

We will leave Paje at 0730am to Fumba village where our sailing boat will be awaiting to take us to Kwale Island for BLUE WATER SAFARI – The highlight of Zanzibar. We will sail in a beautiful traditional wooden dhow, watch Dolphins (if we have a chance of seeing them) at play, snorkel over the reefs of Menai Bay conservation area, feast on a Swahili influenced seafood buffet that include Fish on coconut source, Rice, French Fries, Calamari, Lobster, Prawns, Octopus and tropical fruits.

 We will visit a Baobab tree believed to be more than 500years old before sailing back to Fumba village and drive to Stone Town for dinner and overnight.

Day 8:  Spice Farm Tour – Masingini Forest

After the City tour around(0900AM) we will drive to Spice farm (20-30mins) to experience the rare tropical fruits, spices and other rare species of plants that grow in Zanzibar. You will have a chance to eat, smell and taste different fruits and spices to learn why Zanzibar is called a spice Island.

You can have lunch in the farm prepared by local women group there.

After Lunch we will go to Masingini Forest Reserve for Nature walking.

Dinner and overnight in Stone Town.

Day 9: Prison Island & Nakupenda Sandbank.

At 0900am you will be taken from your hotel for a full day at Prison Island and Nakupenda (I love you) Sandbank. Prison Island was formerly owned by an Arab and was privately used as a place of detention for disobedient slaves. It was built in 1893 as a central prison for Zanzibar, hence the name “PRISON ISLAND”. You will be able to see Giant Tortoises, Dikdik, Peacock, Prison Chamber, Mangrove Forest and perhaps swim and snorkel if interested. In the early afternoon you will move to Nakupenda Island and sandbank (30 minutes) by boat. This is the ideal place near stone town where you can relax, swim, and snorkel while enjoying your BBQ of seafood, soft and hard drinks, tropical fruits under the shade of built umbrellas. Lunch will be ready at 1pm. In the evening you will be brought at the shores for an hour break before joining a sunset cruise at 5-7pm (optional).

Dinner and overnight in stone town.

Day 10: Stone Town Tour – Home.

After breakfast (0900am), we will have a chance to visit Town Markets, old slave markets, National Museum, High court building, Old German Consulate, Africa House (former English Club), Tippu Tip House and Grave, Kelekele square, Old British Consulate, Orphanage home, Old Fort, Forodhani gardens, House of Wonders, Sultan Palace, Dr. Livingstone House, St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Old Mosques, Freddie Mercury House among others.

At your own planned time drive to Zanzibar airport or a ferry to Dar Es Salaam.




Budget Camping

If you’re on a tight budget and don’t mind basic comfort, this option is perfect for you!

Standard Lodges

For anyone who wants a medium comfort level but doesn’t want to break the bank too much.

Mid-range lodges

This accommodation option offers a good level of comfort and often a few nice extra’s.

luxury lodges

Do you want a superior level of comfort and service? Then this option’s for you.