Zanzibar the exotic Spice Island

Spend 6 days staying in the idyllic Spice Island Resort. Located on the SE coast of Zanzibar renowned for its sandy white beaches and crystal clear waters. Take advantage of this great package.

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Perfect for honeymooners, families or single travellers the Spice Island resort is perfectly located. With transfers included, and breakfast and dinner taken care of the stress is limited on your island break.

Itinerary

Day 1 - ZanzibarMeals: B D
On arrival at the International Airport in Zanzibar you will be met and transferred to the stunning Spice Island resort. After a swift check in and a leisurely lunch sit back and enjoy the view of the Indian Ocean.

Accommodation: The Spice Island Resort
Day 2 - ZanzibarMeals: B D
There is no better sound to wake up to than the sound of the waves crashing on the beach. Haven on earth. Tropical fruit and fresh juice as well as a good old fashion fry up await you at breakfast, and then the day is yours to enjoy how you wish. Sunbathing  is a favourite. Later at dinner sample the fresh choice of fish and sea food. The Spice Island Resort is known for its cuisine and fresh produce so you’re in for a treat.

Accommodation: The Spice Island Resort
Day 3 - ZanzibarMeals: B D
The Spice Island resort has a variety of activities on offer and today is the perfect day to try some of them (at an additional charge). Wind surfing, snorkelling or even deep sea fishing the resort can organise it all. Of course if this all seems like too much hard work then there is always the lure of a good book and the sunbed and a very pleasing back up.

Accommodation: The Spice Island Resort
Day 4 - ZanzibarMeals: B D
Beach holidays are all about doing exactly what you want when you want. The Resort is very flexible and will accommodate most needs. Get up when you want, eat when you want and top it all off with long beach walks and swims in the clear ocean or in the resorts pool.

Accommodation: The Spice Island Resort
Day 5 - ZanzibarMeals: B D
Today venture into Stone town for a spice tour (at an additional cost). This amazing tour offers clients to really get an idea of what life was like all those years ago, the buildings haven’t changed, the markets are still the same and the experience is one you will continue to remember forever.

Accommodation: The Spice Island Resort
Day 6 - ZanzibarMeals: B D
Today is your last day on Zanzibar. Relax, enjoy the pool and the good food and that one last walk on the beach…

Accommodation: The Spice Island Resort
Day 7 - DepartMeals: B
Today you will be transferred to the International Airport in time for your flight home.
Additional information

Prices Start From USD545 per person sharing

Included
  • All accommodations and meals as described in the itinerary
  • Transfers in Zanzibar driven by an English speaking driver
  • All local government taxes and levies.
Excluded
  • Drinks and beverages
  • laundry
  • International Airport departure taxes
  • Visa and Travel medical insurance
  • Flying Doctor service
  • Telephone calls, any other items of a personal nature, Tips/ gratitude to drivers and hotel staff, etc

Tour starts/ends:

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Starts: Unless otherwise stated, most tours start in Arusha. Zanzibar tours start at Zanzibar Airport.

Ends:  See itinerary for details

Note: we can also pick you up or drop you off at the hotel of your choice in the greater Arusha area if you notify us in advance. 

Expected group size:

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On regular group tours the expected total group size is between 2 and 10 travellers.

Type of vehicles used:

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In Tanzania all your transfers and game drives will be in 4x4’s.

Level of ability required:

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Although there will be no special strength and fitness requirements, please note that safari lodges situated in remote areas are by their very nature lacking in many of the modern conveniences found in cities. For this reason please be prepared for uneven floors and sometimes challenging access.

You must be able-bodied and have the ability to move independently without help on most of our tours. If you have any specific mobility requirements please contact us beforehand.

Food and dietary information:

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The food prepared at the lodges and/or hotels on this tour will be of an international nature and suited to a broad range of visitors. If you have any specific dietary requirements please let us know in advance so that we can inform the lodges and hotels along the route. Alcoholic drinks, unless specifically mentioned in the itinerary, are not included in the price.

Health and vaccinations:

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You should speak to your health provider about what vaccinations you will need for your trip to Kenya. In addition, most doctors recommend taking anti-malarial pills for your visit and following measures to avoid being bitten by mosquitos, such as covering up exposed arms and legs. Lodges will provide mosquito nets over the beds.

If you take any medication, be sure to bring it with you, as well as details of your prescription. 

We advise all travellers to take out comprehensive travel insurance before their trip.

What to wear:

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Important note: If your itinerary includes a leg of the journey on a light aircraft then please be advised that the maximum TOTAL weight allowance including hand luggage is 15kg (approx.. 33lbs) and all luggage must be in a soft bag i.e. NOT a suitcase. These rules are imposed by the airlines and we are unable to make allowances.

We recommend that you do not forget to pack the following:

- Insect repellant cream/spray

- Camera and binoculars

- A torch (flashlight)

- A waterproof/dustproof bag

 

What to wear:

Although Tanzania lies in the tropics it can get chilly in the evenings and early mornings. On this trip we recommend that you include the following in your baggage:

- A pair of sturdy lightweight shoes or boots

- Light coloured clothing with long sleeves and legs for the evenings and early mornings

- A hat to keep the strong sun off your head

Visa requirements:

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Depending on your nationality you will probably need a tourist visa to enter Tanzania for this tour. The current cost of a single-entry tourist visa is USD 50 per person if traveling on a British Passport and $100 per person for an American passport holder (subject to change) Other nationalities vary in fee’s from free to $50, and these can be purchased on arrival, for most nationals, in all major currencies.

For more comprehensive information visit the Project Visa website. 

Cancellations:

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If you need to cancel your trip for whatever reason, please get in touch with as soon as possible.

For more information about cancellations and refunds please refer to our general Terms & Conditions.

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