This famous tour will allow you to visit the rural areas of Zanzibar while connecting with the local people and the centuries-old history of Zanzibar as the epicenter of the Spice Trade.The history of Zanzibar is inextricably linked to the growth and trade of spices. In the 16thcentury spices were brought from Asia and Latin America, while they now flourish in the lush tropical climate of Zanzibar. Our guided tour meanders through villages and plantations where farmers will allow you to discover, taste, and smell cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, lemongrass, cloves, ylang-ylang, cumin, ginger, pepper, tamarind, chili, and many more.You will also be able to taste freshly picked tropical fruits including mangoes, passion fruits, avocado, papaya, local grapefruits, bananas, pineapples, and more. The culinary and medicinal uses of spices and herbs will be explained by our guide. Over lunch, you will savor traditional Zanzibari cuisine spiced with local herbs and cooked in a local kitchen.