STUDENT/PUPILS STUDY TOURS - FOR COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
.1 To provide adventurous and exciting holiday to youngsters.
.2 To provide a chance to Students/ Pupils to ascertain and learn more about
their Geography and History by visiting geographical sites
3 To provide University/College Students an opportunity to undertake
Research Projects in the Tropical Region
4 To provide an opportunity to Students to participate in School renovation Projects in the Tropics while interacting with Pupils.
5 To provide Students with Budget combined Wildlife, Cultural/Projects and Trekking Itineraries
From the Arusha Country Bus Station, board a 7.00 am Mtei Bus to Katesh via Babati where you are joined by a guide to Katesh, check- in a Guest House. Lunch, rest, sight seeing , Mt. Hanang trekking registration, dinner and overnight at Katesh.
Breakfast and thereafter with guides and lunch boxies, walk 5km to Dumbeta/Gijega Barbaig for Barbaig Cultural insight and contrasts. The Barbaig is an authentic tribe; still conservative on their culture; cattle rearing , warrior like the famous Maasai with the women still wearing traditional ceremonial locally tanned goatskin gowns. interact freely with this Barbaig Tribe., see how they locally make/sew their goatskin gowns; how they locally pound and grind maize (corn) flour; For History Students, this will give you a direct and practical experience of the Stone Age you learn at School as this is the remaining tribe still practicing Stone Age life as was being lived in your country which you now see in your Country Musiums.We do not organize any local dances, but you can chance marriage, circumcision, burial and prayer rituals. But since these Barbaig are warriors we organize a mock fight.. Afternoon walk back to Katesh for dinner and overnight. Eat your lunch boxies and later walk back to Katesh for dinner and overnight.
Early breakfast and at 6.30 am start the ascent of Mt. Hanang 3417m which will take you 5-6 hours to the top and 3-4 hours to the bottom. Mt. Hanang boasts of a view of an exceptionally beautiful Rift Valley landscape full of small craters and basin, with Lake Balangida and the Rift Valley escarpment at the north west and the Mangati Plains stretching at the south. Dinner and overnight at Katesh.
At 6.00 am board a Bus to Dareda disembarking at Dareda Centre, breakfast and thereafter. Walk 3km to Bacho Agricultural Centre where you visit a Fish Pond Project, a mixed coffee/banana farm, a big coffee farm to see how the coffee is farmed and processed before it is cured and shipped to your country before it roased and made into a cup. Many people drink and love coffee but they never know even the coffee plant. The Student will be at the bottom of the Famous and Historical Rift Valley Escarpment which you learn in your studies. You later interact with the Iraqw tribe for the Iraqw Tribe cultural insights /contrasts including the Iraqw tribe local dance after a local beer drinking spree. Here you can participate in the local coress. At night you participate in the Tanzania Killer Bee honey harvesting tasting fresh honey from the honey combs.Dinner and overnight at the Bacho Institute Guest House..
At 6.00 am walk 3 km to the road junction and board a Mtei Bus to Babati arriving Babati around 9.00 am, late breakfast and thereafter walk 2 km to Maisaka Village where you visit a Gorowa Tribe Elder Story Teller on how they arrange their marriages; how they treat a girl who gets pregnancy before marriage; prayer rituals and their origin. Walk back, lunch, rest and thereafter, walk 1 km to Lake Babati for local canoe rowing while viewing floating hippos. Walk back for dinner and overnight. r
Breakfast and thereafter, with lunch boxes drive to Kolo where you register and proceed to paintings sites. Visit 3 popular sites before driving back to Babati for dinner and overnight.
Breakfast and therafter board a bus to Arusha at the end of the Study Tour
Prices per groups of 10pax and above US$ 550.00 per student
Price for additional 1 Day Wildlife Game Viewing in Tarangire Game National Park US$200.00 per person
TOTAL US$ 750.00 per person Inclusive Accommodation, meals, Mt. Hanang Climbing Registration, Cultural Tour, Ancient Rock Paintings, Transport and Transfers to and fro Kilimanjaro Airport :Excludes Accommodation and meals at Arusha a day and after the tour- these are always avoided by using flights thatarrive in the morning and depart in the evening.
