Zanzibar Itinerary 5 Days

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5 Days in Zanzibar - Perfect Vacation Guide

With its undying aura of serenity, the effortless fusion of old and new-world charm, the picturesque locales, the riot of colorful neighborhoods and the energetic crowds - Zanzibar is one mesmerizing destination. Choosing the must visit places in Zanzibar when you are running short on time can be quite a tough task!

Are 5 days enough for Zanzibar tour?

Wondering about what to see in 5 days in Zanzibar ? It can be a confusing task to decide where to go in Zanzibar. But, 5 days are perfect to cover each corner of Zanzibar. You can visit popular places in Zanzibar, get walking tour and have local food during your vacation.

How much money for 5 days in Zanzibar?

The budget cost of 5 days in Zanzibar is USD 410. You can further save on your stays by opting for hostels and homestay. Also try to travel by public transportation whenever possible.

What to pack for Zanzibar 5 days vacation?

  • Carry extra battery of camera. If you are a shutterbug, carry extra memory card; those 5 days in Zanzibar are going to be full of moments that you would want to click!
  • Keep a journal to record your favorite moments and scribble notes!
  • Since you will be having a heavy luggage to fit your belongings for 5 days, carry a small backpack that you can use while you go sightseeing!

What to see in Zanzibar in 5 days?

Cheetah's Rock, Nakupenda Beach, Princess Salme Museum At Emerson On Hurumzi, Nungwi Beach must be a part of your Zanzibar itinerary in 5 days! Also, you cannot afford to miss Paje Beach, Kendwa Beach, Tangawizi Spice Farm. Since 5 days is a comfortable time to explore the best of Zanzibar, you can add Jambiani Beach and Mtoni Palace Ruins to your itinerary. If you are too tired running between different spots, you can take a day off from the sightseeing and relax in your room or at a nice cafe.

Zanzibar travel tips for first-timers

  • Book a food tour, nothing expresses the essence of Zanzibar like its food!
  • Take a weekend getaway, explore the nearby cities of Zanzibar.
  • List down the free days of the museums and try to visit them on those days to save on ticket fee.

Getting around Zanzibar in 5 days

You are going to be in the city for a considerable amount of time and hence it is recommended to get hang of the local transit system that will make getting around cheaper. Alternatively, you can hire a car or a bike and explore Zanzibar on your own, at your own pace.

Best places to eat, drink, and shop in Zanzibar

Eat, drink, shop repeat! You can enjoy an excellent retail therapy when in Zanzibar. On your 5-day trip, make sure you try out the best local delicacies as well as shop for some souvenirs to take back home.

Where to stay in Zanzibar for 5D4N vacation?

For a 5 day 4 nights vacation in Zanzibar, you can choose a vacation rental or a hotel that is conveniently located. You can score a good deal on BnB, since the stay is for a longer duration.

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