Zanzibar Spice Tour
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Zanzibar Spice Tour in Tanzania

3 hours
English, French, Spanish

Join us for a tour to Spice Farms and experience the world of tropical fruits and spices. Zanzibar is also known as the Spice Island due to the variety of spices grown.

  • Getting full details about spices and herbs we grow in Zanzibar
  • Smelling and tasting different spices
  • Drinking fresh coconut Juice in the farm
  • Learn more about culture and traditions regarding Zanzibar spices
  • Taking amazing photos & Spice shopping at the farm
  • Guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Pick-up from Stone Town Hotels
  • Taxes

Not included:
  • Beach hotels pick-up and drop off
  • Lunch
Please, note: The tour price does not include transfers from beach hotels, please contact us for transfer arrangement. You can combine with The Prison Island or Discover The Secrets of Stone Town as full day excursion. All spices and other farm produce sold at the farm, do get some. The cooking class option in the spice farm is available on request. Suitable for individuals and groups. Prices for one-way transfers per car for 1-6 people (Please request the prices for more than 6 people)

Airport - Stone Town 22$
West Beach - Stone Town 44$
Fumba Beach - Stone Town 44$
North/East/South - Stone Town 55$

The Spice Tour is one of the most popular excursions in Zanzibar, the Spice Island. It got its nick name as a result of being one of the worlds leading producers of spices such as clove, nutmeg and cinnamon in the 19th century. Spices and herbs were originally introduced to Zanzibar by Portuguese traders in the 16th century, brought from their colonies in South America and India. This tour is a walking tour in a spice farm (shamba). While there, you shall see how the spices, herbs and fruits grow and are cultivated. Your tour guide will describe how the crops can be used. You will be smelling and tasting spices, herbs and tropical fruits such as clove, lemongrass, nutmeg, cinnamon, turmeric, vanilla, coconuts, papaya, chili, black pepper, jackfruit, cardamom, cassava and oranges.
After the tour you will enjoy a traditional swahili lunch at the farm (Lunch not included). Here is when you can really taste the different ways of using spices. On request, we can also take you to an essential oil distillery where you can also create your own fragrance! The tour finishes with a stop at a spice stall selling fresh packaged spices (cash only). The tour price already includes tips for farm workers, so you don't need to worry about it.

Free cancellation

Plans are subject to change, and sometimes unexpectedly. So you can cancel your event free of charge 24 hours before the start.
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