• Georgetown Black MBA-

    Trek to Tanzania

     December 15th-23rd, 2017

  • Why be apart of this trek?

    As a Georgetown MBA students you will have opportunity for educational and authentic cultural experiences in Tanzania. Through company visits with local businesses, students will learn first-hand how business is conducted in Africa with the help of Georgetown Alumni network in Dar es Salaam. For leisure, students will experience life in the wild via Safari trip, learn about various cultures from everyday people, give back to a community organization but also get to relax on the white sand beaches of Zanzibar.

  • The 9days, 8nights full Itinerary

    Depart your home on December 13or 14, 2017

    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    Formally called "Mzizima" (Kiswahili for "healthy town") has it was a coastal fishing village on the periphery of Indian Ocean trade routes in the 19th century. Dar es Salaam is now the largest city of Tanzania and one of the largest cities in eastern Africa by population, as well as a regionally important economic center and will be our hub during our trip.

    Friday December 15th, 2017

    Arrive in Dar es Salaam + pick up from Airport to Curious on Tanzania (COT) House + Welcome dinner

  • Road Trip to Southern Tanzania

    Saturday December 16th: Road trip to Morogoro
    Mikumi National Park near Morogoro, Tanzania, was established in 1964. It covers an area of 3,230 km² is the fourth largest in the country. The park is crossed by Tanzania's A-7 highway. The park contains a subspecies of giraffe that biologists consider the link between the Masai giraffe and the reticulated or Somali giraffe. Other animals in the park are elephants, zebras, impala, eland, kudu, black antelope, baboons, wildebeests and buffaloes

    Angalia Tented Camps 

    Evening of Dec 16th

    • Arrive and Relax after a long drive from Dar es Salaam while just spending some time surrounded by nature. In ANGALIA is a charming bungalows camp with perfectly integrated in the breathtaking landscape. Everything has been designed to comfortably enjoy wild nature
    • Enjoy a dinner + live Cultural performance by the Maasai over a campfire. 2days/ 1 night

    Standard Room on a Full Board basis for 1night.

    Safari Game Park

    Morning of Dec 17th

    After breakfast, descend to the fascinating Mikumi National Park. Spend the day game viewing in one of the most spectacular places on earth! Photographic opportunities are abundant, and one often sees four of the Big Five in a short time.

    Enjoy a picnic lunch alongside one of the oldest trees, called the tree of life or the Baobab tree whilst soaking up the magnificent scenery.

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Road Trip to Dar

    Afternoon Dec 17th

    • After Safari Game drive + Picnic Lunch
    • PM Road trip back to Dar es Salaam. On this road trip you will get to see how people really live from village to village and town to the city.
    • Night over at  COT House

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Monday December 18th, 2017

    Dar Local Business Tour

    Morning

    • Meet and greet over Swahili breakfast at COT House.
    • 9am: Explore Dar es Salaam's biggest and busiest local market.
    • Kariakoo is mainly known for its extensive market, that spans several city blocks and contributes substantially to Dar es Salaam's food provision as well as small-scale economy.

     

    Giving Back

    Afternoon

    • Visit Happy center for a live performance from the students  
    • Happy Center Tanzania is an after-school performing arts program for Tanzanian's youth in Ilala district. It is a safe heaven for the youth with interests to explore their talents and potential outside of the classroom.

     

     

    COT House

    Night

    • Feel at home at COT House. Located 10mins away from White Sands Beach, on the way to the historical Bagamoyo village and the inhibited island, Mbudya, 20mins boat ride from White Sands Beach. Its also close to the art market place (Wenge). You will surely have a home experience with full service from us. Double occupancy
  • Business as in Dar es Salaam

    Tuesday December 19th, 2017

    Dar es Salaam is the largest city of Tanzania and one of the largest cities in eastern Africa by population, as well as a regionally important economic center. You will visit 2-3 organizations or business to speak with.

     

    Morning:

    Breakfast then visit a business or organization of choice

    Hosted by Georgetown Alumni network in Dar es Salaam

    • Arrive for a tour of the compound.
    • Learn about the history, business + distribution channels, etc.
    • Assist in finding a solution to one of their immediate challenges they discussed.
     

