Zanzibar .. the charming pearl of the brown continent
Zanzibar, which has emerged among the travel destinations during the last period, is an island in the country of Tanzania, characterized by simplicity, you will see wooden boats and simple primitive houses, and despite this simplicity, the hotels and resorts are many and varied.
Zanzibar is distinguished by being the capital of the Sultanate of Oman one day, so the Omani character in clothing and food dominates the rituals of its people a lot, in addition to the Swahili language, which is closely related to the Arabic language, and its charming nature that combines forests, sea and mountains, especially Mount Kilimanjaro, which is the highest Summit in Africa, as well as agricultural crops and fisheries, which makes the flavor of food different from anywhere else, everything is fresh.
Zanzibar's enchanting beaches are distinguished by their white sands and brilliant clear waters. Each beach has a character that distinguishes it from the other. Nungwi Beach includes the best resorts, restaurants, activities and adventures, such as watching coral reefs, dolphins and turtles.
As for Kanfa Beach, which is quieter, which makes it suitable for swimming and diving sports, it also includes the famous Kanva resort for organizing various night shows with lively Tanzanian dances. As for Baji Beach, it is more like a clip from a movie for a person residing on an island among the palm trees, especially as it is suitable for recreation away from crowding, as it is suitable for “kite surfing” and is a meeting point for amateurs and professionals in it, as it provides everything that specialists in this hobby require in terms of Surf, beach, etc.
Paje Beach is characterized by the presence of strange sea creatures on the seashore, which you have not seen in your life before, and the residents of this island are making natural, organic soap from seaweed and seaweed found near the beach, they wrap it in banana leaves.
Perhaps visiting the markets in Zanzibar is a whole story, especially the downtown market in which you will enjoy buying handmade equipment from wood, and do not forget to visit the old market, and take a tour among African spices, especially since Zanzibar is famous throughout history for its various spices, which will impress you in terms of color and aroma. And to street food. Perhaps the best thing to eat is Indian grilled chicken, Tanzanian pizza, and Swahili African curry rice with chicken or beef.
There are a number of preparations that it is best to make when preparing your travel bag to Zanzibar, such as taking an anti-mosquito spray, but its quantity does not exceed 100 ml so as not to run into problems at the airport, and learn some Swahili words that will facilitate your communication with people, which you will listen to, especially since 20 % of them are Arabic, due to the rule of Oman for a long period of time.
It is also recommended to use personal transportation in cooperation with a driver instead of relying on taxis as they are expensive, and buses are permanently crowded and crowded. It will be less then, but the best months of the year to visit come from June to October.