Safarilink New Route to Zanzibar
Safarilink is delighted to announce a further expansion to its route network: a four times a week service to Zanzibar from 01 July 2017. The flights will operate on Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
The 14.00hrs departure from Wilson Airport allows passengers to connect off our services from the Masai Mara and Laikipia whilst the early evening return arrival time into Wilson enables connection to several international flights.
The flights will be operated by our recently acquired 52 seat Dash 8-315 aircraft with onboard complimentary snacks. Baggage allowance will be 20kgs inclusive of hand luggage.
Zanzibar is one of those names, along with Timbuktu, Kilimanjaro and Marrakech, that conjures extraordinary, exotic images of Arabian Nights scenes colored with dhows, spices and treasures as well as evoking darker stories of traders and adventurers on the hunt for elephants, gold, power, and slaves
Zanzibar is an archipelago made up of Unguja and Pemba Islands, and several islets. It is in the Indian Ocean, about 25 miles from the Tanzanian coast, and 6° south of the equator. Zanzibar Island (known locally as Unguja, but as Zanzibar internationally) is 60 miles long and 20 miles wide, occupying a total area of approximately 650 square miles. It is characterized by beautiful sandy beaches with fringing coral reefs, and the magic of historic Stone Town – said to be the only functioning ancient town in East Africa.
Zanzibar host key historical landmarks whose sight, is to behold. The spice islands of Zanzibar have traditionally been a hub for merchants, explorers and, more recently, backpackers. But with a new wave of luxury resorts, the Tanzanian archipelago is becoming a draw for travelers who enjoy their five-star comforts.
For centuries, the archipelago of 50 islands has been host to foreigners stopping by to restock or relax. More contemporary, Darajani market too, is an exquisite place to visit. The art of trade, merchandise, and diversity of people breaths more freshness to the experience of being in Zanzibar. While there, you will have the opportunity to shop, wine and dine the finest cuisines under the calm breeze of the beach. Among Others is the Old Fort, built in the 17th century, visiting this site, which is now a cultural center, you will be able to rekindle and learn more about the Omani and how they dealt with Portuguese who planned an invasion. Sultan palace which was built in the 19th century is also a key attraction site where, you will be able to explore history of the town in totality and more so, background of the royal family then
From To Dep: Arr:
Wilson Zanzibar 1400hrs: 1545hrs
Zanzibar Wilson 1615hrs: 1800hrs
Please contact our reservations team for bookings or any clarifications.
Contact: +254 020 6690 000 / +254 730 888000