Chake Chake is located in the middle of Pemba island and is a 15 minute drive from Karume Airport.
This City tour is certainly a must when Pemba, encompassing 2 hours guided tour, which takes you to most historical sites in Pemba. You will visit Chake town market (opened 1904), here you will be able to tantalize your taste buds, and witness some eye candy as you see and buy tropical fruits and spices.
The tour offers a great chance for history and culture lovers to know and understand the history of Pemba through time, and the ageing of this lustrous island. Lots of key buildings are still in place, and possessing their initial historical appeal. The Guide will take you around to visit some of the most interesting sites and historical buildings such as the old Slave Port, the Old Fort, the English Garden and the Fish Market.
The topography of Chake Chake is certainly one of a kind, unlike Unguja island Chake Chake is situated on a hill with a view on the bay where the tides determine when a dhow can enter the harbour, in order to lower the sails and unload their goods for their next journey.