6 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

6 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

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6 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

Start: Durban
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Zanzibar City
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Durban

5
nights
Zanzibar City

Zanzibar City ©
Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
Get out of town with these interesting Zanzibar City side-trips: Nungwi (Nungwi Beach & Scuba & Snorkeling), Paje Beach (in Paje) and Space Station Zanzibar (in Tunguu). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, look for gifts at Aromas of Zanzibar, steep yourself in history at House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), and explore the galleries of Dr Bulugu Gallery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Zanzibar City trip itinerary planner.

Durban, South Africa to Zanzibar City is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Durban to Zanzibar City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Durban in February: highs in Zanzibar City hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nungwi, Cheetah's Rock, Space Station Zanzibar, Paje Beach
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
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Forodhani Park

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