Note the price will depend on the number of Students participating.
Also Mt. Kilimanjaro Climbing and Wildlife Game Safaris can be incorporated in a tailor made itinerary on request and booking
GROUPS OF 10-20 STUDENTS WILL ALWAYS BE CHEAPER BECAUSE OF SHARED ACCOMMODATION AND TRANSPORT SERVICES
|From US $1000, excluding flights. Inclusive of accommodation, meals, internal transport and taxes. Prices are based on groups of 10 to 20 people working together.Open Camping areas available on project sites|
|Day 1:||Depart Arusha at 8.30 am for Wildlife viewing in Lake Manyara Park|
|Day 2:||Game Viewing Ngorongoro Crater Park|
|Day 3:||Game Viewing Tarangire National Park|
|Day 4||Transfer Katesh, site seeing and registration of Mt Hanang Trekking|
|Day 5:||Barbaig Cultural Tour at Gijega Barbaig Village|
|Day 6:||Mt. Hanang 3417 m trekking|
|Day 7:||Transfer to Babati/Gorowa tribe cultural insight tour/Lake Babati local canoe rowing while viewing floating hippos|
|Day 8:||Transfer to Project site- immediate start of project work|
|Day 9:||Project Work- renovation of Classrooms|
|Day 10-11:||Project Work|
|Day 12:||Transfer to Arusha at the end of the tour|
Project working days can be extended on requests at extra $40.00 per person/day
Price US# 1000.00 per person each of 10 persons and aboveWhat makes this holiday special?
The visitors are interacting freely with the local community thereby breaking the racial barriers and hitherto black/white colonial hangovers. Through cultural exchange interviews, both visitor and host learn more about the cultural contrasts, and how the men manage many wives without the usual love hostilities. The men/women will tell/explain the benefits of marrying many wives and traditional reasons of allowing children outside marriage.
The visitor will learn more about real African Rural life as lived by ordinary people in the rural areas and know Africa in its real perspective compared to what is depicted in the International News Media. Through service charges to service providers the local women ' guides, family elders/fathers, children in the community earn direct income from tourists, hitherto denied them because of being outside the traditional wildlife tour routes. Through the Village and Local Government Levies and Project Work, the entire community benefit by having the hitherto compulsory contribution project works completed through our programmes.
By strictly adhering to proper environmental codes and health conduct throughout our programmes the community gradually psychologically adopt better environmental protection and improved health standards.
I day of Mt. Hanang 3417 m trekking (the 4th highest mountain in Tanzania enjoying an exceptionally beautiful rift valley landscape, full of small craters and basins;
4 days of a special authentic Barbaig Tribe Cultural tour . The Barbaig is an off the tourist beaten track, an authentic tribe, conservative in their culture, nomadic, cattle rearing like the famous Maasai, with the women still wearing locally tanned ceremonial goatskin gowns. Mix (interact) freely with this tribe, see how they sew their goatskin gowns, how they locally pound and grind maize (corn)flour , hold interviews with men and women on how the women manage sharing husbands and why. Chance marriage, circumcision, prayer rituals.
4 days of project work renovating either a Primary School or Secondary School building. At the School you manage to mix freely with the students, play football, local dances, teach in the classes and participate in all manual building activities assisted by local technicians and community. You directly purchase all material and make payments to assistants to ensure full use of your cost donations.
To provide adventurous and exciting holiday to youngsters.
To provide a chance to Students/ Pupils to ascertain and learn more about their Geography and History by visiting geographical sites
To provide University/College Students an opportunity to undertake Research Projects in the Tropical Region
To provide an opportunity to Students to participate in School renovation Projects in the Tropics while interacting with Pupils.
To provide Students with Budget combined Wildlife, Cultural/Projects and Trekking Itineraries