Spice Tour + Cooking class

Experience Provider: Zanzibar Treasure Tour and Safaris



Warmly welcome to join our Zanzibar traditional cooking class, with originality from our ancestors, all the cooking tools are copied from our old times when our grandparents enjoyed good days with food around the coastal of Zanzibar. Cooking class with vegetable and spices harvesting on the farm will give you insight of uses of spices in the food and also as medicines! The lessons are extremely informative and full of learning and practical time.



·       Hands-on cooking lessons

·       Suitable for individuals and groups

·       Each session is followed by lunch or dinner

·       Introduction to local spices grown on the Island

·       Walking tour of Zanzibar spice farms and plantations

·       Designed for those who want to create delicious Swahili meals

·       Learn about spices, local herbs, origins and the medicinal uses



Our driver/guide will meet and pick you up from your hotel 


After breakfast our tour will start with a drive to a very popular village Kizimbani, known for its various spice growing and tropical fruits, seeing, smelling and tasting some of the tropical fruits and variety of spices such as cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, black pepper, turmeric, nutmeg..etc. Most of the spices were introduced to Zanzibar by Asian, Arabs and Portuguese traders and are still being used as condiments in food and as medicine by the locals to cure certain maladies.


  You will then take a tour with your chef through the local vegetable farm to harvest some of the ingredients with the Chef and back to the cooking class where we will cook together three courses and dessert. At the end of the hands-on cooking session, we sit down around and enjoy the 4-course meal together



·       Your camera


·       A moderate amount of walking is involved

·       Closed walking or hiking shoes

·       You can request any type of local cuisine you wish to learn

·       Suitable for individuals and groups

Inclusions & Exclusions

Experienced Professional Tour guide
Hotel pick up and drop off (only from stone town area)
Bottle of water
Entrance fees
Transport waiting charge
All taxes and service charges

Medical Insurance
Personal expenses
Pickup and drop off from beach hotels ( extra charge applies to include transfers)
Tips and gratuities 


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