Jozani Forest lies 35kms South-East of Zanzibar Town It takes about 45 minutes driving from the stone town, It’s a humid forest with an area of about 1,000 hectares. At present it is the habitat for the Red Colobus Monkeys (Colobus badius kirkii) and the Blue Sykes Monkeys.
The Red Colobus monkey is one of the most endangered and rarest species in the world and only found in Zanzibar, they are very friendly creatures and love to be photographed and can be viewed at close quarters by the help of your guide.
The forest is a delight, with a swamp in the middle, and small streams flowing into the ocean. You may also get a glimpse of various butterflies, birds and snakes.
Other interesting features suitable for tourist in the forest include the coastal evergreen bush land, mangrove forest, saline grassland and ground water forest.
PACKAGE INCLUDES: TRANSPORTATION IN A 4 X 4 SAFARI LAND CRUISER WITH AN ENGLISH SPEAKING DRIVER / GUIDE, FULL BOARD ACCOMMODATION IN THE LUXURY LODGES/CAMPS, PARK ENTRY FEES, GAME DRIVES, AIRPORT TRANSFERS AND AIRSTRIP TRANSFERS AND THE NAIROBI NORFOLK HOTEL OR SIMILAR ON THE FIRST NIGHT. PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE: VISA FEES, AIRPORT TAXES, PERSONAL TRAVEL INSURANCES, BEVERAGES/MINERAL WATER, AND LUNCH ON THE LAST DAY, LAUNDRY, TIPPING & ANYTHING OF PERSONAL NATURE. – Spurwing