If you travel to Zanzibar, you are bound to go on a spice tour. And you should look forward to it! You will learn where the spices come from that you use so naturally when preparing your everyday meal at home. The history of Zanzibar would be incomplete without the cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, pepper and many other spices which are essential ingredient in a Zanzibari’s everyday life, it is the island's connection to spices and herbs.
Walking along small paths, seemingly plain plants turned out to be lemon grass, vanilla, cardamom, and co. Our guide explained how the plant grows and what we use it for. You get the chance to not only smell but taste a small sample of the plant. You can keep the samples for later and carry them in a small bowl made of palm leaves.