Traditional Cultures in Zanzibar
Zanzibar is full of different cultures, but accessing them on a short visit can be tricky. Chumbe Island has a distinctly local flavour. Some of the day-trips, especially the engaging Jambiani Village Cultural Tour, offer great cultural insights and a surprisingly rare opportunity to interact with the villagers through a respected local resident.
Zanzibar's 2 best places for interacting with traditional cultures
Chumbe Island Lodge|99% (34 reviews)Community involvement is relatively uncommon on Zanzibar - but here you will find it done properly. Chumbe Island runs with not-for-profit objectives, so all the profits go back to conservation and education programmes, and the team of excellent local staff and guides here ... More about Chumbe Island Lodge
Kikadini Villas|100% (3 reviews)Kikadini Villas stands beside the laid-back Zanzibari village of Jambiani – which is, in our experience, the cleanest and most friendly village on the island. We can warmly recommend that visitors take an inexpensive village tour here – as these are very personal, ... More about Kikadini Villas