13 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

13 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

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13 days in Zanzibar Island Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly + taxi:  13​h 30​min
1
Nungwi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Zanzibar City
— 9 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Kuwait City

3
nights
Nungwi

Nungwi ©
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Matemwe Beach and Nungwi Beach. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Mnemba Atoll will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Kendwa Beach and stroll through Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nungwi tour planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Nungwi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. While traveling from Kuwait City, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Nungwi, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mnemba Atoll, Kendwa Beach, Matemwe Beach
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Matemwe Beach ©
Matemwe Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

9
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Fishing Charters & Tours and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Attractions like Nakupenda Beach and Paje Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Zanzibar City side-trips: Paje Scooter Rent (in Paje), Kuza Cave (in Jambiani) and Uroa Bay (in Uroa). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Christ Church Cathedral, stroll through Cheetah's Rock, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Zanzibar City road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Nungwi to Zanzibar City takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Zanzibar Island, Paje, Uroa Bay, Kuza Cave
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Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

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