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Full-Day Stone Town and Prison Island Tour in Zanzibar

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    Meet your guide at your Zanzibar hotel for a 9am start, and begin your tour on a 3-hour walking tour of the UNESCO-listed Stone Town. Follow narrow streets lined with plastered buildings and elaborate Zanzibar doors, and find out how cultures from around the world blended in this coastal trading town.
    Pass some of Stone Town’s 49 mosques, historic Christian churches and Hindu temples, and see distinctive, two-story private homes. Visit the architectural highlights of the area, from The Old Fort to the towering House of Wonders. Pass the former Sultan’s Palace, a Roman Catholic cathedral, and the waterfront Old Dispensary.
    Board a motorized boat for Changuu, a picture-perfect tropical island with a tragic legacy of slave internment, prisons, and cholera. Take in white sandy beaches and a forest that’s filled with wildlife, and spot the slow-moving giant tortoises that roam the island. Finish the tour with return transfer to your hotel, arriving by early evening.
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    Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

    We book with OMY he is great guide, knowlegable, friendly, flexible and humble guy. He seems to know everything abt zanzibar and love to share he answered all our questions and we had many, he spend with us and showed all the city and histirical...More

    Thank jesse332019
    cruzeirosafaris, Director of Sales at Cruzeiro Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2019

    Jambo Thank you for booking with us.. kindly note all bookings are made through the offices officially incase of anything happening. We do look forward to your next visit. Sales Team

    Reviewed February 26, 2019

    This was a day trip from our hotel, there are limited things to see as most of the history is gone, but the large tortoise's are amazing some up to 189 years old and large, you get to be up close to them

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank 339rosemaryd
    Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

    It is full day trip we start around 9 to go to city tour with our guide OMY ,zanzibar stone town is historical city our guide he explain us each and everything it just like we back to school again ,zanzibarian cultute and life style...More

    Thank luxy33
    cruzeirosafaris, Director of Sales at Cruzeiro Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2019

    Jambo Thank you for booking with us -please note that all bookings do come through the office officially. We do look forward to your next visit. with regards Sales team

    Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

    This tour is fantastic don't miss this trip when you are in zanzibar actul we start city tour with our guide omy .alot of history and informations abt stone town and zanzibarian culture you will think like you back at school. we visit place like...More

    Thank Mathewjohn22
    Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

    I was fascinated the island itself, real paradise.. And i was thinking they are ”protecting“ the tortoises around but as i made a research i found out that they only make money out of them.. So sad, that they don’t even get proper health assistance...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
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