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.

Slave trade Zanzibar monuments

What the Trip Includes

Itinerary Basics

Attribute Itinerary
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
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.

Slave trade Zanzibar

Prices for the Slave Trade Tour (to December 2022)

Categories Standard Premium Premium+
Adult $30 $45 $55
Child (5-10) $26 $38 N/A
Baby Free Free Free
Group from 5 $23 $34 $41
Single supplement $5 $5 $5
Price inclusion
Entrance fee
Transport waiting charge
Bottle of mineral water
Soft drinks N/A
Alcoholic beverages (adults only) N/A N/A
Lunch N/A
Return transport* N/A N/A N/A

*Transport is not included in the above costs. It is charged separately depending on your pickup and drop off locations.

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