Zanzibar is a land of extremes. It is where visitors can experience traditional music and dance, water sports, clear azure seas, cordon-blue sea food, abundant marine like, modern discotheques, ancient history, incredible coral reefs and rare terrestrial wildlife. The friendly local people are only too pleased to share their history and heritage with you and to escort you on tours around the islands. Visits to ancient ruins and buildings, trips to spice plantations and lazy days on the spectacular beaches bordering the azure Indian Ocean, all add to the magic, that is Zanzibar.
The Ugunja Island (Zanzibar) stretches about 95 kms from north to south and is located 35 kms from the mainland Tanzania. Few countries in the world can equal Zanzibar’s long fine white sand beaches, which lead into warm aquamarine waters and provide the back drop for excellent diving and snorkeling. It is these qualities among others, that make the island one of the most popular tourist destinations worldwide.
Stone Town Tour (also called Unguja Town or Zanzibar town): In Stone Town, every corner you turn offers a new, exotic scent. The Stone Town was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2,000 and was praised by UNESCO as “an outstanding material manifestation of cultural fusion and harmonization”. If you choose to explore the Stone Town, here are some of the attractions you will see. There are many grand four-story building found near the sea front along Mzingani road. They were originally built as a private residence.