11 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

11 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

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11 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Taxi:  14 h 30 min
1
Nungwi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Paje
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Zanzibar City
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: London

3
nights
Nungwi

Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
We've included these beaches for you: Nungwi Beach and Kendwa Beach. And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the fascinating underground world of Tazari Caves, stop by Bahati Beach Boutique, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nungwi trip planner.

London, UK to Nungwi is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from London to Nungwi due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in June: highs in Nungwi hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Paje.

Things to do in Nungwi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kendwa
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Kendwa Beach ©
Kendwa Beach

2
nights
Paje

Paje ©
Located on the island of Unguja, the quaint village of Paje lies on a shallow sandy lagoon, which attracts swarms of kitesurfing enthusiasts and marine life lovers.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Paje Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): Head underground at Kuza Cave and then enjoy the sand and surf at Jambiani Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Paje trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Nungwi to Paje takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Paje are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Paje

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Jambiani
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Paje Beach ©
Paje Beach
Jambiani Beach ©
Jambiani Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Zanzibar City

Zanzibar City ©
Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
Zanzibar City is known for nature, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah's Rock, experience rural life at Tangawizi Spice Farm, admire the natural beauty at Forodhani Park, and kick back and relax at Nakupenda Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Zanzibar City tour planner.

Traveling by car from Paje to Zanzibar City takes 1.5 hours. June in Zanzibar City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Cheetah's Rock
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Nakupenda Beach
Nakupenda Beach
Prison Island - Changuu Private Island ©

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