Tourist destinations around the world less affected by Corona : 1 . Zanzibar

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Location: Tanzania

Destination type : Beach Destination

Zanzibar is a beach destination in Tanzania. There are historical sites also in Zanzibar which attracts tourists. Its famous for its spices production .

History of  Zanzibar

  1. Zanzibar is inhabited for last 22000 years
  2. Traders from Western States of India ( like Maharashtra, Gujarat etc), Yemen, Iran etc had trade connections with Zansibar since 1st century AD
  3. Traders, especially from Oman, started to settle in Zanzibar since 11th Century AD.Yemenis built the first mosque in 1107 AD
  4. Vasco Da Gama landed on 1499 AD and since 1504 Zanzibar came under Portuguese rule
  5. In 1897 it came under British rule and in 1963 it became independent


Activities for tourists at Zanzibar

  1. Take a tour of historic Stone Town
  2. Relax at Nungwi Beach
  3. Eat at Forodhani market
  4. Visit a sea weed farm
  5. Visit House of wonders

How to reach there


Abeid Amani Karume International Airport 5kms away from Zanzibar city is the nearest airport. It has flights to :

  1. Dubai
  2. Doha
  3. Muscat
  4. Istanbul

It also has flights to domestic destinations like:

  1. Arusha
  2. Dar es Salaam
  3. Pemba island


The months June to August is the best time to visit Zanzibar

Season Average temperature
Rainy ( November to March) 24°C to 323°C
Dry season (June to August) 23°C to 28°C

Nearby destinations for tour operators / travel agents

  1. Pemba Island (141 kms away)
  2. Dar es Salaam ( 95kms away)
  3. Kaole Ruins (154 kms away)
  4. Nungwi ( 58kms away)
  5. Mnemba Island ( 52 kms away)

Some hotels in Zanzibar with room tariff less than Rs.5000/- per night

Flamingo Guest House

Princess Salme Inn

Pyramid Hotel Zanzibar

Zenji Hotel

Rumaisa Hotel

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Photo courtesy: By Rob from United Kingdom – Approaching Zanzibar, CC BY 2.0,

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