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To get the best experience in Zanzibar you need to book one of our local friendly tour guides. Who will be able to show you around, make you feel like a local. Whether you want to see the tourist sites or visit places off the beaten track and discover new experiences, then our Guides4me guide is there to make it happen.


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Gabriel is 25 years old, LGBT friendly and speaks English and Swahili.

He is currently studying health and allied sciences. However, luckily for us, in his free time he has been a guide since 2021. For Gabriel it is an opportunity to show off his beautiful country to travellers. His hobbies include outdoor adventures, travel, reading and swimming. Gabriel has excellent safari experience. As well as trips to Dar Es Salaam. He is very friendly and with a huge smile. When you book Gabriel, it will be a unique and memorable experience of a lifetime. He will look after you and by the end of the trip you’ve made a new best friend.

Total cost for the guide services of Gabriel for one day (8 hours) = a booking fee of USD 33 via Paypal, debit / credit cards, bank transfer or Crypto Currency plus USD 70 in cash to Gabriel after his services. This makes a total of USD 103.

This excludes any transport, entrance fees or any food & beverage costs. However Gabriel does drive and has his own car, if you wish him to use his car then please add on $250 per 8 hours including fuel.

“Wow what can we say about Gabriel, he listened to what our interests were and created a tour that was right up our street. Not just that, but he knows the best places to eat out, away from other tourists, we would have never found this, without him. He was a brilliant guide, very friendly and so easy to get along with, highly recommended” – James, USA.

Our other destination in Tanzania is Dar Es Salaam

Zanzibar, an archipelago off the coast of Tanzania in East Africa, is a popular tourist destination known for its pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant culture. From its rich history and heritage to its breathtaking natural beauty, Zanzibar has something to offer for everyone.

Zanzibar is a treasure trove of tourist attractions, from its stunning beaches to its fascinating historical sites. Some of the top attractions in Zanzibar include Stone Town. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that features narrow streets, colourful markets, and historic buildings that reflect the island’s rich cultural heritage. Another must-visit attraction is the Jozani Forest. Home to a wide variety of exotic flora and fauna, including the red colobus monkey. Visitors can also enjoy snorkeling and scuba diving at some of the island’s top dive sites, such as Mnemba Atoll, Chumbe Island, and Nungwi.

In addition to its top attractions, Zanzibar also boasts some of the most beautiful sightseeing places in Africa. One of the most popular sights is the Forodhani Gardens, a waterfront park in Stone Town that comes alive at night with food vendors and street performers. Other must-see sights include the Palace Museum, which was once the residence of the Sultans of Zanzibar, and the Old Fort, a 17th century fort that now serves as a cultural centre.

Zanzibar is renowned for its vibrant culture and native life, which is evident in the island’s music, dance, and cuisine. Visitors can experience traditional Swahili music and dance at cultural centers such as the Dhow Countries Music Academy and the Mtoni Palace Ruins. They can also sample delicious Swahili dishes at local restaurants and food markets, such as the Forodhani Night Market in Stone Town.

Zanzibar’s nightlife scene is relatively low key, with most bars and clubs closing early. However, visitors can still enjoy a night out at some of the island’s top nightspots, such as the Livingstone Beach Restaurant and Bar, which offers live music and a laid-back atmosphere.

Food and cuisine are a fusion of African, Arab, and Indian influences, resulting in a rich and flavorful culinary tradition. Some of the must-try dishes include pilau rice, a fragrant rice dish that is typically served with meat or fish; biryani, a spicy rice dish that is usually served with chicken or beef; and samosas, a savory pastry filled with vegetables or meat.

Our local guides in Zanzibar will tailor your tour to your specific interests, whether you want to delve into the island’s rich history, immerse yourself in its vibrant culture, sample its delicious food, or indulge in some shopping. They’ll go beyond the usual tourist spots and take you on an authentic journey through Zanzibar, away from the crowds.

But that’s not all, our guides prioritize your safety and comfort to ensure you have a memorable and worry free experience. At Guides4me, we are dedicated to providing every visitor with a personalized, high-quality service.
So don’t be swayed by tourist traps. Let Guides4me take care of you during your visit to Zanzibar. You can relax, knowing you’re in good hands, and enjoy an unforgettable adventure through the unique and beautiful island of Zanzibar.

Whatever you choose to do in Zanzibar, it will be a unique and memorable experience of a lifetime, with a Guides4me guide, who will look after you and by the end of the trip you’ve made a best friend.

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