Slave Trade Tour in Zanzibar

Itinerary Summary

Item Detail
Minimum price $40 per person... more prices
Schedule 09:00 to 12:00 (time flexible)

13:30 to 16:30 (time flexible)
Starting point Kelele Square, Stone Town
Termination point Mangapwani, West
Key activities Sightseeing
Main attractions The Central Market, Dr. David Lingstone's house, Maruhubi ruins, Mangapwani chamber and caves
Memo Not for faint-hearted
Slave trade Zanzibar monuments Slaves monuments.

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 will help you trace our history back to the colonial times where slavery began.

What the Trip Includes

Visit Zanzibar 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 where slaves were cruelty whipped before being auctioned.

Slave trade Zanzibar market Zanzibar Central Market.

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 Maruhubi ruins

Visit Maruhubi Ruins where 99 necked enslaved women were entertaining the Arab Sultan of Zanzibar (1870-1888) in the luxurious palace. Zanzibar Slave trade Maruhubi ruins.

Visit Mangapwani chamber and caves

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 cave Mangapwani slaves cave.

Prices for Slave Trade Tour

Categories Basic Premium Plus
Adult $45 $60 $70
Child (5-10) $40 $55 -
Baby - - -
Group from 5 $40 $55 $65
Single supplement $5 $5 $5
Price Inclusions
Entry: Maruhubi ruins
Entry: Mangapwani caves
Entry: Mangapwani chamber
Entry: Slave market
Transfer 4km: City to Maruhubi
Transfer 20km: Maruhubi to Mangapwani
Tour guide (English) -
Bottle of water
Soft drinks -
Alcohol (adults only) - -
Lunch -

Pick-up and drop off would be calculated for you separately depending on your location.

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