Escape to the Exotic Paradise of Zanzibar in August 2024

Experience the Magic of Zanzibar

August 10 – 17, 2024

Join us on a Luxurious Group Trip to Zanzibar with Explore Blue Travel.

Book Now and take the First Step Towards Your Dream Vacation!

“Reconnect with Yourself in the Ultimate Island Getaway”

Curated Luxury for Busy and Successful Women of Color

Indulge in the beauty of Zanzibar, a stunning archipelago located off the coast of Tanzania. From its pristine beaches to its vibrant culture, Zanzibar offers a unique experience that is both exotic and luxurious. Explore the historic Stone Town, swim with turtles in the Indian Ocean, and indulge in the local cuisine during your stay.

Connect with Like-Minded Women on Your Journey

At Explore Blue Travel, we understand that you’re busy and need a break from your everyday routine. Our team of experts has curated a luxurious and unforgettable experience just for you. From 4-star accommodations to private tours and experiences, we take care of all the details so you can focus on relaxing and enjoying this African Adventure.

Book Your Spot Today and Join Us on this Unforgettable Journey to Zanzibar!

On this group trip, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other busy and successful women of color who share your passion for travel. Whether you’re looking to make new friends or simply want to relax in the company of like-minded individuals, our Zanzibar trip is the perfect way to unwind and recharge.


Day 1 – Arrival to Tanzania

August 10, 2024

Transfer from Abeid Amani Karume International Airport to Resort. Meet & greet and transfer to 4 star or above hotel, to check in to Riu Palace Zanzibar* or similar hotel accommodations for overnight stay.

Day 2 – Full Day at Leisure to Relax

August 11, 2024

Open Day ~ No Scheduled Activities

Day 3 – Adventure Begins

August 12, 2024

Stone Town Historical Walking Tour – Step into the heart of Zanzibar’s vibrant history with our enthralling Stone Town walking tour. You’ll weave through bustling markets, uncover enchanting architectural gems like the House of Wonders, and immerse yourself in the storied past of this UNESCO Heritage Site. From seeking out unique treasures in local bazaars to savoring a myriad of culinary delights, your exploration will be as enriching as it is unforgettable.

The Swahili Culinary Adventure – Our Swahili Culinary Adventure is more than just a cooking class – it’s an invitation into a world of unique flavors and age-old traditions. Experience the buzz of the local market as you gather fresh ingredients, then, under the wing of a skilled Zanzibar chef, bring those flavors to life in a kitchen brimming with warmth and passion. After preparing your dishes, there’s nothing more rewarding than savoring your culinary masterpieces, reflecting on a day rich with learning and authentic Swahili cuisine. Join us and create unforgettable memories in Zanzibar.

Day 4 – Beach, Spices and More

August 13, 2024

Zanzibar Submarine Adventure –Dive into our Royal Beach Tour for an unparalleled Zanzibar experience! Explore Bawe Island’s vibrant underwater world and then bask in the sun on a secluded sandbank. From observing marine life to savoring a Zanzibar-style brunch, your perfect day of beach bliss awaits with Explore Blue Travel!

Spice Expedition

Embark on a sensory journey with our Spice Island tour in Zanzibar! Revel in the fragrances and flavors of spices and tropical fruits, from cloves to pineapples. Our guide will help you identify them, share their history, and their uses in cuisine and medicine. Unleash your senses with Explore Blue Travel!

Day 5 – Safari

August 14, 2024

National Park Day Trip Safari: Jet off on a thrilling day trip from Zanzibar to the National Park, Africa’s largest wildlife sanctuary. Marvel at Tanzania’s rich wildlife, including elephants, lions, and rare black rhinos, in their natural habitat, followed by a delicious bush lunch. End the day with a spectacular flight back to Zanzibar, capturing unforgettable aerial views.

A National Park that includes a safari, is a paradise brimming with diverse species and over 400 types of birds. Sail along the Rufiji River for unrivaled game viewing, especially during the dry season.

Explore this haven and observe these magnificent creatures in your own eyes. Embark on this one-day journey with Explore Blue Travel!

Day 6 – Explore A Local Village

August 15, 2024

Village Cultural Walking Tour: Discover the heartbeat of Zanzibar by visiting a local village! On this guided tour, you’ll witness daily life, the importance of women in the local culture, and the impact of tourism. Learn the craft of coconut rope making and delve into seaweed farming, a major local industry. Your journey ends with a delightful taste of Zanzibar cuisine in a local home. Experience authentic Zanzibar with Explore Blue Travel

Kae Funky Sunset Beach Bar Adventure: Immerse into the fun at Kae Funky Sunset Beach Bar, where golden sunsets meet vibrant tunes and lively entertainment. From acrobatics to karaoke, enjoy beachside camaraderie over cocktails and a sumptuous dinner. Both these Zanzibar gems are waiting for you with Explore Blue Travel

Day 7 – Snorkeling, Turtles and Quads

August 16, 2024

Dolphin Snorkeling at Mnemba: Immerse yourself in the aquatic wonderland of Mnemba Island, off Muyuni Beach, Zanzibar. Snorkel amidst a spectacle of corals and tropical fish, with the chance to spot graceful dolphins and turtles. Post-adventure, recharge on the serene Muyuni Beach. Dive into Zanzibar’s underwater marvels and make unforgettable memories with Explore Blue Travel

Swimming with Turtles: Uncover a hidden gem in Zanzibar’s north, the Baraka Aquarium, a sanctuary for sea turtles. Here, rescued turtles from fishing nets are rehabilitated and released into a natural lagoon. Dive in for the unforgettable experience of swimming with these majestic creatures, feeding them seaweed, and observing their underwater world. Discover Zanzibar’s underwater charm with Explore Blue Travel

Day 8 – See You later, Never Goodbye

August 17, 2024

Check out at Riu Palace Zanzibar. Transfer back to the airport to catch your flight back home.

