Jambiani Village Tour

Visit a local village, meet the locals and walk in a seaweed farm! This tour takes you to Jambiani village, where you will have the chance to experience rural Zanzibar life. The tour is planned in cooperation with the village and includes donations. You will have a visit to a seaweed farm, meet the local herbal doctor (subject to change*) and see how the women make ropes out of coconut shell tusks. You will learn about Zanzibarian handicraft and end of the tour you´ll have delicious local cuisine. *The local herbal doctor is available on request for bookings made at least one week advance.

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4 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Bottled water
    • Local guide
    • Donations to visited places
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Jambiani, Jambiani, Zanzibar Island, Zanzibar Archipelago

    Tour start with visiting in women’s pottery and handicrafts group, seaweed farming, local school, local herbs doctor and a local clinic.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Jambiani, Jambiani, Zanzibar Island, Zanzibar Archipelago

    Then your village guide will take you to a woman who will show you the process of making rope from coconut fibre.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Jambiani, Jambiani, Zanzibar Island, Zanzibar Archipelago

    After you  stop for lunch at a local restaurant where you will taste authentic Zanzibari cuisine, seasoned with many spices and herbs.There is also a possibility to visit a soap factory that uses the local seaweed as the main ingredient for their soaps.

    All the villagers included in the tour will receive a fee for their service, which will be given to a cooperative whenever it’s a possibility. This tour will let you know the real Zanzibari village life, and also gives an opportunity for the villagers to get to know you and also to boost their incomes. This way it is beneficial for everyone and will make the gap between travellers and locals smaller.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Jambiani, Tanzania
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Colors of Zanzibar

Activity ID: V-34358P5

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