14 Days Ultimate Beach and Wildlife Retreat

14 Days Ultimate Beach and Wildlife Retreat

Tour Details


Embark on an unforgettable journey to the tropical paradise of Zanzibar with our meticulously crafted 14-day itinerary. From the moment you step off the plane onto the white sands of this East African gem, you’ll be immersed in a world of natural beauty, Swahili culture, and wildlife wonders. Days begin with the soft lull of ocean waves as you enjoy a beachfront stay with rooms featuring panoramic terraces overlooking the azure waters. Your days are a symphony of relaxation on pristine beaches, snorkeling among vibrant coral reefs, and close encounters with rescued sea turtles. Explore exotic spice plantations, dine with local families, and wander the historic streets of Stone Town. The adventure continues with island-hopping boat trips, visits to ancient forests, and even an exhilarating wildlife safari in Mikumi National Park. Zanzibar is a tapestry of experiences, where each day unveils a new facet of this captivating island. Relax, explore, and immerse yourself in the magic of Zanzibar

Tour Highlights

Included & Excluded

Tour Itinerary

  • The itinerary is designed for an immersive experience, offering ample beach adventures and a test of wildlife encounters

  • Activities can be customized based on preferences, ensuring a personalized and unforgettable safari adventure.

  • Day 1: Departure to Zanzibar

    Your journey begins as you depart from your European country and embark on a flight to East Africa, landing on the enchanting island of Zanzibar in Tanzania.

  • Day 2: Arrival in Zanzibar

    Upon arrival, you'll be greeted by the oasis of Zanzibar, known for its pristine white beaches, rich Swahili culture, and breathtaking ocean views. Your accommodation is a charming beachfront hotel, each room featuring a terrace with panoramic vistas of the azure ocean.

  • Day 3: A Day at the Beach

    With your toes in the warm sands, spend a leisurely day on the beautiful beach, soaking in the tropical sun and the calming rhythm of the waves.

  • Day 4: Mnemba Island and Nungwi Sea Turtles

    An exciting day awaits as you depart your hotel in the morning to explore the private Mnemba Island, famously associated with Bill Gates. Snorkel among vibrant coral reefs teeming with colorful fish and, with a bit of luck, encounter playful dolphins. During high tide, visit the Blue Lagoon for a refreshing swim and exotic fruit indulgence. Your day continues with a sumptuous beachfront lunch featuring fresh seafood. Afterward, visit the Baraka Aquarium in Nungwi to swim alongside rescued sea turtles and explore the local village. The day concludes with a memorable sunset at Kendwa Beach, one of Zanzibar's most beautiful coastal spots.

  • Day 5: Another Day in Paradise

    Extend your beach bliss with a day of relaxation, beachcombing, and swimming in the crystal-clear waters

  • Day 6: Spice Plantation, Prison Island, and Stone Town

    Embark on a cultural adventure starting with a visit to an exotic spice plantation where Zanzibar's aromatic secrets come to life. Witness the cultivation of cloves, cinnamon, ginger, and more, along with a heartwarming dinner at a local family's home. Next, explore Prison Island, home to ancient giant land turtles. Conclude your day with a tour of Stone Town, a UNESCO Cultural Heritage site renowned for its fusion of Arab, Indian, and African cultures.

  • Day 7: Seaside Serenity

    Your seventh day in paradise is all about relaxation. Unwind on the beach, swim in the turquoise waters, and bask in the sun's warm embrace.

  • Day 8: Safari Blue

    Set sail on a boat adventure to explore the smaller islands surrounding Zanzibar. Visit a vanishing island that disappears during high tide, offering you a unique opportunity for turquoise water bathing and sweet fruit indulgence. The day's highlights also include snorkeling in vibrant coral reefs and a delectable seafood lunch on one of the islands. Don't forget to visit an ancient, overturned Baobab tree and explore the hidden treasure of the blue lagoon.

  • Day 9: Beachside Bliss

    Relaxation continues as you enjoy another day of unwinding on Zanzibar's pristine beach, taking in the natural beauty and tranquility.

  • Day 9: Beachside Bliss

    Relaxation continues as you enjoy another day of unwinding on Zanzibar's pristine beach, taking in the natural beauty and tranquility.

  • Day 10: Jozani Forest, Rock Restaurant, Mtendeni Beach, and Paje

    Begin your day with a visit to the lush Jozani Forest, home to endemic monkeys unique to Zanzibar. Take a walk through the green, moist forest and marvel at these charming creatures. The day unfolds with a visit to the iconic Rock Restaurant, a dining experience surrounded by the ocean's waters. Discover the hidden gem of Mtendeni Beach and spend time at the renowned Paje Beach, renowned for its beauty.

  • ay 11: Wildlife Safari in Mikumi National Park

    DAn early start as you enjoy breakfast at Johali restaurant and board a charter flight to Tanzania's mainland. You'll embark on a full-day wildlife safari in Mikumi National Park, witnessing magnificent animals such as elephants, buffaloes, lions, giraffes, and more. Enjoy a lunch break within the park and embark on another game drive before returning to Zanzibar.

  • Day 12 & 13: Beachside Relaxation

    Two more days of unwinding on the captivating Zanzibar beach, where you can savor the ultimate relaxation experience.

  • Day 14: Departure

    As your memorable journey comes to an end, it's time to check out from your hotel and bid farewell to the captivating island of Zanzibar.

Related Tour Deals

Our Travel Tips

Explore our travel tips for expert advice on packing, safety, cultural etiquette, and more to enhance your journey’s enjoyment and safety.

The Ultimate Guide to East Africa

By Shelter Tours – 21 Sep 2021

Top Choice Destination for Families

By Shelter Tours – 21 Sep 2021

Beach Activities in East Africa

By Shelter Tours – 21 Sep 2021