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Manas Ramraksha

10 September - 18 September 2022

Zanzibar

Zanzibar is a beautiful island located off the coast of Tanzania, made up of white sand beaches and aroma filled spice markets. With bright, colorful communities, vibrant energy and picturesque architecture, we are excited for the Ram Katha to grace such a beautiful location.

Katha Location

Madinat al Bahr Spa & Business Hotel Zanzibar
https://goo.gl/maps/EDTexDy4S86cxhqD7

Date and Time
  • 10th September 2022: 4:00 PM onwards
  • 11th to 18th September 2022: 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Prasad will be served daily after Katha (Lunch and Dinner)

Important Information
Covid Guidelines & Health Requirements
  • Covid-19 vaccinations are highly recommended for safety.
  • If you feel unwell during the course of the katha please isolate for your safety and the safety of others.
  • Please take all necessary Covid-19 precautions before attending Ram Katha Zanzibar.
  • ALL guests traveling to Zanzibar must have a yellow fever certificate.
  • This vaccination must be taken at least two weeks before the date of travel.
  • ALL TRAVELERS to complete health declaration form, accessed from the link below:
    https://healthtravelznz.mohz.go.tz/traveller/#/home
  • Vaccinated Passengers: Test is NOT required for fully vaccinated passengers who can present a valid certificate with QR code on arrival.
  • Non-vaccinated passengers: Passengers aged 6 and older must present a negative PCR on arrival with QR code obtained up to 72 hours prior to departure.
Visa Requirements
Nearby Accommodation
  • Madinat al Bahr – Limited Availability
    Reference Code: RAMKATHA22
    Booking Email: gm@madinathotel.co.tz
  • Hotel Verde – Highly recommended
    Reference code: RAMKATHA22
    Booking email: reservations@znz.hotelverde.com / cc - nasheeb@znz.hotelverde.com
  • Golden Tulip Airport – gm@goldentulipzanzibarairport.com
  • Golden Tulip Babu – gm@zanzibarbeachresort.net
  • Zanzibar Beach Resort – gm@zanzibarbeachresort.net
  • Seaview Hotel – please check details on their website
  • Manor House – Please check details on their website

There are many other hotel options in Stone Town, which is a 15 minutes drive from the Katha Venue.

Please note that you will need to arrange transportation to and from the Katha location.

Transportation

Airport to Hotel Taxi Service:

  • Zanzibar Taxi: https://zanzibartaxiget.com/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwio6XBhCMARIsAC0u9aHbbNnP
  • Get Transfer: https://gettransfer.com/en?from_name=Zanzibar%2C%20Tanzania&h1_title=

Please note Taxis are readily available at the Airport and all hotels. They are inexpensive & quite safe to use.

Nearby Airports

  • Abeid Amani International airport (ZNZ) : Approximately 4km from Madinat Al Bahri
  • Julius Nyerere International airport (DAR) , Azam Marine ferry (Approximately 1hr 15 mins from Dar-es-Salam)

Recommended Flight Options:

  • Emirates/Fly Dubai (Direct into ZNZ)
  • Qatar (Direct into ZNZ)
  • Oman air (Direct into ZNZ)
  • KLM (Direct into ZNZ)
  • Air France (Direct into ZNZ)
  • Lufthansa (Direct into ZNZ)
  • Kenya Airways (through Nairobi)
  • Turkish Airlines (Direct into ZNZ)
  • Air Tanzania (through Dar-es-salam)
  • Ethiopian Airlines

Zanzibar Tourism

  • Old Fort Tour – Stone town
  • Dolphin Tours
  • Day Tour to Prison Island – From Madinat al Bahr Hotel
  • Forodhani Spice/Food Market – Approximately 10-15 min drive
  • Stone Town Tour (Local Artisan Markets)
  • Access to beaches
  • Azam Waterpark – Hotel Verde
  • Water Sports
  • Freddie Mercury Museum

For questions related to Ram Katha please contact: info.zanzibarkatha@gmail.com

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