Villa Zanzibar – June 2021
Zanzibar Yoga Safari with Yogini
6 nights/7 days
June 2021. Dates tba.
Group Minimum: 8 people
The Indian Ocean Zanzibar Archipelago, lies only a short flight off the coast of Tanzania, is a breathtaking destination and escape from the world. Imagine turquoise-blue water; shallow sandbars perfect for wading and many small deserted islands virtually unvisited by tourists. Explore the World Heritage Site of Stone Town, Zanzibar City’s old quarter. Or just go beach to beach between tiny fishing villages—each one’s better than the next. With Yogini https://www.yogini.ch/ your yoga Safari on Zanzibar will take you to some of the island’s best kept locations. Whilst you will be accommodated in a barefoot beach house, you will be transported to magical forests, secret sunset locations, remote sandbanks and islands. It is here that you will practice in the glory of the tropical light and enjoy the benefits yoga outdoors. Yogini welcomes beginners, amateurs and all levels of yoga practitioners.
With so many other amazing activities to choose from like horse riding, golfing, snorkeling, diving, cycling to name a few, we suggest you bring your partners, family and friends. The program is also packed with daily excursions, designed to ensure you get to experience the very best of Zanzibar’s culinary and cultural heritage. Yogini have partnered with www.tribaltourist.com to bring you some amazing wildlife Safari experiences all tailored and personally created to suit your budget and travel dreams. Get your boots out – hike Kilimanjaro, see the magnificent savannah plains of the Serengeti, visit Ngorongoro Crater packed with big 5 game and amazing wildlife. See tree climbing Lions and thousands of pink flamingos at Lake Manyara before or after your Yoga Safari!
6 NIGHTS ZANZIBAR YOGA SAFARI WITH YOGINI
- Private Yoga with Nicole in mystical Zanzibar
- UNESCO Stone Town, Emerson Spice
- The Rock restaurant, Michamvi sunset
- Mnemba Atoll Sandbank by boat
- Jozani Forest. Colobus Monkeys
- Bwejuu Fishing village
- Yoga with Nicole
PRICE, ACCOMMODATION & ROOM OPTIONS
Waters Edge Rustic Double Room (King size) with private en suite
U$D1945 per person including Yoga
U$D1595 per person excluding Yoga
*Single room Supplement U$D200 for the 6 nights.
*15% Early bird discount – 50% deposit before 1 August 2020
*10% off – 100% payment before 1 September 2020
Accommodation images: https://www.watersedgevillazanzibar.com/stay
Modern Barefoot Beach house Double Room (King size) with private en suite
U$D2300 per person including Yoga
U$D1950 per person excluding Yoga
*Single room Supplement U$D200 for the 6 nights.
*15% Early bird discount – 50% deposit before 1 August 2020)
*10% off – 100% payment before 1 September 2020)
Accommodation images: https://www.villazanzibar.com
2 nights hotel in Stone Town on B&B basis -Tembo Hotel (subject to availability at reservation)
4 nights Full Board Accommodation, Bwejuu/Paje Villa
10 YOGA SESSIONS
Group Return transfers from Stone Town to East Coast on Day Two
Group Return transfers East Coast to Stone Town on Day Six.
Return Trip to The Rock, Michamvi and Jozani Forest.
Full Day Boat Excursion to Mnemba Atoll (tide dependent), packed Lunch, snorkel gear.
Full Board Villa Accommodation (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
House Beverages (tea, coffee, mineral water, juice).
Includes Free WIFI, Laundry (handwash only), Concierge desk , Park/forest Entrance fees
English speaking Guides, Government taxes, levies.
Individual Taxi transfers on arrival and departure
Meals/Dinner/Drinks at Tembo hotel on arrival and departure (Day One, Day Six)
Yoga equipment, mats, straps, towels can be rented/purchased on location.
Private lesson voucher can be purchased
Optional extra Tours to be booked and paid at reservation.
All items of personal nature e.g. telephone call bills, fax/email bills etc.
Travel insurance, Visa costs, travel vaccinations
Tips and gratuities
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
International flight and departure taxes.
Pre & post tour accommodation
Note: Malaria precautions should be taken; Yellow Fever vaccination required if transferring through a South African border. Please consult your local travel clinic.
DISCOUNTS/OFFERS AND REFUNDS:
*15% Early bird discount (Booking and 50% deposit before 1 August 2020)
*10% Full payment discount (Booking and 100% payment before 1 September 2020)
*Special discounted rates for longer stays (subject to availability)
*100% refund – Covid Cancellation policy – refer to the Extenuating circumstances policy and the coronavirus (COVID-19) – see pdf below
Tropical Zanzibar – the magical spice islands just 25 minutes from mainland Tanzania. Fly-in or take a Ferry, this YOGA Safari starts in Stone Town. The airport is located a quick ten-minute taxi ride from Stone Town. The first night of the tour is spent at Tembo Hotel, Stone Town. The hotel features a beautiful swimming pool facing the Indian Ocean and is walking distance to all the historical and cultural sites. The following days are spent on the East Coast near Paje, your base for exploration. Two beautiful private villas set on a white sandy beach, with a dedicated Chef to spoil and delight! Stay here is on a Full Board basis, with mineral water and house beverages included. Meals will be enjoyed in the large family dining room with views of the ocean! Your Daily yoga practice will be in beautiful locations and the vibrant colors and textures of Africa to awaken the senses.
