3 Days/ 2 Nights in Stone Town & Spice Tour
Stone Town is a city of prominent historical and artistic importance in East Africa. Its architecture, mostly dating back to the 19th century, reflects the diverse influences underlying the Swahili culture, giving a unique mixture of Arab, Persian, Indian and European elements. For this reason, the town was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000.
The tour will start on the old slave Market site (Anglican Church) through the narrow streets, the next stop will be at City Market where you could see the local Fishes and fruits Market, Palace Museum, House of wonder, which is the largest and tallest building in Stone Town a.k.a. Bait -al- Ajab, an Old fort, Tippu Tip, and Freddie’s Mercury’s House. A chance to visit the Peace memorial and Natural History Museum and many more.
Transfer from airport to Stone Town, check-in at the hotel. In the evening have a traditional Swahili dinner in Stone town (the heart of Zanzibar).
Morning at 09:00am proceed to Nakupenda sandbank. At 02:00pm trip to Spice Tour on this tour you will see and taste the tropical fruits, spices plantation or plots in the island. A variety of spices plants used as ornament, medicines, flowers, fruits and another interesting flora can be seen during spice tour and visit to Kidichi bath built in 1850 by the first Sultan for his wife Sheharzad (granddaughter of Fateh Ali Shah of Persia and back to town for dinner and Overnight at your accommodations.
The Half Day relaxing and enjoy the beach or do a short stone town tour and shopping on afternoon back to your accommodation.
END OF TOUR
The net rates are including:
• All transfers while in Zanzibar.
• All entries fees as listed in the itinerary
• All accommodations on bed, dinner & breakfast
• Pick up from hotel to Airport for flight
• All tours & excursion
• Lunch during tours & excursions
Our rates do not include:
• International airfare & flights
• All items of a personal nature
• Airport departure tax
• Travel insurance
• Visa and Passport fees.
• Optional activities
• Health and cancellation insurances
Spice Tour Highlights
• Touch, smell, and taste the many spices and tropical fruits
• Learn about their properties, their origins, and their use as medicines and in food and drink
• Sample some traditional Swahili dishes and taste some spiced tea
• Learn about the fascinating colonial past of Zanzibar
Roam through Zanzibar’s spice plantations led by a professional guide. Zanzibar is known as Spice Island; famous for its cloves, vanilla, nutmeg, and cardamom. Learn about the impact of the island in the colonial world, and how the spices are grown today.
Roam through the fragrant spice plantations of Zanzibar and breathe in the scent of an infused past. Led by a friendly and professional guide, get exclusive insight into the farms on this 3-hour tour.
Nowadays the plantations are a tribute to the island’s colonial past. This is an excellent chance to learn about the turbulent history of the island. Depending on the season, you can find anything from vanilla, cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, turmeric, lemongrass, cloves, ylang-ylang, cumin, garlic, ginger, coriander, pepper, allspice, tamarind, chili, and oregano.
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