Flights from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar will take you around 25 minutes to reach this magnificent archipelago. Planes will take off from Julius Nyere International Airport in Dar es Salaam and land at Abeid Amani Karume International Airport in Abeid Amani Karume (ZNZ). Air Tanzania, Precision Air, Auric Air, Coastal Aviation, Flightlink Ltd, and Assalaam Air are some of the popular airlines that fly from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar. Our website offers direct flights from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar that can be booked online.
On your route over the Indian Ocean, the trip to Zanzibar gives you a bird's eye view of the lively city of Dar es Salaam. With the Masaki peninsula on your right, you'll pass over the northern beach resorts of Kunduchi and Bahari. On a clear day, you can see all the way to Zanzibar the ocean below, speckled with a slew of islands and little fishing boats.
As you approach Zanzibar, you will see Zanzibar Town and a number of small islands off the coast, such as Chumbe Island, a small nature reserve, as well as the famed harbour, which has been a busy commercial center for generations.
You will go through immigration, grab your baggage, and head to the exit to catch your transportation after arriving at Zanzibar airport. If you do not have a pre-arranged transfer, there are plenty of taxis able to take you to your destination.
Zanzibar Town is only a 10-minute drive away, while the northern beaches are about an hour and a half distant.
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