Zanzibar

Renowned for its spices, cloves and coconuts, the ancient and romantic island of Zanzibar is nestled in the idyllic azure waters of the Indian Ocean, just off Africa’s east coast.

A century ago, Arabian travellers enjoyed the island’s heady aromas of cinnamon and spice. Today, Zanzibar is the perfect location for couples and honeymooners to soak in the blissful surroundings.

Flight Time

London to Zanzibar (via Nairobi): 10.5 hours

Time Difference

GMT +3

Capital

Zanzibar City

Language

English and Swahili

Weather

Zanzibar is a warm country, with average temperatures ranging from 28ºC in February to 24ºC in July. December offers the most sunshine, with around 10 hours per day, while April is the wettest month; expect around 40cm of rain during this season.

Currency

Tanzanian Shilling

Visas for British Citizens

A visa is required to enter Zanzibar. This can be purchase on arrival, but we advise you to arrange this before you travel.

Top Tips

Zanzibar is a romantic and exotic destination, so it’s perfect for couples and honeymooners. There’s plenty to explore, from the enchanting spice plantations and rare Colobus monkeys, through to the country’s stunning clear waters, making it ideal for snorkelling and scuba diving.

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