Excursions New Zealand by Musement

Wellington walking food tour

Experience the ultimate food walking tour of New Zealand’s capital city! On this interesting and memorable tour, you’ll have the opportunity to explore hidden gems to eat and drink around the city. Enjoy a food and wine/beer tasting as you learn about the history of Wellington and walk around the trendy city with your guide.

Wellington walking food tour

Cocktail walking tour of Wellington

Sample some of Wellington’s tastiest cocktail creations on this guided walking tour! On this tour, you’ll get to enjoy the local atmosphere and soak in every drop of the city’s quirky personality. Your guide will take you to different bars located in popular entertainment areas, where you’ll even get to meet the master mixologists. Hear about the history of the bars and learn about what makes them so special.

Cocktail walking tour of Wellington

Full-day Wellington food tour

On this full-day food tour, prepare to eat your way through Wellington’s thriving food scene with an expert guide! Discover why the city is known as the coffee and craft beer capital of New Zealand. Your taste buds will be treated with tasty foods and beverages as you learn the history of this amazing city.

Full-day Wellington food tour

Taste of Wellington half-day food tour

Discover the tastes of Wellington on this guided food tour. Learn about the art of good food, quality coffee and craft beer as you take in some of the scenic sights along the way. You’ll even get to enjoy a number of food and beverage tastings–the best part of all!

Taste of Wellington half-day food tour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Excursions China by Musement

Group tour of the terracotta warriors museum, Qin Shi Huang mausoleum and Banpo museum

Your expert guide will pick you up from your Xi’an downtown hotel lobby at 8:00 -9:00 am, sit in a comfortable coach to start the full-day Xian highlights trip.

After around 1-hour driving, you will first come to the Banpo Neolithic Village. The Banpo Museum was built at the base of the excavations of the Banpo site which is a typical Neolithic matriarchal community of the Yangshao Culture dating back about 6,000 years. There you will see how the resident matriarchic tribe used to survive in the Neolithic age.

Then move on to visit the Terracotta Warriors & Horses Museum, which is the highlight and landmark of Xi’an.
These terracotta warriors and horses are in the size of a real army, and were buried alongside the first Emperor Qin Shi Huang in a vast underground palace. Visit all three pits of the Terracotta Army Museum upon arrival, where you will see the 2,200-year-old sculptures depicting thousands of unique figures and be shocked by the vivid life-size terracotta figures of warriors and horses.

Later you will visit the Terracotta Replication Factory to know how to re-made terracotta soldiers and purchase your preferred souvenirs of Terracotta figures. Afterward, have a comfortable transfer back to your hotel to conclude the trip.

Terracotta warriors museum, Qin Shi Huang mausoleum and Banpo museum

Group tour of the terracotta warriors museum, Qin Shi Huang mausoleum and Banpo museum

Your expert guide will pick you up from your Xi’an downtown hotel lobby at 8:00 -9:00 am, sit in a comfortable coach to start the full-day Xian highlights trip.

After around 1-hour driving, you will first come to the Banpo Neolithic Village. The Banpo Museum was built at the base of the excavations of the Banpo site which is a typical Neolithic matriarchal community of the Yangshao Culture dating back about 6,000 years. There you will see how the resident matriarchic tribe used to survive in the Neolithic age.

Then move on to visit the Terracotta Warriors & Horses Museum, which is the highlight and landmark of Xi’an.
These terracotta warriors and horses are in the size of a real army, and were buried alongside the first Emperor Qin Shi Huang in a vast underground palace. Visit all three pits of the Terracotta Army Museum upon arrival, where you will see the 2,200-year-old sculptures depicting thousands of unique figures and be shocked by the vivid life-size terracotta figures of warriors and horses.

Later you will visit the Terracotta Replication Factory to know how to re-made terracotta soldiers and purchase your preferred souvenirs of Terracotta figures. Afterward, have a comfortable transfer back to your hotel to conclude the trip.

Terracotta warriors museum, Qin Shi Huang mausoleum and Banpo museum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Excursions Yosemite , USA by Musement

Yosemite National Park day tour

Yosemite is a magnificent wilderness only a few hours’ drive from San Francisco. A Yosemite Day Tour from San Francisco will complete your trip to Northern California. Your day in Yosemite park includes a guided tour of Yosemite Valley with informative and professional guides providing history and insight into one of the earth’s best examples of a glaciated valley.

