Self-Drive Tour from Matemwe Village Zanzibar

Drive through Zanzibar’s idyllic countryside in a private car and relax by the pool of a classic Zanzibar villa on this Full day self-drive picnic tour from Matemwe Village. Travel with an expert guide and admire the gentle Zanzibar landscapes as you trace quiet, Matemwe roads to Zanzibar villa. Then, enjoy time to swim in the pool, stroll the gardens and enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch with wine tastings.

Tour Highlights

  • Full Day self-drive tour from Matemwe.
  • Follow your expert guide along secluded roads in Matemwe Village.
  • Spend time at leisure on the grounds of a beautiful Zanzibar villa.
  • Escape the midday heat by taking a dip in the villa’s outdoor pool.
  • Relax with a pool-side picnic lunch and enjoy fresh breads, cheeses and cured meats.

What you can expect?

Meet your expert guide on the outskirts of Zanzibar, and get a safety briefing and introduction to the famous Toyota car. This self-drive tour offers an exciting opportunity to get behind the wheel of one of these iconic vehicles. Get driving instructions and take a practice session.

This private car has manual gears so if you’re the nominated driver, you’ll need to be confident using them. Once you’re ready, drive on the road behind your guide into Zanzibar’s beautiful Villages.

Trace the peaceful roads across Matemwe landscapes, passing rice plantation, Sugarcane fields and Kandwi villages. Make regular photo stops and after roughly two hours, pull up at an elegant country villa. Leave your car and relax in the gorgeous surroundings. Stroll through the exquisite gardens and feel free to take a swim or laze beside the outdoor swimming pool.

Then, dig into a gourmet picnic lunch by the pool. Dishes vary but expect local favorites such as bruschetta (tomato and basil on toasted bread), cheese, cold meats and pastas. Accompany your food with tastings of wines made at Zanzibar Villa. Hop into your car again and end your tour back in your Zanzibar central Hotel.