Why not visit one of many Spice Farms while in Zanzibar. After all it’s called “The Island of Spices”. We will share a bit of history with you while on tour, as spice trade was a very lucrative commodity centuries back. Spices were known as luxury goods for Europeans back in those days, and as they found suitable land for cultivating cloves, ginger, nutmeg, cardamom, vanilla, pepper, turmeric, lemongrass and many more. This made Zanzibar one of the richest islands of that time. By visiting one of the biggest, state owned farms in Kizimbani village, our guide will also explain to you how some spices are grown, processed and being used in nutrition, medicine and cosmetics.
They will make you be the queen or the king of the jungle with nicest coconut and banana leaves jewelry. You will meet the fastest climber of the coconut palm and try some of delicious fruits of Zanzibar such as jack fruit, durian, star fruit, soursop, orange, pineapple, papaya, mango and many more depending of the season. Also, if you want to improve your cooking skills – the good quality spices that could help you in it, you can buy on this spice farm.
Inclusions: Transport to Kizimbani Spice Farm from hotel and back, licensed local guide, fruits, farm entrance fee
Exclusions: Tips for decoration, show maker, and individual expenses for spices purchase.
Duration: 2h at the farm + transport depending of the places you are staying.