Private Chake Chake city tour from Micheweni or Mkoani
- Chake central market
- Old Fortress
- English garden
- Old slave port
- Fish market
All about the trip
Chake Chake is located in the middle of Pemba island about 15 minutes drive from Karume Airport and it is situated on a hill with a view on the bay where the tides determine when a dhow can enter the harbor. It is some few kilometers from the only airport on the island, Karume Airport, and is well served with banks, post office, hospitals, and other essential services. Chake Chake is an unofficial capital of Pemba with most of the government offices.
Explore Chake Chake, the atmospheric, cultural, and historical heart of Pemba Island.
Lively Chake Chake, set on a ridge overlooking mangrove-filled Chake Chake Bay, is Pemba’s main town and the best base for visiting the island’s southern half. There’s no equivalent of Stone Town here, but it’s an appealingly scruffy city whose compact core is packed tight with small shops and makes for an interesting walk. One of the interesting excursions in Pemba is a 3-hour guided city tour which takes you to most historical sites in Pemba. You will visit the Chake town market (opened 1904). Here you will be able to see and buy tropical fruits and spices (if you wish).
You will also feel the pulse of Pemba and hear different dialects being spoken by the people at the market. From there you will be proceeding to the Old Fort house, English garden to the old slave port, and the fish market.
What is included in the price
- Experienced professional tour guide
- Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel in a private car
- All entrances fees
- Bottled water during the tour
- Transport waiting charge
- All taxes, fuel surcharges, and service fees
What is not included in the price
- Medical insurance if needed
- Gratuities for tour guide
- International and domestic flights
- Visa fee (50 USD / 100 USD for American or Irish Passport holders – to be paid upon arrival)
- Airport/departure tax
- Personal expenses
Not suitable for pets.
Not recommended for people with back problems.
Not recommended for pregnant travelers.
Not recommended for people with heart conditions.
A moderate amount of walking is involved.
Hotel pick-ups commence approximately 7 - 75 minutes prior to this time and it depends on the location of the hotel, exact pick-up time will be advised on reconfirmation. Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
COVID-19 CLEAN AND SAFE
All vehicles are disinfected regularly after each ride. We have established set protocols that we follow to make sure all of these high touch areas are disinfected in every vehicle. An emergency plan has been designed which can be followed in case of an outbreak. In the event that a suspected or confirmed case of Covid-19, we have action plans ready to implement. Medical support is available if required. Not all destinations have the same resources, so we anticipate the needs of our customers should they become ill.
General staff training is in place regarding new protocols to prevent the spread of Covid19.
This training is in various stages:
Initial: containing basic information about the illness, personal hygiene, the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and departmental procedures.
Follow-up: reinforces the basic points and any improvements made. Plus, follows up employees’ concerns and needs.
This activity is organised by Safanta Tours and Travel comp., Chukwani street, P.O.BOX 3651, Urban/West Region, Zanzibar, Tanzania, +255 778 856 362, email@example.com.
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Do you have a question or need more information about the activity?
You can reach our European office between 9am and 5pm CET on weekdays and between 11am and 5pm on weekends and holidays.
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