10 Weeks in Tanzania: Teaching Internship + Dar es Salaam + Zanzibar

Program Details

  • Date

     October 9, 2014

  • Departing

     5 April, 3 July, 3 Sept 2018
    3 Jan, 4 April, 2 July, 5 Sept 2019

  • Price

    Up to 31.8.18
    £2122 - 6 weeks
    £3010 - 10 weeks
    Up to 31.8.19
    £2223 - 6 weeks
    £3110 - 10 weeks
    (Currency Converter)

  • Best For

     Tanzania, Teaching & Childcare, Career Opportunities, Programs

  • Availability

     Some Spaces Left

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I have absolutely loved my time in Tanzania with the Leap. The staff have been incredible welcoming and friendly, And with them here the trip has been so much fun! Thanks for such a wonderful time.
Emily Haggett
Emily Haggett
Leaper Alumni

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Your Itinerary

What you'll do and where you'll go, from the day you arrive until you hop on a plane back home.
  • Day 1 Arusha
    You’ll fly in over the glistening frozen peaks of Kilimanjaro (pray for a clear day) before stepping out into a wave of equatorial heat. A day or two of settling in and exploring our backpacker highlights.
  • Day 3 Moshono Primary School
    This is a large government school, founded in 1958. It only has 11 classrooms for 800 students ages 3 – 13, so expect classes of about 70, with at least 3 pupils to a table. Busy, big BUT happy. Here you‘ll work for 5 days a week while you are in Arusha, helping both inside and outside the class room.
  • Day 21 Lake Manyara
    A little treat - travel north to Lake Manyara – spaning 330 sq km, with lush forests and open grasslands surrounding a giant salt-water lake and home to flocks of vivid pink flamingos. Here you’ll be treated to a day’s safari.
  • Day 23 Amani Orphanage
    You can either whizz back to town to carry on teaching or mix it up a bit by staying at the Amani Orphanage, home to 40 kids who need help with the renovation of their home while messing about with impromptu football matches and general TLC.
  • Day 28 Moshono Primary School
    Back to Arusha for another three weeks to carry on teaching at the Moshono School.
  • Day 56 Dar Es Salaam
    As a complete contrast you are perfectly placed to head west to Dar - huge, hot, humid and boasting rich Swahili culture – here you’ll feel a world away from the bush and have a chance to experience helping in a different local school with their renovations.
  • Day 57 Montessori School
    This school rely’s on private funds and local manpower to keep it going. Here you will roll up your sleeves to help with renovations, planting trees and watering plants to reduce dust and eye infections.
  • Day 65 Zanzibar Adventure
    An optional extra (see backpacker favourites) - hop over to Zanzibar Island for a few days where you can kick back on the beaches, strap on a snorkel to track down a turtle or head to the spice market of capital Stone Town.
  • Day 70 Dar Es Salaam
    Nip back to the mainland to catch your flight home or carry on with a spot of independent travel.

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