Sarrah Fanny

ZANZIBAR

Sarrah Fanny
ZANZIBAR

September in Zanzibar

The archipelago of Zanzibar is located in the warm Indian Ocean. Although a part of the beautiful East African country of Tanzania, the politics, food, religion, and culture of Zanzibar are unique to its locale. Hello Escapes has prepared a customized experience for the Millennial traveler. If you want to spend a week in a UNESCO cultural heritage site, snorkel in crystal blue waters, and immerse yourself in a melting pot of African, European, and Arab cultures, this trip is for you! Our experience is curated for open-minded Millennials seeking to escape the mundane 9 to 5 life for one week. 

You don’t want to miss this trip. 

OUR CUSTOM Zanzibar ESCAPE IS AVAILABLE starting at THE LOW INVESTMENT OF $1,199 AND INCLUDES:

  • An exclusive trip size limited to 14 people to create a more inclusive experience
  • Airport transportation to and from Zanzibar airport (ZNZ)
  • 6 nights at a phenomenal 4-star hotel in Stone Town
  • A room to share with another person
  • Delicious breakfast every day
  • Four authentic lunches
  • All activities outlined in the itinerary
  • Ample free time for relaxation, exploration, and activities not included in the itinerary
  • A private Facebook group for getting to know your fellow travelers and staying up-to-date on trip-related information
  • The opportunity of a lifetime to connect with Millennials from all over the country

This $1,199 investment does not include flights and unmentioned meals.

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SNAPSHOT

September 17 - Arrive in Zanzibar, Cocktail Mixer
September 18 - Guided walking tour of Stone Town
September 19 - Spice & cooking lesson
September 20 - Local village tour
September 21 - Tortoise sanctuary at Prison Island
September 22 - Private sea adventure
September 23 - Fly back home

 

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DETAILED ITINERARY

September 17

Welcome to Zanzibar! After your very long flight to ZNZ, you'll enjoy a private transfer from the airport to a 4-star hotel in Stone Town. After settling in, you'll join the group for an introductory cocktail hour at the rooftop bar and then be free to enjoy your night.

Included: airport pickup, hotel accommodation

September 18

It's your first day of adventure! You will start the day by getting acquainted with Stone Town, the area of Zanzibar where we will be staying during this Escape. Stone Town is a lively place where you’ll find a mixture of Arabic, African, Indian and European cultures living comfortably together. While you wonder around the city, your guide will take you on a historical and cultural journey through the old slave market, the Sultan’s Palace, and many other remarkable sites. After this wonderful experience, you have a free late afternoon to enjoy the wonders that Stone Town has to offer.

Included: hotel accommodation, breakfast, guided walking tour, entrance fees, lunch, and water

September 19

Zanzibar is nicknamed the Spice Island due to being one of the world’s leading producers of spices such as clove, nutmeg, and cinnamon in the 19th century. You'll be escorted to a spice farm on which you'll learn all about the exotic spices and tropical fruit used by the locals. After the tour, you will enjoy a traditional Swahili lunch at the farm. Then, the evening is yours to explore!

Included: hotel accommodation, breakfast, transportation, spice tour, fruit tasting, lunch, tips

September 20

Today you are visiting a village that is one of the most untouched by modern lifestyle and mass tourism.  You'll start at the beach*, where you will meet female seaweed farmers. You will learn about the farming and have a chance to try it out yourself! Following this, you'll visit the inside of the village to learn about village life and visit a local school. This Escape covers a small donation to the school, but you are free to donate more. Lastly, you will feast on a delicious, Swahili style lunch by the beach. Upon our return to Stone Town, the evening is yours to relax or hit the streets.

*For your safety, this starting point may be changed due to a high-tide.

Included: hotel accommodation, breakfast, village tour, school visit, donation, lunch, transportation

September 21

You're starting off today on a boat from the shores of Stone Town to Prison Island. Don't let the name fool you; although this island was formerly used to house prisoners, it is now used as a tortoise sanctuary. Enjoy the island by spotting the peacocks and taking pictures with 150-year-old tortoises. On our way back to Stone Town, we'll stop at a colorful coral reef for some *snorkeling.

*For your safety, snorkeling will not be available in the event of choppy water conditions.

Included: hotel accommodation, breakfast, Prison Island tour, snorkeling gear, transportation

September 22

It's our last full day in Zanzibar and it ends with a bang! Upon transportation to the town of Fumba, you will board a private Zanzibarian dhow. You'll sail to uninhabited islands, snorkel in crystal clear turquoise waters, spot wild dolphins, and enjoy the warm Indian Ocean. Lunch is a tasty, traditional Zanzibarian buffet consisting of chicken, lobster, calamari, grilled fish, rice, Spice Island sauces, fresh-squeezed juices, beer, soda, and more! 

In the late evening, join the group for a farewell dinner to reminisce on our adventures and say goodbye.

Included: hotel accommodation, breakfast, transportation, sea adventure onboard a dhow, lunch, drinks, snorkeling

September 23

Our Escape comes to an end. We'll arrange transportation to the Zanzibar Airport and say our goodbyes.

Included: breakfast, airport transfer

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PAYMENT DETAILS:

Full payment price: $1,199

  • $50 reservation fee
  • $1,149 full payment

Payment plan: $1,299 - $1,399

  • $50 reservation fee and 
  • 6 monthly payments of $208.17 ($1299 TOTAL) or
  • 12 bi-weekly payments of $112.42 ($1399 TOTAL)

Ready to book?