Villages & Lives Walking Tour in Zanzibar

Swahili Life


Local Villages


This unique tour encompasses wonderful scenery as well as a real insight into traditional Swahili life. It begins with a visit of the small local village house where native welcome awaits you and you will hear tales of Swahili past and present. The you will proceed with a discovery of this village that dedicate the works of coconuts, the real lives of this populations, how the native enjoys their lives on the sun, the endless JAMBO, kind fully welcome are very sincere. Walking between the villages with its abundance of trees – Palm trees, orange, paw paws trees, lemon, banana trees and many more. Fisherman village, activities and women seaweed plantation, mat dressing, ropes making, hear dressing and many more.


Visiting a local non-profit organization which employs women who specialize in traditional crafts

Watching how locals produce brooms and giving it a try yourself

Taking a guided walk around the village and taking part in daily activities such as fishing and farming

Receiving a blessing from the Sheikh of the Village


Morning Start: 09:00 am to 01:00 pm
Afternoon Start: 02:00 pm to 06:00 pm

Price: 85$ per person , Children –50%


  • Hotel Pickup & Drop-off
  • Professional Historian Guide
  • Mineral Water


  • Food and drinks


Know Before You Go:

  • Pickup is 30 - 60 minutes prior to the booked tour start time
  • May be operated by a multilingual guide