You’ll stop to photograph Yosemite’s amazing rock formations, expansive skylines and astounding waterfalls. You’ll also have free time alone to walk, hike, bike, swim and reflect on the beauty and grandeur of this natural wonder. From door-step to door-step, the breathtaking beauty of one of California’s most unique landscapes will give you memories to last a lifetime!

  • Spend the day in the magnificent Yosemite National Park
  • See El Capitan, Yosemite Falls, Half Dome, Bridalveil Fall and more
  • Enjoy 3 hours of free time to explore the park at your own pace
  • Escape the noise and traffic of the city for a day
  • Perfect for the whole family to experience – the more the merrier
  • Make your friends back home envious with great photo ops

Yosemite National Park day tour

Overnight Yosemite hotel tour: Cedar Lodge

Cedar Lodge is situated in the picturesque Merced River canyon, on the edge of the river in the southern half of the Yosemite National Park area. The lodge has such creature comforts as a restaurant, bar, two swimming pools, a jacuzzi, and private beach access on the Merced River. The river flows cold and heavy in the spring and early summer but is comfortable to swim in during August and September. Room amenities include non-smoking rooms, handicap-accessible rooms, indoor and outdoor pools and spa on site, remote cable TV with CNN and HBO, coffee, hair dryers

  • Stay overnight at Cedar Lodge along the Merced River
  • Spend two full days exploring Yosemite Valley
  • Bring your camera for panoramic photos at Glacier Point and Sequoias

Overnight Yosemite hotel tour: Cedar Lodge

Overnight Yosemite hotel tour: Valley Lodge

Beyond the valley, you will take a trip to the awe-inspiring Glacier Point and enjoy a hike among the Giant Sequoias. You will have two days to explore, giving you more time and flexibility to see all the sights. Your guide stays with the group throughout the tour, providing valuable knowledge of the history of Yosemite and a more personal experience of the park during your trip. Slip away to Yosemite park with us for two full days of fun and exploration!

  • Spend the night at Yosemite Valley Lodge in at the base of Yosemite Falls
  • See Glacier Point, Yosemite Valley, Giant Sequoia Trees and many more all with an expert guide
  • Don’t worry about driving to Yosemite, your tour will pick you up from a central location
  • Smaller group size gives you a personalized experience in good company
  • Make your friends back home envious with great photo ops

Overnight Yosemite hotel tour: Valley Lodge

Yosemite escape 3-day camping tour

Explore Yosemite on a three-day Yosemite camping tour that takes you to trails and sights unseen by most who venture into America’s favorite national park! Our experienced guides will provide history and insight into Yosemite as you explore some of America’s tallest waterfalls, biggest trees, and cliffs rising 4,000 feet from the valley floor (keep an eye out for rock climbers)! You’ll enjoy three days and two nights of camping, hiking and swimming in a fun-filled, friendly atmosphere.

  • See El Capitan, Half Dome, Yosemite Falls, Bridalveil Falls, Tunnel View, Giant Sequoias, High Country and Yosemite Valley
  • Don’t worry about packing all of your camping equipment – the guides provide it for you
  • Find your way around Yosemite with help from full-time expert guide
  • A good bargain – see more for less

Yosemite escape 3-day camping tour

Yosemite 2-day winter hotel tour

Join the Yosemite winter hotel tour. Immerse yourself in the beauty and solitude of Yosemite National Park in the winter season and run away for two days of crisp, fresh mountain air. Here you’ll witness a Yosemite that few tourists get to see: towering granite monoliths blanketed in snow and magnificent waterfalls frozen in time.

  • Stay overnight in the serene winter calm of Yosemite at the Yosemite Valley Lodge Hotel
  • Cross the Bay Bridge and see Alcatraz and Angel Island for panoramic views of San Francisco
  • Enjoy snowshoeing or ice skating with your friends and family
  • Freedom to organize the experience the way you want it

Yosemite 2-day winter hotel tour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Excursions Tanzania by Musement

Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park and Spice Tour

This day trip to Zanzibar stimulates all the senses. First, go looking for the rare, red colobus monkey in the jungle of Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park, then look forward to visiting a spice farm and see how vanilla, nutmeg and cardamom are grown and how they taste. On the way back we stop at Kidichi, an ornate Persian bathhouse.

It starts at the first highlight, the Jozani Chwaka National Park. Look out for the rare colobus monkey, baby bushes, duckers, butterflies and various bird species in the tree tops.

