Food Tours in Zanzibar City

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Food Tours in Zanzibar City

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1. Stone Town Evening Walk Tour With Visit Food Markets

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Food & Drink3 hoursEnglish +4

Take part in a unique 3-hour evening food tour in Stone Town. First stop at Darajani Market, where locals go to buy their fruits and vegetables. Experience the fun hustle and bustle of this busy market and admire the multitude of foods on offer.   Your next stop will be at the Swahili House restaurant, the best place to watch the sun go down. As you watch the sky change colors, enjoy some soft drinks or local beers made in Tanzania. Afterwards, explore the streets of the city, which has itself been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hear stories about the city and see where the locals gather to celebrate events, watch football, or just have tea and play some games. Continue walking to Forodhani Garden, which hosts a popular street food market in the evenings. Try out local foods and drinks like Zanzibar Pizza, urojo soup, shawarma, sugarcane juice, spice tea, coffee, and more.   Your tour will end at 8:00 PM, at which point you’ll be taken back to your hotel.

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₹3,476
(price varies by group size)
Free cancellation

2. Stone Town Foodie Walk

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Food & Drink2–3 hoursEnglish

Embark on a flavourful grassroots “Foodie Walk”; a discovery of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Stone Town through its food history  The tour starts off at Forodhani Gardens for a briefing of the tour drawing from Zanzibar’s eclectic food heritage. This tour features a walk through the narrow winding streets of Stone Town, discovering the archipelago’s rich food culture, which has drawn influences from the Portuguese who brought the staple ‘boflo bread’, the Omani/Yemeni who introduced their coffee served at many ‘coffee corners’, the Indians who came with their ‘bhajia & kachori’ from Gujarat, that is now a staple part of the ‘Zanzibar Urojo mix’ and much more.The highlight of the tour is ofcourse in the tasting of the various foods at ‘local joints’; where one learns of Zanzibar’s heritage right in the middle of the buzzing old town.

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₹3,433
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Kidichi Kitchen Experience: Traditional Cooking Masterclass

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Recommended by 100% of travellers
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Food & Drink6 hoursEnglish

Pioneering the promotion of Zanzibar as a culinary destination, Global Encountours has designed a Kidichi Kitchen for you to explore this island of spice island in the most authentic and harmonious way. A gastronomic hideaway luxury in tranquil settings that reflects local culture, traditions, and values at their best. Our focus is on every detail that creates an unforgettable ingenious endeavour for our guests in one of the most exotic islands in the world. One of the top seamless experiences in East Africa, Kidichi Kitchen invites you to be in a centre of the daily activities of local farmers, fish traders, and village residents. Zanzibari virtuoso chefs cooking along with you and sharing their family recipes and history. Specially designed ` kitchen` with all-you-need to get that feel of past times from Zanzibar`s bungalow architecture to ancestor’s kitchenware display in the highest point of the island- Kidichi Village.

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₹8,858
Free cancellation

Half-Day Kuza Cave Swimming Adventure and Cooking Class

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Recommended by 94% of travellers
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Food & Drink4 hoursEnglish +1

Zanzibar is famous for its spices and beautiful beaches, but the eclectic cultural heritage is it's most valuable possesion! Experience Swahili culture with us. We are a social enterprise suporting local education projects. Kuza Cave is managed in partnership with the traditional owners in KIbigija Village. Relax and enjoy the healing waters of an ancient sacred cave. Meet local Tanzanians and our musician friends who drop in most days. Join a jam session, and something beyond beaches: Cave Swimming, African Dancing and Drumming, Swahili Cooking, and Zanzibar History.

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₹1,116
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Mamas of Zanzibar - A Unique Cultural & Culinary Experience

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Recommended by 100% of travellers
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Food & Drink4 hoursEnglish +1

Would you like to experience the local lifestyle in Zanzibar, get closer to the beautiful people of Zanzibar and the delicious exotic Island cuisines? A more meaningful and a non - touristy experience in Zanzibar? Welcome to Mamas of Zanzibar :) - Lets us unlock a side of Zanzibar that travellers don't normally get to experience. A community lifestyle in Zanzibar, that is authentic, hygienic, enjoyable, delicious and fun for all ages! We are a group of passionate Zanzibari women eager to share our daily lifestyle and rich cultural dishes with you! You will learn and taste Zanzibari traditional food, and get a hands-on training from our homes. We are vegetarian friendly and are happy to cater to special dietary requirements. Karibu Kupika - Welcome to Cook! ***Please don't steal Pictures from your Mamas!

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₹9,306
Free cancellation

Swahili Kitchen

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Food & Drink2 hours

“Sahani” is a local family home kitchen that offers taste of local and traditional swahili dishes. Unlike most of restaurants in Stone Town, which mainly serve continental and European dishes, Sahani is the place where you can get the really swahili dishes in Stone Town Essentially the food here has trace of Indian, Arabic and Swahili elements, styles and dishes.

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₹3,081
Free cancellation

Thrilling Pub Crawl In Zanzibar. Visit 3 Unique Bars

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Food & Drink3 hoursEnglish

This African style pub crawl will give you a special experience of visiting some favorite bars in Stone Town with your local guide from Zanzibar. Let us escape together and have fun, drinking local beers and hang out in the world heritage site’s bars. We will visit 3 top very unique bar which leave good memories forever. After you could continue night in our recommended locations.

