Tanzania Island Hopping (11 Days / 10 Nights)

Dar Es Salaam, Mafia Island, Zanzibar, Pemba Island

Day Description
Day 1

Arrive at Dar Es Salaam airport and proceed for check in at your hotel. If you reach the city around noon or so and have time you could move out to explore or if tired by the journey simply relax in your hotel room.

Day 2

Check out of hotel after breakfast and move for the local airport to take the flight to the beautiful Mafia Island. Today you could simply relax by the beach sipping your cocktail and waiting for the sun to go down or explore the island and its marine park. Overnight at hotel/resort.

Day 3

Today you begin your exploration of the island. Depending upon your choice you could select from the following activities: scuba diving, snorkeling, visit Marimbani sandbank, sea turtle hatching (June – Sept) or visit the ruins on Chole Island.

Day 4

If on honeymoon you could skip all other activities and simply relax by the beach taking in the beauty of the island. Alternatively go for kayaking/ sailing/ fishing.

Day 5

Fly from Mafia to Zanzibar. On arrival at Zanzibar proceed for your hotel. After check in relax for some time. Evening free to explore any of the beaches/ Stone Town. Overnight in Zanzibar.

Day 6

We suggest that you explore Stone Town today with its narrow street markets and old Arab architecture. You could also do some souvenir shopping here. Alternatively if you are on your honeymoon skip the sightseeing and hit the beach.

Day 7

Explore Kizimkazi bay and you could also go diving with the dolphins. In the evening take a sunset dhow cruise.

Day 8

You could either fly from from Zanzibar to the untouched Pemba Island or take a ferry. Beautiful and unspoilt it’s a wonderful place to hit the beach. The rest of the day is totally relaxed. Overnight at Hotel in Pemba.

Day 9

You have a choice between diving/snorkeling/game fishing or “honeymooning” :-)

Day 10

If you are a diving enthusiast continue with your love for it as Pemba is the perfect place.

Day 11

Fly from Pemba to Dar es Salaam airport (or you can take a ferry) in time to connect with your flight back home.

We Recommend :   you book Fundu Lagoon hotel for your stay on Pemba Island (www.fundulagoon.com). Fundu lagoon is not suitable for children below 12 yrs
Perfect For :   Bunch of buddies, A Couple
Best time to visit :   June to October when the weather is cool and dry as it is spring time
December to Feburary is the second best time to visit
Keywords :   Beach, Diving, Dolphin watching, Fishing, Honeymoon, Island hopping, Kayaking, Kids not allowed, Relaxation, Romantic Rendezvous, Sailing, Snorkeling, UNESCO world heritage site, Water Sports
Country :   Tanzania
Image Credit :   pixabay.com, fundulagoon.com
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