Spice Tour and Swahili Cooking Class
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Spice Tour and Swahili Cooking Class in Tanzania, Zanzibar

3.5 hours
English, French

Take a tour with your chef through Darajani for the market tour and learn on our culture of buying, after shopping, we will take a private transfer to Dole Village in the central part of Zanzibar for the Spice Tour and cooking class.

  • Getting full details about spices and herbs we grow in Zanzibar
  • Smelling and tasting different spices
  • Learn more about culture and traditions regarding Zanzibar spices
  • Cook together with the Chef three courses, and dessert
  • Enjoy the 4-course meal
  • Guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Transfer from and to Stone Town
  • Pick-up from Stone Town Hotels
  • Cooking class and Lunch
  • Taxes

Not included:
  • Beach hotels pick-up and drop off
Please, note: The tour price does not include transfers from beach hotels, please contact us for transfer arrangement. All spices and other farm produce sold at the farm, do get some.
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$

A guided walking tour passes through villages and spice plantations to harvest some of the ingredients with the Chef, and back to the class where we will cook together with three courses, and dessert. A walk through the farms as spice farms workers climb trees, seek out specific plants and cuts off various barks, letting you see, feel and taste everything. You will be decorated with palm-leaf accessories such as ties, rings, bracelets and glasses. At the Spice farms, you will have an opportunity to taste some of the exotic fruits of Zanzibar. Arabian coffee, Indian curries, and Masalas from Goa. Avocado, guava, and many exotic fruits & vegetables. Spices such as manioc, nutmeg and cinnamon alongside cashew nut and coconut are all amongst the everyday components which make up Zanzibars cuisine. From a variety of suggestions, you can choose the dishes you prefer in learning to cook. Your cooking instructor will be members from a local Stone Towns womens group. At the end of the hands-on cooking session, we sit down around and enjoy the 4-course meal together. Our program runs throughout the year and can be joined by people of all ages.

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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Meeting point

Zanzibar, Tanzania

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