Fly to Michamvi In Zanzibar, Tanzania

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Michamvi, Zanzibar

Stepping into Michamvi Peninsula, you’ll feel as though you are on another planet. Featuring white sandy beaches flanked by palm trees, barrier reef, and spectacular coastal scenery, it’s a perfect destination for a tropical holiday in the southeast coastal area of Zanzibar Island.

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Main Attractions

Oba-Oba Lagoon

The locals are quite traditional and their lives revolve around the waters. They go for seaweed farming, fishing, and produce coir ropes. One of the main attractions is the Oba-Oba Lagoon, which is home to a diverse marine life and range of corals. It is an amazing destination for snorkelling and a training ground for people who want to dive.

Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park

This is Zanzibar’s only National park and it’s located about 40minutes taxi ride from Michamvi. The park features a Butterfly Centre, nature trails, mangrove boardwalk and a wide range of wildlife species including the rare Red Colobus Monkeys, endemic to Zanzibar.

Spice Farms

Located about two hours from Michamvi, you will find several spice farms just outside Stone Town in Kizimbani. Often referred to as Spice Island, Zanzibar is well-known for its spices, and you can take a tour through the spice plantation to learn more about the various spices available such as vanilla, nutmeg, ginger, clove, cinnamon, ylang-ylang, and pepper. You will learn how they can use the spices in Zanzibari cooking and their medical benefits to the body.

Stone Town

Located about one hour from Michamvi, Stone Town one of the oldest Swahili towns in East Africa and it’s steeped in history and culture, and famous for its winding alleys and narrow streets, grand Arab architecture, artistically carved wooden doors, and local markets. You can explore the Old Town to get a glimpse into its culture and learn the ways of the locals.

How to get here

•    Fly: Fly to Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ) from any destination.  Some countries have a direct flight to Zanzibar.

•    Drive: Drive from Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ) to Michamvi by dala-dala or a private shuttle.

 



Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Michamvi is during the dry spring months from June to October, and also between December and February.

  • High Season: June - October
  • Low Season: March-May
  • Best weather: September – October
  • Worst weather: mid-March to late May, November

 Unique Experiences

  • Throughout the year:  Tourists love the luxurious retreats and hotels that have doubled over the years.  Thinking of unspoiled, palm-fringed beach in Zanzibar. Michamvi offers you a piece of its paradise throughout the year.
  • Season Dependant:  Diving and scuba diving opportunity are ideal between July and August, and from February to March.

Popular Activities

  • Sunset Mangrove Cruise
  • Swimming with Dolphins
  • Scuba Diving
  • Sailing
  • Snorkelling
  • Kite Surfing
  • Sunset Cruise
  • Day trips to Prison Island

For more fun in Zanzibar, we suggest you search and compare tours we have available on the Island.

Information for visitors

Did you know?

  • The last Omani Sultans left in 1963 and Zanzibar only then joined with mainland Tanganyika to form Tanzania.
  • Of all the ghosts and demons, fable has it that Popo Bawa is the most fearful. Look out!

The closest airport is Zanzibar

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Dar es Salaam (DAR) to ZNZ 32.8 USD
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Nairobi Wilson (WIL) to ZNZ 205 USD
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Pemba Island (PMA) to ZNZ 47.5 USD
Ruaha (RUH0) to ZNZ 445 USD
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Tanga (TGT) to ZNZ 125 USD
West Kilimanjaro (HTWK0) to ZNZ 430 USD

Reasons to Visit

  • History and culture
  • Marvel at the incredible doorways
  • Night Market at Forodhani Gardens
  • Great Italian gelati!
  • Numerous annual festivals
  • Boat trips to nearby islands
  • Friendly and kind people
  • Feel the lifestyle of the Zanzibaris

City Tips

  • Tanzania does not accept old US dollar notes, make sure you have series 2009 or newer
  • Do not exchange money with street sellers; banks usually offer the best rates
  • It is advisable to hire a driver when hiring a car. Drivers are not expensive.
  • Internet Cafes are numerous. Do not conduct data sensitive work and ensure to log out.

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