Learn the true meaning behind Zanzibar’s nickname of ‘Spice Island’ on this 4-hour food-and-spice-oriented tour. With a local guide, dig deep into the island’s culinary culture and engage your senses on many levels. Get a taste of Zanzibar by visiting a spice farm and trying some of the spices as well as delicious fruit. Visit a local farmer to learn traditional African farming techniques and discover how to make a traditional Zanzibari dish. Zanzibar has long been known as ‘Spice Island.’ This 4-hour, multi sensory tour explores the island’s history in the spice trade. Take in the heady aromas and scents of spices such as cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, nutmeg, chilis, vanilla, saffron and curry. The island also cultivates pineapples, jackfruits, lemons, limes, oranges, pomelos, durians and coconuts.
The tour offers an off-the-beaten-path tour to see a part of Zanzibar many travelers don’t witness. Meet your local guide at your Stone Town hotel, and then travel by air-conditioned minivan to a rural farming village. At a spice farm, learn about the history of Zanzibar’s relationship to spices and the spice trade. Taste seasonal spices and a variety of fresh fruits — weather permitting, you’ll even get to taste coconut straight from the tree! See how coconuts are woven and get to take home a handcrafted creation.
At the end of the tour, you’ll head back to Stone Town, with drop-off at your hotel.
We are the founders of Go Visit Zanzibar. We are an American/Zanzibari couple who live in Zanzibar. I (Sara) am from the States and have over 20 years experience working in the tourism and hospitality industry around the world. I am the liaison and coordinator. My husband (Said) is the local expert from Zanzibar and will be your guide. Together we can arrange any activity or excursion during your holiday to Zanzibar. We cater to individuals and small groups providing the local insider experience. We also offer island wide professional photography services. Full profile ⋅ Leave a Review
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