A visit to a spice farm gives you an insight into how all the different spices are grown, harvested and used.
- Duration: Half day
- Price: $77 pp (2 people); price goes down depending on group size and location of hotel
Zanzibar is known as a spice island. Walk through the spice farm with your guide, touch, smell and taste diﬀerent spices and tropical fruits. Try to guess which one is which, from the crushed leaves, fruit, shoots and vines and creepers crawling up to the trees. Learn about their properties, their origins and their use as medicines and in food and drinks.
A visit to a spice farm village gives you an insight into local life and gives you the opportunity to try some authentic Swahili dishes, taste the fruits in season and try some spiced tea. Depending on the season, you can find anything from vanilla, cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, turmeric, lemongrass, cloves, cumin, garlic, ginger, coriander, pepper, allspice, tamarind, jackfruit, custard fruit, orange, star fruit, banana, pineapple, tangerine, passion fruit, mango, avocado pear, papaya, grapefruit and many others.
Spice farm Zanzibar