Zanzibar, "The spice island"
Zanzibar is an archipelago located off the coast of Tanzania, consisting of the island of Zanzibar, Pemba Island and many small islands like Mnemba Island. The island is about 90km long and 30km wide. You will visit Stone Town Capital and its market, and all the architectural marvels of Zanzibar (the Arabian fort, the cathedral, the mosques, the decorated doors, the alleys, the sultan's harem, the baths, etc.) Stone Town is A mixture of Moorish architecture, Middle East, Indian, with African traditions and architectures. Zanzibar certainly evokes in every mind, a legendary spice counter of old. Zanzibar became independent from Great Britain in 1963 as well as from the Arab presence, and joined Tanganyika in 1964 to form the Republic of Tanzania. Nowadays, Zanzibar is best known for its white sandy beaches, dolphins, and hotels. Its inhabitants still live at a pace and in a culture completely different from the rest of the World. The beaches of white sand and the warm waters and turquoise blue of the Indian Ocean will delight lovers of beautiful beaches and honeymoon trips. You will have the opportunity to snorkel over the corals, swim with dolphins, snorkel, or for the more sporting and professional, to practice kite surfing in paradisiacal conditions!