Now we visit a spice farm and when you get there you will see how pepper, cloves, nutmeg, vanilla and cinnamon are grown and you will of course also be able to try them. After finding out how spices are used in local dishes and medicine, we make a final stop at the Kidichi Persian Baths, where you can still see the massage tables and pools built in 1850.

Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park and Spice Tour

Private tour of the historic stone town

The stone town, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, offers African, Indian, European and Arabic influences and is just waiting to be explored by you. This half-day private tour shows you all the highlights and your tour guide tells stories about the most famous residents. Then refresh your filing skills with the help of your excursion guide in the famous shopping area.

The historic buildings and winding alleys form the backdrop of this private tour. Your private tour guide will take you around and show landmarks such as the Darajani market, the main bazar of Zanzibar, as well as the former slave market and the Forodhani gardens, where the view of the House of Miracles, a former sultan’s palace, awaits you.

In the meantime, you will learn interesting facts about the most famous inhabitants such as Princess Salme, Farrokh Bulsara and Bi Kidude. And last but not least, the path leads past the old fortress before you can finally buy handicrafts and souvenirs.

Private tour of the historic stone town

Uzi culture private excursion

The small island of Uzi can only be reached at low tide via a coral rock road and is a paradise for nature lovers. This protected area with mangroves and coral reefs forms the backdrop for this private day trip, where you immerse yourself in local culture in the village of Uzi and visit the Zanzibar butterfly center.

With mangrove forests, seagrass fields, coral reefs and biodiversity, Uzi has a lot to see. The crossing takes place at low tide. It starts with a guided tour of the local heritage and culture in the village of Uzi, a rural Swahili village, and its surroundings. You’ll see handicrafts such as weaving, carpentry, beekeeping and seagrass growing while learning a lot about the different locations.

After some free time for lunch, we head to the butterfly center near Jozani Chwaka National Park to take a half-hour tour. Hundreds of butterflies can be seen in a network of tropical gardens, all of which are native species of Zanzibar. You can feed butterflies and see them up close before the tour ends.

Uzi culture private excursion

Private trip to the prison island

With a name like Prison Island, it may be surprising to learn that Changuu Island is actually a bit of heaven just off the coast of Zanzibar. This half-day private excursion takes you from the stone town over to the island to get to know its colorful past and present – including giant tortoises.

Don’t forget your bathing suit to enjoy the pristine beaches and waters around Changuu Island. First you board a boat in the stone town, which will take you to the island. Your private tour guide is already waiting here to show you the island. You see the dungeon and dive into the past as a quarantine and later as a prison island. There is a lot of history to be learned for such a small island.

Afterwards, take a look at the giant turtles in the foundation, which looks after the endangered species, and then use the free time to relax. You can snorkel, swim or sunbathe before the boat translates back to Steinstadt.

Private trip to the prison island

Jozani Forest and Prison Island – private

Zanzibar’s red colobus monkeys, giant tortoises, and tropical birds are just a few of the highlights you’ll see on this full-day tour. Look forward to hiking through the island’s only national park, Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park, before boarding a boat to Prison Island to immerse yourself in the island’s fascinating history. There is even time for swimming and snorkeling.

The first step is a guided walk through the Jozani Chwaka National Park, which is home to mangroves and numerous other tree and plant species. Be sure to look up here – this is the only way to hopefully see the famous red colobus monkeys. An endangered species that can only be found in Zanzibar. There are also other monkeys, as well as baby bushes, duckers, butterflies and birds to see.

After that, head to Stone Town to take a boat to Changuu Island, also known as Prison Island – the trip takes about 30 minutes. The island is inhabited by numerous giant turtles. A protection station has set itself the task of taking care of the conservation of the fascinating animals. After visiting the station, there is also plenty of time for swimming, snorkeling and lunch.

Jozani Forest and Prison Island – private Home / Zanzibar / Jozani Forest and Prison Island – private

Private tour of the “Spice Island” Zanzibar

Zanzibar is known as the “spice island” and this half day private guided tour explains why. You’ll visit a spice farm to see where vanilla, nutmeg, and cardamom are grown while learning and tasting at the same time. This special tour also includes a visit to the Kidichi Persian Baths, which were once built by Sultan Seyyid Said for his wife.

You will travel to the country for this private tour to get to know the spice plantations for which Zanzibar is known in the morning. When you arrive at the farms, you set off on a two-hour tour to see where pepper, cloves, nutmeg, vanilla and cinnamon are grown. Your guide will give an overview of how spices are also used in local dishes, medicines and ceremonies.

