07 NIGHTS 08 DAYS TASTE OF ZANZIBAR

Overview

7 juicy days indulging in Zanzibar exotic flavors in a paradise setting.  Locally grown spices, fruit in season and freshly caught sea treasures.

The Zanzibar kitchen is a mix of Indian, Arab and African influences. The sea offers all you can ask for – tuna, marlin, lobster, prawns, calamari, octopus- you name it. And the ubiquitous sun makes the fruit burst from flavors, ripe and sweet.

This luscious journey on the Spice Island Zanzibar brings a tasty experience of food and culture, spices and exotic fruit, friendly people and stunning settings and you will indulge in fresh seafood, spices, fruit and vegetables in season. All in various breathtaking and exotic locations handpicked to evoke emotions. All senses will be involved in this versatile experience sharing the Spice Island we love

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival Zanzibar

Pick up at airport. 1.15 h transfer to Jambiani on the South East coast and check in at a Sharazad Boutique Hotel, straight on the beach with lovely pool and tasty food.
18.00 Welcome drink
19.00 Welcome dinner at Sharazad. Introduction to Zanzibar’s food and spices. Seafood, and vegetables and fruit and in season cocked in a classic Zanzibar way with Indian influences.

Day 2
Sharazad Boutique Hotel

After a luscious breakfast, with lots of exotic fruit and freshly squeezed juice, we soak some sun, sand and sea and spend a lazy day on Jambianis white sanded palm fringed beach .
18.00 Sunset drink at Upendo overlooking the famous “The Rock” restaurant
19.00 Three course dinner at “The Rock”
Overnight at Sharazad Boutique Hotel

Day 3
Chwaka Bay

14.00 Exotic fruit tasting- fruit, juice and smoothies. We try all the fruit in season. Guaranteed a few you never seen before.
16.00 We drive 20 km north to Michamvi at the end of the peninsula for a walk and sunset over Chwaka Bay. Overlooking the sunset we look forward for a Swahili BBQ with catch of the day and Zanzibar spices accompanied by the breeze and a beach fire. Guaranteed peaceful and tasty.
Overnight at Sharazad Boutique Hotel

Day 4
Lazy day in Jambian

Lazy day in Jambiani. Tours can be arranged for those who want.
18.00 Wine testing. Louise-Ann Grindstead Stoltz is a South African wine expert residing on Zanzibar. She will challenge or wine buds on a journey in the South African wine districts.
19.00 Five course dinner with Zanzibar/Indian/Persian influences at. Served with your favorite South African wines.
Overnight at Sharazad Boutique Hotel

Day 5
Pungume Sandbank - snorkeling and BBQ.

09-17 A day on the sea : Pungume Sandbank – snorkeling and BBQ.
How about spending your day on a small patch of sand in the middle of the Indian Ocean and being served juicy seafood BBQ while sipping your drink? The plain and straight forward food prepared by the captain and his crew, just pulled out of the sea, is by most visitors ranked as their best food experience of their holiday. Just fresh from the sea, lobster, calamari, king fish etc served with a homemade fruity coconut sauce and chapati bread. Followed by exotic fruit in season.

19.00 After the rich seafood BBQ we eat a light dinner- based on vegetables and fruit and stuffed with flavors .
Overnight at Sharazad Boutique Hotel

Day 6
Stone Town and Spice tour

9.00 Transfer to Stone Town and Spice tour en route. Lunch at the farm prepared from raw material grown in the area.
14.00 Check in at Kholle House
17.30 Sundowner at Swahili House- one of the best sundowner spots in Stone Town overlooking the roofs of town and the sea setting in the horizon.
19.00 Dinner in Kholle House peaceful courtyard. Zanzibar marries Europe on your plate.
21.00 Walk to Forodhani Park- the place for Stone Towners to socialize and eat in the evening. Try ginger tea at Babu Chai or a typical Zanzibari sugar cane juice – spiced with ginger and lime.
Overnight at Kholle House-a personal boutique hotel in the heart of soulful Stone Town full of antiquities following the Spice Route to Zanzibar.

Day 7
"Life in Stone Town"

9.00 Stone Town tour “Life in Stone Town” Haji shows us the real Zanzibar and the best place to buy spices. Visit to Darajani market to see all the islands local specialties that we have been eating.
12.00 Coffee roasting at Zanzibar Coffee House followed by coffee and snack for those who wants. Zanzibar Coffee House has its own coffee plantations in Mbeya, Tanzania mainland, and has won many prices for its high quality coffee.
14.00 Lunch at Luukman´s – the most popular local restaurant with lots of choices to cover the whole Swahili food pallet.
18.00 Sundowner and dinner at Emerson – 3 course Swahili cross kitchen dinner with 270 degrees sea view and the call for prayers all over town reaching us as we lean back on the comfy cushions.
Overnight at Kholle House

Day 8
Departure

Transfer to airport

Cost FROM* USD 1695 per person Sharing

Cost Includes

  • Transfers
  • Accommodation
  • Tours
  • Fruit tasting
  • Wine tasting
  • Coffee roasting
  • Dinners

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07 NIGHTS 08 DAYS TASTE OF ZANZIBAR
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