Discover Hidden Treasures in Old Town Zanzibar’s Streets
Embark on a journey through the narrow, winding streets and alleyways of Zanzibar’s ancient Stone Town, retracing the footsteps of sultans, explorers, and slaves. Immerse yourself in the rich history shaped by trade and foreign occupation. Uncover the unique architectural style of the Swahili Coast and admire the intricately carved wooden doors. Dive into the vibrant local market, where souvenirs, handicrafts, spices, and tropical fruits await.
- Explore Stone Town’s Top Attractions: Visit iconic landmarks such as the Anglican Cathedral, Slave Market, Old Arab Fort and Dispensary, Sultan’s Palace Museum, and the House of Wonders in Stone Town.
- Immerse in Local Markets: Roam the bustling local markets, witnessing fish piled high, fresh loaves of bread in wicker baskets, and neatly stacked fruits, vegetables, and souvenirs. Learn the art of haggling from local market women.
- Refreshment Break: Escape the city’s heat with a pause for seasonal fruits, local sweets, and a selection of drinks to energize you for the remainder of your exploration.
- Shopping Excursion: Indulge in a shopping spree for souvenirs or antiques at the numerous shops scattered throughout Stone Town, offering a diverse array of treasures.
This tour promises to unveil the rich tapestry of Stone Town’s history and culture, allowing you to take home not only memories but also unique finds from the heart of Zanzibar.