Image: East Coast, Zanzibar
Arrival in Zanzibar, own transfer to Tembo hotel, Stone Town (10min from airport).
Accommodation on B&B basis. Other meals on arrival are not included in the overall price.
Day Two: The Rock, Michamvi Sunset Stretch & Restore
Early breakfast, check out. Group transfer to the East coast. Light Lunch at the Villa served by Chef, then we head to The Rock for a practice and Yoga session on the beach, Michamvi. Yoga: Stretch & Restore (ease into Island life, slow down) Return to the villa for a BBQ. Dinner
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Yoga session: 1
Optional Extra: Private Transfer for 2 to the coast $80
Image: The Rock, Zanzibar
Day Three: Mnemba Atoll for the best photos!
Rise and shine…off to Mnemba Atoll! Quite an adventure – we take our family also! Set in a Marine National Park, the Mnemba Atoll can only be reached by boat. With an abundance of marine life and crystal-clear waters, Mnemba is the perfect location for swimming, snorkeling and underwater photography. Don’t forget the GoPro! Here, we will practice on our very own sandbank. Yoga on Sandbank on the Mnemba Atoll – take in the tranquility, the unique, never before experienced yoga on a sandbank. Easy class with photo-moment asanas! After a picnic lunch packed by Chef, we will swim and relax until the tide turns. Return to the villa for Dinner.
Evening: Yoga prior dinner: cool down with meditation & breathing to let the impressions from the day settle and echo in your body.
Meals included: Breakfast, packed Lunch, Dinner.
Image: Mnemba Atoll, Zanzibar
Day Four: Sun Salutations , Bwejuu
Yoga prior breakfast: Sun Salutation practice – wake up your body to this dynamic, heart opening practice – a tribute to the African vibe, the colors, the spices, the smiles & the joy of life. Enjoy some lovely tropical fruit and fresh breakfast fast made by Chef Abedi. Beach Day at leisure.
Yoga prior dinner: Pool Sundown Flow – get hungry for chef’s Swahili Buffet.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Yoga sessions: 2
Optional excursion – Cultural Villa walk $20 per person (not included in the price)
It is important to support our local community and we visit the school that was built in 1966. Guests are welcome to make a donation or bring some much-needed stationery to be handed to the School Principal. We enjoy a village walk and say hallo to the locals. We are invited to a local village home for tea and snacks. We will enjoy the hospitality of Sabiyah and maybe even get a henna tattoo (own cost).
Day Five: Morning Meditation, Yoga in the forest, listen to nature.
Yoga in the morning prior breakfast: Morning meditation, gentle stretch – listen to nature
We explore the natural beauty of Zanzibar! After breakfast, we head off to Jozani forest to meet the infamous and indigenous red Colobus monkeys! Here we will practice under the canopy of the cool forest! No monkey business, we hope!
Yoga in the forest: Grounding asanas in the forest. Enjoy an earth & nature dedicated practice under the cool canopy of the forest. Yes, we will do Tree Pose.
Afternoon at your leisure.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Yoga sessions: 2
Image: Colobus Monkey, Jozani Forest
Day Six: Greet the Morning with Sun Salutations!
Yoga in the morning (prior breakfast): Sun Salutation Morning Greet. Open mind and heart for the day on the beach. Enjoy the warm sun, beach day. Yoga prior dinner: Vinyasa Slow Flow. Since by now you are used to the wonderful warm weather practice, we go a bit deeper in our asanas.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Yoga sessions: 2
Optional extra: Trip to Explore the Beaches of Zanzibar – Nungwi (cost is $90 per person) This is the best beach on the island! Guided walk around the fishing village, enjoy lunch (own account) seaside. We will spend the day here, enjoying the crystal waters.
Day Seven: Good bye Villa Zanzibar.
Morning Yoga Breakfast and Good-bye to all at Villa Zanzibar. Group Transfer and check in to Tembo Hotel. Sunset drinks and Dinner with Nicole at Emerson Spice rooftop restaurant (guest own account).
Yoga sessions: 1
Optional extra: Spice Tour, Stone Town (cost is $60 per person)
Head North to the Spice farms, engage with locals and see, touch, smell and taste Zanzibar spices. Our guide teaches us about the medicinal and culinary benefits of cloves, nutmeg, coconut, black pepper. It is a fun morning out and a great opportunity to meet locals. Head back to Stone Town, maybe do some shopping and take the opportunity to soak up the old town atmosphere.
Image: Hotel Tembo, Stone Town
Check out and departure from Tembo Hotel, own transfers to airport.
Overnight at Tembo Hotel on B&B basis.
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In the event of the tutor being unable to travel due to illness, COVID 19 or unforeseen circumstances, clients will receive Yogini yoga vouchers. Please refer to the Extenuating circumstances policy and the coronavirus (COVID-19).
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