To ensure an in-depth educational experience for students, we hand pick specific, remote locations and camps. Traveling in groups will allow us to offer upwards of 50% discounts under the published rates. We are able to achieve this while maintaining the excellent standards of service that are unparalleled in group travel. Focus East Africa Tours ensures that our guides’ training is among the best in the industry, to engage students with the experience of being abroad. Our itineraries are tailored and focused to enhance a young adult’s sense of adventure and raise awareness about local cultures, all the while learning about wildlife conservation and management. Collaborate with local people and undertake several meaningful community service projects in our host village, teach math or English to local children, improve the village water supply system, volunteer in an orphanage, or work on local farms planting, harvesting, and selling crops at the market. Late afternoons are devoted to group activities with our Tanzanian friends: play soccer, go for a hike, take Swahili lessons, attend a workshop to learn batik or beading, or work on your independent project
Along with the wildlife in Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara and Tarangire National Park with a stay in a remote Maasai village, climbing Mt Kilimanjaro is the main reason schools like to visit Tanzania. At 5895m, the permanently snow capped peak of Kilimanjaro is a natural objective for any fit student. Utilizing the very best ground services available on the mountain, WYA takes no chances with our school groups’ safety on Kilimanjaro and we have extensive experience in tailoring itineraries to ensure the safest route and time on the mountain to acclimatize. Talk to us to discuss whether an ascent of Kilimanjaro is right for your school. Our Africa student packages offer valuable learning experiences and lots of fun through various activities like wildlife safaris, trekking, boating & canoeing, cultural tours and historical, home stays vacations, diving, snorkeling and many more. Our team of professional guides normally exposes students to new and stimulating situations which help to build confidence in young people, both now and for their future.