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ZANZIBAR SPICE TOUR

Time Duration: (09:00 - 12:00 or 14:00 - 17:00)

HIGHLIGHTS

Walking in the spice plantation to sense the spice of the Island

Tasty tropical fruits & spices

Visiting the Kidichi Persian Baths built in 1850 by the first Sultan of Zanzibar

OVERVIEW

Zanzibar has always been an important trade location for Spices. Its location in the India Ocean was deemed ideal for the spice trade worldwide. The trade in spices between India, the Middle East, Africa and Europe became even more important to the economy of Zanzibar after the slave trade was made illegal. Our spice tour will give you the chance to visit one or more spice farms growing a variety of key spices to Zanzibar such as Cloves, Chilli, Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Pepper, and Vanilla.

You will learn about the uses of the different spices, their history on the island, how they grow and best of all be able to taste them. If you wish you will also be able to buy them direct from the farms. While you will be taken right into the heart of the Island to the spice growing area, there is more to discover other than spices. During the tour you will also encounter a selection of tropical fruits and depending on the season try some of these such as the wonderful coconut with its refreshing milk and sweet flesh or the exotic Rambutan.

The spice tour guides will also teach you about the many other uses both cosmetic and medicinal for spices and herbs seen at the farms like the shampoo plant or the iodine plant. Recommend you bring a sun hat, sun cream and comfortable shoes.

INCLUDES:

Entrances fees

Pick up and drop off from your Hotel

Transport waiting charge

Experienced Professional Tour guide

All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included

NB:

"The price of this Tour does not include Tips / Gratuities for the poters guides, as in the rest of the world tips are given only when the Clients are satisfied with service they have been given. It is customary however to tip ones guides and porters, guidelines will be given."

EXCLUDES:

Medical Insurance

Local & International Flights

Visa

Airport Taxes

Expenses of a personal nature


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