- St. Monica Kindergarten and Primary School, Stone Town (1 or 2 Weeks)
- Marine Turtle Conservation Station, Nungwi (for the 2nd Week)
- Zanzibar Land Animal Park (for the 2nd Week)
- Primary School in Muungoni (for the 2nd Week)
Arrival by flight to Zanzibar airport and transfer to your accommodation.
Work at your volunteer placement. You will be picked up at your accommodation in the morning and taken to the site. At 3.00 p.m., you will then be picked up and given an approximately 2-hour tour of Stone Town, the historic part of Zanzibar Town.
After you have completed the second morning at your volunteer assignment, you have a "Spice Tour", a tour of a spice plantation in the afternoon. Besides exotic spices, tropical fruits are grown here that you can see, smell and taste.
Full-day trip "Safari Blue“. From Fumba in the South of Zanzibar, on a dhow, the traditional sailing ship of the Indian Ocean, you will explore the natural wonders of Menai Bay. There will be a fruit snack on a sandbank, you can snorkel at a coral reef and swim in a lagoon. On an island there will be a beach barbecue with fish, lobster, chicken, vegetables and a tropical fruit tasting. You can also learn how to navigate a “Ngalawa”, the outrigger canoe of the local fishermen. In Menai Bay it is often possible to see dolphins. In the late afternoon, we will sail back to Fumba. Alcoholic beverages are inclusive.
In the morning, you are at your volunteer placement. The afternoon is free, which you can use to explore Stone Town, either alone or with other volunteers. There are many small shops from which you can buy souvenirs.
In the morning, volunteering in your site. In the afternoon, you take part in a Workshop at the Zanzibar Cultural Arts Centre, offered by local artisans. Depending on availability, you can make craft with paper, make candles, produce soap, do painting, make necklaces made of paper beads or do screen printing on a t-shirt.
Full day tour! The day starts with a visit of the Jozani Forest National Park, which is famous for its endemic Red Colobus Monkeys. Besides some colonies of monkeys, you can see the impressive plants and trees of this tropical rainforest and you can have a stroll through the mangrove area. After this, we will drive to the Zanzibar Butterfly Centre, East Africa’s largest covered space for butterflies, which is a project of sustainable tourism. As the butterflies only live for a few weeks, the centre is in constant need of new butterflies. These are bred by the villagers of the nearby village Pete under the guidance of a biologist and sold to the butterfly centre.
Afterwards, we visit the handcraft project “MOTO”, where we will first have lunch. Then, we will see how a women’s cooperative produces wickerwork and braided objects. They also weave Kikoi fabrics that they tint, making use of solar technology. You can even try out everything yourself! Another highlight is a visit to the Zala Park in Muungoni. It is a small zoo, mainly with reptiles, which was created by biology teacher Mohammed, to educate children about the importance of animal welfare and environmental protection. We had a few interns and volunteers working with Mohammed, who have improved and expanded the scope with the teacher. You return to your accommodation in the late afternoon.
The second week, you can either continue to spend in the city or in Muungoni or in Nungwi. Depending on your choice, Muungoni is a farming and fishing village in the south of Zanzibar, where little has changed in the last hundreds of years. You will find a piece of original Zanzibar, which was hardly affected by tourism and modern development. Here, you live with a local host family with full boarding of simple standards. Nungwi, in the north of Zanzibar, however, is a lively seaside resort with a lot of tourism. Here you can experience Zanzibar in both its rural life in the village, as well as aspects of beach tourism. Here, you live in the bungalow of the Marine Sea Turtle Conservation Sanctuary with full boarding (or similar accommodation, if this is not available).
On the third day of the safari, we have a day long safari in the world famous Serengeti National Park, in which there is the highest density of wild animals worldwide! Lunchbox lunch is provided and evening meals are in our camp site in the Ikoma Area.
After breakfast, we go on a 30 minutes drive from the lodge to Ngorongoro Crater. Ngorongoro Crater is the largest non-flooded volcanic crater of the earth, one of the most important natural wonders of our planet. It is not only the home of the endangered black rhino, but also there are lions, leopards, hyenas, antelopes and flamingos. We will have picnic lunch near the “Hippo Pool”. Then we go back for dinner and stay at our accommodation in Karatu (camping or Simple Lodge).
On the fifth day on safari, we visit the Tarangire National Park . The landscape of Tarangire is different from the other National Park in northern Tanzania, with lots of baobab trees and thick bushes. There are many elephants and tree-climbing lions that live here. Lunchbox is provided on the way. In the afternoon, we drive back to Moshi and the accommodation at Kili Cottages.
Picture Gallery of St. Monica Kindergarten
Picture Gallery of Zanzibar Land Animal (ZALA) Park
Picture Gallery of Nungwi Sea Turtle Conservation Center
Picture Gallery of Primary School, Muungoni
For 2 Persons: 2030 € (per Person in double occupancy)
For 3 or more Persons: 1930 € (per Person in double/ triple occupancy)
For 2 Persons: 1930 € (per person in double occupancy)
For 3 or more Persons: 1830 € (per person in double/triple occupancy)
* Activities and excursions as described
* Local contact
* Transfers in Zanzibar for arrival and departure and relocation (city/village)
* Transfers from/to JRO-Airport for arrival and departure from Moshi
* Access to our online log-in area with extensive preparatory documents tailored to your travel destination
* Personal Purchases, Souvenirs, etc.
* Travel Health Insurance
* Gratuities, other donations, etc.
If you book for your own and wish to do the excursions with more participants, we can usually find further participants.