Detailed Itinerary

Tanzania – Safari and Service LEAP – May 2019

**Subject to change. Times of daily activities to be confirmed**

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Day 1 (Saturday, May 18)

10:30 am – Depart NWS campus

3:30 pm – Arrive JFK https://jfkairport.com

6:30 pm – Flight out of JFK to Amsterdam (Delta Flight 8213)

 

Day 2 (Sunday, May 19)

7:50 am – Arrive Schiphol Int’l Airport

10:35 am – Depart Schiphol Int’l Airport (Delta 9349)

8:10 pm – Arrive Kilimanjaro Int’l Airport

9:00 pm Transit to White House of Tanzania (Bed and Breakfast/Hostel) in Arusha:

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11:00 pm – Late snacks/dinner at hotel and Lights Out

 

Day 3 (Monday, May 20)

9:00 am – Rise and Shine! (7-hour time difference– will feel like we are waking you at

2am!)

10:00 Transfer to Mto wa Mbu village

10:30 Village cultural tour (wood carving, farming practices, banana beer making) including traditional lunch

2:00 Short hike in the Rift Valley:

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5:00 Arrival at Migombani Campsite for dinner and camping and sunset swim:

 

9:00 pm Lights Out

 

Day 4 (Tuesday, May 21)

8:00 am – Rise and Shine!

9:00 am – Morning: Visit to Kindergarten for service work (this school founded and maintained by Boma Africa):

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1:00 pm – Lunch at Camp

2:00 pm – Tanzip Zipline Experience:

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Followed by a hike at picturesque Lake Miwaleni:

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6:00 pm – Return to Migombani for dinner and camping

9:00 pm – Lights Out

 

Day 5 (Wednesday, May 22)

8:00 am – Rise and Shine!

9:00 am – SAFARI in the Ngorongoro Crater!

 

4:00 pm – Transfer to camp Nainokanoka for dinner and overnight:

Camp

9:00 pm Lights Out

 

Day 6 (Thursday, May 23)

8:00 am – Rise and Shine!

9:00am – Volunteering at Boma Community School

12:00 am – Transfer to Lake Natron:

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Optional Waterfalls hike

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6:00 PM – Arrive at camp at Lake Natron

7:00 pm – Lights Out/rest time

12:00 am – Midnight Volcano climb (Oldoinyo Lengai):

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Day 7 (Friday, May 24)

8:00 am – Sleep in!

11:00 am – Transfer to Mto wa Mbu

2:00 pm – Visit to Kirurumu River (short hike)

4:00 pm – Return to Arrival at Migombani Campsite for dinner and camping and a swim.

9:00 pm Lights Out

 

Day 8 (Saturday, May 25)

8:00 am – Rise and Shine!

9:00am – Morning swim and activities at camp

11:00am – Lunch at camp

12:00pm – Bike ride to Lake Manyara Shore

6:00pm – Celebration Dinner at Mosquito Creek Cafe:

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Day 9 (Sunday, May 26)

9:00am – Rise and Shine!

10:00am – Time to explore/buy souvenirs

12:00pm – Transfer to Kilimanjaro Int’l Airport

9:00 pm – Depart Kilimanjaro Int’l Airport (Delta 9349)

 

Day 10 (Monday, May 27)

7:35 am – Arrive Schiphol Int’l Airport

9:55 am – Depart Schiphol Int’l Airport (Delta Flight 8213)

12:20 pm – Arrive JFK and transport to Northwood School (lunch en route)

7:00 pm – Arrive at Northwood School

 

Tanzania Contact and Guides:

Leesha & Lawrence Mafuru (bios) of Boma Africa

 

 

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