A former spice island, Zanzibar has a rich history. Visitors can discover this by touring its capital city, Stone Town. This UNESCO World Heritage Site boasts a harborfront promenade and numerous historical buildings, as well as winding alleyways that are perfect for exploring. Some of the most popular attractions in Zanzibar include Prison Island  famous for being home to giant Aldabra tortoises and Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park, where you can see red colobus monkeys and other rare wildlife species.

Beach lovers will love relaxing on the white sands at Nungwi Beach or Paje Beach, while history buffs should not miss the Kizimkazi Mosque one of the oldest mosques in East Africa or Beit el-Sahel (House of the People), which showcases local art and historical artifacts.