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₹2,229
(price varies by group size)
Free cancellation

Catamaran Dinner Cruise in Stone Town

Food & Drink4 hoursEnglish

Our sunset dinner cruise in Stone Town redefines luxury on the sea. Unlike typical local boat tours, our catamaran offers an exclusive, high-end experience. It's not just a journey, but a luxurious escape, boasting state-of-the-art amenities including dual bathrooms, a sound system, and superior comfort. Our gourmet 3-course meal, complemented by a selection of wines, sets us apart, elevating dining to an art against the backdrop of a stunning sunset. Designed for discerning guests, our service is personalized, catering to a small, exclusive group for an intimate experience. The attention to detail in every aspect, from the culinary delights to the serene ambiance, ensures an unparalleled experience. This is combined with a commitment to safety and comfort, especially for families, offering a unique setup where children are entertained and supervised separately. Our cruise is a symbol of elegance and sophistication, ideal for those seeking to indulge in the finer aspects of life.

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₹17,162
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This 2hours experience in the local community is specially design to connect to the beautiful culture of the local Zanzibari people. Coconut oil is an essential product in Zanzibar and is used everyday, teaching you how to make it is one of our biggest pride. Once you arrive you will receive a warm welcome from The Mamas of Zanzibar, who will then start with a nice welcome drink and then straight to make the coconut oil. We will also show you how to use it and give you a description of all their benefits. You also get to take home your own 100ml bottle of virgin coconut oil directly for use. I learned this from my mother so I will be happy to pass it down :)

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₹7,166

Chapati Class of Mamas in Zanzibar

Food & Drink2 hoursEnglish +1

Welcome to Mamas of Zanzibar :) - We are a group of passionate Zanzibari women eager to share our daily lifestyle and rich cultural dishes with you! In the 2hrs Chapati Classes you will learn and taste Zanzibari traditional Chapati. Chapati is a flat round bread that is famous across the Island. It originates from India and has been influenced to the Zanzibari people since then. However we have our own ways of make our traditional Chapati and now this method has been passed down from generation to generations. Its a delicious flat bread to learn cooking and The Mamas will be happy to teach you! Karibu Kupika - Welcome to Cook! ***Please don't steal Pictures from your Mamas!

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₹4,653

Zanzibar Day and Night

Ports of Call Tours1 dayEnglish +5

Lunch at famous roof top restaurant indian cuisine, shopping at famous stonetown street, sunset cruise and dinner at Famous forodhani garden

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₹7,481
Free cancellation

Experience fine dining without the fuss in this charming, natural setting, away from the hustle and bustle. With every dish, discover a new dimension of flavor and make a deeper connection to the land. Upon arrival at our permaculture property, guests will be greeted with a house-made aperitif. Guests will enjoy ocean views or breathtaking sunsets as they indulge in our luxurious four-course tasting menu meticulously crafted to showcase the finest local ingredients.

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₹6,307
Free cancellation

Jambiani Village Tour

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Food & Drink4 hoursEnglish

This tour takes you to Jambiani village, where you will have the chance to experience rural Zanzibar life. You will visit womens pottery and handicrafts group, sea weed farming, local school, local herbs doctor and a local clinic. Your village guide will take you to a lady who will show you the process of making rope from coconut fibre. You will stop for lunch at a local restaurant where you will taste authentic Zanzibari cuisine, seasoned with many spices and herbs. Colors of Zanzibar is contributing to the development by giving fair payments for the locals for opening their doors to us.

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₹4,720
Free cancellation

Full Day Mnemba Island Luxury Sail in Zanzibar

Full-day Tours6+ hoursEnglish +3

Our beautiful Dhow awaits you in Kendwa beach Equipped to the highest level of comfort, we will sail to Mnemba Island. While enjoying the breeze and the stunning views we will observe the sea life and keep our eyes open for dolphins. We will not chase the dolphins with our boat. In full respect of the wildlife we will stop, switch off our engine, give them space and observe from our boat. Once we reach Mnemba island we will (depending on the low/high tide) Give you time to refresh yourself, relax on the stunning lagoon, take pictures, enjoy yourself, enjoy a fresh Swahili lunch cooked onboard by the crew, Snorkel around the corals with custom quality masks and fins.

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₹24,027
₹20,423
(price varies by group size)
Free cancellation

Dar Es Salaam city tour and night life

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Full-day Tours10–16 hoursEnglish +4

Hello friend and traveler to Dar es Salaam ( “Home of Peace”), I am Danstan “Danny” and I will help you shape your perfect Day, Evening or Nightlife Tour in or around my beautiful and energetic city!…I will help you plan a wonderful excursion that I will happily guide.Tell me what types of food you like (local spicy, western, Indian, Arabic, fusion, etc.) and the atmosphere of the restaurant, bars or clubs you want and I will arrange a safe, efficient and action filled (or relaxing) tour. We can also use my list of “must see” places to eliminate the guess work and endless searches for you and will take you to the places that exceed your expectations! While there I will be your bridge to the local population so you will feel comfortable and I will teach you about our culture, mindset and how locals like to enjoy life! I have travelled throughout Europe and Africa so my experiences can help put a perspective on what you will see and do in/around Dar es Salaam. Hakuna matata....Karibu.

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₹11,539
Free cancellation

Tanzania Private Swahili culture experience

Historical Tours6 hoursEnglish

You will discover and experience a Tanzanian Swahili Neighborhood, get a chance to experience local shopping and Swahili cuisine cooking while learning about traditional ways of life. As part of this experience you will visit a local market, choose exotic ingredients and learn how to make a Swahili dish, you will afterwards enjoy the meal you have taken part cooking. You will rest, then Experience Traditional Drumming and Dancing Workshop.

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₹7,723
Free cancellation

Dar es salaaam by Night

Food & Drink6+ hoursEnglish

We will party along the famous Masaki strip, that is known for its amazing music, good vibes. You will get to experience first hand how Tanzanians treat their weekend. We work Hard but we play evev harder. We will also club and bar hope to get the full experience of the nightlife

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₹5,835
Free cancellation
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