Slave Trade Tour in Zanzibar
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.
What the Trip Includes
|Schedule||09-12:00 or 13:30-16:30 (time flexible)|
|Starting point||Kelele Square, Stone Town|
|Termination point||Mangapwani, West|
|Memo||Not for faint-hearted|
Visit the 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 and 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.
Prices for the Slave Trade Tour
|Group from 5||$23||$34||$41|
|Transport waiting charge||✔||✔||✔|
|Bottle of mineral water||✔||✔||✔|
|Alcoholic beverages (adults only)||n/a||n/a||✔|
Transport is not included in the above costs. It is charged separately depending on your pickup and drop off locations.