Trace the steps of former Sultans, slaves and explorers and learn all about Zanzibar’s famous spices!
- Duration: Full day
- Price: $116 pp (2 people); price goes down depending on group size and location of hotel
Follow the trail of the Sultans, slaves and explorers in the winding streets of Stone Town. Your guide will captivate you, retelling the events that shaped Zanzibar, leading you through the buildings where it all happened, like the former Slave Market and Anglican Cathedral, the House of Wonders and the Sultans’ Palace Museum, the Freddie Mercury House, the Old Arab Fort and Dispensary and many more.
While tracing the steps of the past, the walking tour provides you with a window into modern life in Stone Town. Explore the markets and try the street food with an incredible selection of local specialities.
Afterwards you will visit one of Zanzibar’s many spice farm. This gives you an insight into local life and offers you the opportunity to 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. Learn about their properties, their origins and their uses as medicines and in food and drinks.
Stone Town & Spice Farm