     

    The Zanzibar Experience

    Tourism is promoted as the major sector of Zanzibar Economy which
    generate foreign exchange earnings, employment opportunities, stimulate local
    6 economy, support other sectors such as agriculture, small scale handcraft industry,
    and above all as away of economic diversification

  • Stone Town

    Morning: December 20th

    After breakfast, get ready for 10am pick up to head to the ferry for a 12:30pm ride to Zanzibar. Arrive at 2:30pm in Stone Town + check in

    • Enjoy walking the narrow streets of Stone Town
    • Early dinner on the rooftop

    Explore

    Afternoon: December 21st

    After a local Swahili lunch- Explore the rich history of Stone Town. Visit the slave sites, the old fort and churches. Take a walk through the narrow streets for a Zanzibari Local market Tour + Zanzibar doors.

    Future of Tourism

    December 21st

    • Meet with a local tourism company in Zanzibar to understand how they conduct business and talk about the future in tourism in Zanzibar.

    Furahi Day in Zanzibar

    December 22nd: The disappearing island experience

    10AM: Take boat ride to explore Prison Island and discover the rich history then head to Sand bank to relax, swim + enjoy a freshly caught seafood meal on the beach | Lunch included. Return at 3pm to relax and then get ready for food Crawl dinner in the old city of Stone Town.

    Night at Maru Maru Hotel

     

    December 23rd: Take 9am ferry back to Dar es Salaam

    End of trek + Departure day

  • BOOK NOW

    Please note that all rates are based on per person sharing in USD.

    NEW YEAR'S GETAWAY ZANZIBAR
    $300.00 - $770.00
    Your are invited to celebrate the New Year's with us.

    Enjoy 7days/6nights at the beautiful white sand beaches of Zanzibar, discover various cultures, history and the nightlife in Dar es salaam and Zanzibar's famous full moon party on the beach.

    Inclusive of accommodation, ground transportation, meals at COT Residence, activities, tours, tour guides, park fees, gov fees and security.

    Excludes: International flight, meals outside itinerary, travel insurance, trips outside itinerary.

    Please note that all rates are based on per person sharing in USD.
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    Zanzibar 3days/ 2nights
    $495.00
    Finish off with a relaxed getaway in Zanzibar for 3days, 2nights.
    Included: Accommodation, transportation and Activities as highlighted on itinerary. Sept 4-6th, 2017.

    Price/ person
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    Georgetown Black MBA- Trek to Tanzania
    $484.00 - $1,484.00
    This is a 9days/8nights road trip trek for Georgetown MBA students who will have an opportunity for educational and authentic cultural experiences in Tanzania. BOOK NOW!

    Payment plan as follows:
    Deposit: $484 due October 20th, 2017
    Last payment: $1000 Nov 20th, 2017 ( or make 2 payment of $500)

    Full payment: $1484/person
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    3days/2nights of Safari
    $1,100.00
    Visit Lake manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire. 2nights at Bougainvillea Safari Lodge. Accommodation on a full board basis, and tourism levy.
    Gratuities at your discretion.
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  • Includes:

    • Private, spacious 4x4 safari vehicle with large windows, game-viewing hatches, either fridge or cool-box for drinks, and inverter for charging batteries.
    • All your fuel, vehicle entry fees, and game drives.
    • Our guides are professionally trained and look forward to sharing their beautiful country with you.
    • Bottled water will be supplied in the safari vehicle for the duration of your trip.
    • Picnic lunch en-route.

    Includes:

    • Your all park fees are included in your safari.
    • 1night at tented Lodge

    • 2nights at COT House (Double occupancy)

    • 3 nights at Maru Maru Hotel

    • Breakfast at Hotel and COT House

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Excludes

    • All extras not mentioned above are for guests own account
    • All International flights
    • Restaurant meals or meals outside the itinerary.
    • TIPS
    • Souvenir purposes
    • Local transportation outside the itinerary.  

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Have questions? Email us at Curiousontanzania@gmail.com

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