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Three (3) in 1 tour: Paramaribo City tour, Market & Culinary workshop

80
Duration
1 day
Max People
100
Min Age
Tour Type

Description

With a guide you will walk along the sights of Paramaribo such as the Synagogue and the Mosque, the Basilica and the Fort Zeelandia complex. (No visit to the museum). You will also visit the market where fresh vegetables, fruit, fish, herbs and more are sold. At the market we’ll buy fresh vegetables and fruit needed for the workshop.
A country known for its good food, you should definitely learn something from it! With Irene, our regular cook, you will soon learn the tricks and you will be satisfied with a beautiful end result, a tasty dish that you choose, prepare and of course eat.

Please note: the central market is closed on Sundays

Highlights
  • Paramaribo City tour
  • Visit the market
  • Culinary workshop

Tour Plan

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Day 1

The tour starts at 07.30AM from the entrance of Hotel Royal. The first 3 hours we will walk through the historical Paramaribo. On this tour you will get to know the beautiful Paramaribo. We will visit the highlights of Paramaribo such as; the Jewish synagogue and the mosque fraternally next to each other, the colonial building of the free Negress Elisabeth Samson, the wooden cathedral, Palmentuin, Fort Zeelandia, and the Independence Square and Presidential Palace are also on the program. During this tour the guide will tell you extensively about the history of Suriname. You will not only hear the distant past, but also the recent history since independence gives you a good picture of Paramaribo. You will also learn about the architecture of the colonial buildings. Waterfront is also extensively discussed and the central market. At the market we will buy our fresh vegetables and fruit for the cooking workshop. A country known for its good food, you should definitely learn something from it! With Irene, our regular cook, you will soon learn the tricks and you will be satisfied with a beautiful end result, a tasty dish that you choose, prepare and of course eat. This workshop lasts approximately 3 hours. We start at 11.00 am at Lolo Kukru. Start: 07.30AM: Entrance Hotel Torarica Ends: around 14pm-15pm at Lolo kukru (a location behind the Paramaribo Zoo) Choice of 1 (one) main meal: Javanese cuisine: *Chicken satay or Spring roll or Baka Bana. And Saoto soup (Javanese soup with bean sprouts, potato fries, egg, fluffed chicken) *Bami goreng with ayam smoor (kecap chicken) complete (served with vegetables and pickles) *Nasie goreng with ayam smoor (kecap chicken) complete (served with vegetables and pickles) *Gado Gado/ pitjel OR Vegetarian saoto soup *Tahoe lontong (tofu with sticky rice) vegetarian *Goedangan (fried shredded coconut) with mix of blanched vegetables. Vegetarian but can also be eaten with satays *Sayoer lodek (mix vegetables, tofu, tempeh with coconut milk) vegetarian. Can also be eaten together with nassi koening and satays. *Santen chicken (chicken in coconut milk) *Peanutsambel and bakabana or chicken satay Hindustani cuisine: *Roti (pancake filled with potato or yellow peas), vegetables (pumpkin, long beans and eggplant), curry (masala) chicken Creole cuisine: *Her heri (ground fruits with cod and tomato sauce) *Kidney Beans with Rice and Chicken (served with vegetables and pickles) *Chicken OR Fish pie (served with vegetables and pickles) *Pom (oven dish with chicken, pomtayer) (served with vegetables and pickles) *Sweet and sour chicken (complete) *Djarpesie moksi alesie with smoked chicken, fish (served with vegetables and pickles) *Bitawirie moksialesie with smoked fish and fried fish (served with vegetables and pickles) *Masoes moksi alesie with smoked fish, dried shrimps and fried fish (served with vegetables and pickles) *Peanut soup with chicken *Allakondre soup (mix ground fruits with smoked chicken and fish)

Included

  • Tour guide
  • Water and snack
  • Welcome drink at Lolo kukru
  • All ingredients for the cooking workshop
  • Transfer from the market to the cooking location (lolo kukru)

Not included

  • Alcoholic drinks
  • transportation to the starting point
  • fee/donation for entering the cathedral (SRD 100 per person)
  • 10% BTW (TAX)
  • Transportation after the tour (from the cooking location to your hotel)

You’re wondering how you can make your payment after confirming your tours/package?

Our prices are listed in euro’s, but payment can be done in Surinamese dollars or American dollar as well.

Payment Method:
International Bank transfer
**We use Transfer Wise which gives us the opportunity to accept international payments.
People from inside US or outside US can make payments in USD. There is a fee of USD 5.00 added to the full amount.
When we make your invoice, we send our bank details for you with swift code if needed.
Some more information.


**People from inside EUROPE or outside EUROPE can make payments in EURO.
When we make your invoice, we send our bank details for you.

Steps:
First, we’ll provide our bank account details and share this with you.
Second, you can pay using SEPA bank transfers or SWIFT.
SEPA bank transfers usually take 0–2 working days to arrive in our account. SWIFT transfers take 2–5 working days.

Payment can be done via bank transfer or your card. We provide the bank account details in our invoice. The TransferWise app is not necessarily needed then, but if you already do have the WISE app, it’s easier to transfer money.

Local payment option
**Another option is to make the payment to our Surinamese bank account, but this one has a larger transaction cost of approx. 20 EUR/USD per transaction.

**Cash Payment at our office in Paramaribo.
Our Address:
Madeliefje street # 8
Zorg & Hoop, Paramaribo
Suriname

Please note:
* If there are any additional bank charges, these should be paid by the customer. If it turns out that not the full agreed amount is credited to our account, the difference should still be paid before participating or checking in.
*A Booking is guaranteed only after payment. You can pay 50% at first and 1 month before the start date of your tour the other half of the payment is done. You can also pay the full amount at once.
After full payment we send the voucher for your participation.

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