The Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park is 50 km2 (19 sq mi) national park of Tanzania located on the paradise island of Zanzibar. It is very famous island national park in the world.
It is home flora and fauna, the popular Zanzibar red colobus Monkey , a rain forest species are found within the Park, other species of fauna found in the park are sykes monkey, Bush babies, more than 50 species of butterfly and 50 species of birds, the nocturnal Zanzibar tree hyrax which has four 'toes' on its front feet and three on its back.
The sea grass beds of Chwaka beds of the Chwaka Bay, fringed with mangrove forests, are important breeding grounds for marine organisms, including open fish species. The mangroves are also good breeding grounds for birds.
Spices and herbs were originally introduced to Zanzibar by Portuguese traders in the 16th century, brought from their colonies in South America and India.
This tour is a walking tour in a spice farm (shamba). While there, you shall see how the spices, herbs and fruits grow and are cultivated. Your tour guide will describe how the crops can be used.
You will be smelling and tasting spices, herbs and tropical fruits such as clove, lemon grass, nutmeg, cinnamon, turmeric, vanilla, coconuts, papaya, chili, black pepper, jack fruit, cardamom, cassava and oranges. After the tour you will enjoy a traditional Swahili lunch at the farm. Here is when you can really taste the different ways of using spices and some seasonal fruits that available.
The tour finishes with a stop at a spice stall selling fresh packaged spices (cash only). The tour price already includes tips for farm workers, so you don't need to worry about it.
Our tour called ‘BEST OF ZANZIBAR TOUR AND RELAXING gives you relaxation time by the beach, after a short introduction to the wonders of Stone Town and the rural spice plantations.
The short distance between Stone Town and Nungwi means more me time for chilling-out. Stone Town is the island capital and steeped in history. You begin with a guided tour along winding alleys, visiting chaotic bazaars, admiring colonial architecture.
The afternoon Spice Tour/Prison tour takes you into the countryside to see the plantations which give Zanzibar its name of ‘Spice Island’.
Then we head for three nights in Nungwi, a delightful resort with clear waters and beautiful white-sand beaches, ideal for sunbathing. There’s a wide choice of water sports: snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, windsurfing, fishing and sailing. A perfect resort for relaxation, or some energetic activity.
What To Expect:
Taking a hop-on hop-off bus tour around Stone Town Zanzibar gives you access to all the main attractions, an overview of the city and a means of getting around all in one convenient package. With this private Deluxe Toyota Coaster Bus, you get the added bonus of an excellent vantage point for panoramic views.
What to Expect?
Enhance your sightseeing experience of Zanzibar Stone Town on a hop-on hop-off tour and gain fascinating insight into the city’s history from your expert Guide. When an attraction captures your interest, disembark to explore further. Hop off the bus to explore alluring attractions like Sultan Palace, House of Wonder and the iconic Freddie Mercury House during this enriching excursion.
It is a half day tour that starts with a drive through a profusion of greenery in the countryside, you will be walking on different type of spice plantations some examples are cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, black pepper, turmeric, vanilla, nutmeg etc. The tour involves much more than spices and you will also have a chance to see the iodine plant, heena bush, ylang-ylang, the lipstick tree, cocoa , cassava, dasheen cocoyam and coffee plantations.
The tour also gives you the opportunity to explore the zanzibar richness of mouthwatering tropical seasonal fruits like jack fruit, pineapples, bananas, green coconut (madafu), dourian, love apple (matufaa), rambutun (shoki-shoki), soursop (mabungo) and starfruit (carambola).