Tanzania Young Adult Itinerary

 Day 1

Stay at the Twiga Lodge during the build. www.twigacampsitelodge.com

Stay at the Twiga Lodge during the build. www.twigacampsitelodge.com

01-TANZ_13-02-DSC_0589-1 Saturday: Meet at Kilimanjaro International Airport 8:00 p.m. to be picked up and transported to a hotel in Arusha.

Day 2

Sunday: Leave Arusha after breakfast. Arrive in Mto wa Mbu late afternoon and check in to the Twiga Lodge. After settling in we will meet the Majengo Orphanage staff and children. After enjoying a nutritious meal together we will end the day with a build orientation.

Day 3 to Day 7

Monday to Friday:
After breakfast, depart for the build site (three minute drive). Each day begins with an instructional orientation. Work begins at 9 a.m. and finishes at approximately 4:30 p.m. with snack and lunch breaks throughout. Return to Twiga Lodge for free time to explore, shop, swim, eat and relax.

01-774085_10100959663079871_588116588_o01-TANZ_13-02-DSC_0464Day 5

Wednesday afternoon
(R & R):
After on-site lunch, return to Twiga Lodge for a free afternoon to participate in a local activities such as: the village walk, cycle Lake Manyara, hike to the top of the Rift Valley Escarpment and experience the true Tanzanian, Maasai culture or simply relax at the Twiga Lodge.

Day 8 and 9 (R & R)


Rift Valley Photographic Lodge www.riftvalleylodge.com

Rift Valley Photographic Lodge www.riftvalleylodge.com

Saturday morning: Travel to the Ngorongoro Crater for a safari. Ngorongoro Crater has often been described as one of the wonders of the world, not only because of its inherent geological significance, but also because it serves as a natural sanctuary for some of Africa’s most dense population of large mammals: hippos, elephants, lions, rhinos, wilda beast and more. The Ngorongoro was part of the original Serengeti National Park proclaimed in 1951. It became a UNESCO World Heritage Site
in 1978.

After the safari, travel to the Rift Valley Photographic Lodge, set high in a bush-cloaked ridge, with magnificent views over Lake Manyara National Park. Have dinner and breakfast here.

Lounge around the pool or take a walk with a Maasai warrior to the watering hole to see some of Tanzania’s wildlife (extra charge). Late Sunday afternoon: Return to Twiga for dinner.

01-TANZ_13-02-DSC_0736Day 10 and 11

Monday and Tuesday: Return to previous week’s work schedule. Farewell gathering with the children and staff on Tuesday evening.

Day 12 to 15 (R & R)

Mnarani Beach Cottages www.lighthousezanzibar.com

Mnarani Beach Cottages www.lighthousezanzibar.com

01-TANZ_13-02-DSC_0840-1149552_10152418934735551_1907500528_nWednesday: After breakfast, travel to Arusha Airport to take a small plane (carry on and luggage must not weigh more than 17 kilos) to the island of Zanzibar (approximately one hour flight). Then we will be transported by bus to Mnarani Beach Cottages (www.lighthousezanzibar.com), where the group will spend the next three nights and four days on the Indian Ocean. Accommodation, breakfast  and dinner are all included at the resort. Day trips, snorkeling, scuba diving and alcohol are all available at an additional cost. This area is known for its rich Swahili Arabic culture, white sand beaches and magnificent sunsets.

Saturday: Late check out before being transported to Stone Town for departing lunch. The afternoon is free to sightsee. Meet at the Zanzibar airport by 4 p.m. to fly home to Canada.

Travellers are welcome to arrive early or extend the trip so long as they meet up with the rest of the team at the airport on the first Saturday night of the trip. Otherwise, the traveller will be responsible for all costs incurred to meet up with the group at another location.


Details and pricing are subject to change.