Free tour

Explore the city of Stone Town for free with Allyznzguide

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English
Guru: Ally
Registered on December 31, 2022

My name is Ally Experienced Freelancer Tour Guide from Zanzibar, Tanzania. I'm so delighted to offer you extensive knowledge about my beautiful Island and reveal what is the most wonderful experience that you need to do in Zanzibar. I like to share my experience because the world is too big for us to live alone, and keep everything to ourselves, so let's experience and share some time together creating lifetime and good memories.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

Hello travellers!

 I'm Ally, a local tour guide in Zanzibar. I am thrilled to invite you to join my free walking tour of Stone Town. This is a great way to explore the UNESCO- listed historic center of Zanzibar City and learn about its rich history and culture .

 During the tour we will visit some of Stone Town's most famous landmarks, including the House of Wonders , the Old Fort and the Sultan's Palace . We will also wander the narrow streets and alleys , taking in the sights, sounds and smells of this vibrant city.

I'll share stories about Stone Town's past, from its beginnings as a trading port to its role as a center of the slave trade . I will also talk about the city's unique architecture , which reflects its diverse cultural influences .
Hope to see you during the tour and show you the oldest city!

 Things to bring on the tour;

  • Camera
  • Bottle of water

 I am so excited to be your best tour guide in this wonderful tour for unforgettable moments that will guide your walks while having a good day capturing the spirits of the city.
 Welcome to my city.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    4444, Zanzibar, Tanzania
    4444, Zanzibar, Tanzania
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    I will be waiting for you at the center of Forodhani Garden where the bandstand is located and I will send you my photo on whatsapp before the tour and I hope it will be easy to recognize me.

  • 1
    Free admission

    This is beloved garden for zanzibaris and tourists which offer food market from the evening! The garden has full decorations by man made of the podium at the center , the fountain at the entrace and kiosk's near to the sea.

  • 2
    Entrance not included
    Old Fort of Zanzibar

    The oldest building in Stone town , Zanzibar. we'll see some style of Arabs style that they used to built their fortres and dig more deep about Portiguese Settled in Zanzibar for 2century

  • 3
    Free admission
    House of Wonders

    The tallest building in Stone Town, first house to have electricity in Zanzibar and an elevator in East Africa. Listen stories of the famous Sultan ruler of zanzibar.

  • 4
    Free admission
    Darajani Bazaar

    Darajani Market is a main market in Stone Town , Zanzibar . it has different partition for Spices vendor , meat vendor ,fish vendor , vegetable vendor and fruits vendor ! if you are intresting to buy i'll take straight to my friend who has shop in the market.

  • 5
    Entrance not included
    Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral

    The Former Slave Market Site, we'll see ; The oldest church in east Africa, Slave monument, Slave chambers and exhibition.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Vimala Giulia 09 Jan 2024

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Travelled in group - Jan 2024
Davvero un bravo ragazzo, eravamo un gruppo di 5 e Ally ha saputo spiegarci e farci conoscere la città di Stone Town. Sicuramente lo consigliamo!
Natalia Vélez Arango 30 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Ally es un guía muy amable y conoce muy bien la ciudad de Stone Town. Muy recomendable si se tiene poco tiempo para conocer la ciudad.
Amna 21 Aug 2023

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Travelled in couple - Aug 2023
Ally was fantastic. We learned so much and got a high level overview of all the Marvels of Stone town and its rich history. I would recommend this for sure especially for first timers
João 27 Mar 2023

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2023
Ally made a great tour in Stone town, passing by the most interesting places. I strongly advise this tour.
Ally 02 Mar 2023

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2023
Ally is one of the best guide , i have met in Zanzibar , he's knowledge impressive, he's the map of City. I'm sure you'll not regreat your time making tours with Ally.
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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