Our Spice Tour offers you the opportunity to discover the vibrant spices of this magic island.
Start your visit with the visit of Princess salme’s first palace in Mtoni and participate at the traditional coffee ceremony of the palace!
Then head to the famous spice farm of Mzee Yusuf – from the pep of the chili to the taste of a delicious and refreshing coconut, this excursion also provides you with the unique chance to discover & purchase those exclusive spices straight from the source.
We recommend that you try the typical Swahili cuisine at the farmer’s house. You will be able to taste the various spices used in those traditional dishes.
Indeed, Zanzibar’s story would be incomplete in the history of the world without the cloves, nutmeg, cardamon, pepper, cinnamon, and many other spices which are essential ingredients in a Zanzibari’s everyday life.
Did you know?
Zanzibar was one of the worlds’ largest producers of spices such as clove, nutmeg and cinnamon in the 19th century, after the abolition of the slave trade.
Timing: Half day excursion, time at your convenience if a private tour is chosen (Lunch is not included but recommended to be added)
What to take with you: walking shoes, some money if you wish to buy spices, oils and other products available at the farm
Depart Stone Town: US$ 55/pers
Depart North: US$ 90/pers (Zalu, Gold, Kilindi, Double Tree)
Depart South/ South East: US$ 90/ pers (Residence/ Breezes, Konokono etc) Depart North East: US$ 86/pers (Melia)
Depart Kasha/ Sunshine Marine: US$98/ pers
A minimum of 2 persons for each tour
For single person add 50% on price above