Stone town tour in Zanzibar is an half day tour starts and end at your hotel, the main attractions are historical sites and monuments, cultural activities, shopping, The Zanzibar Stone town tour is usually a private tour and it is usually starts 0900Hrs , or anytime before 1600Hrs, but we are highly suggest pickup time from your hotel to be at 8:30am
The tour may commence either at the City Market at darajani or near forodhani garden and covers all historical sites and monuments places. You will be driven or walk (optional) to all the National Museum of Zanzibar (opened 1925) to see interesting relics. You leave and head along the waterfront to Shangani street- Old British Consolate, the House of Wonders (built in 1883), the Arab Fort (built in the 1700), From here, you proceed on a leisure walk through the Bazaar streests along with narrow streets of Stone Town (old part of the Zanzibar city) where most of the buildings are dilapidated and date back into almost 2 centuries ago.
In this part of the town, you will find series of small and exotic bazaars and curio shops. Old Town Market, Old Slave Market and Slave Chambers, spice market, fruit market, fish and chiken market, Africa House (former English Club), Tippu Tip House, Freddie Mercury house, Kele Kele Square, The Memories Of Zanzibar Curio Shop, Old British Consulate, Orphanage Home, Old Fort, Fordhani Gardens, House of Wonders, Sultan Palace (now Palace Museum), Custom House, Old Dispensary, Old Harbour, are among the interesting sites on this guided tour of Zanzibar.