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Pemba Island, Tanzania
 
Al Jazeera Al Khadra' (the green island, in Arabic)
General Info: The island is situated about 50 km. north of the Zanzibar (Unguja) and 50 km. east of the mainland Tanzania. Most part of the Island, which  is regarded to be hillier and more fertile than Zanzibar. Main towns in Pemba are Chake Chake, Mkoani and Wete, which act as trade and administrative centers of the Island.  The lush island is the world's leading producer of cloves
Tourism: Relatively untouched by tourism,  Pemba offers a variety of tourists’ facilities and activities . It has natural beaches and shallow water grounds  which are attractive to people who like fishing and snorkeling. The cool and calm nature of the Island provides for an amicable atmosphere to  people who like to distance themselves from disturbances and disruptions of the inner and crowded cities. 
Excursions in Pemba: Pemba has cool atmosphere for foot-walking excursions or cycling to  different parts of the region. Other activities including visit to Pemba's ruins.
There are  Ruins in Ras Mkumbuu at the end of Peninsula, the remains of the mosque and several pillars which date back to as early as 11th Century. Foot-Walking Safari to Pujini Ruins in the southeast of Chake Chake. A visit to  Mkama Ndume to the remains of 13th Century Swahili Town.
Boat Safari: to the Island of Misali, rich in pristine coral reefs and marine species, surrounded with the finest white sands.
Wildlife: Ngezi Forest reserve is full of rare species of bird. Here you should be able to see Pemba's white-eye, green pigeon, scops owl, or sunbird. Endemic mammals in this small forest reserve are; Pemba flying fox, Kirk's red colobus, velvet monkey, blue duiker and  marsh.
Pemba Island is the perfect place to explore Indian ocean's marine life. The Island offers magnificent deep sea diving ground, which range from 30 to 50 meters. Experienced scuba divers have an opportunity to explore pristine coral structure with abundant marine life and the relatively frigid unspoiled waters of the Indian Ocean.
Accommodations: Fundu Lagoons in the southern part of the island, Manta reef Resort in the north point and The Old Mission Lodge is situated in a banana plantation at the north end of Chake Chake town. Kervan Saray Beach, close to the village of Makangale
Many tourists are seeking out the less-crowded Pemba Island for diving experience and relaxation
 
Chake Chake
 Chake Chake Street Pemba

Saadani Fly in Safari (possible from Pemba Island)

 
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