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Jozani Forest

Jozani Forest lies about 35 km south-east of Zanzibar township in Zanzibar’s South Region. It is a narrow neck of land between the Chakwa Bay in the north and Uzi Bay to the South,is the only remaining natural forest on Unguja Island (which along with Pemba make up the islands of Zanzibar). To have a complete forest tour, you must make a visit in all 3 parts of the forest including a re-planted species of trees from different part of the world which most of them are medicinal plants, they are over 100m long, the forest sustain a wide variety of wildlife and birds, including the rare Red Colobus Monkey, it’s 10 kilometers of swamp forests and evergreen thickets provide a unique glimpse into a secretive world, you will then visit the natural bushes where are the home of red Colobus monkeys before you take a very relaxing walk into a well twisted wooden bridge crossing over the shadow of the varieties mangrove species, you must ask your guide about the close association between the witch doctors of Jozani & leopard found in the forest’s thickest recesses, and mystical tales that have surrounded the reserve dating back to when Tigers inhabited the forest. This is a half a day tour.

Hotel pick up time:
Morning: 08:00 from beach hotel or 08:30 from stone town hotel
Afternoon: 13:30 from beach hotel or 14:00 from stone town hotel

Things to Bring: A hat, sunscreen, and comfortable walking shoes.