Slave Trade Tour in Zanzibar
|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|
|Main attractions||The Central Market, Dr. David Lingstone's house, Maruhubi ruins, Mangapwani chamber and caves|
|Memo||Not for faint-hearted|
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.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. Maruhubi ruins.
Visit Mangapwani chamber and cavesThe last stop is at Mangapwani chamber where slaves were kept waiting for monsoon winded boats to fetch them and to be exiled. Mangapwani slaves cave.
Prices for Slave Trade Tour
|Group from 5||$40||$55||$65|
|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|
|Alcohol (adults only)||-||-|
Pick-up and drop off would be calculated for you separately depending on your location.