Monday 23rd Oct, 2017 - Arusha and Depart for Zanzibar. (Breakfast,Lunch. Dinner) After breakfast, you will be transferred to the local airstrip for your scheduled flight back to Arusha. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to the Arusha Hotel for lunch, after which, you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro Airport in time for your onward departure flight. Transfer from Airport to Neptune Pwani Beach Hotel
Neptune Pawani Beach Hotel
Friendly and spacious, Sandies Neptune Pwani Beach is an ideal choice for guests in search of a retreat that offers the "special touch", matched with attention to the finest of details. The Resort has been meticulously created, emulating traditional Zanzibar style, using the best in local design, interiors and furnishing, meeting top international standards. The Resort features 150 rooms all with terrace and ocean view, situated in 2 level blocks and 4 individual beachfront suites with in-room Jacuzzi. Facilities include 3 restaurants, 2 bars, the Mvua African Rain Spa, the Spherique Boutique, conference room and facilities and a water sports centre.
Tuesday 24th Oct, 2017- Half day Spice Tour - ( Breakfast & Dinner) Today you will enjoy a half day Spice Tour. You will be driven into the hinterland to visit one of the spice plantations. Soak up the smells of vanilla, cloves, cardamom and a myriad of other spices and exotic fruits. Clove trees were introduced in Zanzibar in 1818 which formed the main trade for the island, becoming known as the 'gold' of Zanzibar. You will see endless rows of coconut palms. Along the route you can visit the Maruhubi Palace, built by Sultan Bargash in 1880 to house his harem.
The island of Zanzibar, a semi -autonomous state of Tanzania, is full of mystery and famous for its spice plantations. An open cultural merge between Africans, Arabs and Indians flourishes in Zanzibar. The capital, Stone Town, has narrow winding streets, vivid markets and colourful bazaars that fascinate every soul. There are still many buildings standing from the days of the great sultans who ruled this island. The exploration of spice plantations producing cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves will no doubt tantalize your senses. The islands beaches are white, sandy and palm fringed.
Wednesday Oct 25th, 2017 - ( Breakfast & Dinner) Free Day.
Thursday Oct 26th, 2017 Depart Zanzibar - ( Breakfast ) Transfer to the airport for flight back home.
Tanzania Visa Information : All visitors wishing to enter the United Republic of Tanzania are able to obtain an appropriate Visa in advance; most can also obtain one on arrival. The Visa fee payable upon arrival at Kilimanjaro airport is US$100 for US citizens (cash only). for a single entry visa valid for 3 months. Your passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months from your date of exit from Tanzania and you must have a minimum of 2 blank pages in your passport
Prepared especially for Vinay Chhabra by
Shantha Mony, 805-236-4437