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Road to Zanzibar
Travel through Kenya and Tanzania on an adventure to Zanzibar.
Visit Africa and travel along the road to Zanzibar through Kenya and Tanzania. Cross vast savannas where magnificent herds of elephants roam, enjoy warm village welcomes in lush jungles and see where white sand and palm trees meet the deep, blue sea on the coast of the Indian Ocean. Discover Kenya and Tanzania's spectacular scenery, superb wildlife and fascinating cultures as you travel across East Africa towards the legendary and exotic spice island of Zanzibar.
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Once a swamp but now called the 'green city in the sun', Nairobi is a relatively multicultural city with a range of cuisines, museums and cultural centres to enjoy.
Situated close to the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Mount Kilimanjaro, Arusha is a relaxed, friendly city with a wealth of famous sites on its doorstep.
Situated around halfway between Arusha and Ngorongoro, Mto Wa Mbu is a tiny town located near three rivers which is known for its curios and red-skinned bananas.
Teeming with animals and home to the famous migration of the wildebeest, the Serengeti is a marvel with rolling plains, iconic acacia trees and mesmerising skies.
Photographic opportunities abound in the Ngorongoro Crater, a massive volcanic caldera with so many animals, it's hard to know where to look first.
Nestled at the foot of Mt Kilimanjaro, Marangu is a small village surrounded by stunning vistas and lush forest.
Covered in tropical rainforest and being around 100 million years old, the lush Usambara Mountains have wonderful hiking trails and lovely villages to visit.
Dar es Salaam lies by the Indian Ocean and is abuzz with busy streets, laidback restaurants, colourful markets, interesting architecture and lots of water-based activities.
Famed for its fragrant spices and infamous for its slave-trading history, Zanzibar mixes divine beaches, an atmospheric main town and Middle Eastern flair with an African beat.
Road to Zanzibar Reviews
Our Road to Zanzibar trips score an average of 4.73 out of 5 based on 45 reviews in the last year.
Road to Zanzibar, June 2014
Very knowledgeable and easy to talk to.
Review submitted 25/06/2014
Road to Zanzibar, June 2014
Daniel Garcia Ferrer
The first part of the trip was great. David Mutani (guide), Susan (cook) and Dan (driver) were amazing and very helpful. The group was great. Awesome food. I didn't feel very real the Masai Mara village people, and the chief wasn't very trustful. A pity it rained and we couldn't enjoy the bonfire. We got stuck in mud and delayed the trip a few hours. I wonder if a full traction in the bus is worth it. Not sure how necessary it is to flap the pots and plates instead of drying them with a towel and reuse it later on. The second part of the trip was much worst. I am still awaiting for the conctacs of the group. The tour leader (Elisha) - I don´t have his surname (2 weeks tour to serengeti and Zanzibar) was not involve in the dynamics of the group. Promised stops at supermarkets or ATM that never happened. Was not organised. A few girls complained of another things, but hopefully someone else will report this, as I did not witness it myself. He asked for feedback during our last dinner, and I said it was not appropriate as it is meant to be anonymous. He disappeared later on and some people could not find him. Not as explicative as David, sometimes even having dinner 10 , away of the group. The cook (Liz) and the driver (Steven) were good. The trainee (Stanley) did not do much or interacted much, and his Plan For Tomorrow explanations were more confusing than anything else. I have already mentioned it at the begining of my feedback. Very bad organisation and communication skills. Not interacting with the group as much as the previous leader (David Mbithi) I am still awaiting for the contact details of the group and the feedback email....
Review submitted 24/06/2014
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