7 days in Zanzibar Archipelago Itinerary

7 days in Zanzibar Archipelago Itinerary

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7 days in Zanzibar Archipelago Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: London

Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island

Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
Step off the beaten path and head to Uroa Bay and Fishing Charters & Tours. Let the collections at Princess Salme Museum at Emerson on Hurumzi and Palace Museum (Beit al-Sahel) capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Zanzibar City side-trips: Nungwi (Scuba & Snorkeling & Dr. Bulugu Gallery). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Mtoni Palace Ruins, browse the exhibits of Dr Bulugu Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Cathedral, and head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island.

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London, UK to Zanzibar City is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from London to Zanzibar City. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in May, with highs in Zanzibar City at 34°C and lows at 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Nungwi, Uroa Bay, Mtoni Palace Ruins
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Uroa Bay
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Mtoni Palace Ruins