Jozani Forest Tour in Zanzibar

Is a walking tour near the red-colobus mokeys

  • It is 2 to 3 hours leisurely walking withing the forest
  • The tour is private only for you and your partner
  • It is advisable to wear decent clothes (not beach costumes)
  • The only opportunity to take closer photos with monkeys
  • It has no restrictions to any age


  • Tourist may combine this tour with either stone town tour, prison island trip and dolphin tour

Jozani Forest Tour in Zanzibar is a highly popular tour as there is a great deal to enjoy in this forest. If you would like to see the red colobus moneys in Zanzibar, then this is the tour for you as these rare monkeys can be found here and they are not to be seen anywhere else in the whole world. The Jozani Forest is also the home to many beautiful creatures, and so for anyone who loves nature, this is a fabulous tour.

The Zanzibar Jozani Forest tour is a half day tour. During this time you will be intrigued with many memorable natural sites, and you will surely get great value for money. In fact this tour comes at the affordable rate of just $45 per person, instead of $50. Many tourists combine this tour with the Dolphin Tour, which is also a half day tour. You will be able to fill a day with lots of activities, sights and memorable experiences if you book the Jozani Forest tour and the Dolphin tour.

But, let us focus on what the Jozani Forest Tour can offer you. We will head directly to the beautiful Jozani Forest Reserve to start our guided tour. The tour lasts for about three hours, and you will be given the opportunity to choose which attractions you would like to visit as one may choose individual ones, or all of them.

The tour will start off in the Jozani natural forest where you will surely love to see the trees, shrubs and greenery which literally create a natural canopy. We will walk together through the nature trail of the forest, where you will be able to see several species of animals, including the red colobus monkeys. For those who manage to spot them, there are also the Zanzibar Sykes’ monkey breed and the Bushbaby.

The Jozani Forest is also the home of some 40 different species of birds and about 50 species of butterflies too. You will also be able to appreciate the mangrove trees and a whole assortment of plants. In fact Jozani Forest is where several plants and trees grow, from which natural remedies are derived. For this reason many refer to the Jozani forest as a natural pharmacy.

The Jozani Forest is not just a forest, but actually a whole natural park. In fact it is now known as the Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park. It spreads over a 50 km sq area, and it is the only national park that you can visit in Zanzibar. So a visit to this site is surely going to be worth your while. It is a tranquil place which will enable you to appreciate nature and for those who love natural settings it is truly worth a visit.

The Jozani Forest Tour is a private tour and the time will vary from day to day. The tour may start anytime between 9am and 4pm. Extra charges will be incurred for those who would like to be picked up from their hotel, and also taken back to it afterwards.

If you would like to book your Jozani forest Zanzibar tour you may do this conveniently on our website. This tour is highly recommended for nature lovers as well as for families with children who would surely love to be given the opportunity to visit such a lovely natural setting full of so many different creatures, birds, butterflies, plants and trees. Besides, if your stay in Zanzibar is full to the brim, a Jozani Forest tour will be able to give you some time to relax and unwind, while recharging your energy for other trips and tours.

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