8 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

8 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

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8 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

Doha
Fly:  16​h 15​min
Paje
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Zanzibar City
— 2 nights
ferry + taxi + Fly:  12​h 30​min
Doha

4
days
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.
Visit Nungwi Beach and Paje Beach for some beach relaxation. Bring the kids along to Scuba & Snorkeling and Zanzibar Butterfly Centre. Step out of Paje with an excursion to blacklulu in Nungwi--about 1h 40 min away. Spend the 27th (Fri) exploring nature at Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Paje day trip planner .

Doha, Qatar to Paje is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Doha in April, expect nights in Paje to be somewhat warmer, around 29°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Paje

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Paje Beach ©
Paje Beach

2
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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.
On the 28th (Sat), hunt for treasures at Darajani Bazaar, enjoy the sand and surf at Nakupenda Beach, and then look for gifts at Zanzibar Curio Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Forodhani Park, stop by Fahari Zanzibar, then stop by Memories of Zanzibar, then step off the mainland to explore Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, and finally look for gifts at Mwanzo Mpya.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Zanzibar City trip planner .

Getting from Paje to Zanzibar City by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April in Zanzibar City, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

#Shopping, #Parks, #Outdoors

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Fahari Zanzibar
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Zanzibar Curio Shop ©
Zanzibar Curio Shop
Darajani Bazaar ©
Darajani Bazaar

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