Make a Difference: Tanzania

Make a Difference: Tanzania
Know the country by connecting with its people. Teach its children, help build parks or bring fresh water to the villages—your generosity rewarded with a celebration soccer match, traditional African meals and a wildlife safari rivaling the likes of the Serengeti.
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Day 1 Start tour
Day 2 Jambo Dar es Salaam
Meet your tour director and check into hotel
Welcome and safety orientation
Day 3 Dar es Salaam to Moshi
Begin community volunteer program
Details: Travel to Moshi
Get acquainted with the cleanest town in East Africa! See the various demographics and districts of Moshi, ranging from the coffee industry to the local street markets
Day 4 Community volunteer program
Details: Continue community volunteer program
Upon arrival in Moshi, you will meet with the locals of this east African village community. Volunteer activities can range from painting a map of the world and then teaching local children a bit of geography, to building a soccer field with goal posts. You may even help the community with irrigation and providing fresh water for the first time. These activities not only help the community but give students the opportunity to experience life in northern Tanzania.
Day 5 Community volunteer program
Details: Continue community volunteer program
Upon arrival in Moshi, you will meet with the locals of this east African village community. Volunteer activities can range from painting a map of the world and then teaching local children a bit of geography, to building a soccer field with goal posts. You may even help the community with irrigation and providing fresh water for the first time. These activities not only help the community but give students the opportunity to experience life in northern Tanzania.
Day 6 Community volunteer program
Details: Continue community volunteer program
Upon arrival in Moshi, you will meet with the locals of this east African village community. Volunteer activities can range from painting a map of the world and then teaching local children a bit of geography, to building a soccer field with goal posts. You may even help the community with irrigation and providing fresh water for the first time. These activities not only help the community but give students the opportunity to experience life in northern Tanzania.
Day 7 Community volunteer program
Complete community volunteer program
Celebration soccer match and meal
Day 8 Moshi--Arusha
Travel to Arusha
Celebration dinner
Details: Wildlife safari by 4x4 at Tarangire National Park
Take off on a safari through the Tarangire National Park, where herds of up to 300 elephants scratch the dry river bed for underground streams, and migratory wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, hartebeest and eland crowd the shrinking lagoons. It's the greatest concentration of wildlife outside the Serengeti ecosystem, and the one place in Tanzania where dry-country antelope such as the stately fringe-eared oryx and peculiar long-necked gerenuk are regularly observed. During the rainy season, the seasonal visitors scatter over a 12,500 square mile range until they exhaust the green plains and the river calls once more. But Tarangire's mobs of elephant are easily encountered, wet or dry. The swamps, tinged green year round, are home to 550 bird varieties, the most breeding species in one habitat anywhere in the world. On drier ground you find the Kori bustard, the heaviest flying bird; the stocking-thighed ostrich, the world's largest bird; and small parties of ground hornbills blustering like turkeys. More ardent bird-lovers might keep an eye open for screeching flocks of the dazzlingly colorful yellow-collared lovebird, and the somewhat drabber rufous-tailed weaver and ashy starling – all endemic to the dry savannah of north-central Tanzania. Abandoned termite mounds are often frequented by colonies of the endearing dwarf mongoose and pairs of red-and-yellow barbet, which draw attention to themselves with their loud, clockwork-like duets. Tarangire's pythons climb trees, as do its lions and leopards, lounging in the branches where the fruit of the sausage tree disguises the twitch of a tail.
Day 9 Arusha-Dar es Salaam
Travel to Dar es Salaam
Evening harbor walk
Day 10 End tour
Details: Travel home
Your flight home is overnight. You will return home on Day 13.
Day 11 Return home
Map of the Make a Difference: Tanzania Tour | Explorica Educational Travel
Tour Includes:
  • Round-trip airfare
  • 8 overnight stays
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Full-time services of a professional Tour Director
  • Guided sightseeing tours and city walks as per itinerary
  • Visits to select attractions as per itinerary
  • Tour Diary™
  • Note: On arrival day only dinner is provided; on departure day, only breakfast is provided
  • Note: Tour cost does not include airline-imposed baggage fees, or fees for any required passport or visa. Please visit our Fees FAQ page for a full list of items that may not be included in the cost of your tour.
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