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6 Days in Chumbe Island Park - Zanzibar Holiday
Snorkeling  .. and Relax at the Pristine Coral Island
 

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Chumbe Island


The Chumbe Island Coral Park is a unique privately managed nature reserve developed and managed by the Chumbe Island Coral Park Ltd. (CHICOP). It is a rare example of a still pristine coral island ecosystem in an otherwise heavily overfished and over-exploited area.
The reserve includes a reef sanctuary, which has become the first gazetted marine park in Tanzania, and a forest reserve. With Chumbe being located upstream of the most important fishing grounds opposite Zanzibar's capital, Stone Town, the Chumbe reef provides a protected breeding ground for fish, corals and other species which can then spread out to re-colonize nearby overfished and degraded areas.
 
Chumbe Island Marine Park
Chumbe Island
 
 
Chumbe Island coral Park
Day 1: Arrive in Zanzibar
Arrive in Zanzibar, directly transfer to the Zanzibar Mbweni Ruins  Briefing meal and walk around or relaxing (depending on the arrival time); dinner and overnight at Mbweni Ruins Hotel
Day 2: Stone Town Tour 
Stone Town comprises of most buildings that have been built beyond 19th Century. The tour takes place on foot or by car around town including exploration of the narrow streets and historical buildings, after lunch take a short boat ride to Chumbe Island; Dinner and overnight at Chumbe Island Eco Resort
Day 3, 4 & 5: Chumbe Island Marine Park at Leisure
Spend 3 days in the coral park with sand bathing and water sporting
Chumbe Island Marine Park was Zanzibar's first marine sanctuary and the world's first Coral Park. Full board accommodation at Chumbe eco-resort
The reserve has pristine coral reef (acclaimed by one of the leading coral reef experts as "one of the most spectacular coral gardens" to be found anywhere in the world), wonderful snorkeling, nature trails through the fascinating coral-rag forest amongst other activities
 Day 6: Return to Stone Town Zanzibar
After breakfast return to Stone Town. transfer to the airport  for the flight to Dar es Salaam/Kilimanjaro/Arusha/Nairobi.
Accommodation : 5 nights in the luxury Hotel &beach Bungalow
Mode of Travel: Fly-in  from Dar/Arusha/Kilimanjaro
Group Size: Min. 1 PAX
Tour style: Boat & foot excursion, snorkeling

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