How to Visit Zanzibar On A Budget
Zanzibar has a reputation for being an expensive destination, but incredibly enough once you land you may find this pretty misleading. If you’re looking to be a traveling budget backpacker, you can avoid much of the hyped-up stuff and average $20 a day the moment you set in. You could also bring your costs much lower if you team up with other travellers and split the costs.
Many people don’t believe that Zanzibar can be cheap. Stone Town especially can be a good option if you’re on a budget. If you feel the content in travel brochures that advertise honeymooner’s paradises, you will end up getting ripped off over everything and anything, but if you dig deeper, you could end up finding pretty affordable rooms going for $12 per night to $2 street-food snacks. As a rule of thumb, here’s what you’d expect to spend in Zanzibar while on a budget:
Many popular airlines fly to Zanzibar. About 25 airlines operate out of the Zanzibar’s only airport, Kisauni, daily and offer 14 non-stop flights to 14 cities. Each week, at least 90 international flights depart from Kisauni Airport. Here are the cheapest fares you can pay to reach Kisauni: