Trace the steps of former Sultans, slaves and explorers and stroll through the streets and local markets.
- Duration: Half day
- Price on request
Get to know the rich history of Zanzibar by following the trail of the sultans, slaves, and explorers through the winding streets of Stone Town, accompanied by an experienced guide. Visit iconic landmarks such as the former slave market, Christ Church, the House of Wonders, the Sultans’ Palace Museum, Freddie Mercury’s House, the Arab Fort, and the Old Dispensary, and learn about the events that have shaped Zanzibar.
As you delve into the past, you will also get a glimpse of modern life in Stone Town, with visits to lively spice markets, a vibrant fish market, and bustling fruit and vegetable stalls. Observe local children playing and men enjoying board games while traders sell their wares.
An optional stop at the Zanzibar Coffee House provides a rest from the heat and hustle and bustle. A selection of cold drinks, coﬀee, tea and local sweets and seasonal fruits act as the perfect ‘pick me up’. You can also try the street BBQ at Forodhani Gardens with an incredible selection of meat and seafood kebabs in the evening.
Stone Town, Zanzibar