Zanzibar spice tour & cooking class
Discover the true meaning of Zanzibar’s nickname, ‘The Spice Island’, on this 4-hour food and spice tour. With a local guide, immerse yourself in the island’s culinary culture and engage your senses on many levels. Get a taste of Zanzibar by visiting a spice farm and tasting some of the spices as well as delicious fruits. Visit a local farmer to learn traditional African farming techniques and learn how to prepare a traditional Zanzibari dish. Then, eat what you cooked as well as other mouth-watering dishes! For food lovers, this excursion is a must.
|Your Hotel or Resort
|Please get ready by 8:00 AM, for a pick up at 8:05 AM.
|At approximately 5:30 PM.
|WHAT YOU SHOULD PACK
|Comfortable swimming costumes, hat, sunscreen, and snorkeling gear if you have.
|Hotel pickup and drop-off (Private)
|Transport by air-conditioned minivan
|Tip for Guide
Spice tour in Zanzibar is a 3 hour private tour which is considered as the best 2 days trip in Zanzibar, tropical fruits, herbs, spices, and other rare species of other plants are among the different vegetations to see on this guided tour. This is not just a day trip, but a true experience that proves why Zanzibar is called the Spice Island. Over the centuries, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, pepper and many other spices were brought by the Sultan of Oman across the Indian Ocean by dhow on the seasonal trade winds. The guide gives detailed descriptions of the use of different plants, although not all of them are intended for food. The leaves of the neem tree were once used as a remedy for malaria and indigestion, the iodine tree produces a deep red sap used to fight infections, while the frothy berries of the little-named soap tree original, have been used for centuries as an alternative to soap. Other spices include nutmeg, ginger, vanilla, tamarind, menthol and cloves. The island was once known as the world’s leading producer of cloves. The henna tree produces a dye from its crushed leaves, used by women to decorate their hands and feet with delicate designs.