Zanzibar may be a relatively new African tourist destination, but when it comes to lodging it definitely has lots to boast about, hotels and lodges which offer quality service can be found here from the lone traveler to a family of tourists, Zanzibar is sure to have the perfect place for you.
The inhabitants of the country are a melting pot of cultures both modern and cultural. Hadimadu ethnic group is considered as a majority, it is noted however that in addition to Sunni Muslim Zanzibaris, there are also those who are Hindus while a lesser percentage are Christians, but despite the differences of cultures and ethnicity in the land, its unique mix complements the Zanzibari culture as a whole and it is by its culture that its famous festivals are such lively displays and fun environments to be in.
When you find yourself planning to visit but don’t know what to do and what places to visit, it is a wise choice to pick a dedicated and trustworthy tourism firm or a tour-guide to assist you in your visit. Not everyone has the luxury of free time to spend weeks or more on the island. If you’re one of those vacation-seekers, it’s best to avail of the services of a guide, here you’ll need it because in Zanzibar there are so many beautiful places to visit and attractions to enjoy both for its natural heritage and cultural heritage.
One of the top of the list destinations would be the coastal shores. This part is easily notable for its clear waters and beautiful beaches especially if you arrive at Zanzibar via ferry where coastal tourism features an abundant marine life while in places that are more remote such as Mangapwani, the environment is more tranquil and peaceful.
The island takes pride in three of their forest reserves, the Jozani forest reserve, the Ngezi forest reserve, and the Kiwenga forest reserve. Wildlife and plants are in such an array that the biodiversity is high in these areas, exotic trees tower over the forest while some of them are considered to be unique to the Africa as they are not found anywhere else. While nature tripping and viewing may be what you like, you must also take part in the Spice tour experiences, tourist guides visit plantations of spice and to the places where it is processed into medicines, beauty products, food spice, and as dye as well it is a very interesting tour.
Zanzibar is truly the tourist’s dream for a tropical tour in the Indian Ocean. From lively festivals to unique culture, and its natural environment, this place indeed has something for everyone!