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Stone Town Guided Tour from Zanzibar
"While wandering through the old city of Stone Town listen closely to our guide’s sagas and tales of Zanzibar’s most popular inhabitants among them Princess Salme Farrokh Bulsara and Bi Kidude and follow their footsteps of past.This half day historical city tour includes the visit to the Darajani Town Market the former Slave Market Forodhani Gardens with view to the House of Wonders Sultan Palace Old Fort and much more worth exploring.For those who would like to do some souvenir shopping your guide will show you some art craft and souvenir shops and teach you how to bargain the best prices."
From $40.00
 
Full-Day Tour of Mombasa
"You will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the Fort Jesus. This is Mombasa's oldest museum and it depicts the culture and the origin of the local people mentioning the origin of Swahili. With a guide you will be able to trace the historical pattern leading to the influence of the sultans. In addition you will learn the culture of the local people through different exhibitions.You will enjoy a walk in narrow streets of the Mombasa old town passing through the famous fish market before driving to see the elephant tusks as a monuments of the ancient (now illegal) ivory trade. After you will then walk in the market with lunch at a local dishes to sample the local cuisines. After lunch you will be taken to the Haller Park. This is not a zoo but a free roaming animal sanctuary born out of the idea to conserve a big old vast former cem"""The tour begins from any accomodation in Mombasa area and visits: Fort Jesus Historical Museum
From $125.00
 
Half Day Mombasa City Tour
"Start your half day tour by walking through Mombasa the second largest city in Kenya to see the asymmetrical streets slow pace of life and diverse population. It is mostly a Swahili town and women can be seen wrapped in brilliant multicolored kanga. You will walk through the winding streets of the Old Town viewing the mosques and buildings as you pass before arriving at the Old Port to see the Dhows.Later you will visit the Mackinon market Elephant Tusks and Indian Temple before visiting Akamba Woodcraft at Changamwe where you can see the craftsmen at work. Here you can try your bartering skills before being transferred back to your hotel.""""Depart from your beach hotel in the morning and drive to Mombasa. Visit to Fort Jesus Museum built by the Portuguese at the end of the 16th century the Old Port
From $72.00

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Zanzibar. Tourist Crime

It is not my intention to put anyone off holiday plans but felt it would be irresponsible of me to not recount my experience on tourism sites. I am a seasoned traveller in my mid thirties and have...
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Precision Air Warning!!

Precision air WARNING!This happend November 2011We hade a lovely vaccation at Zanzibar, we went there from Mombasa, and where going back also to Mombasa with Precision Air.Howewer, On the way to...
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Cops 'n Robbers

Crime is apparently on the rise in Zanzibar. Both drug-related assaults and thieving are now a reality in Stone Town. so, don't advertise valuables, don't walk alone at night, and don't resist a group...
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Malaria in Zanzibar

Malaria is widespread in Zanzibar even if authorities try not to talk much about it because that would threaten the tourism business.We could personally experience that the illness is very common on...
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THE BEACH BOYS

Street Touts are often called ‘Beach Boys’ even when they are 40-50 years old. The local name for them is ‘Papasi’ the Swahili word for ticks. So what do they want? Most are friendly, definitely...
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