After that, the stucco Kidichi Perserbad is the next stop, where you can still admire the massage tables and pools built in 1850. The tour is rounded off with some free time for lunch.

Private tour of the “Spice Island” Zanzibar

Zanzibar – shape your day

Zanzibar, known as Spice Islands, has a lot to see. Go on a discovery tour with your own chauffeur for a day. Choose the route for the day and inform your driver. Travel comfortably from place to place and concentrate on the sights.

Up to six people can use this service. With your own chauffeur, you can go exploring to your heart’s content. Put together your own day and visit the old town of Zanzibar, Stone Town, or the white palm-fringed beaches in Nungwi.

Pick-up takes place in the early morning at 7:00 a.m., return in the evening at 6:00 p.m. In between, you have unlimited kilometers to make the most of this day. Visit Zanzibar as you please, without being tied to organized excursions.

Zanzibar – shape your day

Zanzibar country & people

This cultural tour gives you the opportunity to exchange ideas and get to know the Zanzibar locals. Look forward to visiting the authentic village of Muyuni to learn about the rural traditions before heading to the Paje Seaweed Center – a socially responsible company for female algae growers. The whole thing is rounded off in the world-famous Rock Restaurant.

This full-day tour starts in the village of Muyuni on the south coast of Zanzibar. Here you set off on a guided tour, get to know the locals and can interact with the community. If everyday school life permits, the local school can be visited before heading to the next station of the day – the Paje Seaweed Center.

Before you visit the plant, you have free time for lunch, then take a look at the factory and the area where female algae growers go about their work. Finally, continue to the famous The Rock Restaurant, which is known for its location in the middle of the Indian Ocean and is a great photo backdrop.

Zanzibar country & people

Zanzibar Pure Passion – Private

Spook, ghosts and ancient arts combine on this excursion into the heart of Zanzibar culture. At Muyuni Village, learn about the local lifestyle before heading to the mystical Ngonga Cave. A labyrinth of underground passages and creepy caves, home to vampire bats and, according to legend, one or the other ghost.

When you visit the village of Muyuni, you will quickly get a feel for the importance of tradition for the locals. Watch the residents bring the old craft to life as they introduce you to the art of rope making, basket weaving and makuti coating. The latter is a tried and tested method of making impressive silver jewelry.

After you get to know the community in the village school, continue to explore the mystical Ngonga cave. Experience a magical healing ceremony in the underground hall and then hike with your guide through the network of corridors and tunnels. Along the way you will discover the history of the cave as a home for vampire bats and the spirits of the ancestors of the Muyuni people.

Zanzibar Pure Passion – Private

Private Stone Town and Spice Tour

This day trip is sweet and spicy. In the morning you will discover the Stone Town, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In the afternoon, you will learn a lot about spices on a one-hour tour of the spice plantations.

The tour guide leads you through the historic Stone Twon and shows landmarks such as the Darajani market, the main bazar of Zanzibar, as well as the former slave market and the Forodhani gardens, where the view of the House of Miracles, a former Sultan’s palace, awaits you. Meanwhile, learn about the famous residents such as Princess Slame, Farrokh Bulsara and Bi Kidude. And last but not least, the path leads past the old fortress before you can finally buy handicrafts and souvenirs.

In the afternoon you will find out why Zanzibar is also known as a spice island. See where pepper, cloves, nutmeg, vanilla and cinnamon are grown. The tour guide explains how the spices are used in local dishes, in medicine and also in ceremonies.

Private Stone Town and Spice Tour

Tour in the Jozani Forest – private

The Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park is home to the famous red Zanzibar colobus and offers a trip for all the senses. This half-day private excursion takes you to the island’s first national park to follow the nature trails and see some fascinating animals.

You reach the forest in Jozani Chwaka National Park in the morning and enter the area that is home to the endangered red colobus, Galagos, duckers, butterflies and birds. As soon as you look at the treetops, you have the opportunity to spot these shy creatures on your way through the park.

Zanzibar is the only place where you can see red colobus and many other monkeys like white-throated monkeys. Your private tour guide will be happy to help you spot them and tell you a lot about your habitat. After a two-hour walk through the forest, you’ll be back in your hotel in time for lunch.

