Slave Trade Tour in Zanzibar

Zanzibar Slave Trade - A slave monument at Mkunazini market.

This is a guided excursion that will take you back to the 16th century when Zanzibar was a commercial empire. The Slave Trade Tour in Zanzibar can help tracing you to the points of history where slavery by any means were concerned.

ITINERARY BASICS: SLAVE TRADE TOUR IN ZANZIBAR
Schedule: 09:00 - 12:00 or 13:30 - 16:30 (time flexible)
Begins: Kelele Square, Stone Town
Ends: Mangapwani, West
Popular for: The slave trade history

The Activities

Visit Central Market

The tour starts from Kelele Square, 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 cruelty whipped before being auctioned.

Visit Dr. David Livingstone's House

Visit the house of the good slaves friend Dr. David Livingstone who campaigned for the abolition of slavery which marked its end in 1873.

Visit Mangapwani Ruins & Caves

Visit Maruhubi Ruins where 99 necked enslaved women were entertaining 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.

Zanzibar Slave Trade - Mangapwani Ruins

Rates for Slave Trade in Zanzibar

USD 30
USD 45
USD 55
Cost Inclusions Standard Premium All Inclusive
Caves entrance fee
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Transport waiting charge
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1L bottle of mineral water
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Luggage security
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Lunch (+ 1 Soft Drink)
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Beer/Cocktail
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Tour guide
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All taxes
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Transport is charged separately depending on your pickup/drop off location.
  • Single Supplement: USD 5.
  • Group (5+): 25% Discount.
  • Child Rate (6-11): 15% Discount.
  • Tanzanians: 15% Discount.
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