6 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

6 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

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6 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly + taxi:  9​h
1
Nungwi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Uroa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Zanzibar City
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Cape Town

1
night
Nungwi

Nungwi ©
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nungwi Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Nungwi online travel planner .

Cape Town, South Africa to Nungwi is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Cape Town to Nungwi is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Cape Town in February, with highs in Nungwi at 39°C and lows at 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Uroa.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Uroa

Uroa ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Mtoni Palace Ruins and then stroll through Uroa Bay.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Uroa online visit planner .

Getting from Nungwi to Uroa by car takes about an hour. February in Uroa sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Uroa

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Mtoni Palace Ruins
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Uroa Bay ©
Uroa Bay
Mtoni Palace Ruins ©
Mtoni Palace Ruins

3
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.
Take a break from Zanzibar City with a short trip to Paje Beach in Paje, about 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock, head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Nakupenda Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Zanzibar City vacation maker app .

Getting from Uroa to Zanzibar City by car takes about an hour. In February in Zanzibar City, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cheetah's Rock, Paje Beach
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Paje Beach ©
Paje Beach
Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral ©

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