Tour in the Jozani Forest – private

Zanzibar Seafari

With highlights such as snorkeling in the famous Mnemba Atoll and subsequent barbecues, this full-day tour stands for the pure zest for life. A wooden dhow boat takes you to a great spot to snorkel between coral reefs before grilling on pristine Muyuni Beach.

Get your snorkeling gear at the Dive Center in Kendwa and then glide aboard a dhow boat along the northeast coast of Zanzibar to Mnemba Atoll – hopefully you’ll spot dolphins. Your first snorkeling tour takes place on the Kitchwani coral reef, a steep reef that seems to disappear into an abyss.

The next snorkeling spot is in a colorful underground coral garden before the boat heads for Muyuni Beach. There, seafood and other specialties are prepared for you on the grill. There are also drinks and fruit. Afterwards, you can relax swinging in the beach hammocks or visit the nearby village before returning to Kendwa by boat.

Zanzibar Seafari

Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park and Spice Tour

This day trip to Zanzibar stimulates all the senses. First, go looking for the rare, red colobus monkey in the jungle of Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park, then look forward to visiting a spice farm and see how vanilla, nutmeg and cardamom are grown and how they taste. On the way back we stop at Kidichi, an ornate Persian bathhouse.

It starts at the first highlight, the Jozani Chwaka National Park. Look out for the rare colobus monkey, baby bushes, duckers, butterflies and various bird species in the tree tops.

Now we visit a spice farm and when you get there you will see how pepper, cloves, nutmeg, vanilla and cinnamon are grown and you will of course also be able to try them. After finding out how spices are used in local dishes and medicine, we make a final stop at the Kidichi Persian Baths, where you can still see the massage tables and pools built in 1850.

Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park and Spice Tour

Menai Bay and Kwale Island boat tour

This full-day tour gets to the heart of Zanzibar. You’ll sail in a traditional wooden dhow boat to the enchanting Menai Bay marine reserve to see the local sandbar, enjoy a seafood lunch on Kwale Island, snorkel on two reefs, watch dolphins and see old baobab trees climb.

The village of Fumba is your starting point for the tour, where your crew sets sail and takes you to Menai Bay. The uninhabited islands, sandbars and reefs make this marine reserve the perfect place for two guided snorkeling tours. You will be able to walk across a sandbar and look for dolphins and humpback whales.

Next, head to Kwale Island, where seafood and tropical fruit are served for lunch – enjoy a delicious lunch while playing with your feet in the sand. After some free time, sail back in an ‘ngalawa’ canoe, handcrafted from a single mango hull, and then swim in a lagoon surrounded by a mangrove forest. Then climb a baobab tree before sailing back to Fumba.

Menai Bay and Kwale Island boat tour

Historic Stone Town and Prison Island

Stone Town is a melting pot of African, Indian, European and Arab influences and therefore a fascinating place for exploration. Take a tour of this UNESCO World Heritage Site and listen to stories from famous residents, brush up on your filing skills at the market, and then visit the famous prison island – a former slave colony that now houses giant turtle families.

Follow your guide on a tour of the capital of Zanzibar and you’ll pass sights such as the old slave market and Forodhani Gardens – a small park with a great view of the city. Practice your negotiating skills at the Darajani Bazaar and hear from famous city residents like Farrokh Bulsara – also known as Freddie Mercury.

With a name like Prison Island, you will be surprised at what a little piece of paradise the island of the same name actually is. Today a conservation area for rare giant tortoises, you can meet these interesting creatures here, then relax on the beach and take a bath in the Indian Ocean before taking the boat back to the shore.

Historic Stone Town and Prison Island

Snorkeling tour on Zanzibar

The marine reserve of the Mnemba Atoll with its coral reefs and the colorful underwater world is a paradise for snorkelers. A traditional wooden dhow boat takes you out to the coral reefs for swimming and snorkeling. Grilled seafood lunch on the beach included. This is what a perfect vacation in Zanzibar looks like.

From Muyuni, the journey takes you on the way to Mnemba Island along the east coast of Zanzibar, past cliffs and hopefully schools of dolphins. The traditional wooden dhow boat gives the trip across the Indian Ocean a very special touch. After reaching the protected area of ​​the Mnemba Atoll, two 45-minute snorkeling trips are on the program.

Snorkel over sandy beds with scattered coral heads and gently sloping coral walls. After snorkeling, a course is held on Muyuni Beach, where a barbecue lunch is offered. There is also an opportunity to swim and relax here.

Snorkeling tour on Zanzibar