Jozani Forest Tour Zanzibar, home to the rare Red Colobus Monkeys
Jozani Forest lies 35kms South-East of Zanzibar Town It takes about 45 minutes driving from city centre, It’s a wet and forest with an area of about 1,000 hectares.At present it is the habitat for the Red Colobus Monkeys (Colobus badius kirkii) and the Blue Sykes Monkey.
The Red Colobus monkey is one of the most endangered and rarest species in the world and only found in Zanzibar, they are very friendly creatures and love to be photographed and can be viewed at close quarters by the help of your guide.
The forest is a delight, with a swamp in the middle, and small streams flowing into the ocean. You may also get a glimpse of various butterflies, birds and snakes.Other interesting features suitable for tourist in the forest include the coastal evergreen bush land, mangrove forest, saline grassland and ground water forest.