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Princess Salme Spice Tour

Zanzibar, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 0000, Tanzania
+255 777 430 117
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Boat ride was awesome!

This tour included a few things, like the ruins, spice/fruit tasting and tour, but the boat ride... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2016
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Top Notch Experience

Our journey began with a tour of the ruins of the home of Princess Salme and then a two minute walk... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2016
San Bernardino, California
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Follow in the footsteps of Princess Salme - daughter of the first Sultan of Zanzibar. You will explore Mtoni Palace, enjoy a dhow cruise to Bububu for a coffee ceremony, see the Persian Baths before the donkey cart ride and Spice Tour that culminates in a meal featuring fresh spices from the tour.
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Zanzibar, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 0000, Tanzania
+255 777 430 117
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

This tour included a few things, like the ruins, spice/fruit tasting and tour, but the boat ride was incredible. We had a blast, walking on the beach when the tide was out with the old boats on the sand, and then walking into the Indian...More

1  Thank trevorrohm
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Our journey began with a tour of the ruins of the home of Princess Salme and then a two minute walk to the beach. There was a dow boat anchored about 50 feet off the shore. So off with the shoes and socks - roll...More

2  Thank 2bird2
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Apart from the high temperatures, it was a wonderful experience. The lunch, the spice farm..everything.

Thank bblenda
Reviewed 8 August 2014

I had a lot of fun with my boyfriend, we both got to learn a lot about the culture there. Fantastic.

Thank kat b
Reviewed 5 August 2014

I can not say enough good things about the Princess Salme tour. Wow, what a day! Between our fantastic guide, the amazing boat ride, the delicious food, the friendly support staff and the super fresh cocoanut - all we can say is, "Fabulous!" If you...More

2  Thank Patti M
Reviewed 18 March 2014

We really enjoyed our Princess Salme Spice tour. Our guide, Anjam, was friendly and very knowledgeable. We had both read Princess Salme's book so it was great to see the old palace ruins and imagine what life was like in her day. We had a...More

1  Thank B0bNM
Reviewed 9 January 2014

Foremost, the Princes Salme tour supports a good cause. Part of the tour fee is towards the renovation and maintenance of historical buildings that would otherwise disappear. The Princes Salme tour starts with an informative talk about the history of Zanzibar & a fascinating look...More

3  Thank RoubaixTravellers
Reviewed 24 September 2013

Great tour to the different spots in Salme's life with a lot of insights to former and also todays traditions. Excellent organisation and great guide who had told lot of stories. Specially interesting if you have read the book. Highly recommended.

Thank Nadia8001
Reviewed 24 April 2013

De Princess Salme Spice Tour is a unique tour in the footsteps of princess salme. The entire tour there is an amazing attention to detail; from the flowers in the car to the spices at the coffee ceremony. The tour is luxurious and unforgettable. All...More

Thank hellofs
Reviewed 19 April 2013 via mobile

What a fantastic tour! From the boat ride, the freshly ground-spice coffee in a magical garden and a delightful lunch served to us in an old spice plantation. Stefanie made this tour very special and authentic! Highly recommend it!

Thank Lindiwe M
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jackie j
18 June 2016|
Response from bblenda | Reviewed this property |
We booked through Konokono resort as we were staying there. Totally worth it! Have fun