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Princess Salme Spice Tour

Princess Salme Spice Tour
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Jul 31, 2016
“Boat ride was awesome!”
Jul 12, 2016
“Top Notch Experience”
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...more
Zanzibar, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 0000, Tanzania
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Reviewed July 31, 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

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank trevorrohm
Reviewed July 12, 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

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank 2bird2
Reviewed January 5, 2016

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

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank bblenda
Reviewed August 8, 2014

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

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank kat b
Reviewed August 5, 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

Date of experience: June 2014
3  Thank 917pattim
Reviewed March 18, 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

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank B0bNM
Reviewed January 9, 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

Date of experience: December 2013
3  Thank RoubaixTravellers
Reviewed September 24, 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.

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank Nadia8001
Reviewed April 24, 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

Date of experience: April 2013
Thank hellofs
Reviewed April 19, 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!

Date of experience: April 2013
Thank Lindiwe M
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June 18, 2016|
Response from bblenda | Reviewed this property |
We booked through Konokono resort as we were staying there. Totally worth it! Have fun