1: Arrival and pick up from the Arusha, Kilimanjaro, International
Airport, in Arusha, Tanzania and transfer to host family home
2: Morning: registration and start of orientation. About 4 hours
lecture at the home of your host. Topics covered during orientation
lecture will include East African culture, history, customs, politics,
geography, and necessary health precautions, and various other topics,
such as the diversity of Tanzania life. Afternoon is free for exploring
rural Tanzania and getting to know your host family.
3: Volunteers abroad and international interns leave for project early
in the morning after breakfast. Introductions held with project staff,
and the host family.
3-8: Overseas volunteer or internship work. Interns abroad and overseas
volunteers are free to explore the surrounding areas in their free
8: End international volunteer
work. Farewell to the project and
evaluation of the program.
Tanzania Wilderness Safari and Country Tour: (4 Days)
9: 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 or standard hotel.
Morning drive from Lake Manyara/Karatu town to the Tarangire National
Park. This park is
spectacular in the dry season when many of the migratory wildlife
species come back to the permanent waters of Tarangire River. Huge
herds of wildebeest, zebras, elephants, elands and oryx gather to stay
in Tarangire until the onset of the rain when they migrate again. In
the late afternoon drive back to Moshi.
11: Maragu Countryside:
Participants take a countryside tour of Northern Tanzania. Volunteers
and interns can choose to hike part of the way and drive the
remaining distance for the best experience, or simpy drive the whole
way. Follow the Marangu-Kilimajaro climbers route for a great
northern Tanzania. View and traditional
houses constructed on the ridge sides, roads meandering around the
mountainsides, tour small-scale coffee and banana farms, zero-grazing
animal production systems. In the evening after a village dinner gather
fireplace and listen to a Tanzanian elder narrate how the early
Europeans came to Tanzania and the impact they had on life in the area
and the country and about independence from Britain. Spend the night in
the village in a setting less removed and more rudimentary from the
city of Moshi.
12: Maragu -Moshi: Spend
the morning interacting with
the family or join them on the farm. After lunch, drive back to Moshi
13: Break, free day. Program Evaluation.
14: End of Adventure Program. Departure for those staying for 2 weeks.
Those staying longer proceed to their volunteer abroad project