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Deposit is non refundable but can be used towards a Curious on Tanzania future trip.

Cancellation of trip must be done 60days before departure date for a 75% refund, 30days before 50% refund, 15days before 25%, No refund after.

  • ZANZIBAR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

    July 6th-16th, 2017 | 10days/9nights

  • ITINERARY DETAILS

    • 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: the city boasts international cuisine ranging from traditional Tanzanian barbecue and Zanzibari food to Thai, Chinese and American restaurants.

    (Picture by Kunduchi beach hotel and resort)

  • THE URBAN EXPERIENCE

    Day 1

    Arrive in Dar es Salaam

    • Arrive at Dar es Salaam airport
    • Pick up to head to your new Swahili city home
    • Relax and experience life as a local at COT house

     

     

     

    Day 2

    Beach Day + Welcome Dinner

    • Meet and greet over Swahili breakfast 
    • Cruise to soak up breathtaking views from an inhibited Island 20mins from city.
    • Return to a welcome dinner with live cultural entertainment.

    Day 3

    Dar City Excursion

    • Learn how to dance various traditional dances. 
    • Explore the city and its local markets + shopping
    • Meet arts and crafts artists
    • Indulge in Swahili cuisine
    • Experience the nightlife of Dar

     

  • ROAD TRIP TO SELOUS GAME RESERVE

    • Located in southern Tanzania and far from the madding crowds, it is Africa's largest game reserve and one of our favorite wildlife viewing areas. It really is a hidden gem!
    • The rivers and lakes of the Selous are the lifeblood of a park that hosts some fabulous game, including elephant, wild dog, buffalo, hippo, crocodile and fantastic prides of lion.

  • NATURE + WILDLIFE EXPERIENCE

    Day 4

    Road trip to the Game Reserve

    • Enjoy a very scenic and diverse journey on a road trip to Southern Tanzania.
    • Stop and greet local community members on the way.

    Day 5

    Meet the Big Five

    • Explore nature and the wildlife on a safari game drive
    • Relax on a campfire, dinner + a performance from the Masaai Warriors.

     

    Day 6

    Meet the Bushman

    • Go on walking safari + bushman village tour
    • Meet the locals tour
    • Road trip back to Dar es salaam

     

  • OFF TO ZANZIBAR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

    • Known as the largest multi-disciplinary art and cultural festival in Africa
    • Dedicated to the exhibition of films, music and artistic panoramas.
    • This nine day festival takes place in July each year.
    • Bringing together people from different corners of the world to enjoy African Cinema.
    • ZIFF is said to be marked with strong traditional customs and a rich heritage of culture with music, traditional dances, and arts and crafts woven throughout.

  • HISTORICAL + ISLAND EXPERIENCE

    Day 7

    Entering the Old City

    • Immerse yourself in local Swahili culture
    • Discover the old stone town on a walking tour
    • Travel back in time on a historic and slave tour

     

     

     

    Day 8

    A Day of Island Discovery

    • Tour a seaweed Factory
    • Relax on white sand beaches
    • Dine at a breaktaking secret restaurant
    • Return in the evening to see films and meet actors and directors at the film festival.
    • Celebrate with an after party 

     

    Day 9

    Impact Day

    • Meet and share stories with Tanzanian high school and college students
    • Indulge in a swahili lunch in the streets of Stone town
    • In the evening, watch films in majestic locations, dance to live music, and mingle with the movers and shakers of Africa’s modern arts scene.

     

  • Day 10

    Farewell Dinner + Departure day

    • Depart from Zanzibar on Ferry to Dar es Salaam
    • Go souvenir shopping and local market tour
    • And lastly share a farewell dinner with our friends of friends and families.
  • How much?

    Price upon request

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

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

    2nd payment due by March 15th

    3rd payment due by April 15th

    4th payment due by May 15th

    Last payment due by June 15th

     

    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 
  • BOOK THIS EXPERIENCE NOW!

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