On the northernmost peninsula of Zanzibar, Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel is a cluster of whitewashed, palm-thatched cottages in rich tropical gardens overlooking the sparkling Indian Ocean. This is the place to relax and enjoy the beauty of the natural surroundings without forsaking first-class comforts. All 32 rooms are tastefully furnished, with hand-crafted four-poster beds and indigenous decor, balconies, air-conditioning and de luxe bathrooms. One of the most unspoilt beaches on the island, fringed by a wide and thriving coral reef, is ideal for walking, swimming and all forms of watersport. The sounds of the ocean round off your relaxing day in paradise.
Kilimanjaro (for Northern Tanzania), Dar es Salaam via Nairobi (for Selous, Ruaha, Zanzibar)
11 hours 30 minutes including transit stop
GMT +3 hours
Required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate required
Best time to travel
December - March, July - October
Due to Tanzania's proximity to the equator the climate is generally warm year round ranging between 25°C to 32°C, there are however regional variations. With two rain seasons, the long rains fall in April and May (into early June) and the short rains falls in October and November. The best times to travel are December, January, February or late June to early October.
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Go on safari in East Africa with A&K, the company that pioneered the modern safari adventure. Visit to Ilboru Primary School, one of the few area schools to service special-needs children. Read more ...
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Thank you to you (Debbie Rawnsley) and all your marvellous colleagues in Japan who ‘blew us away’ with their attention to detail, their friendliness and dazzling courtesy.
- ST, Surrey
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Beekeeping in Mwika Village
Generates income for local families from the sale of honey. It also helps conserve forest resources; bees need a healthy environment to produce honey.