Route: Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar

The Zanzibar Archipelago is located off the Tanzania's coast, and it’s a perfect destination for your island holiday in East Africa. The island is the home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site of Stone Town, and the finest beaches and dive sites in East Africa. Zanzibar is buzzing with local flavor, local street markets and a wide variety of restaurants for unique cuisine. The Abeid Amani Karume International Airport is the major airport serving the island and its surrounding areas and it is located about 7 km from the city.

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Distance and Flight Time

One of the most popular destinations for luxury holidays in East Africa, Zanzibar will give you a taste of the tropical high life. With an intoxicating blend of sunshine and sea, you will easily let your hair down and get a holiday tan. The total distance between Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar is approximately 93 km. Flights from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar take about 25 minutes with As Salaam Air.

Not to Miss During the Flight

At As Salaam Air, we have efficient aircraft used for flying passengers from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar. When flying from Dar es Salaam, you’ll have an opportunity to see the long, golden stretches of the shoreline, natural landscapes, and coastal resorts before you get to Zanzibar.

Airport and Layover Tip

All flights to Zanzibar from Dar es Salaam are handled by Abeid Amani Karume International Airport, also known as Zanzibar International Airport. The airport is the major airport of Zanzibar Archipelago and it’s located about 7 Km south of the city centre on Unguja Island. The airport has two terminals domestic and international. You’ll find a range of transport options at the arrivals area for transfer to the city center or your hotel. You can take a taxi or pre-book your airport transfer with your hotel for pickup when you arrive.  The island offers a wide variety of luxury hotels and beachfront resorts where luxurious and stylish rooms and stunning ocean views mean you can easily relax and unwind on your holiday. With attractions such as The Old Fort of Zanzibar, Hamamni Persian Baths, and Zanzibar Butterfly Centre, your holiday is definitely going to be a memorable one.

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