Be a guest in a historical village
This is a full day in the middle of Pemba Island with Kidike Environmental Conservation Club at the village of Mjini Ole. The villagers will show their traditions, customs and every day life.
- See the endemic Pemba fruit bats
- Learn how to cook local dish called ponde
- Visit 1000 years old ruins
- Fish in local style
- Learn about the village life
- See how to make local handicrafts
Full information about Mjini Ole Village Tour
You can have a cooking lesson for traditional foods, see how handicrafts are made and join the fishermen for fishing. These are just a few examples.
Pemba flying foxes (world’s biggest fruit bats) are conserved here, and you can always see them. The population in Mjini Ole has grown from 300 to 6000.
There are 11th century ruins of an old town near to the village. Mjini Ole used to be the capital city of Pemba. Pieces of Persian and Chinese keramics can still be found on the ground, along with pieces of human and animal bones.
There is also a mangrove forest, which can be seen by foot of by boat. The Kidike project is planting more forest to prevent erosion.
You can choose which of these activities you want to experience. This will be one of the best memories of your stay in Zanzibar! The trip includes a lunch in a local home.
What is included:
Transfer from Chake Chake or Wete, entrance fee to Kidike Conservation Club, local lunch, guide, activities of your choice: ruins, fishing, handicrafts, cooking.
1 person 120 USD
2 people 80 USD pp
3 people 60 USD pp
4 people or more 50 USD pp
What to take with you:
Good walking shoes, covering clothes (for walking in the forest and also for cultural reasons).
Chake Chake village tour (a visit to Chake Chake town after or before the village tour. Includes a museum visit when the museum is open.)
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