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Kendwa Community Tours & Safaris

Open today: 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Wonderful experience!

Very interesting to see how the locals live. We were taken to the well where the locals fetch... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2017
Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
Real way to know a Zanzibar town

The best way to know the town and the community, in a relax and non-intrusive way. You walk and... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
Katherine A
Geneva, Switzerland
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26 Jan 2017
“Wonderful experience!”
24 Dec 2016
“Not what we expected! We had signed up for a "cooking school"”
Kendwa community village tour is an ecotourism is organised by local community in Kendwa to enable you to understand their culture, its not enough to be in the hotels or sunbathing for you to know better Kendwa, getting into our village gives you...more
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Kendwa North Zanzibar | Close to Gold Hotel, Kendwa, Tanzania
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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Very interesting to see how the locals live. We were taken to the well where the locals fetch water from daily, the hospital for women and children and the local school. We also were able to watch the women doing their traditional weaving as well...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2016

Our correspondence with this organization presented a Zanzibari cooking school with a brief village tour. There really was no cooking school. We visited a woman's home who was making a meal, and helped peel some carrots and coconuts, but there was nothing about this experience...More

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shara22, General Manager at Kendwa Community Tours & Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

I am sorry for not meeting your high expectation, just to remind you that from both of our websites there are no these words "cooking School " but "cooking class" which we do it on authentic manner from kitchen to food, this Kendwa village tour...More

Reviewed 12 December 2016

The best way to know the town and the community, in a relax and non-intrusive way. You walk and talk with the people, see them work and know their projects. It is a great opportunity to know and support their community project of water for...More

Thank Katherine A
Reviewed 8 November 2016

While staying in Kendwa it was really great to take the community tour. I had the chance to visit the village, try some art crafts with the womens and visit a school. Every thing was really nice, the guide was an amazing local man, he...More

1  Thank Laurence T
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We did the local village tour with Kendwa Community Tours. This was a really interesting and important experience for us, to see how the local villagers live and the problems they face. Shara (the organiser) took us round and showed us various projects the NGOs...More

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 12 March 2016

From my very first email from Shara before I was even close to stepping foot on this beautiful Island I knew it was going to be a excellent holiday and experience in Zanzibar. My email contact was very efficient with answers and recommendations on what...More

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 29 February 2016

We had a great tour of the village. We saw traditional weaving and woodwork in people's homes and met the local people. We saw the village well and the local school. We also met the chief of the village. It was an amazing experience. In...More

Thank jackiecook246
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Kendwa for 4 niggts and decided to take a tour of the village to get to know a little bit more of such a lovely place, not just the beach front. The tour took us to the heart of Kendwa village which...More

1  Thank O G
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

I did a cooking tour which was fantastic. You gain a real understanding of how dishes are made from the market to the plate. Shara is an expert cook and the food was the tastiest and most satisfying food I've had here. But more importantly...More

1  Thank Kai W
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