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Zanzibar Spice Tour

Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
01227 753 180
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USD 41.00*
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Zanzibar Food and Spices Tour Including Traditional Swahili Lunch
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Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
01227 753 180
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Reviewed yesterday

We went on a spice tour booked through Fishermans tours and found it a marginally enjoyable way to spend a few hours in the afternoon. You are guided by one of the guys working on the plantation through a wooded area and asked to taste/smell...More

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide was very knowledgeable, about all the spices, we saw how each one grows, what the spice can be used for and what the locals use it for. We could smell and taste many. Only wish i had recorded it or taken notes....More

Thank bucketlist500
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For adults i would recomment it to try, there' s nothing much about the tour. You will only see the different spices how it grows and its purpose. What i love most about this tour is they are giving a free taste of different fruits...More

Thank philip_d_explorer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were fortunate to have a good English speaking guide Mr Ramadan with us, it's amazing to see how nature has blessed us with such beautiful spices which have enough flavours and medicinal qualities. The spices being converted to other usable items is also being...More

Thank Mayank M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour is very informative and a relaxed walking in a forest. You get the opportunity to experience the real thing. See spices in its natural form, feel and taste it.

Thank BPrinsloo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Welcome to Jntour2 Company Ltd to the unique trip of spices tour in Zanzibar, hopefully you will enjoy a lots Zanzibar Tour Operator for the best of our Tanzania Beach Holidays and Zanzibar Tours: Zanzibar Spice Tour is a famous visit to the public spice...More

Thank jntour c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Spice Tour includes a walking tour of a spice farm where a guide explains the lifecycle and use of various locally grown spices. During your tour you are given a first hand look at local village life as you walk through rural farms and...More

Thank Munir D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rich variety of spices, fruits and scents. Easily get taken in by the traders showcasing their goods and wares. Very nice experience.

Thank Adeyemi O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice tour for getting the spices and fruits to know better here on Sanzibar. I actually was some with a private guide and a driver but I had allot of fun and knowledge with them. Thanks guys for making an awesome day for me.

Thank thechosenone40
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Spice Tour is a highlight and a must do when visiting Zanzibar. The spice tour guides are very knowledgeable and one learns about all the different spices and uses of different spices. I never realised how much medicinal value there are in spices. The artist...More

Thank LoodNagel
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We are staying at Breezes Resort on the east coast. Looking at its location it looks somewhat remote (no real town there). Given this, should I be booking any tours through my hotel. The prices seem really high ( spice tour $59US per person, dolphin and jozani $73 US per person) or do you think I could get cheaper rates by accessing non hotel based tour companies. Thanks Helen
26 July 2016|
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Response from Ogy_Kovachev | Reviewed this property |
Hi Helen, the market is very flexible there. make sure you are bargaining for the price and get is at least 20-30% below the initial proposal. We have booked a package foe 3-4 different places and we made the price drop... More
Hi Carol My 16yr old daughter and I are going to Zanzibar in early Oct and I was interested in the Spice markets. Do you think this would be fine for my daughter and I to just walk around together or not? Do you have any other recommendations for Zanzibar. We have 4 days (1 Stonetown and 3 on the east coast (Pongwe)) How was the hassle factor for white women?. Did you feel safe and how careful were you about eating local food. There is very conflicting info ranging from Smart Traveller who says if you cant boil it, cook it or peel it dont eat it to others who eat anything. Thanks Helen (Sydney)
10 June 2016|
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Response from cb1002014 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Helen, do you mean the spice tour or the market? My daughter and I felt safe in the markets at all times, but be careful as it gets to dusk and there are fewer tourists around. Also the usual advice re bag snatchers and... More
Prudence M
Hi there, we will be staying at the Reef & Beach resort from the 21st, and we'll love the tour. How much is the tourfor 2adults and how much does the spices range from?
13 April 2016|
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Response from Eva B | Reviewed this property |
Hi,I went on spice tour with a group of friends and we paid $10-20 for the trip. The spices there to buy are quite expensive, you can get them much cheaper at the street market in Stone Town or definitely visit Memmories of... More