TANZANIA CULTURE WEEK 2018
Open all year, starting on Mondays, participation fee 280€ per week. Program runs Mon-Fri (free weekends). Mandatory to start the programme.
- Code : G/TAN/CW2018
- Dispo : 5M / 5F (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 98
The Green Lion
This program is an essential way to understand Tanzania’s culture and give you an opportunity to learn about its rich history. Not only will it make your trip more enjoyable, it will also help you to understand it’s way of life better and become familiar with the location, making any longer stay more comfortable. The Culture Week will be packed with an introduction to customs, do’s and dont’s and language classes. But also during this week, you will visit highlights of the amazing town of Monduli, a bustling and developing township with rich history and many places of interest such as museums, art galleries and monuments, where you’ll be sure to learn more about this country’s struggle with independence and progress. You will also have plenty of opportunities to explore around the town, and enjoy picnics and sightseeing outdoors. We’re sure you’ll love to participate in our Tanzanian cooking class and taste your own food, but don’t worry, we’ll have chances to dine in the local eateries and taste the local cuisine too! Aims &Objectives : Help you memorize helpful phrases in the local language, Broaden your knowledge of the local customs, history and culture, Provide a full induction, preparing you for a longer stay.
About the Accommodation : You will be staying in our local program center, set up to host you with some degree of basic comfort. Still, all participants are expected to be environmentally aware and to use all resources with restraint, especially water, paper and electricity. Your rooms will be cleaned daily by staff but please try to clean up after yourself, and help play your part to keep the accommodation neat and organized! Food Arrangements : Meals are inspired by the local cuisine and consist of a lot of corn, rice and bananas. Beef, goat meat, beans, and green leafy vegetables will help to add nutrients to your daily meals.
You will be staying in the district of Monduli located within the Arusha region, in northeastern Tanzania. The Monduli district is an extremely popular spot for tourists to learn how the local Maasai people live as well as observe the natural environment. Numerous attractions such as Lake Manyara, Mount Meru, Kilimanjaro, Serengeti, and the Ngorongoro Crater can be found nearby and are the wonders of the Monduli region.