Zanzibar is also known as "The Island of Spices", whose name evokes a
romantic past embalmed in the aroma of cloves, cinnamon, cardamom
and lemon grass. This tour starts with a drive through a profusion of
greenery in the countryside seeing, smelling and tasting a variety of
mouth-watering tropical seasonal fruits, some examples are: jack fruit,
pineapple, banana, green coconut (madafu), dourian, love apple
(matufaa), litche (shoki-shoki), soursop (mabungo) and starfruit
Some of the spices are cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, black pepper, turmeric and nutmeg - are as exotic as the flavor. A full tour involves much more than spices and you will also have a chance to see the iodine plant, heena bush, ylang-ylang, the lipstick tree, cocoa and coffee trees. The tour also includes a visit to the Kidichi Persian Baths built in 1850 by Seyyid Said bin Sultan for his Persian wife Princess Sheherezade granddaughter of the Shah of Persia, you will also visit the Maruhubi Palace Ruins built by the third Sultan of Zanzibar Seyyid Barghash for his 99 concubines.