July 5th-15th, 2018 | 10days/9nights

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    Join us for 10days/ 9nights of glorious scenery, cultural attractions with the movies, music and excitement of the Zanzibar International Film Festival. Spend your days immersing in various cultures, exploring beautiful beaches, wandering the old stone town and journeying into history and culture.


    Arrive in Dar es Salaam, a city known for its diversity in people which is reflected in the culture. With a warm welcome from our COT team at the airport, you will then be transferred to your new residence where you will be joined with the guests to start of your journey.


    After breakfast, we will head out to explore the city of Dar from famous site to the best local places to dine, dance and catch the magnificent sunset.



    Head off to Africa's largest game reserve and one of our favorite wildlife viewing areas. It really is a hidden gem! Enjoy a very scenic and diverse journey on a road trip to Southern Tanzania.


    After breakfast, we will explore nature and the wildlife on a safari game drive, enjoy a picnic lunch and then evening boat safari. Next day: walking safari + village tour with a bushman, as your guide.


    With late evenings all about relaxing near a campfire, dinner + performances from Maasai warriors and more of the many local tribes, we will enjoy a perfect camping experience

  • Return back to Dar on Day 5 and get ready for Zanzibar!


    Day 6: Explore the old city of Zanzibar.

    While in Stone Town, you will immerse yourself in local Swahili culture, travel back in time on a historic + slave tour



    Day 7: Watch

    Enjoy extended presentation of films, workshops and live entertainment in the historical city of Stone town, Zanzibar with locals and guests alike.

    Meet + mingle with the movers and shakers of Africa’s modern arts scene. The festival is dedicated to the exhibition of films, music and artistic panoramas.


    Day 8: Explore

    On this day, we will hop on a boat to a secret island all in discovery of its history and enjoy a picnic lunch while diving and swimming the waves away.

    Return back to an evening of Film presentation and live entertainment.

    Enjoy the magnificent sunset while dining at a breathtaking restaurant. Then return to watch films at the film festival and later indulge in live performances all night.


    Day 9: Impact Day

    After breakfast, we will travel to meet and share stories with Tanzanian high school and college students.

    Indulge in a Swahili lunch in the streets of Stone town before hopping on a ferry back to Dar es Salaam.

    Day 9-10: Dar es Salaam + Farewell

    After 4days/3nights, you will depart from Zanzibar on Ferry to Dar es Salaam. Arrive in Dar for a souvenir shopping experience. And lastly share a farewell dinner celebration with our friends of friends and families.

    Then depart back home.


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    COT Residence | Sinza Urban
    $25.00 - $140.00
    We welcome you to our COT Residence | Sinza Urban. It's a beautiful home full of love and great neighbors. Located in the most prosperous business climate outside of the central business district, with shops, bars, restaurants and hotels located there in the area.

    4bedrooms (a master and 3 large rooms), 4.5bathrooms, Full Kitchen Living room, Dining room and with access to the outside sitting area.

    Includes: Bed and continental/ Swahili Breakfast, Housekeeping
    24hr security / Gate keeper, Laundry (sheets + covers) Initial electricity provide after you will pay.

    Price: 25/person/ night
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    The Khanga Cloth Tour
    Bright, colourful, blowing in the wind. Traditional cotton pair of cloths worn by Swahili women on the East coast of Africa. Anywhere you go in Tanzania you will find these colorful garments for sale. Tailors throughout the country design and create fashionable clothing and accessories from the khangas. On this tour we will explore the following:

    The history of the Khanga Cloth
    The meaning behind the Swahili messages written and it pattern
    The 101 ways to wear a Khanga
    Finally, enjoy shopping for the Khanga

    Time frame: 3-4hours
    Location: Downtown, Dar es Salaam
    Price: $45/person
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    Dar By Night
    Start the evening with dinner at the only revolving restaurant in Dar with
    one of the best view of the city. Then off to experience live bands with
    their music which vary from njenje, Congolese, Bong flavor, Afro Cuban Jazz, Taarab, Rhumba music , coastal ceremonies and true coastal cuisine.

    Enjoy the club nightlife from midnight to the crack of dawn. Finish the night off with a bowl of local soup as the sun rises. This is Dar nightlife.

    Time frame: 4-6 hours
    Location: Down town Dar
    Price: $85/person (includes guide/ driver)
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    Dar City Historical Tour
    Dar es Salaam, a city known for its diversity in people which is reflected in the culture. It is rapidly developing part of Tanzania, and yet it also has a more laidback, ‘island’ vibe. On this day you will experience:

    1. Visit the National Museum
    2. Street tour of fancy European buildings, to the commercially inspired Indian/Asian zones structures and the mixed African/Tanzanian quarters
    3. Break for a delicious freshly made Swahili lunch
    4. Evening - Enjoy a happy hour seen over looking the new city from a rooftop hotel.

