Zesty Zanzibar Small Group Tour with Cooking Lesson

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What To Expect

Test your senses as you satiate yourself with samples of fresh fruits and spices at a local farm in Zanzibar. Enjoy a vegetarian cooking lesson from a local cassava farmer and learn some African farming techniques.


  • Explore the city of Zanzibar and learn more about the local spice culture

  • Learn how to cook a Swahili dish from a local farmer in an outdoor kitchen


Tours in Zanzibar
Departs From:
Meeting Point:
In front of the Old Fort main entrance
4 hours
daily except Friday at 9:00 AM
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Dubbed as the "Spice Island," Zanzibar supplies spices, such as cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, and black pepper, globally. Aside from spices, Zanzibar also produces tropical fruits like pineapples, jack fruits, pomelos, durians, and coconuts. Led by local guide, start the tour from the source itself, a local spice farm, getting an opportunity to know more about spices, farming techniques, fruits, and even try seasonal samples of the spices and fruits. Explore farming village and have a glimpse of the daily life of the locals. Then, visit a local cassava farmer and see fer small farm as she introduces African farming and its techniques. Enjoy a cooking lesson using the ingredients produced by the village at her outdoor kitchen and get a chance to learn how to make a coconut milk from a fresh coconut. Lastly, savor the appetizing Swahili lunch you prepared with spiced rice, bananas, and other fresh farm products.


  • Transport

  • Local English-speaking guide

  • Cooking lesson

  • Lunch


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Spices and other products sold at the farm

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Participants must be 6 years old to join the tour.

  • This tour operates as a guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 12 guests.

  • There might be changes in the tour plan during the month of Ramadan and on national holidays.

  • During the holy month of Ramadan, please be advised that all restaurants not part of hotels will be closed and will not offer services during daytime. Hotels and similar establishments will have to restrict food and drinking services to the confinements of their premises. Please refrain from eating, drinking, kissing and smoking in public as this will offend the traditional and cultural norms of the country during this period.

  • Wear comfortable, modest clothes and shoes.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 4 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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