After visiting the island on two occasions, I have compiled a complete seven-day Zanzibar itinerary for you, inspired by my two visits to the island. I think seven days is the perfect amount of time for a trip on Zanzibar. I think seven days is enough to see the best of the island without being too overwhelmed. However, if you want to combine it with a safari trip in Tanzania or a hike up Kilimanjaro, you might not spend as much time on the island. I have curated a short version of a stay on Zanzibar at the end of this article.