Stone Town Tour: Three and half – hour tour begins with a visit to Zanzibar‘s colorful market. A live with buzz of locals bartering fresh vegetables and baskets of tropical fruits, amongst the heady smell of Jack fruit (amongst many other toxic fruits) we continue on the site of a cathedral built in 1874. The Cathedral signifies a potent time in Zanzibar’s history and stands on the sight of a past slave market. Abolished in 1873 by decree of the Sultan Zanzibar, the cathedral’s high altar stands on the exact site of the whipping post that was in the market, from here we visit the residence of the late Sultan of Zanzibar, Tip Tip House Lod Fort, Peoples Palace and the House of Wonders, Full of intrigue from days of long ago. The tour end with a stroll down the narrow streets of the old Stone Town, the heart of Zanzibar’s vivacious history.
Jozani Forest Tour: Jozani Forest is the only remaining natural forest on Unguja Island (which along with Pemba Island makes the islands of Zanzibar). To have a complete forest tour, you must make a visit in all 3 parts of the forest including a re-planted species of trees from different part of the world which most of them are medical plants, they are over 100m long, the forest sustain wide variety of wildlife and birds, including the rare Red Colobus Monkey, it’s 10 kilometers of swamp forests and evergreen thickets provide a unique glimpse into a secretive world, you will then visit the natural bushes where are the home of red Colobus monkeys before you take a very relaxing walk into a well twisted wooden bring crossing over the shadow of the varieties mangrove species, you must ask your guide about the close association between the witch doctors of Jozani and Leopard found in the forest’s thickest recesses, and the mystical tales that have surrounded the reserve dating back to when Tigers inhabited the forest. This is a half a day tour.
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