Where the Wild Things Are: Tanzania With Your Family
Explore the wild landscapes and wildlife of Tanzania with three generations and learn about this fascinating region of the world through meaningful interactions with Tanzania’s people.
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Program No. 22428RJ
13 days
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At a Glance

This learning adventure brings your family closer to Tanzania’s people with hands-on painting workshops, cooking demonstrations and a full day of play with local school children. Journey to a land where elephants roam free and lions snooze in the sun. Huddle in close with your family at the campfire to hear wild animal tales, and explore the rugged landscapes of Tanzania’s national parks together
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Transportation in 4x4 safari vehicles, with pop-tops, on unpaved roads. Outside game parks, travel on paved roads.
Family Programs
Family Programs
Share your love of learning with your family. These programs are designed for any combination of generations: grandparents, aunts, uncles, parents and children.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Explore the highest concentration of wildlife in Tanzania with your family at Serengeti and Tarangire National Parks during game drives.
  • Learn and play with local children in the classroom, on the soccer field and in their homes.
  • Visit with locals to learn Tinga Tinga painting and how to make chapattis.

General Notes

For three generations (grandchildren ages 9 & up). Children ages 15 and under get a discount at national parks and other sites in Tanzania. This discount is already reflected in the shown program price. A copy of the child participant's passport identification page must be faxed or emailed to the Program Coordinator upon enrollment so that it can be used as proof of age.
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Lucas Mhina
Lucas John Mhina was born and raised in Arusha, Tanzania. His parents are from two different tribes in coastal Tanzania and from the Mount Kilimanjaro region. He studied in England at East London University, in Kenya at Nairobi's Strathmore College, and received further training in educational excursion leading and first aid while in South Africa. Lucas has a keen interest in ecology and truly enjoys sharing his vast knowledge of the birds and wildlife of East Africa.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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