Stone Town Historical and Cultural Walk with a Local
Join me or one of my team guides on this insightful walk, within the hours invested in the tour you will gain a great understanding of the architecture, culture, daily life and the fascinating history of Zanzibar's world heritage site, and its significant areas, buildings and historical sites. You will soon notice how Zanzibar’s cosmopolitan roots blend with African traditions to shape its unique culture. Other things to note: The tour duration is not limited to 2 hours, depending upon your interests it can be more or less.
Snorkeling at Mnemba Island
Join us on a boat trip to one of Zanzibars famous islands called Mnemba Island which is popular for its beautiful underwater world. We start in the morning from Nungwi Beach around 8.30 am and will head to Mnemba Island. Transport from your Hotel can be organized. You’ll have around 1 hour to jump into the water and enjoy watching all of the tropical fish species. If you‘re not a good swimmer or never snorkeled before - don’t worry! A professional guide will help you and make sure you’ll enjoy this experience. After we will head to a sandbank next to the island where you’ll be offered some fruity snacks and have the option to take stunning pictures. Fruits and water is included in the price - if you would like us to arrange anything else, let us know ahead and we will get everything you need! If you're lucky, you might even see some dolphins on the way and will be given the chance to swim with them. We will then head back to Nungwi Beach where to journey started. ♡ Please read me! We will do the experience as a group of usually 5-10 people maximum. If you would like to have more privacy, you can book our experience as a private group. Photography/videography services can be booked additionally.
Zanzibar spice tour & cooking class
Fantastic spice farm tour with Zanzibar cooking class. You'll start the day at a local market Darajani in Stone town for ingredients shopping,afterwards head to the spice farms, short walk + learn about the spices, then proceed to a cooking class with experienced local chef. Available for all dietary options i.e Vegans - vegetarians - gluten free etc.
Walking through the beautiful trails of Stone Town
Walk with me on the most beautiful trails of Stone Town. I personally will provide you with an insightful walk through the city. During the experience, you will gain a great understanding of the city's architecture, culture, daily life and the fascinating history of Zanzibar's world heritage site, and its significant areas, buildings and historical sites. You will learn how Zanzibar’s cosmopolitan roots blend with African traditions to shape its unique culture. Please note: - Depending upon your interests, the tour's duration could take up to 2 hours, however it can be more or less. - Sights that are included: Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral, Mkunazini Road, Stone Town, Zanzibar City Tanzania You will truly see the most interesting places like: Old fort , Old slave market, House of Wonder, Forodhani garden, Hammam bath and the unique carved Zanzibar doors .
Private trip - Mnemba with Lunch, Snorkeling, Sandbank
We start the trip to Mnemba Island at 9.30 from Kendwa Beach. On the way to Mnemba we normally see dolphins and you are free to jump in and swim with them. When we reach Mnemba you will be snorkeling with a lot of different fish species around the island, while we prepare the seafood and chicken BBQ lunch, seasonal fruits and soft drinks for you. If the tide is low, we also get off on Mnemba sandbank were you can take some magical pictures on the white sand in the middle of the Indian Ocean. We start to sail slowly back from Mnemba around 16.00 and watching the sunset before reaching Zanzibar around 18.30. You will be back with a whole new experience and view from what is under the surface of the Indian Ocean.
Dar es salaam by Night
We can start the night at 9.30pm at a nice chill relaxed restaurant for a meal if you would prefer where you can have some of our famous tasty meat, there will be options of Nyama Choma and Mishakaki these are skewered meat(chicken/beef/goat)marinated in some spices and cooked in a hot bed of coal served with lime and hot chilli, seafood will also be available .For Vegetarians please inform early so I can plan ahead. Then we can head to the Masaki Strip,around 10 where we will first pass by one or two famous bars to start off our night, you will get a 2 drink coupon . And then by 12.30 we will be heading to the clubs, depending on the night some events might require entrance fee, that shall be covered. We shall party the night away with afro beats/hip hop/reggae/ pop music. And after the party I shall drop you to your final destination Other things to note Just have your GPS on it will help in maneuvering through different locations, and Uber also help. Also carry a phone charger and if possible have a fully charged power bank. And Don't walk around with your passport, just have a normal ID with you, also please carry enough money for food and drinks, as I only offer drink coupon of TZS 15,000
Professional Photo Shoot In Zanzibar
I love to photograph travelers and their experiences whiles visiting Zanzibar, to give them unforgettable memories of their trip. We will go to the most interesting, unusual, and unique places in Zanzibar, there are lots of hidden gems on the island that we can introduce to you. I will take a lot of beautiful photos of your trip, which you will keep to remember the fun, life-changing, and fantastic moments you had in Zanzibar. Photoshoots always are private. For one person, couple, family, travel group, etc. We are also open to your curated location or at your hotel. You will get around 14 well-edited images and extra 80 unedited jpeg raw photos (with beautiful color grading and light correction), which I will send between 10 days after you select your final sets for edits. We are also open to sending a few within 2-3 days if it's your birthday or anniversaryy. Other things to note We are really open to all Ideas of guests and our experience is very comfortable. We curate every part of the trip and also provide help, and advice on other interesting things you can do on Island.
