Pingwe is a village on the Tanzanian island of Unguja, which is part of Zanzibar ,Unguja is the main island of the Zanzibar archipelago.
a Tanzanian island area that lies off the east African coast of Tanzania. The island of Unguja is or was previously called Zanzibar.
Pingwe became famous thanks to the island-restaurant The Rock, and the Pingwe Beach where was named one of the world’s best beaches.
You can ride to Zanzibar all year round, but best of all – from June to October: little rain, not hot and cool breeze from the ocean. From October to November and from April to May in Zanzibar, the rainy season.
Access : Coordinates: / By boat :
There are numerous regular ferries and speed boats between Dar es Salaam and the island: Azam Marine, Sea Express, Sea Star, Seagull and Sepideh Megaspeed Liners. Fares range from $ 35 to $ 40 for non-Zanzibari, including a $ 5 port tax. The Flying Horse slow ferry offers the same trip for $ 20. But it takes about 4.5 hours, while it takes 1.5 hours with the other speed boats. If you suffer from seasickness, you should take tablets for seasickness in bad weather before the sea trip.
/ By plane :
Zanzibar International Airport (ZNZ), also Kisauni Airport, is the only airport on the island of Unguja, which together with the island of Pemba forms the archipelago of Zanzibar. The airport is approximately 6 km south of Stone Town.
- The Rock: The Rock Restaurant deserves special mention for its unique setting if nothing else. Perched on a tiny coral outcrop about 30 metres off Pingwe beach.accessible only by boat at high tide
- Pingwe Beach : The first thing that catches your eye on Pingwe beach is a huge amount of grass on the shore and in the water.Lots of expensive hotels.
Activities : Village Tours / Zanzibar Safaris / sightseeing / photo opportunities / trekking
Go next : Stone Town, the historic old town on the island’s harbor. / Jambiani, a group of typical African-style villages / Scuba or Snorkel at the Mnemba Atoll / Kendwa Beach , located just few miles before the Nungwi Village