    Time frame: 5hours
    Location: Downtown, Dar es salaam
    Price: 60/
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    Recharge at Mbudya Island
    Take a 20 minute boat ride to arrive to most turquoise of water, the whitest of sand, the most spectacular of screensaver views, indulge in a seafood picnic lunch relax, swim or join in various beach activities. At the "bar banda" you can find ample bottles of local beer and cold drinks

    Located Northern of Dar es Salaam is Mbudya island, one of the four islands of
    the Dar es Salaam Marine Reserve. It is a hidden beach heaven for the outdoor and beach lovers.

    Time frame: 4-5hours
    Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Price: 60/person

    Inclusion: Transportation, Seafood meal, Soft drinks, Park
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    Impact Day at Happy Center
    This is a day trip to visit the youth program, Happy Center. You will enjoy a performance by the group, share inspiring experiences/ stories and see how you can make continue to support their cause in the future. Finally you can hand out or donate gifts like coloring books and pencils, sippers and Etc.

    An after-school performing arts program for Tanzanian's youth in Ilala district. It is a safe heaven for underprivileged youth who come to explore their talents and potential outside of the classroom.

    Duration: 3-4hours

    For donation and private transportation cost: $40
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    Yes! Swahili Cooking Class
    Class entails making swahili food with a local chef using local ingredients. It is hands-on participatory class each student will be involved in preparation and cooking. Lunch or dinner is served after class including drinks.

    Time Frame: 3 HOUR CLASS
    Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    Sample Menu:
    Pilau (Spiced rice with meat)
    Kachumbari (swahili salad)
    Maandazi (African doughnut )
    Pumpkin Leaves
    Chai masala (Spiced tea)

    Price: $45/person
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    Kariakoo Market Tour
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    Traditional Dance Class
    Enjoy a traditional dance class with local musician and dancers. Be prepared to move, sweat, laugh, think, cry, and challenge yourself in this workshop.

    The dance class will be led by the casts of Juliana, a Swahili Musical drama which was showcased at the Zanzibar Film Festival and many other festivals in Tanzania.

    During the class - you will watch apart of the Juliana, the musical and then learn how to sing, dance with your feet and play musical instruments from section of the play.

    Time frame: 3-4hours
    Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    Class available upon request. Minimum 2people
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    Zanzibar International Film Festival 2018
    $500.00 - $2,500.00
    10days/ 9nights of glorious scenery, cultural attractions with the movies, music and excitement of the Zanzibar International Film Festival.

    Included: Ground transportation, all accommodation during the trip, Some meals, Government and park fees,

    Excluded: International Flights to/from Tanzania, Health insurance, Visa fees, any extra fees outside the itineary.
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    Village to Village Tour
    $500.00 - $2,500.00
    On this 10days/9nights journey, you will travel back in time but also arrive to the present Tanzania, experience a delicious blend of cultural and gastronomic exploration.

    Included: Ground transportation, all accommodation during the trip, Some meals, Government and park fees,

    Excluded: International Flights to/from Tanzania, Health insurance, Visa fees, any extra fees outside the itineary.
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    $500.00 - $2,000.00
    Your are invited to celebrate the New Year's with us.

    Enjoy 9days/8nights at the beautiful white sand beaches of Zanzibar, discover various cultures, history and the nightlife in Dar es salaam and enjoy a very scenic and diverse journey on a road trip to southern Tanzania.

    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
    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
    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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  • COST

    Price upon request

    Per person cost: (includes, ground transportation, accommodation, and all activities)

    • $500 non refundable deposit due asap to hold your place


    Return policy


    Deposit is non refundable but can be used towards a future trip with us.

    Cancellation of trip must be done 30days before departure date for a 75% refund, 15days before 50% refund, No refund after.


    What's Included?

    • Accommodation for 10days, 9nights
    • Tours as listed in the itinerary
    • Curious on Tz adventure Concierge Support 
    • Curated Activity and Nightlife Experiences
    • Service Project 
    • Activity, Park Fees and Tour Guides 
    • Transportation and meals listed in the itinerary




    What's Excluded?

    • RT Airfare from/ to Tanzania
    • Passports and entry visas fees 
    • Vaccinations 
    • Mobile Phone Data Plan 
    • Tips for hospitality and service staff 
    • Spending money for personal and gift shopping 
    • Soft and Alcoholic beverages 
    • Snacks and meals outside of those noted in the itinerary 
    • Taxi transportation for activities listed outside of the itinerary
    •  Incidental expenses or Traveler's  insurance 
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