Ramadan Edition Food Walk: Zanzibar Food Pilgrimage

Join our Ramadan-friendly edition of our signature food walk weaving year-round treats with Iftar specialties from across Stone Town. Visit Darajani Spice Market and discover how local enjoy their Iftar during holy month of Ramadan. Head to Forodhani Fish Market and witness local foods prepared for local peoples.

Tour Highlights:

  • Ramadan food walking tour in Zanzibar.
  • Visit Darajani local spice market.
  • See Zanzibar food receipes under the stars.
  • Learn about The Holy month of Ramadan.
  • Taste traditional Iftar and other delicious export-friendly souvenirs.

What can you expect?

Savour a walking feast that combines Ramadan specialty drinks and sweets with year-round favourites, traditional Kaimati, Zanzibar pizza and more. Taste the different varieties of dates and why it was the Prophet’s preferred way of breaking the fast.

Hear stories and traditions of Ramadan in Zanzibar Stone Town from a resident guide who is knowledgeable and passionate about the region. Join an experience that feels less like a tour and more like a dinner party with about 10 to 15 well-traveled and culture seeking guests.

Visit restaurants where the staffs treat us less like ‘customers’ and more like old friends and family. Immerse yourself in food traditions of the region: eating with hands, learning coffee etiquette, detecting grades of saffron and more.

Visit places where old timers shop for saffron, dates, khalua, Swahili cookies, pomegranate syrup and other delicious export-friendly souvenirs.