Spice plantation and Nungwi Beach
The sun is out by 5 so you will have breakfast early and head out to the spice plantations. 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, lemongrass, nutmeg, cinnamon, turmeric, vanilla, coconuts, papaya, chili, black pepper, jackfruit, cardamom, cassava and oranges. After the tour you will enjoy traditional tea at the farm. Here is when you can really taste the different ways of using spices. After your tour you will head out to Nugwi beach, have lunch and head to the beach to relax and rewind in the calm blue and green clear waters.
Located north of the island, Nungwi is the second biggest town in Zanzibar and renowned for its luxurious resorts & palm-fringed beaches. Visitors are treated with an abundance of restaurants, serving themed buffet dinners, striking cocktails and live entertainment. Here will experience an assortment of blue hues, dramatic sunsets, crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches, a piece of aquatic paradise. Beyond the perfectly arranged sunbeds with an opportunity to rent a traditional dhow boat to enjoy sailing on a day trip to Mnemba Island. The waters here are teeming with tropical marine life and snorkeling is the best way to experience this captivating aquatic marvel. Another unique feature of Nungwi is the Mnarani Natural Aquarium where injured sea turtles are being rehabilitated until they can be released back into the wild. A 45-minute stroll down the beach will take you to nearby Kendwa Beach, which is also very popular with visitors and it’s a perfect spot for swimming. Explore outside of your resort, the combination of spectacular scenery and delectable cuisine which is proof of why Nungwi is a holiday and honeymoon paradise.