7 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

7 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

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7 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Zanzibar City
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Dubai

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zanzibar City: Nungwi (Scuba & Snorkeling & Nungwi Beach). There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, stroll around Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Forodhani Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Zanzibar City trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Zanzibar City is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dubai to Zanzibar City due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Dubai, expect colder days and little chillier nights in Zanzibar City, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Zanzibar Island, Nungwi
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
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Forodhani Park

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