• Aerial view of Stone Town | Jambo Guest House
    AERIAL VIEW OF
    STONE TOWN,
    A city of prominent historical and artistic importance in East Africa.
  • Zanzibar Beautiful Beaches | Jambo Guest House
    STUNNINGLY
    BEAUTIFUL BEACHES
    on the east coast of Zanzibar with no coral outcrops or algae.
  • Zanzibar Beautiful Curved Doors | Jambo Guest House
    THE ISLAND OF ZANZIBAR IS KNOWN FOR IT'S
    BEAUTIFULLY CURVED DOORS,
    These doors reflect the broad range of architectural influences on Stone Town.
  • Stone Town Streets | Jambo Guest House
    WALKING ON
    NARROW STREETS OF STONE TOWN,
    Small shops, souvenirs, food, and famous doors of Stone Town.
  • Forodhani Garden | Jambo Guest House
    FORODHANI IS A FAMOUS
    LOCAL MEETING PLACE
    and has become a tourist attraction for its Freshly cooked seafood and drinks.

Other Useful Information

Island Capital : Zanzibar Town
Population : 950.000
Island size : 1464 square km, 86 km long and only 36 km wide at the largest point.
Climate : Tropical, average temp. 25 degrees centigrade throughout the year . Long rains in April/May, short rains in October/November. Hot dry season from November to March.
Time Zone : GMT plus 3 hours
Language : Official languages are Kiswahili and English
Currency : Tanzanian Shilling
Shopping : A variety of locally produced crafts can be found in the shops and bazaars of StoneTown.
Telephone : Country code +255 Local area code 24. A few cellular phone companies are now operating on the island and rental of mobile phones is available for visitors.
Electricity : 220 Volts
Entry Documents : You will need a valid passport and a visa depending on the country of origin.
Visa : Visitors can obtain visas at Major entry points. Check the most current information.
Pharmacy: Shamshu & Sons Pharmacy
Health : Prophylaxis for malaria highly recommended.
Airport : Zanzibar International Airport
Driving : on the left--International Driving License required.

Best Times to visit

December – March is generally hot and dry.
April – Mid of June is wet because of the long rains.
July – August is dry and breezy with little rainfall
October - November is when the short rains appear.