Zanzibar - South East Coast
1 April 2021 - 15 June 2021
7 Night holiday at the Kichanga Lodge
Return flights to Zanzibar on the Kenya Airways Return resort transfers 7 Nights accommodation in a Garden View Bungalow Breakfast & dinner daily All taxes, levies & surcharges (estimate)
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Packages are subject to availability at the time of the reservation. Passport & visa costs (if applicable), travel insurance & items of a personal nature are not included. Prices are subject to change without prior notice due to airfare increases and currency fluctuations. Rebooking and cancellation fees apply. All prices are per person sharing unless otherwise specified. Standard terms and conditions apply. All discounts and/or special offers have already been included in the package price.
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|Package Taxes:||ZAR 3 715|
|Total Price:||ZAR 13 390|
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|Total Price:||ZAR 14 735|
Kichanga is located on the South East Coast of Zanzibar at the end of the Michamvi peninsula in a spectacular position on the crest of a hill overlooking a magnificent private white sandy beach in a cove protected by coral headlands.
The lodge is in perfect harmony with the natural environment and provides a peaceful and quiet holiday atmosphere far from the crowds and other resorts.
South East Coast
The resort comprises 23 individual bungalows and villas, well-spaced in the tropical gardens to ensure peace and privacy. All are under Makuti thatch and have large wooden verandas (some have interconnecting veranda doors making them suitable for families).
The Villas have a mezzanine level with 2 single beds so they are also a good family option.
6 Garden View Bungalows
12 Ocean View Bungalows
5 Ocean View Villas
1 Honeymoon Suite
All accommodation is furnished in African style with hand crafted furniture, ceiling fans, mosquito nets, hairdryer and bathrooms with shower.
The glassless windows have shutters and curtains for maximum enjoyment of the breeze and sound of the ocean.
The resort operates on a Half Board basis.
All Inclusive includes:
The open sided
Has an uninterrupted view of the beach and ocean features local dishes as well as international cuisine and dinners vary between buffets and set menus. Romantic dinners can be arranged on request on the rooftop terrace.
A small grill (maximum 4 guests) is available next to the beach bar for
starlight dining on the beach.
The Club House
Is home to the main bar, a cosy lounge area and courtesy library and there is also a beach bar on the beach. Afternoon tea and cakes are served here every afternoon at 16h30.
Wi-Fi is complimentary throughout the resort
FACILITIES & ACTIVITIES
Kichanga will be closed for renovations in April and May 2019.
WELCOME TO ZANZIBAR
Jambo! This is the Swahili greeting that you will hear on arrival when you are welcomed by the warm and inviting locals. Zanzibar is the name of an archipelago in the Indian Ocean just off the coast of East Africa. There are many small islands and two large ones: Unguja (the main island, sometimes informally referred to as 'Zanzibar'), and Pemba Island. As the number one beach location in East Africa, Zanzibar is a wonderful island, with classic tropical beaches, lush plantations, an incredible history and a fascinating culture. Apart from historic Stone Town, with its labyrinth of narrow streets, Zanzibar is known for its beautiful palm-fringed beaches and pristine coral reefs.
Zanzibar was inhabited by Portuguese navigators at the end of the 15th century. They were ousted 200 years later by the Omani Arabs and Zanzibar became a major centre for slave trading. The island became an Arab state and was an important centre of trade and politics in the region. European explorers, including Stanley and Livingstone, began their expeditions into the interior of Africa from Zanzibar in the late 1800’s. In 1964, the sultan and the government were overthrown in a revolution and in the same year, Zanzibar and Tanganyika combined to form the United Republic of Tanzania.
The indigenous language spoken throughout Zanzibar is Swahili (called Kiswahili locally). English is widely spoken and understood. Jambo Rafiki – Hello my friend!
Most of the people in Zanzibar are Muslim and all towns and villages on Zanzibar Island have mosques. Visitors to Zanzibar Town (Stone Town) will hear the evocative sound of the muezzins calling people to prayer from the minarets, especially for the evening session at sunset. There are also small populations of Christians and Hindus.
Zanzibar is a few degrees south of the equator and enjoys a very tropical climate. The average daytime high is between 28°C and 32°C and the night-time lows are between 20°C and 25°C. Temperature wise – this island is an all-year-round winner. February is very hot and very humid (just leave your hair straightener at home!) and March to May are the wettest months.
The local currency is Tanzania Shillings (TSH) but the currency cannot be bought outside of the country. Cash (US Dollars) and credit cards are accepted at hotels and at any Bureau de Change. We strongly recommend that you take USD cash in small denominations for incidental purchases, tips etc.
220/230 V. square pin adapter (same plugs as UK). It is advisable to take along an international adaptor.
As Zanzibar is situated in a malaria zone, it is recommended that you consult your physician on the correct preventative medication required before you travel.
WHAT TO DO IN ZANZIBAR
Whether you spend your days lazing by the pool, sipping cocktails on the beach at sunset, diving in warm waters or enjoying a Dhow cruise around small islands, your Zanzibar holiday will be a memorable experience.
Setting sail on a traditional dhow will be one of the highlights of your trip. Safari Blue is a full day excursion which takes you out into Menai Bay – a haven of beautiful uninhabited islands where the waters are frequented by humpback and bottlenose dolphins. The anchor is dropped on a sandbank which makes for some spectacular snorkelling. Drinks are served throughout the day and lunch is a buffet of grilled fish, lobster, calamari and chicken. Make sure this one is on your itinerary.
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