Zanzibar is an archipelago made up of Unguja and Pemba Islands, and several Islets. It is located in the Indian Ocean about 25 miles from the Tanzanian coast a historic trade centre with Swahili and Islamic influences and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is 85 km long, 39 kilometres wide and has an area of 1,464 km2. The word Zanzibar comes from Arabic Zanjibār, which is in turn from Persian Zang-bār , a compound of Zang (“Black”) + bār (“coast”).
It has white sandy beaches and turquoise water, vast spice farms, and its cosmopolitan nature. In Zanzibar it is beautiful to see everything has been integrated such as buildings, furniture, doors, rugs, etc. In addition to that, it is also famous for being an ancient town and a former hub for slave trade. This town is filled with so much history.
Generally, Climate in Zanzibar is warm all year round. The average temperature is 25º C, but it can be as high as 39º C. February is the warmest while August is the coolest. There are two rainfall seasons, the heaviest in March to June and lesser rains in September to November. Tourists are advised to note heavy rain season to avoid inconveniences.
There are many excursions which Zanzibar View can offer while visiting Zanzibar. Please visit our Excursions page to see what we provide.
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