Zanzibar Jozani Forest Tour

8 Hours
  • Zanzibar
  • Guided private trip to Jozani Chwaka bay national park
  • Transportation: from any hotel in Zanzibar
  • Local English-speaking guide, other languages on request
  • Entrance fee to the Jozani Chwaka bay national park
  • 2 - 20

Overview

The forest is best known for its kirks red colobus monkeys (kima punju in swahili), which are endemic to Zanzibar. About 10 years ago, the monkeys were considered to be in danger of extinction, but this trend has since reversed due to the conservation project. There are about 6000 red colobus monkey residing in Jozani Forest.

Jozani Forest has several habitats including swamp forest, evergreen thickets, mangroves, as well as a variety of wildlife, including sykes and red colobus monkeys, bush pigs, Ader’s duiker and suni antelopes, elephant shrews, chameleons and lots of birdlife.

Tour Highlights!

  • Smell and Testing the Spices grown in Zanzibar Islands
  • Having Spiced Rice Pilau Lunch at the spice farm
  • Tropical Fruits; Mangoes, Bananas, Pineapple, Watermelon etc.
  • Visit historical sites in Stone Town; House of Wonders, Freddie Mercury House etc.
  • Explore some Flora & Fauna; Red Colobus Monkeys
  • Spices shopping in Zanzibar local village Farm
  • Visit Kwale Island, natural Lagoon & Sandbank

Itinerary

This is the full day combined experiences tour; On the same day, you will visit Jozani Forest, Spice Farms & Stone Town.

The Driver will come to pick you up from the Hotel, then start driving to Jozani Forest, where you will start a Jozani Forest trip with our local professional tour guide.

After Jozani forest, you will be picked up to the Spice farms for a Spice farms tour. At the end of the Spice tour, you will have Spiced lunch with mouth watering tropical Fruits.

After having lunch and resting at Spice farms, you will be picked up to Stone town to start the historical Stone Town tour. You will go witness the historic buildings of Zanzibar like; Freddie Mercury House, House of Wonders, Sultan’s Palace, Darajani Market and so on.

How much is a ticket to jozani forest?

roughly 7.3 dollars
Jozani Forest entrance fee is 12000 Tanzanian Shillings, roughly 7.3 dollars with a guide. Jozani Forest Chwaka bay national Park opens daily from 7:30am t0 5pm, for visitors interested in exploring the natural beauty and other attractions in the park.

Is Jozani Forest worth visiting?

Jozani Forest is Zanzibar’s only national park and is situated in the center of the island. The forest is a protected area that consists of mangrove forests, salt marshes, and coral reefs. It’s also home to a variety of animals, birds, and plants, and is worth including on your Zanzibar holiday.

How long is Spice Tour Zanzibar?

3-hour
Meet your guide at your hotel at 9am and journey through the scenic streets of Zanzibar’s Stone Town to the world-famous spice farms on this 3-hour tour. Learn how this picturesque island got its nickname, and gain insight into the lifecycle and uses of various locally grown spices.

How long is the Spice Tour?

approximately 3 hours
Spice Farm tour takes approximately 3 hours to complete the trip. Can I combine Spice Farm tour with other Tours? Yes, its possible to combine Spice Farm with other tours. Like Stone Town, Prison Island, Jozani Forest.

What do you wear to the Jozani Forest?

However, for higher chances of being welcome by the monkeys – it is better to pay them a visit in the morning. It is advisable to wear walking shoes and a hat or cap and to bring your sunscreen and insect repellent.

What is a spice tour?

Details of Zanzibar Spice tour

You will learn how the island got its nickname in the 15th century and learn about growing and harvesting spice plants. You’ll find out why pepper and cloves were so valuable, and you’ll probably find out for the first time that nutmeg wrap is also a very special spice.

Is Zanzibar a spice island?

Tourism and spices are Zanzibar’s main industries. Zanzibar is often still referred to as the Spice Islands due to the production of cloves, nutmeg, pepper and cinnamon.

What is included in spice?

Spices and herbs are defined as plant derived substances that add flavor to any dish. It is difficult to distinguish between the two. Spices can come from the following plant parts: roots, rhizomes, stems, leaves, bark, flowers, fruits, and seeds.

Price Includes

  • English Speaking Guide
  • Sailing Boat
  • Snorkeling Equipments
  • Lunch (Seafood BBQ, Chicken, or Vegetarian options)
  • Tropical Fruits
  • Soft Drinks
  • All government fees
  • Hotel Pick up/ Drop-off; for extra charge.

Price excludes

  • Additional drinks
  • Additional food
  • Transfers (can be arranged in request, prices according to distance to your accommodation)

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Zanzibar Jozani Forest Tour
From $50
/ Adult
  • Zanzibar
  • Guided private trip to Jozani Chwaka bay national park
  • Transportation: from any hotel in Zanzibar
  • Local English-speaking guide, other languages on request
  • Entrance fee to the Jozani Chwaka bay national park
  • 2 - 20

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