Deposit is non refundable but can be used towards a Curious on Tanzania future trip.

Cancellation of trip must be done 60days before departure date for a 75% refund, 30days before 50% refund, 15days before 25%, No refund after.

  • The African Table:

    Epicurean Excursions

    Mainland & Zanzibar 2017

    Oct 12th- 22rd, 2017

  • Itinerary Details

    Join us on this 10day/9 night culinary adventure in the beautiful East African coastal land of Tanzania & Zanzibar, as we explore Swahili culture & cuisine. This is an opportunity specially curated for Culinary & Culture Enthusiasts, Adventurers, Global Trekkies, Foodies & More! In collaboration with New York Pan-African Culinary Ambassador, Chef Grace of Dining With Grace.

  • Arrive in Dar es Salaam

    Tanzania's most prominent city in arts, fashion, media, music, film and television. Formally called "Mzizima" (Kiswahili for "healthy town") has it was a coastal fishing village on the periphery of Indian Ocean trade routes in the 19th century.

  • The Urban Experience:

    Day 1-2

    Welcome Day

    • Meet and greet over Swahili breakfast
    • Experience life as a local at COT house + beach day
    • Welcome dinner + dance


    Day 3

    City and Market Experience

    • Explore the city and Dar es Salaam's biggest and busiest local market, Kariakoo
    • Enjoy fine dining at a secret location


    Day 4

    Farm to Table Experience

    • Participate in a Farm to table experience
    • Explore Swahili culinary history
    • Have an immersive hands-on cooking class 


  • Road trip to Selous Game Reserve

    Located in southern Tanzania and far from the madding crowds, it is Africa's largest game reserve and one of our favorite wildlife viewing areas. It really is a hidden gem! The rivers and lakes of the Selous are the lifeblood of a park that hosts some fabulous game, including elephant, wild dog, buffalo, hippo, crocodile and fantastic prides of lion.

  • Nature + Wildlife Experience

    Day 5

    Road trip to National Park

    • Enjoy a very scenic and diverse journey on a road trip to Selous National park
    • Meet local communities on your way to National park



    Day 5

    Nature and Wildlife con't

    • Explore nature and the wildlife on a safari game drive
    • Relax on a campfire, dinner + a performance from the Masaai Warriors.



    Day 6

    Food gathering w/ a bushman

    • Go on walking safari + bushman village tour
    • Discover the history of food gathering and its medical purposes.
    • Road trip back to Dar es salaam
  • Lastly hop on a ferry to Zanzibar

    The land of spices and beautiful white sand beaches. In particular, the islands produce cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, and black pepper.

  • Relaxed Island Cultural Experience

    Day 7

    Historical tours

    • Indulge in history, island exclusion, local market.
    • Enjoy the sunset on the Indian ocean over dinner and live music



    Day 8

    Spice exploration + Nightlife

    • Spend the morning at the famous spice plantation.
    • Explore Zanzibari nightlife with sounds of Tarabu (Zanzibar's traditional music) and street food.


    Day 9

    Impact + Beach Day

    • On Impact day, you will meet with students and share about career paths/ stories all in hope of inspiring and encourage them to explore beyond.
    • Relaxed evening on the beach

    Day 10

    Farewell Dinner + Departure day

    • Depart from Zanzibar on Ferry to Dar es Salaam
    • Go souvenir shopping and local market tour
    • And lastly share a farewell dinner with our friends of friends and families prepared by Chef Grace
  • Accommodations

  • How much?

    Per person cost: $2500 (includes, ground transportation, accommodation, and all activities)

    • $500 non refundable deposit due asap to hold your place

    2nd payment of $500 due by May 15th

    3rd payment of $500 due by July 15th

    4th payment of $500 due by Aug 15th

    Last payment of 500 due by Sept 15th


    Return policy


    Deposit is non refundable but can be used towards a future trip with us.

    Cancellation of trip must be done 30days before departure date for a 75% refund, 15days before 50% refund, No refund after.





    What's Included?

    • 10days, 9nights Accommodation
    • Tours as listed in the itinerary
    • Curious on Tz adventure Concierge Support 
    • Curated Activity and Nightlife Experiences
    • Service Project 
    • Activity, Park Fees and Tour Guides 
    • Transportation and meals listed in the itinerary
    • Cooking and Dance class





    What's Excluded?

    • RT Airfare from/ to Tanzania (average ticket price: $1500)
    • Passports and entry visas fees 
    • Vaccinations 
    • Mobile Phone Data Plan 
    • Tips for hospitality and service staff 
    • Spending money for personal and gift shopping 
    • Soft and Alcoholic beverages 
    • Snacks and meals outside of those noted in the itinerary / restaurant meals
    • Taxi transportation for activities listed outside of the itinerary
    •  Incidental expenses or Traveler's  insurance 
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