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The Tanzania Safari and Country Adventure ? Moshi (T202)
The International Volunteer Travel Safari and Country Adventure starts in Moshi Tanzania. Its an amazing two-week program incorporating almost 9 days of Africa volunteer service, 2 days of jungle safari expedition and 2 days of Tanzania countryside excursion.
A sample schedule of our International Volunteer Safari and Country Adventure Arusha program in Tanzania is provided below:
Day 1:Arrival and pick up from the Arusha, Kilimanjaro, International Airport, in Arusha, Tanzania and transfer to host family home
Day 2:Morning: registration and start of orientation. About 2-hour discussion covering topics including orientation to the program, Tanzania culture, history, customs, politics, do?s and don?ts. Afternoon is free for exploring rural Tanzania and getting to know your host family.
Day 3:Volunteers abroad and international interns leave for project early in the morning after breakfast. Introductions held with project staff, and the host family.
Day 3-9:Overseas volunteer or internship work. Interns abroad and overseas volunteers are free to explore the surrounding areas in their free time.
Day 9:End international volunteer work. Farewell to the project and evaluation of the program.
Day 9-12:Tanzania Wilderness Safari and country Tour: (4 Days)
In Tanzania?s great wilderness parks adventurous volunteers and overseas interns will encounter different species of birds and wild animals. Volunteers and interns will follow the route that Mount Kilimanjaro climbers take on their mountain expeditions, and visit the surrounding countryside to experience the difference in landscapes, economic activities, cultures and livelihoods in Tanzania.
Day 10:Lake Manyara: After about 9 days of work, its time to have fun - overseas volunteers and Africa interns on this program leave Moshi, early morning and proceed to Lake Manyara National Park for game drive. Picnic lunch en-route, dinner and overnight at Campsite.
Day 11:Olduvai Gorge/Ngorongoro Crater: Depart Lake Manyara for a half day game drive in the Ngorongoro Crater. Descend 2,000 feet into the crater floor ? the world?s largest caldera. This is the best place to see black rhino, lions, lots of colorful flamingoes and other water birds, the leopard, cheetah, hyena, antelopes. In the late afternoon drive back to campsite for lunch. In the afternoon drive back to Moshi.
Day 11:Maragu Countryside Tour: Follow the Mount Kilimanjaro climbers route towards Marangu for a great experience of northern Tanzania. Along the way view ?modern? and traditional houses constructed on the ridge sides, roads meandering around the mountainsides, and tour small-scale coffee and banana farms, etc. Compare the ?zero-grazing? animal production systems of the people here with the open grassland grazing pastoral practices of the Maasai. In the evening after a village dinner gather around the fireplace and listen to a Tanzanian elder narrate about Tanzania?s experience with colonialism and independence from Britain. Spend the night in the village.
Day 12:Maragu -Moshi: Spend the morning interacting with the family or join them on the farm. After lunch, drive back to the city.
Day 13:Break, free day. Program Evaluation.
Day 14:End of Adventure Program. Departure for those staying for 2 weeks. Those staying longer proceed to their volunteer abroad project placement.
This schedule is subject to change by the country coordinator to fit into local circumstances. All our Africa safaris are camping safaris. Accommodation is in shared camp tents.
The minimum time allowed for this program is one week. For logistical information about the Tanzania Adventure program including the highlights, what you need to carry, what is provided, etc, please click here. For information on program costs please click here.
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