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My Dream Trip - Sea Of Zanj Onboard The Sea Endurance: East African Coastal Cruise
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My Dream Trip - Sea of Zanj onboard the Sea Endurance: East African Coastal Cruise

18 days & 17 nights, Luxury Escorted Journey

Zanzibar, Kilwa Kisiwani, Aldabra Atoll, Nosy Be, Ankarafantsika National Park, Comoros Islands, Ihla De Mozambique, Bazaruto Archipelago & Maputo

Accompanied by Destination Specialist Meggan Risk, embark on a voyage of discovery in the remote waters of the Indian Ocean. After exploring historic Stone Town on Zanzibar, board your ship and sail south toward the great Aldabra atoll, almost untouched by humans and home to giant tortoise and beautiful bays. Then it's onward to the northern coast of Madagascar, the fabled isles of Comoros, and the UNESCO World Heritage fort on Ilha de Mozambique.

  • Day 1
    Arrive Zanzibar, Tanzania

    Upon arrival in Zanzibar, you will be welcomed and accompanied to your hotel in historic Stone Town.

    Zanzibar Serena Inn - 1 Night
  • Day 2

    This morning set out to explore Stone Town, which is a blend of African, Arabic, Indian and European culture. In the afternoon, board the Sea Endurance.

    Sea Endurance - 16 Nights (B, L, D)
  • Day 3
    To Kilwa Kisiwani

    This morning, visit Kilwa Kisiwani, the site of one of East Africa's most notorious slave processing stations.

    Sea Endurance (B, L, D)
  • Day 4
    At Sea

    Spend the day at sea sailing east to the Seychelles.

    Sea Endurance (B, L, D)
  • Day 5
    To Aldabra, Seychelles

    Today, sail toward Assumption Island and Aldabra, the second-largest atoll in the world and one of the most remote places on our planet. On arrival, if time permits, go on a late afternoon zodiac excursion.

    Sea Endurance (B, L, D)
  • Day 6

    Spend a full day exploring Aldabra. See the biological station, snorkel at a remote sites, look at the incredible giant tortoise, and if time allows, explore the inner atoll by zodiac.

    Sea Endurance (B, L, D)
  • Day 7
    At Sea

    On your day at sea, enjoy lectures, bird watching and wine tasting.

    Sea Endurance (B, L, D)
  • Day 8
    To Nosy Be, Madagascar

    Today, visit the Nosy Be area. Dive on some of the most pristine reefs in the world, do some snorkeling and see the black lemur of Nosy Komba.

    Sea Endurance (B, L, D)
  • Day 9
    To Ankarafantsika National Park

    Visit Ankarafantsika National Park, which is home to 130 species of bird, Coquerel's sifaka, mongoose lemurs, sportive lemur, endangered tortoise and more.

    Sea Endurance (B, L, D)
  • Day 10
    At Sea

    Spend the full day at sea sailing to the Comoros Islands.

    Sea Endurance (B, L, D)
  • Day 11
    To Moroni, Comoros Islands

    After a morning of sailing, reach the Comoros Islands in the afternoon. Choose to embark on an overnight trek to Mount Karthala, one of southern Africa's only active volcanoes, or explore local villages, farms, beaches and bays.

    Sea Endurance (B, L, D)
  • Day 12

    Continue exploring the crater and rainforest or discover more wonders of the island.

    Sea Endurance (B, L, D)
  • Day 13
    To Ilha de Mozambique, Mozambique

    Explore the stunning Quirimbas Archipelago off Mozambique's northeastern coast.

    Sea Endurance (B, L, D)
  • Day 14
    Ilha de Mozambique

    Spend the morning exploring the World Heritage Site of the former Portuguese fort of Ilha de Mozambique. This afternoon, depart down the Mozambique coast.

    Sea Endurance (B, L, D)
  • Day 15
    At Sea

    Enjoy a day on board with lectures and onboard activities with the expedition team.

    Sea Endurance (B, L, D)
  • Day 16
    To Bazuruto Archipelago

    Spend a full day of exploring the fantastic Bazaruto Archipelago, a World Heritage Site. Visit remote islets, snorkel the underwater wonderland, search for dugong and go on zodiac cruises inside extensive mangrove forests.

    Sea Endurance (B, L, D)
  • Day 17
    At Sea

    On a full day at sea, enjoy talks with the expedition team and some birding on deck with the ornithologist.

    Sea Endurance (B, L, D)
  • Day 18
    Depart Maputo

    This morning, bid farewell to the crew as you disembark in Maputo. See the sights before continuing to the airport to board your onward flight.

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My Dream Trip - Sea Of Zanj Onboard The Sea Endurance: East African Coastal Cruise