TANZANIA: Homo Sapiens' Ancient Origin and the Oral Traditions of the Maasai People of East Africa (May 8th —June 10th, 2018)

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 8th-May 11th

May 8th

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

May 10th

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

May 11th

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

May 12th

  • Departure from Miami International Airport to Dar es Salaam

May 13th

  • Boat from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar

Tanzania, East Africa- May 13th-June 10th

May 14th- May 15th

  • All day: Visit of Zanzibar. Departure to Dar es Salaam on the evening of the 15th. Spend a night in Dar and depart to Arusha on the 16th.

May 16th

-Departure from Dar to Arusha via Bus

ay 17th

  • 09: 30-11:45 am – AFA 4931/AFA 5932
  • Afternoon visit of the Ngongongare Snake Park
  • (Dinner at the house)

May 18th

  • 9:30am-11:45 am-SWA 1100/AFA 6905
  • Visit Usa River Market
  • (Dinner at Rotterdam Gaarden)

May 19th

  • 9:30am-11:45 am- AFA 4931/AFA 5932
  • Visit Maasai Market in Arusha Town (Lunch in Arusha town)
  • (Dinner at the house)

May 20th and May 21st

  • Free day
  • (Dinner at the house)

May 22nd

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

May 23rd

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

May 24th

  • 09:30am – 11:45am – AFA 4931/AFA 5932

May 25th

  • 09:30am – 11:45am SWA 11100/AFA 6905

May 26th and May 27th

  • Free day

May 28th

  • Ngorongoro/Olduvai Gorge study safari

May 29th

  • Ngorongoro/Olduvai Gorge study safari

May 30th

  • 09:30am – 11:45am – SWA 1100/AFA 6905
  • Dinner at the house

May 31st

  • 09:30am – 11:45am – AFA 4931/AFA 5932
  • Afternoon visit of The Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology
  • Lunch at the Nelson Mandela Campus/Dinner at the house

June 1st

  • 9:30- 11:45 am – SWA 1100/AFA 6905
  • Afternoon visit of Maasai Women Development Organization
  • Lunch in Arusha town, Dinner at the house

June 2nd

  • Visit of the Kikuletwa Hot springs and Coffee plantation field trip
  • (Lunch box provided- dinner at the house)

June 3rd

  • Free day

June 4th

  • Free day

June 5th

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

June 6th

  • 9:30am-11:45am - SWA 1100/AFA 6905
  • Free afternoon around Usa River
  • Lunch at Dinner Restaurant, dinner at the house

June 7th

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

June 8th

  • 9:30- 11:45 am – SWA 1100/AFA 6905

June 9th

  • Souvenir shopping in Arusha
  • Lunch and dinner in the house

June 10th - Final day in Arusha; Special dinner at River Trees Garden

  • Departure to Miami at Midnight