While In Zanzibar

Shangani, Kelele Square

Zanzibar, Tanzania

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JOZANI FOREST TOUR

The only National Park on the Unguja Island and home to the Zanzibar Red Columbus monkeys (Procolobus kirkii) that are the symbol fantastic of Zanzibar, and are the most famous inhabitants of the forest;
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$55

Half day
Code Name: JOZANI FOREST TOUR

HALF DAY

 

A visit to Zanzibar is not compete without seeing one of the rarest monkeys in Africa, with less than 2000 remaining in the world. The Zanzibar Red Colobus is recognized as a separate species (Piliocolobus kirkii) and is said to be endemic to Zanzibar.

 

The Jozani Forest Tour will take you to the forest 38km southeast from Stone Town. Its about a 20min drive from Stone Town, it contains about 100 tree species from a total of 43 families. The forest has over 2,512ha that includes the whole ground water forest, coral rag forest & salt marsh area.

 

In 1995, the Jozani Chwaka Bay Conservation Project was set up and now the local communities are involved in the project. Some of your entrance fee contributes to development projects and to compensate local farmers whose crops are often damaged by the red colobus monkeys.

PLAN OF THE DAY:

  • Pick up from hotel in Stone Town for a 20 min boat ride to Jozani Forest

  • Take the tour of the forest  

  • the boat will take you back to Stone Town when your ready to depart

WHAT NOT TO MISS:

  • the Zanzibar red colobus (Piliocolobus kirkii), an endemic monkey species that exists only in Zanzibar.

  • Walk on a boardwalk in mangrove forest

  • see: bush pigs, Ader’s duiker and suni antilopes, elephant shrews, chameleons

  • Lively birdlife

Cost Arrangements per Person:

Sharing price (from 2 people), - 28$pp

Children (6yrs - 12yrs) pay 50% only

Cost Inclusions:

Pickups and drop-offs

English-speaking Tour Guide

Important Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

  • Departure Time 09:00hrs 

  • Popular choice with kids

  • Wear long trousers and good shoes for walking

  • Private tour for your party and a guide/driver

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