PRICES SALME SPICE TOUR.
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We start our tour at the birthplace of princess Salme; Mtoni Palace Ruins. Here we make a conservation tour around the Persian baths and the main palace, here you will be introduced to a traditional coffee ceremony with Kashata, Halua at Princess Salme’s birthplace, after this you will enjoy a 20 minute boat ride to Bububu, here you will see one of the old beautiful Omani house which once belonged to the nephew of Sultan Said (Salme’s father). Here it is said that Salme rested on her way to her Kizimbani plantations. We take a stroll around the lush gardens and the impressive ruins. (Please note that this house is now a private hotel and not accessible if guests are staying.)
From here we then drive to Spice farms. Our guide will show you various spices, and you will get to know why Zanzibar is called a spice island, you will smell , touch and taste spices, at the farms you will have an opportunity to taste our exotic fruits. After Spice tour we will invite you for an opulent traditional lunch in local house, we will prepare traditional Pilau, fish masala, , stewed bananas, kachumbari salad, several vegetarian dishes, an array of fruits, fresh fruit juice and spice tea.
After lunch we visit the impressive Persian baths in Kidichi which were built for Sultan Said’s second wife Sheherazade, who was the daughter of the Persian Shah. We now head back to Mtoni Marine by minibus enjoying the sights of Kidichi.
Mtoni palace entrance fee
Boat ride to Bububu
Coffee ceremony at Mtoni
Extensive Lunch in Kidichi
Spice tour in Kidichi
Entrance fee to Persian baths Kidichi
Transfer back by minibus to Mtoni
The price is US$ 90 per person, from Stone town hotel.
Please note that this is a sharing trip.