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Eco & Culture Tours

Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 24 223 3731
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Great value for money

My family and I did Jozani Forest and the spice farm with an amazing guide for only $30 per adult... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Noëllie P
Perfect Honeymoon

I booked the 11-day private Safari and Zanzibar package for a honeymoon (27th October- 6th... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Newaj K
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A responsible Tour Operator company, Eco & Culture Tours is deeply committed to providing world-class travel adventures for discerning, caring travelers. Founded in 1998 Eco & Culture Tours Zanzibar, is a Tour Operator Company owned and managed by a non profit making local organization called Eco + Culture NGO, registered under Societies Act of 1996, with a registration number 59. We are registered and licensed Tour Operator Company by the Commission of Tourism Zanzibar,Zanzibar Revenue Board (ZRB) and has a Tax Payer Identification number (TIN) no 101-109-320, and a member of Zanzibar Association of Tour Operator (ZATO). Eco & Culture Tours is a pioneer of conservation development and community empowerment, and the company’s philosophy of caring for the land, its wildlife and its people is evidenced in everything we do.
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  • Average5%
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“jozani forest” (23 reviews)
“city tour” (14 reviews)
“spice tour” (45 reviews)
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Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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+255 24 223 3731
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I did Jozani Forest and the spice farm with an amazing guide for only $30 per adult. E&C tours have been fabulous and very professional by email and everything was perfectly organised. Thanks again, Noellie

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Thanks so much, you are welcome once more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the 11-day private Safari and Zanzibar package for a honeymoon (27th October- 6th November). Both I and the wife were left absolutely overwhelmed with the whole experience. It is not something I can do justice with the limitation in words to describe the...More

Thank Newaj K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many tour companies that book tours in Zanzibar, especially from the various resorts on the island. We picked Eco and Culture Tours because we liked their statement of philosophy focusing on environment and community. Robert, who was our contact in the main office,...More

Thank Giovanna F
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Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Rashid is available on email or telephone if required. AHMID was our guide. Well spoken , informative and very attentive to our needs. The Slave tour makes up part of this 3hr walking trip.Ahmid Conducted the tour at our pace. Highly recommend them and offices...More

Thank Cheryl T
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Reviewed May 16, 2018

Communication with Robert was easy enough. They seemed flexible, accommodating our specific request to be picked from our hotel on the East coast, have a guided tour of Stone Town while safekeeping our luggage in the car with the driver and then be dropped at...More

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Reviewed January 18, 2018

Together with Rama, our local guide from Jambiani, we had a really cool tour around the village and learnt a lot of interesting and fancy stuff - how to make coconut oil, coco fibre ropes, which herbs and plants to use for cooking, to cure...More

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Reviewed January 14, 2018

We booked the Spice tour and as we were staying on the East Coast the price for the tour was 130 usd for two persons. The driver picked us up promptly and explained that we will meet our guide at the spice farm. When we...More

1  Thank SusaMasa
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Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

I contacted Robert by what’s app at Eco+ culture tours as we arrived in Stone town and easily and efficiently organised a spice tour for the following day. Our driver, Ali (Hakuna Matata!)was excellent in every respect; a careful driver, full of information and punctual....More

2  Thank languagesteacher1
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Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

Well organised from Robert and his team, Mandy showed up in time and place as promised. We were 11 people on this trip, 7 children. All got in in the minibus, even if three places did not have safe belts. After an hour to the...More

1  Thank Emil S
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Reviewed December 28, 2017

Have enjoyed visit to spice farm and learning so much new about how spices are used and grow. We got picked up from the hotel timely and from north it took around 45 minutes to get to the farm. Farm is small but has quite...More

1  Thank FamilyOf2PlusOne
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Jim B
December 26, 2016|
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Response from scarletmat | Reviewed this property |
We paid in cash after they picked us up at our hotel.
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Jim B
December 26, 2016|
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Response from msK5632DB | Reviewed this property |
We found them quite honest and trustworthy. Charging upfront seems a standard practice with all of the tour organizers there. You should be fine with the payments and services
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