ARUSHA VOLUNTEERS – Extra ActivitiesWeekend OutingsDuring weekends can participate in shorter excursions like for example a visit to "Arusha National park",the closest national park to Arusha town. Arusha National Park is often overlooked by safari goers, despiteoffering the opportunity to explore a beguiling diversity of habitats within a few hours.Tour Options“Safari”, in Kiswahili, simply means "journey", but it has now become a synonym for an African wildlifeadventure. Why not have an African wildlife adventure while you are in Tanzania?A 4 or 5-day camping safari to Lake Manyara, Ngorongoroand Serengeti National Park can be arranged for volunteers.For more information, pictures and a video about thenational parks in Tanzania see:http://www.tanzaniaparks.com/manyara.html The safari starts and ends in Arusha. Transportation is in a land cruiser with maximum 4 otherparticipants, so everyone has a window seat. You will camp in a spacious tent with beds and have accessto toilet and shower, clean drinking water and get 3 meals a day. The safari staff includes a professional guide, cook and crewin charge of practical tasks and safety at the campsites. All vehicles have VHF radios.If the start dates for the excursion do not fit with yourvolunteer work stay, the coordinator can arrange a breakin your volunteer job, so you can return to work after the safari or trek.
4 or 5 Day Safari:4 Day Safari 650 USD5 Day Safari 750 USDThe safari group will also be asked to tip the cook and driver at the end of the trip:Cook : 5 USD per dayDriver : 10 USD per dayIncluded in this fee: Entrance fees. Full board and accommodation. Driver and guide in a 4x4 vehicle. Game drives. Extra bottle of water daily. Visit to a Maasai village in Ngorongoro, on the way to Serengeti Visit to Olduvai Gorge in Ngorongoro. Government taxes.Not included in the fee: Extras at campsites i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc. Tips to the driver and cook (as mentioned above).
6 days Kilimanjaro Trekking:6-day Kilimanjaro Trekking is 1350 USDThe group will also be asked to tip the porters and guides at the end of the tripat approx. 100 USDIf you have a good physical condition, you can participate in a 6 days Kilimanjaro trekking and watch thesunrise behind Mawenzi, illuminating the plains. Detailed information can be sent by email.Included in the fee: All meals. Transfers to and from hotel. 1 night hotel accommodation. Mountain hut accommodation. Climb and park fees. English speaking professional guide. Kilimanjaro certificate.Not included: Items of personal nature. Passport visa. Travelers insurance.