The Spice Island of Zanzibar Tour – Approx 3hrs
This is another Extra ordinary Excursion which is not only a Tour, but it is very rare experience which Prove out why Zanzibar is referred to as the “Spice Island”, Tropical fruits, spices and other rare species of plants are among the different vegetation to be seen ,tested and smelled in this very guided tour. This Three hours guided tour begins and end up at your selected points, could be start from ,sea port ,Airport ,at your Hotel etc via Kidichi, Kibweni Palace (Sultan rest House) to view the Persian Baths built in 1850 by Seyyid Said bin Sultan (first Sultan of Zanzibar) for his wife Princess Shehrzard (grand daughter of Fateh Ali Shah of Persia present IRAN ).
A Spice Tour of one sort or another has become practically obligatory for most tourists to enjoying Zanzibar Spice tour .
The tours were conceived when a local farmer showed a band of traveling hippies the wonders of this farms in an attempt to make them better understand the power of herbs and spices. The modern day tour comprises of a trip to a farm in central Unguja (by coach or minibus) where you will be given a chance to walk around the herb and spice plantations, tasting and smelling the various products. Guides should explain the uses of each spice and perhaps a little of their history (most were introduced to the island through various trade links). You may even get to try your hand at coconut harvesting (practically impossible for the inexperienced and shockingly easy for a Zanzibari farmer). The tour will usually be rounded up with a first-rate meal.
At Kizimbani Village you will visit Spice and tropical fruits Farms to see smells and test varieties of Tropical fruits & Spices. Zanzibar offers many Fresh Spices including (cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, black peppers, roots gingers ,vanilla sticks, lemon grass , nutmeg) and many others, Tropical Fruits like ,jack fruit, bread fruit, pineapples, bananas, coconut,mangles,malay apples ) and many others. Rare plants such as henna bush, Ylang Lang (the perfume tree), anator (lipstick tree) are to be seen. Clients shall see the local peoples at their pulse and have opportunity to make good photographs for their life time memories.
We will extend our spice tour to show your group traditions of the Zanzibar people including weaving of palm thatch, making incense, learning about the spices and indigenous herbs and flowers of the island and preparing a beauty scrub, learning about henna and having an application applied if they like as well as blending their own masala to take home