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Zanzibar cooking Class With Local Market Experience

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From$60$50
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  • From North part of Island
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  • From South-East part of Island

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3-4 Hours
Tour Details

Are you a foodie looking to explore Zanzibar’s cuisine’s vibrant colors, flavors, and aromas? Then, our cooking class and local market experience tour is the perfect opportunity for you!

Our tour starts with a trip to the local market, where you’ll learn about the ingredients that make up the unique flavors of Zanzibar’s dishes. You’ll have the chance to interact with the friendly local vendors, learn about their culture and way of life, and discover the secrets behind the island’s world-famous spices.

After the market visit, you’ll join our experienced local chefs for a hands-on cooking class. You’ll learn to prepare traditional Zanzibari dishes using fresh, locally sourced ingredients and get familiar with the unique techniques and flavors of Zanzibar’s cuisine.

Our cooking class is designed for all skill levels, so whether you’re a beginner or an experienced cook, you’ll learn something new and have a great time doing it. Our chefs will guide you through the process step by step, and you’ll get to taste your creations at the end of the class.

But our tour is not just about cooking and eating. It’s also an opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture, make new friends, and create unforgettable memories. You’ll experience the warmth and hospitality of the Zanzibari people and learn about their traditions, history, and way of life.

Join us for a truly unforgettable culinary experience in Zanzibar! We promise you’ll leave with a full stomach, a happy heart, and a newfound appreciation for the beauty and diversity of African cuisine.

Departure & Return Location

Рiсk uр frоm thе hоtеl оf yоur stаy in Zаnzibаr, drive you to Stone Town.

Tour Duration

3-4 hours (approx.)

Price Includes

  • Transfer from hotel to location and back to your hotel
  • English Speaking Guide
  • All cooking tools
  • Shopping
  • Local chef
  • Tropical Fruits and Fresh Juice

Price Excludes

  • Any Private Expenses

Complementaries

    What to Expect

    Our local guide will take you to the city’s heart, where you’ll discover the exotic flavors and aromas of the island’s cuisine.

    We’ll start with a visit to a bustling market, where we’ll meet local vendors and learn about the ingredients that make Zanzibari cuisine so unique. From there, we’ll head to a cooking school, where you’ll learn to prepare traditional dishes like pilau, samosas, and biryani.

    Our experienced chefs will guide you through each cooking process step, sharing tips and techniques. Once the cooking is done, we’ll sit down together to enjoy our delicious creations.

    Whether you’re a seasoned cook or a novice in the kitchen, this tour is the perfect way to experience the flavors of Zanzibar and learn about its rich culinary heritage.

    Tour Highlights!
    • Cooking Zanzibar Cuisines from Scratch
    • Enjoying a Lunch after Cooking
    • Tasting Tropical Fruits like Mangoes, Bananas, Pineapples, Watermelons, etc.
    • Exploring the Local Fish Auction at Darajani Market
    • Visiting the Spices and Fruits Market in Stone Town
    Itinerary

    (You set the time with the guide after booking)Meet up with the tour guide

    We will pick you up with our car from your hotel when you tell us in the comments on the booking form. Your guide will give you a brief introduction to the tour and answer any questions you may have.

    Take a tour of a local market to gather fresh ingredients for cooking

    • You will have the chance to explore a local market and learn about the different ingredients commonly used in Zanzibari dishes.
    • Your guide will provide insight into the history and culture of the island as you walk through the market, making it a unique cultural experience.

    Head to the cooking class venue and learn how to prepare traditional Zanzibari dishes

    • At the cooking class venue, you will be introduced to a professional chef who will guide you through the process of preparing traditional dishes.
    • The chef will teach you about the unique spices and techniques that make Zanzibari cuisine special.
    • You will have the opportunity to cook alongside other travelers, making it a fun and interactive experience.

    Enjoy a delicious meal that you have prepared yourself

    • After the cooking class, you will sit down and enjoy the meal you have prepared.
    • This is a great chance to try new foods and flavors and appreciate the hard work of preparing Zanzibari cuisine.

    End the tour with a better understanding of Zanzibari culture and cuisine

    • By the end of the tour, you will have a deeper appreciation for Zanzibari culture and cuisine.
    • You will have learned about the history and influences that have shaped the island’s food culture, and you will have gained new skills in the kitchen.

    The tour will end with a drop-off at your hotel or preferred location!

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    IМРОRТАNТ INFО / FAQ

    Рriсеs & Аvаilаbility

    The total price consists of two parts: the Booking Deposit that you pay at the time of booking and the Remaining Balance that you pay in cash directly to the guide on the day of the Tour/Activity. Please specify all the details and choose the desired date in the booking box on the right-hand side to check the exact pricing and availability.

     

    Вооking Dероsit & Rеmаining Ваlаnсе:

    To confirm your booking, you must pay the Booking Deposit using a credit, debit card, or PayPal. Once the payment is made, you will receive your Tour Voucher and your booking confirmation.

    On the Tour/Activity day, you must pay the Remaining Balance directly to the Tour/Activity guide by presenting your Tour Voucher. It is not mandatory to present the voucher in physical form. Please note that the Tour/Activity provider only accepts cash payments for the Remaining Balance.

    Why I need to pay deposit fee?

    We require a deposit to secure your booking and ensure the high-quality preparation and personalized experience of your Zanzibar tour. This confirms your commitment to the tour and enables us to arrange necessary logistics, such as transportation, meals, and the engagement of expert local guides, to deliver an exceptional experience tailored to your interests.

    Саnсеllаtiоn Роliсy

    There is no cancellation fee if you cancel your tour booking at least 14 days before the scheduled departure. If you cancel between 13 and 3 days before the scheduled departure, a 50 percent cancellation fee is charged from the paid deposit.
    If you cancel within two days of the scheduled departure or don’t arrive at the meeting point on time, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee from the paid deposit.

    Рiсk-Uр Тimе

    You set the time with the guide after booking.

    Drор-Оff dеtаils

    Drор-Оff аlwаys аt thе оriginаl dераrturе Рiсk-Uр Роint, but you can ask our guide to take you to another place if you wish.

    How to find what part of Islands is your hotel

    Please have a look at our map:

    Do I need prior cooking experience to join the class?

    Do I need prior cooking experience to join the class?

    What dishes will we learn to prepare during the class?

    The cooking class typically covers a variety of traditional Swahili dishes, such as biryani, pilau, chapati, and samosas.

    Is the tour suitable for vegetarians or those with dietary restrictions?

    Yes, we can accommodate dietary preferences and restrictions. Please inform us in advance, and we’ll adjust the menu accordingly.

    Will we get to taste the dishes we prepare?

    Absolutely! After the cooking session, you’ll enjoy tasting the delicious dishes you prepared.

    Can I take home the recipes from the cooking class?

    Yes, we provide recipe cards, allowing you to recreate the authentic flavors of Zanzibar in your kitchen.

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