Zanzibar Market Tour, Cooking Class and Cocktails Lesson

Zanzibar Market Tour, Cooking Class and Cocktails Lesson

Zanzibar Market Tour, Cooking Class and Cocktails Lesson

Take a guided market tour, watch a cooking demonstration and discover the signature tastes of Zanzibar: roasted fish in peanut sauce and local Swahili cocktails. You’ll visit a typical fresh produce market in Darajani Street, and learn how to prepare Zanzibar Swahili dishes and drinks. Then sit back and relax, and enjoy a traditional Zanzibar lunch at a local restaurant called Six Degree South.

Tour Highlights

  • Market tour and cooking class in Zanzibar.
  • Tour a produce market of Darajani with a local guide.
  • Watch a Zanzibar Roasted Fish in peanut sauce cooking and local cocktails making demonstration.
  • Enjoy a traditional lunch at Six Degree South Restaurant.
  • Experienced local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included.

What You Can Expect

Your tour begins with pickup from your Zanzibar hotel and a trip to a typical Darajani market. See where local cooks source their fresh ingredients and be amazed by the huge variety of fruit and vegetables for sale.

Leaving Darajani local market, visit a local restaurant for your fun cooking class. Watch how Zanzibar Swahili dish, roasted fish, is prepared using chunks of raw fish marinated in freshly squeezed lime or bitter orange juice. The dish is marinated for several hours and served with sliced onions, chilies and seasoning, accompanied by spice rice, local fries or sweet potato.

Also learn the steps behind making Zanzibar local drink, the Swahili cocktails. Learn how the cocktail was invented in Zanzibar in the 1990s, and take home the simple recipe of lime or lemon juice, sugarcane juice, a Zanzibar Cocktail (grape brandy), ice, egg white, sugar syrup and Angostura bitters.

Having learned the basics behind Zanzibar Swahili dishes and drinks, sit down to enjoy a traditional Swahili lunch at the restaurant of Six Degree South.

Your tour concludes with drop-off at your Zanzibar hotel either from Stone Town or Beach areas.


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