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DHOW & SUNSET CRUISE

Time Duration: (16:00 - 19:00)

HIGHLIGHTS

Cruises on a Traditional Wooden Dhow

Watching the setting sun cast gold

OVERVIEW

The Zanzibar sunset cruise begins when you board a dhow at a nearby beach. A variety of Snacks, beer and soft drinks are served. This are perfectly chilled to your like. The sail takes you to a round trip of Zanzibar. This is another side of Zanzibar from the ocean. The guides will point out the attractions from the boat. Info and stories are told on the same. Enjoy some music as the dhow glides further in to the sea. Sit back, enjoy and relax. The quit sea and cool breeze will enlighten your spirit. It is an awesome feeling.

After you step on-board the vessel, the skilled crew on board take the dhow about 1km away from the shore by means of an engine, once out in the sea the engine is shut off and during a tense moment the skillful crew put up the sail, once the sail is in favor of the wind, the guest can sit back, relax and enjoy the peacefulness of the ocean as you hear the ripple of water on the sides of the dhow as it glides swiftly through the clear turquoise water.

Your breath will be taken away by the wonder of the fiery golden-sun setting beyond the horizon as it makes the sky a magical canvas of shades of pinks, purples, blues and orange. As you head back for stone town the wind gently blows into the Latin sail which is truly mesmerizing. Our sunset cruises leave Stone Town in the late afternoon to cruise along the coast, slicing through the clear turquoise water.

The sounds of the bustle of busy people in Stone Town grow faint in the distance until they seem there, only in a memory, as the dhow sail you will be served with sodas drinking water, and Zanzibar light snacks which will encourage you to sink back into the dhow bench and enjoy the romance of Zanzibar Island while the sun sets down with its beautiful orange colors. On board our dhow we have a personal guide who will accompany you on your cruise and give you a tour of Stone Town from the water as well as be able to answer any questions that you may ask him.

Zanzibar Island is the exotic town of Spice romance and love. The golden rays warm the boat as the sun sinks in to the horizon. The silhouettes whisper love quotes. The magical waves and winds blow in to your sail. This would an unforgettable proposal setting. A perfect way to end your day in the beach For the honeymooners, it is an amazing exclusive experience. Share a toast of champagne as the sun sets back to its sockets. Zanzibar sunset cruise is the most perfect start for a life together. Enjoy your intimacy as the wave splash in your background. The horizon is a perfect appearance of the African sunset. The specially selected music plays in the background. Just for you. We sail back to the shore at dusk. A perfect beginning for your life together.

INCLUDES:

Entrances fees

Soft Drinks

Pick up and drop off from your Hotel

Boat charter

Transport waiting charge

Experienced Professional Tour guide

All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included

NB:

"The price of this Tour does not include Tips / Gratuities for the poters guides, as in the rest of the world tips are given only when the Clients are satisfied with service they have been given. It is customary however to tip ones guides and porters, guidelines will be given."

EXCLUDES:

Medical Insurance

Local & International Flights

Visa

Airport Taxes

Expenses of a personal nature


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