Hello everybody today we’re heading to mother Africa We will talk about Tanzania specifically Zanzibar Island and we will mention the best time to visit tanzania and places you can visit there.
– Introduction about Zanzibar:
1- Zanzibar is the name of a group of islands belonging to Tanzania and its location in the Indian Ocean. These islands enjoy wide autonomy and the Zanzibar archipelago consists of the main islands of Bemba Island, Angua, Tumbato, Zanzibar and Zirjan. The largest island in the archipelago is called the Anguija. Anguija is composed of two words: Angu: Mansaf means: fullness, as it is called the lost kingdom of the Arabs, is truly a paradise that floats on earth.
2- The Zanzibar Islands, located in the Indian Ocean 15 miles off the coast of Tanzania, is a picturesque area to escape from the world. You will enjoy pure turquoise waters, shaded beach-side bars and many small and desert islands that tourists do not actually visit. Explore the World Heritage Site in Stone Town, the oldest neighborhood in Zanzibar. Or just go to the beach among the small fishing islands – each of which is nicer than the other.
– Best time to visit Zanzibar and its climate:
The tropical climate of Zanzibar is moderate throughout the year to the island’s proximity to the equator. The rainy season is called the Green Season, which starts in April and ends at the end of June.
The best time to visit Zanzibar is between May and September and one week is enough for your visit to enjoy Zanzibar.
– The best places to visit in Zanzibar:
The ancient palaces and old Arab shrines that lie here and there in the winding streets of Stone Town are a testimony to the foot and splendor of this coastal city on the western coast of Zanzibar. The old fortress, originally built in the 18th century to repel the Portuguese invasion, has become a venue for local performances, including a café and an art gallery as well. The bustling bazaars also help customers create an atmosphere of constant noise throughout the city. The Mafia Island Marine Park is located near the beach and is a center for snorkelling among local reefs. One day trips are organized to visit the island’s amazing spice farms.
It penetrates Water bodies such as the seas and oceans penetrate many large and small islands, some of which combine together and form an archipelago of islands. The islands have a variety of aquatic life and an astounding aesthetic nature. Many continents contain countless islands, some of which are famous for their climate and beauty, and the most famous of which is the Hawaiian Islands near the United States, but here we will talk about a beautiful island also near the African continent of Bemba Island Green, where this island is an important tourist destination that must be visited in Africa.
Pampa Island is one of the most important tourist destinations on the island. It is an underwater resort consisting of three floors. The first floor is above the water, and the other underground floors are four meters away. Allows the visitor to see aquatic life closely.
Clove trees in Bemba is one of the clove orchards in the Zanzibar archipelago, and the production of cloves is 70% of the production of the archipelago due to the fertility of its territory and the success of its conditions of agriculture. This cultivation was under the rule of the Omani sultans who were clearly interested in planting these trees, Produced for twenty years, and made of these trees spices cloves and clove oil used for medical purposes.
Fisheries The island is characterized by its geographical location overlooking Bemba Bay, where many species of fish gather in large quantities. The island is an ideal place for fishing of all kinds.
Ancient Monuments Ancient ruins of Bemba Island have existed since the 14th century and are still intact, such as the Ndaguni ruins, west of the capital, and the effects of Makama Ndomi, east of the capital, Shaki Shaki.
3-House of wonders:
This building was built in 1883 by Sultan Barqesh bin Said, and is considered the first tallest building in the rocky city.
Why was called Wonderland by this name ?
Maybe everyone talks about it !.
What is strange is that the answer to this question is even more strange. It was named after this name because it is the first building to introduce electricity technology and an electric elevator.
This palace was known as the House of Wonders, which of course has become a marvel in its time. It is the official palace of the Sultan (Burghas bin Said bin Sultan), which was built in 1883 and is the seventh son of Sultan Said bin Sultan after he took power in October 1870. He is credited with building and developing infrastructures, developing water networks and huge government buildings, including this palace where the name of the man who built the palace can be seen on a metal plate at the entrance.
4-Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park:
One of the most important areas of nature and tourist destinations in Tanzania, especially in the city of Zanzibar is the Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park, which was established on a large area of ??greenery
The tropical forest contains dense trees of different species and large numbers of animals, including animals not found in any forest or other zoo such as the rare red monkey colobus monkey, 40 species of birds, 50 species of butterflies and many others.
– Things to do in Gozani Forest:
• You can stroll through the forest and its natural pathways to enjoy the wonderful nature of trees, green spaces and different animals, especially rare animals such as certain species of monkeys and tigers, as well as birds and butterflies, as well as marine animals such as dolphins, tuna and others in the Indian Ocean.
• It is better to take part in a jungle tour as your passage through the tropical jungle requires a guide so that you do not get lost.
• Do not make your visit to the forest free of your passage through swamps filled with plants and some amphibians, as well as the tropical coast filled with tropical trees on its shore in a magnificent view worth visiting.
• Within the forest there is a small café serving hot and cold drinks and there are some shops where you can buy souvenirs.
Hours of visit:
Daily from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm.
Entrance and Tour Rates:
For adults 10 USD
For children 5 USD
Guzani Forest Hotels – Zanzibar
Zanzibar White Sand Hotel is one of the best Tanzania hotels in Zanzibar, 5 stars away from the Juzan Zanzibar Forest, 12.9 km away.
we hope you enjoy your stay there bye 🙂