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Tanzania Cultural Immersion June 2020 Itinerary

Friday, June 7 - Friday, June 28, 2024 

Coordinator: Ashley Washburn

Cost: approx. $5500

(All inclusive, except transportation to/from Tanzania, immunizations, visa, and shopping)

  June 7-8: Days 1-2 (Fri -Sat)

           On Our Way

                     Depart from JFK to Dubai and then to Dar es Salaam. Transport to Bagamoyo.

                     (Participants may arrange different flight to arrive same day).


  June 9: Day 3 (Sun)

           Welcome to Bagamoyo

                     History Tour of Bagamoyo including

                      Slave quarters and markets, German Forts, Fish Market, First Schools and the Slave Museum.


  June 10: Day 4 (Mon)

           BEE Montessori Preschool

                Meet the Montessori teachers and students and learn about Montessori methods.

           Students Empowering Students Club

                 Meet with the SES students and work with them on English and computer skills.


  June 11 -12: Day 5 - 6 (Tues -Wed)

            BEE Montessori Preschool Camp

                 Have fun with our young students doing individual and group art projects, sports and lots of dancing.

            Students Empowering Students Club

                 Meet with our secondary students and share knowledge, culture and stories.

   June 13: Day 7 (Thur) 

           Mnindi Primary School

                 Travel to Mnindi village in Vigwaza Ward to visit the 2nd primary school built by ASFE in 2014.                      


  June 14: Day 8 (Fri) 

            BEE Montessori Preschool Camp

            Students Empowering Students Club

  June 15: Day 9 (Sat)

           Art Market

           Drumming Lessons

           Pack for Safari


  June 16-21: Days 10-15 (Sun - Fri)

           Safari to Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area and Serengeti National Park

                 Day 1: Travel to Dar es Salaam and catch flight to Kilimanjaro Airport where we meet with guide

                   Travel by Safari vehicle to Rhino Lodge on top of Ngorongoro Crater.

                 Day 2: Ngorongoro Crater Tour - transfer to Serengeti National Park

                   Early start, transfer to Ngorongoro Crater and descend the 600 meters down to the crater floor where you will spend a                                         full day on game drives with picnic lunch. The crater is famous for its large mammal populations - keep an eye out for                                       the elusive black rhino; there are around 23 in the crater. Most of the elephant you see will be bulls as females tend to                                         avoid the area due to its having the highest predator density in Africa. 

                   Depart Crater and travel to Pure Tented Camp in Serengeti National Park for 3 nights.

                Day 3-4: Explore the spectacular Serengeti National Park

                  Two full days of game drive to explore the Serengeti National Park - a Bucket List place. Our days are spent surrounded by                                  amazing wildlife and nights spent listening to the lions roar and hyenas laugh as you are tucked cozy in your tent.                

                Day 5: Final day in Serengeti National Park

                  Early start, depart for a final game drive and head towards west border of Serengeti to Mwanza, on the shore of Lake Victoria. 

                Day 6: Fly back to Dar es Salaam and drive to Bagamoyo

                  We may end up flying out Thursday evening depending on flight schedules (to be determined later).


  June 22: Day 16 (Sat)

           Painting Lessons


           Visit our favorite seamstress

                Pick fabrics and get custom made clothes, bags, or whatever your imagination wants.

  June 23: Day 17 (Sun)

           Maasai Village: Visit with our dear friend Seratiani and her family.

  June 24-25: Days 18-19 (Mon - Tues)

           BEE Montessori Preschool

           Students Empowering Students Club

           Painting lessons - complete any unfinished work.


 June 26: Day 20 (Wed)        

           Art Shopping/ Seamstress


                   Farewell party with ASFE staff and friends with Traditional music, dancing and food.


 June 27 -28: Days 21-22 (Thur -Fri)

           Maasai Market/Airport

                   Depart Bagamoyo after breakfast and stop and visit Maasai Market if you have room in your suitcase and time allows

                   on way to Dar es salaam airport and USA.

This is a tentative schedule and activities and days may change due to weather conditions in Tanzania



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