Explore Pemba Island, Zanzibar
Pemba Island is one of the two main islands of the Zanzibar Archipelago. For administration, Pemba is divided into two regions: Pemba North and Pemba South. Pemba.
The capital of Pemba is Chake-Chake and its biggest city is Wete. Other major cities in Pemba include Mkoani and Michweni. Native inhabitants of Pemba grow cloves which accounts for the major proportion of Zanzibar.
How to get to Pemba Island
Pemba is served by the Karume Airport (also known as Pemba Airport) which connects the island to Tanzania's major cities such as Dar es Salaam, Arusha and Zanzibar.
Things to do in Pemba Island
Pemba is known for its rich fishing grounds such as the Pemba Channel. There are also numerous diving spots for the adventurous who like to dive.
Visit the Ras Mkumbuu Ruins on a long strip of land northwest of Chake Chake. The ruins of Ras Mkumbuu are believed to be that of Qanbalu, the oldest Muslim town in the whole of Africa.
Sunbathe at the Vuma Wimbi Beach north of Pemba. The beach is one of the longest in the East African coast and is lined with coconut palm trees. Feel free to explore the unspoiled and the untapped beauty of Pemba.