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This is a guided tour, which takes three hours to Jozani Forest. The Forest is the only remaining natural vegetation. It is a home of many endemic species of fauna and flora. Here you will see the red colubus monkey, velvet cats, snakes, mangroves, a variety of small trees ect.
A full day excursion to the extreme north of the island via Marahubi, and Mvuleni where you can visit the Portuguese Ruins. There are number of very interesting things to see and do including the traditional fishing village itself with resident speaking a peculiar swahili dialect.
This excursion begins at the Dhow Harbour in Malindi, where slave ships brought their human cargo from Bagamoyo to Zanzibar, moving to the house of Tippu Tip, the notorious Arab slave trader and then on to the Anglican Church, built on the old slave market.
It is a three-hour tour which begins at your hotel or entry point where you walk and driven around the historic old city. Our first visit during this tour and excursion in zanzibar is the fruit market which was opened in 1904.
The name Zanzibar refers to the archipelago of islands in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of mainland Tanzania, made up of Unguja, the largest island, commonly called Zanzibar, Pemba, Mafia and other smaller islands.
After ousting the Portuguese, the Omani Arabs ruled over Zanzibar but their influence wasn't really felt until 1804 when Seyyid Said bin Sultan arrived from Oman and fell in love with this lush tropical island ...
The culture of Zanzibar is filled with graceful and heartily warm harmony. Each wedding is a reason to celebrate, to gather friends, family and enjoy.
Next a wave of colour will be added to your trip as you venture next door to the Zanzibar Butterfly Centre, an interactive butterfly exhibit consisting of a netted tropical garden with hundreds of butterflies, all of which are a native species to Zanzibar.
At last count, thewere 560 carved doors in Zanzibar. The oldest door discovered in Zanzibar is dated AD 1694. When a house was built in Zanzibar, the door was traditionally the first part to be erected. The greater the wealth and social position of the owner of the house, the larger and more elaborately carved his front door.
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