Zanzibar authentic food experience private tour
Excursions & day trips

Zanzibar authentic food experience private tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Monday - Thursday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 2 hours to 4 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Shop at the local market in Darajani, Stone Town
  • Learn how to cook Swahili food
  • Enjoy local delicacies
What to expect

This is a rare opportunity to learn how to cook Swahili food in a Zanzibar traditional way. This authentic experience starts with the shopping at the local market in Darajani, Stone Town to buy the ingredients of the menu of the day with the assistance of the instructor.

The menu may include "supu ya pweza" (octopus soup) or "urojo" for the starter and aromatic Zanzibar dishes like "pilau", "biriani", "samaki, pweza or kuku wa kupaka" (chicken or seafood cooked in concentrated coconut milk), banana and cassava recipes for the main dishes; and "kaimati" or "visheti" for the desserts.

Once the appropriate ingredients are purchased, the instructor will demonstrate how the food is prepared and cooked with the opportunity to participate and try it yourself. Soon the food is cooked, participants share the food with their hosts in the traditional way.

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What's included
  • Transport
  • Guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Water
  • Lunch
What's not included
  • Tips
Reduced price
  • Child (4-11 years)
  • Infant (0-3 years)
Where
  • Pick-up from your hotel in Zanzibar at 8.30 and 9.00am
Meeting point:

Pick-up is available from the following points:

  • Pick-up from Stone Town hotels and Zanzibar Town
  • Pick-up from North West Coast and South West Coast hotels (Mangapwani and Fumba)
  • Pick-up from North East Coast hotels (Pwani Mchangani, Kiwengwa, Uroa, Pongwe, Chwaka, Matemwe)
  • Pick-up from North Coast hotels (Nunwi, Kendwa)
  • Pick-up from South Coast hotels and South East Coast hotels (Kizimkazi, Pingwe, Paje, Jambiani, Michamvi, Makunduch)
What to remember
  • After booking, you will receive the contact info of the local operator to confirm pick-up time and location
  • Wear loose-fitting, non-transparent clothing that covers your shoulders and legs
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When
  • Monday - Thursday
  • Pick-up is at 8.30am and 9.00am
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Provider
Fisherman Tours & Travel Ltd.
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the experience begins.

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