Zanzibar: Stone Town and Spice Plantation Tour

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Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Stone Town on a guided tour. Visit the main bazaar in Zanzibar, the former slave market, and the Old Fort. Then, take a tour of a spice plantation.

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Highlights

  • Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Stone Town on a guided tour
  • Learn about the history of the spice trade and its impact on Zanzibar
  • See where pepper, cloves, nutmeg, vanilla, and cinnamon are grown
  • Visit the main bazaar in Zanzibar, the former slave market, and the Old Fort
  • Get a flavor for everything to do with spices on a plantation tour

Description

Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Stone Town in the morning, then get a flavor for everything to do with spices on an hour-long afternoon tour of the spice plantations. Your guide will lead you around historic Stone Town while pointing out landmarks such as Darajani Market, the main bazaar in Zanzibar, as well as the former slave market and Forodhani Gardens where you'll be greeted by views over the House of Wonders – a former sultan's palace. Learn about popular inhabitants such as Princess Salme, Farrokh Bulsara, and Bi Kidude. Pass by the Old Fort before finishing up with some craft and souvenir shopping. The afternoon will then be dedicated to finding out why Zanzibar is known as the Spice Island. Once you arrive at the farms, set off to see where pepper, cloves, nutmeg, vanilla, and cinnamon are grown. Your guide will give you the lowdown on how spices are used in local dishes, medicine, and ceremonies, too.

Includes

Guided tour of Stone Town Visit to spice plantations Insights into local dishes, medicine, and ceremonies

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  • This Tours Involves a 4-5-Hours

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