Private Pemba spice tour from Chake Chake
- Taste locally produced spices
- Visit several farms and learn about the spice production
- See how spices are made into essential oils in a local distillery
All about the trip
On this Pemba spice tour, you will gain an insight into the local tropical fruits, spices, and rare species of plants. Depending on the season you will see and taste vanilla, cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, turmeric, lemongrass, cloves, ylang-ylang, cumin, etc.
There are so many spice farms on the island. Our experienced professional tour guide or the owner shows you around his farm and informs you of all the secrets that these spices hold. 80% of the world's clove harvest comes from Pemba Island. This tour will take you to some of the most interesting Pemba's clove and other spice plantations.
Walking in the spice plantation to sense the spice of the Island
While spices no longer dominate Zanzibar's economy as they once did, there are still numerous spice plantations scattered on the island which make an interesting visit. Friendly, knowledgeable, and informative tour guides will escort you on a walking tour in the spice farms, picking bunches of leaves, fruit, and twigs from bushes and trees, inviting you to smell or taste them to guess what they are.
This is a half-day tour through Wete old road to Mtambwe village where you can see a variety of spices before visiting the oil distillery located 4 kilometers from Chake Chake town center at Wawi village. Pemba actually produces the majority of spices exported from Tanzania. During this spice tour, expect to see cloves, lemongrass, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, black pepper, and vanilla. You will also visit the essential oil distillery to see how spices are made into oil.
What is included in the price
- Experienced professional tour guide
- Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel in a private car
- Bottled water during the tour
- All entrances fees
- Transport waiting charge
- All taxes, fuel surcharges, and service fees
What is not included in the price
- Medical Insurance if needed
- Gratuities for tour guide
- International and domestic flights
- Visa fee (50 USD /100 USD for American or Irish Passport holders – to be paid upon arrival)
- Personal expenses
Not wheelchair accessible.
Not stroller accessible.
Not suitable for pets.
Not recommended for people with back problems.
Not recommended for pregnant travelers.
Not recommended for people with heart conditions.
A moderate amount of walking is involved.
Hotel pick-ups commence approximately 7 - 75 minutes prior to this time and it depends on the location of the hotel, exact pick-up time will be advised on reconfirmation. Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
COVID-19 CLEAN AND SAFE
All vehicles are disinfected regularly after each ride. We have established set protocols that we follow to make sure all of these high touch areas are disinfected in every vehicle. An emergency plan has been designed which can be followed in case of an outbreak. In the event that a suspected or confirmed case of Covid-19, we have action plans ready to implement. Medical support is available if required. Not all destinations have the same resources, so we anticipate the needs of our customers should they become ill.
General staff training is in place regarding new protocols to prevent the spread of Covid19.
This training is in various stages:
Initial: containing basic information about the illness, personal hygiene, the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and departmental procedures.
Follow-up: reinforces the basic points and any improvements made. Plus, follows up employees’ concerns and needs.
This activity is organised by Safanta Tours and Travel comp., Chukwani street, P.O.BOX 3651, Urban/West Region, Zanzibar, Tanzania, +255 778 856 362, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Do you have a question or need more information about the activity?
You can reach our European office between 9am and 5pm CET on weekdays and between 11am and 5pm on weekends and holidays.
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