7 days bike holiday

Bike holiday all around zanzibar 

This is our prime bike holiday tour all around the exotic paradise island Zanzibar show you the heart of the city and the soul of the villages. You will lay on the white sanded palm fringed dream beaches and swim in the crystal clear turquoise  Indian Ocean. You will go off road, passing villages and taste, smell and feel the essence of Zanzibar.

We have picked out our favorite spots and activities: sunsets over the Indian Ocean and over the mysterious Stone Town, mangrove forest, soulful African villages and swimming with dolphins in the crystal clear turquoise waters of Kizimkazi. Along the way our guide will show you the life on Zanzibar and you can taste ripe fruit, freshly made juices and local specialities. Download the full program

Max distance per day: 58 km
Min distance per day:  20 km
Non scheduled days:     0
Days on bike:                  6

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Children and bikers in Jambiani on 7 day tour around Zanzibar

Program

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Day 1 Jambiani – a piece of africa

Meet a piece of Africa in the authentic village Jambiani where you will see goats, ducks and lots of cheerful kids running around.
Dinner and overnight at Red Monkey Lodge, situated on the best beach on Zanzibar (acc.to us) with a laid back barefoot atmosphere.
www.redmonkeylodge.com

Day 2 Kizimkazi dolphin swim

Today a ride to the Southern point, Kizimkazi (22 km) for Dolphin spotting. We pass the village Makunduchi with its red clay huts and banana trees showing you a bit of Africa. In Kizimkazi we take a boat hoping to swim with the wild dolphins.

Overnight at Karamba Resort, chosen for its sea view rooms, the evening atmosphere at sunset and the possibility to see more of the dolphins.

DAY 3 stone town

Today we go on road and off road to Stone Town  (total 58 km). Stone Town is a UNESCO world heritage site and a humming mysterious place where Africa meets Oman and you can see, feel and smell the mix of different cultures and heritages.

18.00   Roof top dinner at Emerson on Hurumzi. During the 5 course dinner you will enjoy 270 degrees sea view accompanied by the calls for prayers and the tingling sound from the Shiva temple below.

Overnight at Kholle House – a personal boutique hotel filled with antiquities following the Spice Route to Zanzibar.

DAY 4 Spice tour and Chueni

We go to the Spice farms (20 km) where you will see, smell and try the tropical fruits and spices in season: vanilla, cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, turmeric, lemon grass, cloves, ylang ylang, cumin, garlic, ginger, coriander, pepper, tamarind, chili, oregano and many others. Lunch will be eaten with raw material from the farm.

Dinner and overnight at Mangrove Eco Lodge  (6km) surrounded by a tropical garden.

DAY 5  Nungwi- Zanzibar´s northern tip

On our way to Nungwi (53km) we stop at Mkokotoni, a small genuine fishing village where locals take the boat to Tumbatu and where you will find an authentic fruit and fish market.

Dinner and overnight in Nungwi, Flame Tree Cottages. Flame Tree Cottages is a peaceful place with small villas.

DAY 6 Pongwe and a personal paradise

Close to Pongwe (35 km) lies the Kiwengwa/Pongwe Forest – rich both in fauna and floral species. Beside the forest you will visit a sugarcane farm and pass beautiful rice fields. Seasons Lodge is our favorite for its special location and quiet atmosphere.

DAY 7 jambiani and celebration

At Chwaka ( 13 km) we catch a wood dhow and pack bikes and ourselves to cross Chwaka Bay. Then we follow the coastline to Jambiani (22 km). Going all around the island is celebrated with a special dinner at Red Monkey Lodge.

Boat crossing Chwaka Bay on a 7 days tour around Zanzibar

Note: all hotels are subject to change depending on availability