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Stone Town Tour

On this guided tour of Stone Town, you'll visit the most iconic places in the capital of Zanzibar, such as the Old Fort, Sultan's Palace and Christ Church

Stone Town Tour

The guided tour of Stone Town will begin at 8 am at the ferry terminal. From there we'll walk to the centre of the capital of Zanzibar to see some of its most important monuments.

The first stop will be at the Old Fort, which was built by the Omanis in 1689 and served as a defence against the Portuguese. Next to this fortress is the House of Wonders, filled with stunning wooden doors, carved with inscriptions from the Quran. Did you know that it was the first building on the island to have electricity?

Then we'll head to the old Sultan's Palace, which today is a museum of the royal family of Zanzibar: a stunning palatial building! We'll also visit the Hamamni Persian Baths, one of the many footprints of the empire left in Stone Town.

Afterwards, we'll stop outside the Christ Church, one of the most impressive monuments in the historic centre; all that's left of Stone Town from the 1860s. As we admire this incredible the monument to the region's slaves, we'll learn all about the history of this decade. 

We'll finish the guided tour of Stone Town at the Ithnashiri Dispensary, built by an Indian merchant in the 19th century.

Important information

During the guided tour of Stone Town, we will not visit the inside any of the monuments.

Price

Este tour se realiza de forma privada para ti y tu pareja, familia o amigos.

Private English language tour
Up to 2 people Up to 3 people Up to 4 people Up to 5 people Up to 6 people
US$ 42
US$ 63
US$ 84
US$ 105
US$ 126

Private English language tour

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 42
  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 63
  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 84
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 105
  • Up to 6 people

    US$ 126

More Information

Duration

3 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

English speaking guide.

Mineral water.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

Per group from
US$ 42
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 4 days before

Meeting point

Stone Town ferry terminal.

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 4 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
When the minimum number of participants (2) is not reached, we will contact you to offer you other alternatives.