Zanzibar Slave Trade Tour

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  • Cultural, religious and historic sites
  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 3 hours
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Zanzibar, Tanzania
  • Ends Zanzibar, Tanzania
  • Learn about the slave trade history
  • Visit Dr. David Livingstone's House
  • Visit Mangapwani ruins and caves
The Zanzibar slave chambers, tunnels connecting caves to the seaside, were built around 1880 and were a transit point for the captured slaves to be sold to the outside world. Learn more about the history of slaving in Zanzibar by visiting these historic slave chambers and other relevant spots on this slave history tour.

The four-hour guided tour begins and ends at your resort. The tour first goes to Kelele Square, where you can walk along the alleys of Stone Town to the house of former trader Tippu Tip. Then proceed to biggest market at Mkunazini (Stone Town) where slaves were cruelly whipped before being auctioned. The tour will then take you to visit the house of Dr. David Livingstone, who campaigned for the abolition of slavery which marked its end in 1873. Next, head to visit the Maruhubi ruins where enslaved women entertained the Arab Sultan of Zanzibar (1870-1888) in the luxurious palace. The last stop is at Mangapwani chamber where slaves were kept waiting for monsoon winded boats to fetch them and to be exiled.
  • Experienced professional tour guide
  • Cave entrance fee
  • Pick up and drop off from your hotel
  • 1L bottle of mineral water
  • All taxes
  • Medical insurance, travel insurance
  • Personal purchases
  • Visas & Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
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Cancellation for this product is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given. If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.

Other Practical InformationA deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking
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