Itinerary

SUMMER A 2017 STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM ITINERARY

TANZANIA: Homo Sapiens' Ancient Origin and the Oral Traditions of the Maasai People of East Africa (May 9th —June 10th, 2017)

At some occasions in this itinerary, we have indicated afternoon activities. Some additional activities might be added in afternoons when no specific activity has been entered. According to conditions on the ground, some activities might be switched from one afternoon to another.

Miami, South Florida- May 9th-May 13th

Tuesday, May 9th

  • 09:30am – 11:45am - Pre-departure orientation I

Wednesday, May 10th

  • 09:30am – 11:45am – Pre-departure orientation II

Thursday, May 11th

  • 09:30am – 11:45am - SWA 1996/AFA 6905

Friday, May 12th

  • 09:30am – 11:45am - Final departure meeting

Saturday, May 13th

No classes, final travel preparations

Sunday, May 14th

  • Departure from Miami International Airport to Kilimanjaro International Airport

Tanzania, East Africa- May 15th-June 10th

Monday, May 15th

  • All day: Visit of Usa River Arusha/Orientation (Lunch at the Dinna Restaurant)

Tuesday, May 16th

  • 9:30 am – 11:45 AM SWA 1996/AFA 6905 - (Evening dinner at the house)

Wednesday, May 17th

  • 09: 30-11:45 am – AFA 4931/AFA 5941
  • Afternoon visit of the Ngongongare Snake Park
  • (Dinner at the house)

Thursday, May 18th

  • 9:30am-11:45 am-SWA 1996/AFA 6905
  • Visit Usa River Market
  • (Dinner at Rotterdam Gaarden)

Friday, May 19th

  • 9:30am-11:45 am- AFA 4931/AFA 5941
  • Visit Maasai Market in Arusha Town (Lunch in Arusha town)
  • (Dinner at the house)

Saturday, May 20th

  • Free day
  • (Dinner at the house)

Sunday, May 21

  • Free day
  • (Dinner at the house)

Monday, May 22

  • 9:30am-11:45 am- AFA 4931/AFA 5941
  • (Visiting Duluti Area)

Tuesday, May 23rd

  • Visiting Meserani Maasai Culture Centre
  • (Lunch boxes provided, dinner at the house)

Wednesday, May 24th

  • 09:30am – 11:45am – AFA 4931/AFA 5941

Thursday, May 25th

  • 09:30am – 11:45am SWA 1996/AFA 6905

Friday, May 26th

  • Special Lecture from guest lecturer: The Origins of the Homosapiens at Olduvai Gorge (Tanzania): Highlights on the ongoing Paleoanthropological Project in East Africa. Presented by Professor Bungaya Mayo of the University of Dar es Salaam – Mkwawa University College.

Saturday, May 27th

  • Free day

Sunday, May 28th

  • Ngorongoro/Olduvai Gorge study safari

Monday, May 29th

  • Ngorongoro/Olduvai Gorge study safari

Tuesday, May 30th

  • 09:30am – 11:45am – SWA 1996/AFA 6905

Wednesday, May 31st

  • 09:30am – 11:45am – AFA 4931/AFA 5941
  • Afternoon visit of The Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology

(Lunch at the Nelson Mandela Campus/Dinner at the house

Thursday, June 1st

  • 9:30- 11:45 am – SWA 1996/AFA 6905
  • Afternoon visit of Maasai Women Development Organization

Lunch in Arusha town, Dinner at the house

Friday, June 2nd

  • Visit of the Kikuletwa Hot springs and Coffee plantation field trip

(Lunch box provided- dinner at the house)

Saturday, June 3rd

  • Free day

Sunday, June 4th

  • Free day

Monday, June 5th

  • 9:30am – 11:45am – AFA 4931/AFA 5941
  • Afternoon visit of Moshi Town- Lunch and Dinner in Moshi

Tuesday, June 6th

  • 9:30am-11:45am - SWA 1996/AFA 6905
  • Free afternoon around Usa River

(Lunch at Dinner Restaurant, dinner at the house)

Wednesday, June 7th

  • 09: 30-11:45 am – AFA 4931/AFA 5941

Thursday, June 8th

  • 9:30- 11:45 am – SWA 1996/AFA 6905

Friday, June 9th

  • Souvenir shopping in Arusha

(Lunch and dinner in the house)

Saturday, June 10th

  • Final day in Arusha; Special dinner at River Trees Garden,- Departure to Miami at Midnight