Stone Town, zanzibar
Stone Town is a city of prominent historical and artistic importance in East Africa. Its architecture, mostly dating back to the 19th century, reflects the diverse influences underlying the Swahili culture, giving a unique mixture of Arab, Persian, Indian and European elements. Stone Town gets its name from the ornate houses built with local stone by Arab traders and slavers during the 19th Century. It is estimated that around 600,000 slaves were sold through Zanzibar between 1830-1863.
- Arrive at Zanzibar International Airport
- Meet your guide and transfer to your hotel in Stone Town
- Take a guided walking tour of Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its rich history and culture
- Visit the House of Wonders, a historic palace and museum, and learn about the island's past and present
- Explore the narrow streets and alleys of Stone Town, stopping at local markets, shops, and landmarks
- Have dinner at a local restaurant and sample traditional Zanzibari cuisine