From Nungwi: Sunset Dhow Cruise

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Enjoy a magical Zanzibar sunset on a traditional dhow. Sail the Indian Ocean, savor drinks, and watch the sky's vibrant transformation. An unforgettable end to your day on the island.

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  • Explore the Island at afternoon by Sunset in Nungwi
  • Tradtionally Songs and dancing
  • White Sands in Nungwi Beach

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Sunset in Nungwi, Zanzibar Experience As you embark on your Sunset in Nungwi, Zanzibar experience, prepare to be enchanted by one of the most breathtaking natural spectacles on the island. Your journey begins in the late afternoon when you are picked up from your accommodation and transported to Nungwi, a charming village located on the northern tip of Zanzibar. Upon arrival, you will be welcomed with a refreshing coconut drink, setting the mood for the evening ahead. The adventure starts with a leisurely stroll along Nungwi’s pristine white-sand beach. As you walk, the soft, powdery sand cushions your feet, and the warm Indian Ocean waves gently lap at the shore. The azure waters create a stunning contrast against the pure white sand, offering a perfect backdrop for photos. Next, you will board a traditional dhow, a wooden sailing vessel that has been used by local fishermen for centuries. The dhow cruise sets sail just before sunset, allowing you to witness the sky’s transformation. As you glide across the calm waters, the sun begins its descent, casting a golden glow over the ocean. The hues change from bright yellow to deep orange, and finally to a rich crimson, reflecting off the water’s surface and creating a mesmerizing display of colors. As the dhow sails further into the ocean, you will have the opportunity to relax on deck, perhaps reclining on the cushioned seating while sipping on a cool drink. The crew will share stories about the local culture and the history of dhow sailing, enhancing your appreciation of this timeless tradition. You might also hear the distant sound of local music, adding to the ambiance. As the sun dips below the horizon, painting the sky with its final strokes of pink and purple, you will feel a sense of tranquility and awe. The silhouette of the palm trees against the fading light creates a picture-perfect scene, ideal for capturing lasting memories. Once the sun has set, the dhow will gently sail back to the shore. and drives back to your Hotel.

Includes

Dhow trip Snacks, sweets, and drinks Guided tour

Important Information

  • For customers staying in hotels outside of Nungwi, we can arrange transfers to the meeting point.

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