Welcome to Zanzibar. An island that is as intriguing as it is enchanting. This island off the coast of the Tanzanian mainland is steeped in history with Arabian, European and Swahili influences making it an exotic destination offering a magical journey. Zanzibar offers pristine white sandy beaches that is home to luxury resorts and endless summers. Relax by the tranquil sounds of the ocean and feel the gentle breeze with a delicious coconut in hand. The warm waters of the Indian ocean surround this island and is excellent for water activities and water sports.
Zanzibar is also known as “The Spice Island” with its delectable selection of spices that grow on the island from cloves to vanilla and everything in between. It was a merchants paradise with ships and traders coming from far wide over centuries to conduct trade and sample the offerings on this archipelago. You can indulge your senses with a spice tour of Zanzibar.
This island was also the jewel of the Omani empire with a former sultan making it the capital of Oman. It was also utilized as a trading post of the old world and has seen the plight of the slave trade with a dedicated museum that explains its history. The island has been inhabited for over 20,000 years and has seen the rule of many empires, kingdoms and rulers with so many cultures creating a melting pot that makes the fabric of Zanzibar.
We encourage you to visit this sleepy island that has preserved human endeavors and history. Come experience the magic as you walk through the streets of Stone Town with its beautiful carved doors and narrow alleys wandering into small cafes and shops amongst the warm and welcoming people of Zanzibar.
As the vaccine rolls out, it is everyone’s hope to see the end of COVID-19 soon, and with it the return to normal international travel.
Tanzania has remained open to international travel since June 2020 but the number of visitor arrivals has stayed very low. Tanzania is endorsed as a Safe Travels destination by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) in recognition of the measures being taken by the country in adopting the global standard health and hygiene protocols to contain the spread of corona virus.
As of 17th March 2022, all travelers to Tanzania who are fully vaccinated and hold a form of COVID-19 proof of vaccination (WHO approved vaccines) will no longer be required to present a COVID-19 PCR certificate upon arrival in Tanzania.
However, as is always the case, please check with your airline for any other requirements on their part and any other stops you may be making.
The safety and wellbeing of our guests, staff and the public remains our highest priority. We have placed a few policies in place to ensure as smooth a transition as possible for all our clients:
1. All Driver guides and staff members are subject to a temperature check before the start of any trip and/or day.
2. Driver Guides must present with a negative PCR test before taking on any safari trip.
3. Sanitizers and masks are at use throughout. As per CDC guidelines, those clients who are fully vaccinated are free to roam without masks and/social distancing. However, as Tanzania is still working through getting its population vaccinated, our driver guides and staff members ensure the use of masks and sanitizers throughout.
Covid Financial Policy:
1) 100% refund will be issued if cancelled 60 days prior to travel
If COVID-19 travel restrictions are in place in your country of residence or destination and/or other clear restrictions on your ability to travel due to possible complications associated with COVID-19, you are able to cancel your Jungle Safaris itinerary without any cancellation fees
2) Ability to defer your Jungle Safaris trip 60 days prior to travel
If COVID-19 travel restrictions are in place in your country of residence or destination and/or other clear restrictions on your ability to travel due to possible complications associated with COVID-19, you are able to defer your Jungle Safaris itinerary with no fees.
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