Zanzibar is the semi-autonomous part of Tanzania in East Africa. It is composed of the Zanzibar Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, 25–50 kilometres off the coast of the mainland, and consists of many small islands and two large ones: Unguja and Pemba.
Come experience the wonders of the beach paradise on the coast. With soft alabaster sand and crisp cerulean waters, you will think you have stepped into a post card.
More and more tourists pour into Zanzibar Island as time passes. As the number one industry in Zanzibar, tourism contributes the largest chunk into the country\'s economy. There\'s a lot to see and experience in Zanzibar such as the colorful culture, amazing nature and most of all a peaceful and harmonic atmosphere. There are numerous small islands, and two large ones: Unguja (the main island, informally referred to as \"Zanzibar Island\"), and Pemba Island. Located on the island of Unguja is Zanzibar City and its old quarter known as Stone Town. The place is a World Heritage Site and a great historical spot. The main industries are spices, raffia, and tourism, and is sometimes referred to as the Spice Islands. Your visit should definitely not miss the aroma of the Spice Island through the Spice Tour. Pemba is also becoming a well-known Zanzibar holiday spot for its dive sites and is a definite must see - with its vertiginous drop-offs, untouched coral and very abundant marine life. Its a great place to visit and scuba dive. And don\'t forget to explore the water excursion favourites of Snorkeling, Fishing and Safari blue as well as the land excursions tours such as the Slave Trade, Jozani forest, Prison Island, Village Tour among others.
Adventure, Archeological, Historical
Food and Drinks in Zanzibar
Lobsters, kingfish, calamaries - prawns, octopus, crabs and squid are just a few of the many types of seafood on offer. It is not surprising that Zanzibar\'s specialties are centered around what is available locally, so take full advantage of the variety of spicy seafood dishes on offer to suit every taste. Coconut also features in many dishes. Meat, Vegetarian and International Cuisines are also readily available across the Island. Visit the inner towns for a local vegetarian breakfast cafe`. Many of the places there also have some of the best Kachori\'s, Bajia\'s and mixes to be found on the island with plenty of hot chilly sauces if one wishes. The breakfast alone is like a proper meal and come well recommended. For drinks try the varieties of Chai teas and coffees on offer, as well as the locally brewed safari and konyagi. Wines and non-alcoholic beverages are always readily available plus a choice of freshly squeezed fruit juices.