Zanzibar Stone Town

The ancient trading port of Stone Town on Zanzibar’s west coast is a historical treasure house: churches, museums, forts and ancient slave chambers provide a fascinating insight into a lost world of Omani Sultans and European explorers, whilst the bustling markets and narrow alleyways are fascinating.

Why visit Zanzibar Stone Town ?

Stone Town is an enchanting place to explore on foot. Every twist and turn of the narrow streets present you with historical & cultural interest, from the Arab and Swahili architecture to the small shops selling hand-crafted treasures and traditional spices. Old Stone Town historical sites include the House of Wonders, the Maruhubi Palace, the Persian Baths and the Mangapwani Slave Caves.




A Visa is required for UK passport holders.

Health Requirements

Yellow Fever vaccination required if arriving from an endemic area.

Time Difference

GMT + 3 Hours

Flight Time

11.5 Hours Indirect


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