Bike holiday all around zanzibar
Max distance per day: 58 km
Min distance per day: 20 km
Non scheduled days: 0
Days on bike: 6
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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.
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) and cross the bay to Fumba in a traditional wood boat. 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. And when you wake up you see the horizon…
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.
Note: all hotels are subject to change depending on availability