Zanzibar is a beautiful Island rich in culture, and history- a destination which brought traders, explores from far- east. The Zanzibar archipelago is set in the Indian Ocean, and also known as Unguja or knick-named , as the ‘Spice Island’ due to the delicious variety of spices grown on the island’s many plantations.
The narrow streets, and Arabic architecture of historical Stone Town, a world heritage site, include the Zanzibar Museum, former British consulate, and Arab old fort, the Anglican cathedral built on the former slave market, Sultan’s Palace, town market and Indian bazaar. Livingstone and Burton’s houses are near the picturesque Old Dhow harbor, where traditional dhows are repaired and built. Antiques shops stocked with Arab clothes, kettles, brass trays, Zanzibar beds, carved doors and frames have special atmosphere all their own.
Another must-see attraction on Zanzibar includes the Jozani Forest Reserve – home to the rare Kirk’s red colobus monkey and Adders’ duiker, or explore the spice tour on a visit to one or more spice gardens and farms with well-trained local guide to explain the uses of the different spices you will see like, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, vanilla, ginger, and black paper along with fruits such as tamarind, guava, rose-apple bananas, lime and mango, may be seen touched, smelled and purchased. The Dolphin experience offered from the southern end of the Island is also worth considering.