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Zanzibar Food and Spices Tour Including Traditional Swahili Lunch provided by Zanzibar Urban Adventures

Zanzibar Food and Spices Tour Including Traditional Swahili Lunch

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Important Information
Departure Point
Old Fort and Cultural Center, Hurumzi St, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Cooking Lesson
  • Lunch
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • All spices and other products
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • Modest dress and good walking shoes are recommended
  • Please note: itinerary may change during the month of Ramadan and on national holidays
  • A maximum of 12 people per booking
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Ebony wrote a review Mar 2020
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We had so much fun on the spice tour! Our guide Mohamed was amazing and knew a lot about the spice farm. We also enjoyed farming the land and cooking our own traditional Swahili lunch and being dressed in traditional tanga. I definitely recommend this tour!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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robert l wrote a review Jan 2020
London, United Kingdom3 contributions
A brilliant experience, I loved sitting round the fire preparing the cassava leaves and then the spice farm was wonderful. Fatima was a very knowledgeable guide and James an excellent driver
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Aviva M wrote a review Dec 2019
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Fatuma was an incredible hostess as she lead a group of strangers to a small farm where we learned traditional cooking practices over an open fire. We then explored the spice farm where all the staff was both knowledgeable and friendly. I loved it so much that I would do the
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Lisa Wills & Richard Lane wrote a review Dec 2019
Saint-Antonin Noble Val, France2 contributions
We had a fantastic morning with Saida, learning about traditional farming, cooking and how to wear a Kanga. This was followed by a very informative and interesting tour of a spice farm. We could taste spices along the way and and learnt about their culinary and medicinal uses,
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Date of experience: December 2019
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ShreD wrote a review Dec 2019
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Fatma was a wonderful tour guide. She was early, prompt, and professional. She first took us to prepare a traditional Swahili lunch, and then onto a spice plantation where she was able to talk to us about a variety of plants, herbs, and spices. I loved our experience- we learned
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Date of experience: December 2019
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By: Zanzibar Urban Adventures
kevinmS8766MO
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Review of the afternoon food expedition including lunch
We received a lovely welcome from our guide Saida, who took us on an amazing afternoon food expedition around Stone
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lisamJ1748EG
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Amazing food tour — must do!
I did the Zanzibar Culinary Food Tour and it was absolutely amazing. It was my favorite activity in Stone Town! My
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urs772017
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Very Recommended
We booked the cooking and spice tour. They had a car break down in the morning, but called ahead our hotel. So we s
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Ben M
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A Perfect Way to End to a Week in Zanzibar
I did the Zanzibar: Hands-On Local Music and Handicrafts Tour as a solo traveller and had a great time. Henna tatto
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Mariv B
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Unique, Fun and Informative Tour
My husband and I had the pleasure of spending the day with Saida for the Music and Handicrafts Tour. This tour is
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mrrlstephen
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Very professionally looked after
We were met exactly on time and transported off to the Spice Farm. We must seen every growable spice and tasted man
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UlrikaH144
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Amazing guide
We was in Stonetown a week ago and had a great day there thanks to the amazing guide Otman that showed us around.
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SteveYoung1802
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Spice Tour - Seriously a must do tour
One of the best tours we've been on! Fantastic guide in Saida, and a very interesting day spent visiting the spice
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kaminay
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Excellent tour company
I did 2 different tours with UA - the walking tour of Stone Town with Saida as the guide, and the spice tour with l
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MikeFo
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Excellent Tours from great young tour guides
We took both the "Zanzibar Food and Spices Tour Including Traditional Swahili Lunch" and the "Zanzibar: Afternoon F
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Ilaria&Marco N
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Great experience at the Spice Tour with Urban Adventures!
During our trip in Zanzibar we partecipated at the Zesty Zanzibar Tour (the Spice Tour). Local guides were very kin
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ppetersenj
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Authentic Experience
Mohammad was our guide and did an excellent job of explaining the history of Stone Town along with introducing us t
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Alejandro T
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Excellent city and food tour! Highly Recommended!
I recently did a tour with Urban Adventures and I had a great experience. I learned a lot, and ate a lot of delicio
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Kyle S
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Exciting tour in natural setting
Great insight into the spice trade of Zanzibar made more exciting by the interesting facts given by the tour guides
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InkeriT
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Answered to all our questions!
We participated in Zanzibar Food and Spices Tour Including Traditional Swahili Lunch with my partner. The spice tou
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