*Itinerary is subject to change. Additional cost may be associated with some activities*

What's Included

  • 7 Nights & 8 Days in Zanzibar, Tanzania at the Riu Palace Zanzibar, an Adults Only All-Inclusive Resort
  • Airport Transfers Both Ways and transportation for all tours and experiences listed
  • Ground Transportation in destination
  • Welcome Event
  • Professional Photo Shoot
  • Swahili Cooking Class
  • Historic Stone Town Tour
  • Arab Slave Trade Tour
  • Sandbank Tour
  • Domestic flight from Zanzibar to the mainland in Tanzania
  • Tarangire National Park Day Trip
  • Private Safari Jeep
  • Game Drive
  • Maasai Village Culture Tour
  • Rock Restaurant
  • Kae Funky Sunset Beach Experience
  • Explore Blue Travel Gifts
  • Explore Blue Travel Hostess

*Itinerary is subject to change. $199 per person deposit is required to secure your room*

What's Not Included

  • Travel Insurance (Highly recommended)
  • Flights to and from Zanzibar, Tanzania
  • Motorized Water Sports/Excursions/Tours that are not listed/Spa Treatments
  • Any Incidentals or Resort Deposit (Due at Check In)
  • Items of a Personal Nature
  • Gratuities/Tips for Drivers, Hotel Staff, Tour Operators



These 34 m2 junior suites have everything you need to make your stay a unique experience. These rooms at the Hotel Riu Palace Zanzibar have one king-size bed (180×200 cm), a sofa in the lounge area, satellite TV, air conditioning, an electric kettle, a safe box and a balcony or terrace.

The Hotel Riu Palace Zanzibar offers you its Junior Suites for an unforgettable stay. These 45-m2 rooms have a queen-size bed (180×200 cm), a sofa in the lounge area, satellite TV, air conditioning, an electric kettle, a safe, and a balcony or terrace.

The suites at the Hotel Riu Palace Zanzibar are specially designed to offer you everything you need during your stay. These 60 m2 rooms have a double bed, a sofa bed in the lounge area, a dressing room, satellite TV, WiFi, air conditioning, a safe box, a minibar, a kettle and a balcony or terrace.

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Junior Suite Courtyard

SINGLE: $5195 per person | DOUBLE: $4099 per person

Junior Suite

SINGLE: $5500 per person | DOUBLE: $4200 per person

Superior Ocean Suite

SINGLE: $7000 per person | DOUBLE: $5100 per person


You can enroll in automatic billing. When you book, an even payment will be calculated for you.

You will know in advance the day of every month that your payment will be processed.

Your initial deposit is due at the time of booking and your future payments will be charged according to the schedule you see on your invoice. Automatic billing is available at no charge.

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  • Making reservations for this package acknowledges your acceptance of our Terms & Conditions.
  • All payments to Explore Blue Travel are non-refundable and non-transferrable. This is because Explore Blue Travel has contractual agreements with hotels and other vendors that will not allow us to obtain any refunds. This way we can keep our package prices low and allow you to make monthly payments on your vacation.
  • Reservations must be made in your FULL NAME as it appears on your government-issued identification (passport).
  • Prices are subject to change without notice. Please make your reservations today at this low price to be locked in.
  • Monthly payments are required to keep your reservations current. Your invoice will clearly note your payment plan. We suggest you put this payment plan on your personal calendar.
  • You must ensure your roommate, if applicable, is also making timely monthly payments.
  • Name changes are allowed with a $50 name change fee.
  • After final payment date, name change fees will increase to $150 per change.
  • Late payments will incur a fee of $250 per person after the final due date listed on your payment plan and will be automatically added to your reservations.
  • A passport is needed to travel to Tanzania. It must be valid for six months beyond your travel dates and have at least two blank pages.
  • Refunds will not be provided for expired passports.
  • Provided full payment is received no later than your Final Payment Due date, travel documents, itineraries and travel instructions will be sent via email 30 days or earlier prior to travel.
  • Please be mindful that we suggest and recommend all attendees should arrive into Zanzibar, Tanzania on August 10, 2024, before 4 pm.
  • Once your flight is purchased you should enter your flight information to ensure proper transportation.
  • Click to enter flight information. Flight information has to be received by Explore Blue 45 days prior to the departure of your trip to secure your round trip airport transfers. Failure to submit your flight information to Explore Blue Travel by this date will result in you forfeiting your airport transfers.
  • Passengers are responsible for ensuring they are in compliance with each country’s policy regarding required vaccinations and/or proof of vaccination status.
  • You need a Visa for Tanzania if you have a United States passport. Travelers can apply online for an Electronic Visa on Arrival (eVOA).
  • Passengers are responsible for ensuring that they have the proper travel documents and MUST CHECK with the respective consulate(s) or visa agency to determine whether any visas or passports are required. Some countries require a full blank “VISA” page in the passport for stamping purposes.
  • Any information provided on travel description pertain to US citizens only. Non-US citizens should check with the respective consulate of the country(s) to be visited for current entry requirements.



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