Zanzibar: Spice Tour

Slave trade and spices put Zanzibar on the global trade forefront back at the times when it was the capital of the sultanate of Oman. The sultan mandated the establishment of vast plantation of cloves, making Zanzibar the single largest clove producer in the world (for a long time cloves traded higher then gold). Today, Zanzibar has many plantation growing a wide variety of tropical spices – cloves, vanilla beans, black pepper, cinnamon, turmeric, lemon grass, ginger, and much more, including exotic fruits. You can see how all these spices look as plants, which is an amazing experience.