Tanzania Itinerary

Tanzania Itinerary

Trip Length: 15 Days Cost: $2395

Embark on a 2-day African safari | Build a primary school and nursery | Swim with wild dolphins | Teach English to local children and adults | Empower a women’s co-op | Set sail on the Indian Ocean | Immerse yourself in Maasai culture

Day 1

Trip Commencement: Group arrives in Dar Es Salaam. Spend the night in our accommodations and get to know your fellow volunteers

Day 2

Ferry to Zanzibar Island. Settle into our accommodations on the beach before orientation and meeting your host community to immerse yourself in one of the most unique cultures on the planet.

Days 3-10

Zanzibar Volunteer and Adventure Activities: Wake up each day to the sound of waves crashing on the beach. after breakfast, we’ll begin work on our English education and school construction projects around 8:00 am. volunteer until lunchtime and then relax on the beach for a couple hours before returning to the project site for the rest of the afternoon. In the late afternoon, we’ll wrap up volunteer work and head out on a variety of adventure and cultural immersion activities before dinner – sailing to desert islands, playing soccer with locals on the beach, taking Swahili language lessons, snorkeling amongst vibrant reefs, painting with local artists or just chilling in paradise.

Dolphin Day: Depart for the Southern tip of the island, take a boat past the break and dive into the Indian Ocean to search and swim with pods of wild dolphins! We’ll spend the afternoon feasting on a special local lunch and enjoying the white sandy beaches and turquoise waters before heading home.

Day 11

Depart Zanzibar and embark on a cross-country journey through the heartland of Tanzania towards Arusha – a multicultural city at the base of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Day 12

Explore the vibrant, varied culture of Arusha as we visit a local coffee farm to brew fresh coffee and volunteer with a community-based women’s cooperative.

Days 13 – 14

Embark on an epic 2-day safari! spend both days searching for the “Big Five” – lions, elephants, buffalos, rhinos and leopards – as well as driving through herds of giraffes, zebras, baboons and so much more!      

Day 15

All good things must come to an end. Soak up your last few hours in Tanzania before heading home or push yourself to the mental, physical and spiritual limit on GIVE’s Mt Kilimanjaro Add-on!

*this is a sample itinerary which is subject to change. 

What’s Included?

  • All accommodations within Tanzania, which have access to basic amenities and security
  • All group transportation within Tanzania
  • All meals throughout your trip (country specific exceptions)
  • All of your epic adventure and cultural immersion activities
  • Funding for volunteer projects
  • Drinking water 24/7

What’s not included

  • Flights to/from Tanzania and all other taxes, ticket fees, and any country entry and departure taxes.
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Passport and visa (specific to host country)
  • Vaccinations (specific to host country)

Mt. Kilimanjaro: The Roof of Africa

Trip Length: 7 Days Cost: $1995

Climb the tallest freestanding mountain in the world after your Tanzania Excursion.

Hike through 5 unique ecosystems, including lowland rainforest, alpine meadows and alpine desert on your way to the summit. Don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to conquer Kilimanjaro and stand atop the highest peak in Africa!

Earn Academic Credit Abroad: deepen your understanding of the country you’re visiting and the projects you’re supporting by taking GIVE’s accredited course! Learn More Here.