Family tour

Family tour

Jambiani to Chuini/Spice Farms
This family tour has shorter daily distances to make it work better to bike with children. Also we put in extra activities to keep everyone in the family happy. We picked out the best experiences and our favorite most soulful lodges along the way.

Max distance per day: 30 km
Min distance per day:  23 km
Non bike days:               1
Days on bike:                 3
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Day 1 Jambiani

Transfer to Jambiani and brief and bike fitting at your hotel. .
Dinner and overnight at Casa del Mar in a family room in two floors.

Day 2 African village and dolphin swim

Today biking to Kizimkazi (23 km) for Dolphin spotting. We pass through the authentic village Makunduchi with its red clay huts and banana trees showing you a bit of Africa.

In Kizimkazi we take a boat looking for dolphins that comes here for resting and breeding. After the dolphin swim we eat a local lunch cooked by Rahim, and then stay by the quiet and beautiful beach of Kizimkazi.

We sleep at  Karamba Resort in a family room. Karamba is chosen for its sea view rooms on the coral cliff, the evening atmosphere at sunset and the possibility to see more of the dolphins.

Day 3 rainforest, monkeys and Stone Town

After breakfast overlooking the horizon we bike to Jozani  Forest ( 30 km) to spot the Red Colobus Monkeys. Along the way we will find fruits and other things to try. After the Jozani Forest we take a local bus, with bikes and all, and get off in  Stone Town.

18.00 Roof top dinner at Emerson on Hurumzi . Best roof top in town where you will enjoy 270 degrees sea view accompanied by the call for prayers and the tingling sound from the Shiva temple below.

Overnight at Kholle House, 2 rooms next to each other

Day 4 Spice tour

Today we bike around the lush Spice Farm area (20 km) north of Stone Town. We will bike to Abeids Family Farm for a tour where you will see, smell and try the tropical fruits and spices in season. At the farm we have a tasty lunch prepared by the women in the family and made from vegetables grown on their farm.

After the lunch we continue to  Chuini for overnight (6 km) at Mangrove Lodge – in a family bungalow.


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 Nici, June 2015 ” Having the opportunity to explore the southern part of the island via bicycle was such an amazing opportunity to see the island through different eyes. Did not think that that the island could get more beautiful”