Zanzibar City

Zanzibar Incentive Itinerary


White-sand beaches,
long history, and a 
hint of the exotic

Zanzibar, an unparalleled destination, boasts captivating beauty both above and below with its pristine beaches and azure waters. Rooted in a unique Swahili culture, it echoes through gastronomy, music, and traditions.

The charm of Zanzibar stems from its fusion of village life, historic treasures, and a welcoming ambiance. A UNESCO heritage, Stone Town offers cultural immersion, shopping, and dining.

Villages, home to most locals, offer rural insights through strolls or guided tours. Spice farms and coral reef snorkeling are a must, while the Indian Ocean beckons for sunset sails.

Rest assured, your sojourn in Zanzibar will yield positive impacts. By choosing a local operator certified by Travelife, you are contributing to the island’s economy and bolstering the growth of sustainable tourism.

As the Swahili adage goes, “Siku njema ni zawadi ya msafiri” – A good day is a traveler’s gift.

With best wishes,
the Colors of Zanzibar team

Example 4-Day Itinerary


Morning – Arival in Zanzibar
Welcome to Zanzibar! You will be greeted at the airport by our driver. They will take you to your hotel Meliá on the northwestern coast of Zanzibar.

Afternoon – Lunch Cruise
Let’s kick off with an afternoon cruise on the turqois waters of the Indian ocean. We’ll treat to you a deliciou lunch onboard. 

Night – Beach Dinner
Our exclusive dinner will be served right on the beach! Enjoy the freshly-caught delicacies while you listen to the rhytms of a Tara jazz band.


Morning – Stone Town
Let’s explore the historic Stone Town. You’ll be able to choose from the following options:
–        History and the Old Slave Market
–        Swahili food and Culture
–        Modern Swahili Life and Shopping

Afternoon – Spice Tour with Lunch
Delve into the Swahili cuisine with a tour that explores the local tastes. We’ll finish off with a delicious traditional lunch. Vegans and vegetarians are welcome! After lunch we’ll continue exploring the Stone Town.

Night – Dinner with Taarab
Savor an exquisite dinner accompanied by the evocative melodies of traditional Taarab music, a harmonious blend of culinary delight and cultural enchantment.


Morning – Spiritual Cave Experience
Embark on a transformative journey of spiritual healing within the mystical depths of Kuumbi Cave in Zanzibar, where ancient tranquility awaits.

Afternoon – Activity of Your Choice
After a tasty lunch at the Red Monkey Hotel in Jambiani, you’ll be able to choose any of the following activites:
–        Seaweed Farm Tour
–        Music Workshop with a Female Taarab Band
–        Educational Fashion and Business Tour

Night – Dinner at Meliá
After a day full of exciting activites, we’ll head back to the hotel for your last dinner on the island.


After a hearty breakfast at the hotel, your driver will pick you up and bring you back to the airport.


–        All transportation
–        Accommodation with breakfast at Meliá Zanzibar
–        Services of a driver and professional local guides

Activities We Offer:

Stone Town Tour

The atmospheric and mystical Stone Town is the cultural and historical heart of Zanzibar. Constructed from coral stone during the 19th and 20th centuries, Stone Town was declared a World Heritage site in 2000, and no trip to Zanzibar is complete without experiencing this one-of-a-kind place.

Stone Town is a lively place where you’ll find a mixture of Arabic, African, Indian, and European cultures living harmoniously. As you walk the labyrinth of streets too narrow for cars to pass, you’ll see mosques, churches, and temples side-by-side.

On this tour of the city, your guide will take you on a historical and cultural journey, from the old slave market to Darajani marketplace, the House of Wonders, the Old Fort, and the Sultan’s Palace.

Spices & Cooking Experience

Meet a local who will teach you the area of local cooking and the historical importance of spices to Zanzibar.
– Smell, taste and guess; a tour for all the senses
– Learn how Zanzibar spices are used around the world
– Visit a nearby visit for an insight into rural life for locals
– Eat a locally prepared Swahili Lunch

Seaweed Centre

Witness the farming, collection and processing of seaweed into ethically made and clinically sound skincare products. In this tour you will meet the ladies responsible for this fascinating, important and socially responsible local trade.

Kuumbi Cave – A Spiritual Experience

A site in Kusini District formed over 20,000 years ago, this site is particularly important due to the evidence and tracking of previous human settlement. Ceramics dating up to 2000 years ago have made the site unique, according to archeologists.

Educational Fashion and Business Tour

In this educational excursion you will learn all about the importance of fashion to the island and its people. Many people are reliant on the trade of garments for a living. This excursion will not only teach about the various fabrics and patterns and their significance, but also the business decision making behind the scenes.

Music Workshop with a Female Taarab Band

Explore captivating Taarab melodies in a Tanzanian cultural journey. Guided by a female band, delve into its history and essence. Experience the resonance of soulful vocals and harmonies, connecting to this musical heritage.

Taarab, blending African, Middle Eastern, and Indian influences, traces back to visionary ruler Sultan Sayyid Barghash bin Said. A cherished Tanzanian genre, Taarab enchants weddings, festivals, and gatherings.

Join a unique musical journey to learn from musicians, unveiling instruments’ voices, poetic narratives, and genre evolution. Participate in a soul-stirring Taarab performance, harmonizing with a living tradition.

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