Muungoni village tour

About the tour

Get a unique insight into the daily life of the Zanzibari people
living in the traditional village of Muungoni.

Learn the ancient skill of hand-weaving with soft palm leaves, and how to grind and make fresh coconut milk the Zanzibari way. Observe the challenging skill of making coconut rope, and try it yourself. Learn how to wrap and wear the beautiful Khanga dresses from the local women. 

Join your local guide in his family house and enjoy a delicious Swahili meal cooked by his wife. During the guided walk you will also have the chance to visit local houses, and experience first hand the real Zanzibari life.

Afterwards, your guide will walk you through the many fruit trees, bushes and local herbs down to the ocean, where you will embark on a beautiful ride in a wooden canoe through the mangrove area.

What is included

Transfer from and to the hotel

Fresh cut fruit and coconut

Guide fees

Local Swahili meal incl. water

Fees for local community

Useful information

Tour Duration

5 to 6 hours

Things to bring


Walking shoes


Dress Code

  • Wear loose fitting, non-transparent clothes
  • Shirts should cover the upper arms and shorts should reach to the knees
  • Do not wear bathing costumes, tank tops or other revealing clothing