Tours to Zanzibar
If you prefer the work of the Queen group to any other music, and the voice of the incomparable Freddie makes every string of your soul tremble, the first place in the search for a place for your ideal vacation should take tours to Zanzibar. Mercury, born under the name Farrukh Bulsar, was born in the Stone City of the Sultanate of Zanzibar.
History with geography
This archipelago off the coast of Africa is territorially part of the state of Tanzania. The islands bathe in the Indian Ocean north of Madagascar, and the largest of them is named Zanzibar..
The first to appear on the islands were the Shiraz Persians, who brought Islam to the local aborigines. In the Middle Ages, tours to Zanzibar were undertaken by slave traders - there was a brisk trade in African slaves on the islands. Ivory and spices were in no less demand..
Today's Zanzibar is a world-class resort, the most important advantages of which are clear sea, carefully protected ecology, abundance of marine fauna and historical heritage, some of which are included in the UNESCO lists.
Briefly about the important
- There are no direct flights from Russia to Zanzibar, and flights to the capital of Tanzania and onward transfer to the island by a light plane are the easiest way to get to the resort.
- The optimal season for booking tours to Zanzibar is summer and early autumn. In spring and in September-October there is a lot of rainfall, which is not very pleasant for a traveler in very warm weather. The temperature indicators of water and air differ little from each other and from the season and range from +27 to +32 degrees.
- Tours to Zanzibar are preferred not only by lazy beach fans, but also by divers. The local Pange Reef is able to win the heart of even those who dived in Belize or off the coast of Australia. You can learn to dive at a diving center in Stone Town. By the way, excursions around this city will help to significantly diversify your vacation..
In a stone sack
The old historical part of the city of Zanzibar in the middle of the 19th century was the capital of the Oman Empire. The main trade that flourished in this area was spices. The cloves grown on the island have been shipped to all parts of the world, and today tour participants in Zanzibar can visit the local bazaar to buy a fragrant spice.
The stone city of Zanzibar is under the protection of UNESCO, and its architecture is a mixture of all kinds of styles - from Arabic and Indian to European and African.U + 20BD