Photoshoot In Zanzibar
Want to look your best in pictures? I will teach you how to look good in pictures and capture authentic Zanzibar, full of colours! :) If you want to get some amazing portraits of yourself in Zanzibar, this is the experience for you! To see my unique style of photographing people, check my insta: @keeganjchecks I will give you some simple directions according to the scene we are shooting in to make sure that you have incredible and colourful pictures to take home—a truly unique souvenir of your time in Zanzibar. I will also let you be yourself in the pictures. Don't worry! :) We will be walking around on the off beaten path to picturesque corners of Zanzibar, where we will see fantastic street art, beautifully paved streets. Our route will change depending on the weather and lighting conditions. I will deliver high quality edited pictures within 3-6 days. Chosen & Edited carefully with the highest quality. Other things to note - If you would like to shoot a different hour, please contact me. I will arrange a session.
Mamas of Zanzibar - Authentic Cultural & Cooking Experience
Karibu - Welcome to Mamas of Zanzibar - The bridge that connects you to the local people of the beautiful Zanzibar Island. The Mamas of Zanzibar will unlock a side of Zanzibar tourist don't experience. Mamas of Zanzibar is an initiative started by a single mother. Made of a group of 9 passionate Zanzibari women, the Mamas are eager to show off their warm hospitality. By teaching you how to cook the Zanzibari ways you will learn a lot about the exotic cuisine and the rich cultural that Zanzibar has. During the experience you will get a hands-on training on how to learn how to cook authentic Zanzibari food. The food we prepare is vegan & vegetarian friendly :) It would be an honour to welcome you to our community! This can also be your way to support the local Zanzibari Families directly! Our day starts 0900hrs - 13:00hrs 09:00 Arriving + Greet and Meet 09:15 Menu Introduction + Day Routine 09:30 Heading to Local Market 10:15 Back at Pishi HQ to prepare for cooking 10:30 - Prepare cooking Items + Cooking Classes 11:00 Free time as we arrange for lunch + Explore the neighbourhood + Discover the boutique Shop* + Henna Painting* 12:15 Lunch Time 13:00 End of lunch 13:30 Experience End * **Please book directly on our web site with code “AirMama” for a surprise gift! Please search for Mamas of Zanzibar.
Culinary Stone Town tour
Please come hungry! This tour is a combination of a walking tour of Stone Town, all while having one very long lunch with several dishes included. While passing many of the main sights in Stone Town, you get a culinary expedition of the town starting from lunch with several local courses, fresh fruit, dessert and as the grand finale, coffee in the famous Jaw's Corner. We start our walk from the city center, in front of the Old Fort - the oldest building in town. You will learn a lot about Zanzibar culture and history from your guide while heading to a locally popular lunch spot. We will help you to try out the traditional local dishes. Perhaps cooked bananas, fried fish or chicken pilau? There are also several vegetarian and vegan options. We then take a walk through the market place, where all kinds of fruits, vegetables and foods can be found. We will buy fresh fruits off a street vendor to try out. Most usually this would be a coconut, but it depends on season and availability. We also visit a small shop to get baked goods for dessert. The tour ends in Jaws Corner, where locals gather to talk politics, play games and hang out. And most importantly - have great coffee. Other things to note Please inform beforehand if you have any allergy or other dietary restriction. If you are not staying in Stone Town, you can ask me for a reasonably priced transfer service.
Eat with hands like a Zanzibarian
Discover the flavors of Zanzibari cuisine, on the beach of Kiwengwa on the terrace of the Ayla Beach House sitting on a "mkeka" local handmade mate , eating with your hand, taste typical zanzibarian dishes like a zanzibarian. Eat with hands allow us to test crunchiness, softness and temperature of food, the sensorial relationship involving the touch beyong taste and smell, allow us to fully enjoy the pleasures on the "table".
Walking in the village
Zanzibar is synonymous with white beaches and crystal clear water. I will accompany you walk past the beach a dive into laborious daily life of villagers of Kiwengwa. Collecting fire wood, water supply, construction of everyday objects . Interaction with zanzibarian culture and tradition.
Bike Tour to Swim in the Caves & Local Cooking Class
This is a private trip. We start from Kendwa at 08.30 with the bikes. We enjoy the trip with the bikes all the way to the caves were we will take a magical swim in the fresh water. After that we will make a small picnic together with a seasonal fruits, soft drinks and juice. You will also be able to see the local handcraft before we start to go back with the bikes. At 12 we start to go back to Kendwa for the local cooking class. You will visit a local home and cook traditional swahili food together with the mother. You will enjoy the delicious food together before we finish the day at 15.00
The Blue Safari
Safari Blue: An Authentic Dhow Experience Travel / Adventure / Exploration Set sail on a genuine journey with the original and unmatched Safari Blue - a full-day excursion on locally-crafted, traditional sailing dhows. Bask in the sun, swim in crystalline waters, and roam sandbanks boasting magnificent vistas throughout the day. Essential Details: This day-long adventure commences in the morning and concludes by evening, ensuring a complete immersion into the dhow experience. The voyage primarily embarks from Stone Town. However, arrangements can be made from other island locations, with an additional transportation cost. Join us on this authentic Safari Blue voyage, where tradition meets serene beauty, for a day you'll cherish.
Swahili kitchen cooking class
The guest they will book their experience and paid. When they come to cook the organic food and culture tradition food they will eat on social area. We going to learn how to cook Swahili traditional food:- Chapati,pilau,octopus coconut curry ect… How to use Swahili grift in kitchen eg upawa,mwiko,mbuzi for smash coconut Dressing code.how to wearing hanga,paibui, hat and kazu Swahili kitchen will be a kings on that cooking class. Join me on one of the most beautiful trails in In Zanzibar island and create memories you cannot forget. We will go through the activities for a couple hours and learn how to make Swahili dishes. All this, and we will only start from 3:30 till 8:30 This trail is easy and fun for beginners. When we finish,we'll end our time together with local food and special chapati and pilau.