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Historical Stone Town Tour

Stone town Zanzibar
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3 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

20 people


English, French, German, Spanish


This is a wonderful introduction to Zanzibar which gives you a feeling of the rich cultural heritage. One gets a comprehensive view, history and walk of the Stone Town, magnificent architecture, narrow alleys, sand and stone ancient built houses where some of them are over 200 years old and have Arab/Indian carved doors.


  • Sultan’s Palace Museum - Built in the late 1890’s for members of the Sultan’s family.
  • House of Wonders - Built in 1883 as a Royal Ceremonial Function Palace.
  • The Africa House - Formerly the English Club.
  • Forodhani Park - Where you can spend your evenings leisurely watching the brilliant sunset while sipping freshly squeezed sugarcane juice or enjoy charcoal barbeques and locally made dishes.
  • The Old Fort - Built by Arabs for defense against the Portuguese.

Bulk discount (by Percent)

Bulk discount adult
#Discount groupFrom adultTo adultValue
12pax22 10%
23pax33 15%
34pax44 20%
49pax59 25%
5Plus10Plus 30%
Bulk discount children
#Discount groupFrom adultTo adultValue
1Age from 5 to 914 50%


Meet and pickup from stone town
Meet and pickup from stone town

Before the tour start, we shall a short briefing.
Our first stop will be the fruit market, which opened in 1904, with its variety of tropical fruits and spices. This will be followed by visiting the Anglican Cathedral at Mkunazini, which was built in 1874 on the site of the former slave market. The guide will tell you about the cities slave history and show you the place where slaves were auctioned. Our next stop will be the National Museum of Zanzibar, which is also referred to as the Peace Memorial Museum. The museum holds a wide collection of the island's natural history and artifacts. Then we will walk to the Forondhani Gardens, where you will see the former British Consulate, a place where explorers such as Dr. Livingston and Stanley came for administrative matters before explorations.

We will also explore the Old Fort, which is situated few meters away, and the tallest building in Zanzibar, House of Wonders, which was built by the Sultan as a ceremonial and administrative building. With a refreshing walk in the narrow streets we will explore the old houses, most of which are older than 150 years. The last stop of our excursion will be at Forodhani Garden, this is a small park in the historical city of Stone Town. The gardens are located along the main seawalk of Stone Town, just in front of the most famous buildings of Stone Town, i.e., the House of Wonders and the Old Fort.
It is the perfect spot where you can spend your evenings leisurely watching the brilliant sunset


  • Friendly and Experienced Professional Tour guide
  • Pick up and drop off from your hotel in stone town
  • Waiting Charge, Fuel Surcharges & Service Fees
  • VAT (18% charged by the Government)
  • Mineral Water During the Tour
  • Entrances Fees
  • Medical Insurance
  • Gratuities for Tour Guide or Driver
  • Personal Expenses

Tour's Location

Stone town Zanzibar


Do you arrange pickup/drop off from Beach hotels?

Please contact us to arrange for your pickup/drop off anywhere outside stone town area at additional cost.

Do you arrange for Airport Transfers

Airport transfers are not included in the price of this tour, however you can book for an arrival transfer in advance. In this case our representative will be at the airport to greet you. To arrange this please contact our customer service team once you have a confirmed booking.


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Zanzibar Treasure Tour

Member Since 2023

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