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Spice and Stone Town

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  • Private Tour
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  • Live Guide
  • 3.5 hr

You will experience the history of Zanzibar and you will also be able to know about different spices available.

Itinerary Details

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It is a half day tour that starts with a drive through a profusion of greenery in the countryside, you will be walking on different type of spice plantations some examples are cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, black pepper, turmeric, vanilla, nutmeg etc. The tour involves much more than spices and you will also have a chance to see the iodine plant, heena bush, ylang-ylang, the lipstick tree, cocoa , cassava, dasheen cocoyam and coffee plantations. The tour also gives you the opportunity to explore the zanzibar richness of mouthwatering tropical seasonal fruits like jack fruit, pineapples, bananas, green coconut (madafu), dourian, love apple (matufaa), rambutun (shoki-shoki), soursop (mabungo) and starfruit (carambola). This tour can also be combined with a visit of Mangapwani Beach and Slave caves and chambers.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Stone Town

he tour starts on the main City market, which was opened in 1904, you will then get a comprehensive view of the Stone Town architecture, its sand and stone ancient built houses, some of them have Arab/Indian with carved doors with brass studs, carved balconies you will also get the chance to see the old post office and Freddy Mercury house. Our next stop will be at the Anglican Cathedral of Christ, on the site of the Old Slave Market. From here we continue our tour to Sultans Palace Museum, House of wonders (Beit-el-ajaib) , next to this you can also see the Old Arab Fort. The Old Stone Town is a World Heritage declared by UNESCO in more than a decade now. Route Sites visited, Main City market of Darajani, Anglican Church, Slave Market, Hindu Tample, Hamamni Baths, Palace Museum, House of Wonders, Old Arab Fort, Forodhani Garden, Spices Shops and Souveniers.

Duration: 2 hour