Combine the idyllic island of Zanzibar with a safari adventure in East Africa with our range of overland camping safaris, tailor-made holidays and beach breaks.

With pristine white sand beaches and the azure Indian Ocean, Zanzibar is a little slice of paradise, and has many stunning beach resorts including Kiwengwa on the east coast and Nungwi in the north. It also offers some of the best diving in the world, with lush coral reefs and a diverse range of sea life including dolphins, turtles, whale shark and manta-rays. Most of our trips to Zanzibar are part of longer overland safaris in East Africa, where we stop for a few days of R&R on this idyllic island. We also offer a 5-day beach break in Zanzibar and holidays combining the best of Tanzania's national park with a few days at the end in Zanzibar. Check out our tours departing in 2019 and 2020.

Upcoming Zanzibar Trips 2019 and 2020

Zanzibar Overland Camping Safaris

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Zebras & Zanzibar

11 days | FROM £690

The perfect combo of action and idyllic island relaxation! Go wild in...

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East Africa Encompassed

16 days | FROM £1,465

Go wild on this game viewing adventure through the best of East...

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Zimbabwe to Zanzibar

16 days | FROM £795

Starting off at the magnificent Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, travel...

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Zanzibar to Zimbabwe

16 days | FROM £795

From Dar es Salaam, enjoy sun, sea and sand on the tropical island of...

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Wildlife Express

22 days | FROM £1,015

Take a walk on the wild side. Track the African elephant, lion,...

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Gorilla Trek and Tanzania

25 days | FROM £1,360

From the wilds of the Masai Mara, to gorillas in Uganda, safari in the...

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Gorilla Trek & Tanzania Northbound

25 days | FROM £1,360

Start your African adventure with a taste of the tropics on the...

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Wildlife, Falls and Beaches

27 days | FROM £1,885

Starting in Nairobi and ending at the thunderous Victoria Falls, take...

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Kenya to Kruger

33 days | FROM £1,360

Enjoy a real African adventure, from Nairobi to Johannesburg. Check...

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Kruger to Kenya

33 days | FROM £1,360

Travel from Johannesburg to Nairobi, enjoy a real African adventure ...

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Big Five Safari Explorer

36 days | FROM £1,695

Adventure overdrive. Trekking for gorilla, game-spotting, kicking back...

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Big Five Explorer Safari Northbound

36 days | FROM £1,695

Starting at Victoria Falls, Africa's adrenaline capital and finishing...

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An African Adventure

37 days | FROM £1,465

See the best of Africa, from its magnificent craters, dune-filled...

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An African Adventure Southbound

37 days | FROM £1,465

See the best of Africa, from its magnificent craters, dune-filled...

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Kenya to Cape

43 days | FROM £1,695

Embark on an overland journey across almost half the African...

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Cape to Kenya

43 days | FROM £1,695

Embark on an overland journey across almost half the African Continent...

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The Big Overlander

47 days | FROM £2,160

Experience the contrasts and raw appeal of this majestic continent up...

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Great African Expedition

57 days | FROM £2,450

An epic expedition that heads south from Kenya via Uganda to Cape...

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Great African Expedition North

57 days | FROM £2,450

An epic 57 day expedition travelling through South Africa, Namibia,...

Zanzibar tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.55 out of 5 based on 20 recent reviews — See All Zanzibar Reviews

Our guide was superb, he was honest, considerate and full of excellent advice on travelling through the areas we were going. In the same way our cook, Peter was fantastic - every meal was exceptionally good and the team was completed by a fantastic driver Peterson, who made sure that we were always comfortable on the bus, despite the pot holes. We visited some fantastic places and the included game drives and activities were excellent - the local guides used were always top quality.

The long days driving through Tanzania were challenging, although we were expecting this but leaving one place in the dark and arriving in the dark at the next, travelling all day on two consecutive days was tedious. ”  

Lisa Cashmore • Submitted 30 Jul 2019

Excellent valued tour for people who have the time and prepared to rough it a bit to have a great experience.Guides were very knowledgeable and terrific to learn from. Cook and driver also had many tour years of knowledge. We were the oldest (63yrs) but still had a fun time and always felt looked after and safe.”  

Stephen Leggett • Submitted 18 Apr 2019

The tour overall is fantastic. It is a great way to have once in a lifetime experiences and see fabulous sights.

However, there are numerous early starts and long days in the truck that are not reflected by the trip notes. There are often times when the group want to stop and see more of the country through which we are travelling but this is not possible due to time and distance constraints.

The tour team were fantastic A little bit more advance notice and information would have been useful though”  

Paul Rought • Submitted 2 Apr 2019

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Booking your Zanzibar tour from United Kingdom

To book your tour to Zanzibar, please call us on +44-20-7371-1113, email us at info@onthegotours.com or book online. Alternatively, we work with a number of travel agents, so you can book through your travel agent if you prefer. Recent travel agents that booked a trip to Zanzibar with us:

Watford - Flight Centre

116 High Street, WATFORD, UK
01923 818 138
Zebras & Zanzibar - 11 days

St Albans - Flight Centre

Unit 6, 32 Chequer Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK
01727 893 993
Zimbabwe to Zanzibar - 16 days

Goodge Street - Flight Centre

64 Goodge Street, London, UK
020-7916 0600
The Big Overlander - 47 days

Edinburgh - Northbridge Flight Centre

40 Northbridge, Edinburgh, UK
0131 226 7066
Zimbabwe to Zanzibar - 16 days