Having considered all the traveling tips and kept your plans in place exploring Zanzibar will be a very exciting moment. It’s characterized by its beautiful flora and fauna which is surrounded by the Indian Ocean making it a small island occupied by a myriad of Swahili traditionalists. Its climate is hot and wet making it suitable for a winter break and it consists of classy and adorable resorts and restaurants to enjoy. They include; Essque Zalu Zanzibar, Zanzi Resort, Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel amongst others. Some of the places that will make your day awesome include.
Mtoni Place Ruins
For a family, this turns to be the most entertaining place characterized by its incredible music and sensational cool atmosphere. It’s a place where tales about the history of the place and its inhabitants are told. Thereafter, a very tasty dinner flavored with local specialties. It’s followed by the common taarab music which entails a slow romantic dance. It’s a place where culture is treasured from the tales told to the lovely buffet dinner followed by the breathtaking music. (image by Angel)
This is considered to be the best beach in the region characterized by its long length of 30km which makes it easier to hold a substantial number of people. The white sand which is cotton soft and the beautiful crystal blue water with a mix of sand sea grass makes the beach look incredible. Presence of kite surfers, dhows, fishermen and women harvesting sea weed are some of the day to day activities taking place at the wonderful beach.
Zanzibar Butterfly Centre
For a family holiday this also proves to be the best hangout in treasuring the Mother Nature. Aims to show visitors the island’s flattering friends close up. its also vital in generating income for the local villagers and preservation of the forests. Thousands of colorful butterflies can be seen in an enclosure, making a fascinating diversion in one of the largest Africa’s butterfly exhibits. Informative guides are vital in explaining the project, butterfly life cycle and experienced photographers can also get some wonderful family shots. (image by zanzibar butterfly centre)
Sandbank Picnic-Dhow Safaris
This full day excursion is suitable for a family to relax adventure and admire the short walk. It involves sailing towards the prison island where remains of the prison built to condemn Zanzibar citizens to isolation. Presence of gigantic tortoises shuffling through trees, stunning array of colored corrals and tropical fish; cover up the amazing sandbank picnic.
Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond
It’s a closed area where the visitor is free to interact with the turtles right next to you. With a snorkel and goggles one can watch them close or even swim alongside them. Additionally, this sanctuary is doing a great job of preserving the endangered species of big and small turtles which give an impressive look. This project is under the control of local citizens and plays a great role in creating awareness among the local villagers and the world at large to take care of injured and rare reptiles which are under extinction.
The above features are only a complete summary of the beautiful Zanzibar that makes a family outdoor trip enjoyable. Other places include the Cannibal Party Zoo, Forodhani Park, Water Diving Show and also Horse Riding Gala. Being a wonderful experience in Zanzibar, you might consider your next family outing in India!
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