Join GOOD Travel and Twin Hearts in

Tanzania

11 - 18 March 2018

Welcome to our GOOD Travel trip to Tanzania!

GOOD Travel is proud to have partnered with Twin Hearts to bring you to Tanzania. Every part of this trip has been carefully designed to ensure that the local community, economy and environment will benefit from your visit. We'll take you off the beaten track to meet inspiring entrepreneurs in Dar es Salaam, support a community project in Zanzibar and experience a unique eco-lodge on the Indian ocean.

Dates: 11-18 March 2018

Size: Maximum of 15 participants + trip facilitators.

Location: The trip will start with two nights in Dar Es Salaam. We’ll then travel to Zanzibar for a further five nights. You need to fly into Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania and we will take care of the rest.

Earlybird Cost: US$2,699 including all accommodation, meals and activities.

Trip Itinerary

11 March: Arrival in Dar es Salaam
On arrival in Dar es Salaam, you'll be met at the airport and taken to your hotel. In the evening, we'll have a welcome briefing where you'll get to know the other members of your group and learn about being a GOOD traveller in Tanzania!

12 March: Alternative tour of Dar es Salaam
We'll have the opportunity to see a side of Dar es Salaam that few tourists experience. We'll spend the day meeting local entrepreneurs who have applied for an interest-free loan to expand their businesses. This tour is organised by our partner Investours and your tour fee will go towards supporting the entrepreneurs.

13 March: Travel to Zanzibar
We'll take a two-hour ferry ride to Zanzibar. On arrival in Zanzibar, we'll be picked up and taken to the lodge where we'll be staying. After a welcome drink and briefing from the lodge staff, we'll have the evening to settle into our new home.

14 March: Dolphins and village visit
In the morning, ,we'll head out on small boats into the Indian ocean in search of dolphins! With a bit of luck we'll spot them and jump into the water with snorkels to swim with them. In the afternoon, we'll visit Kizimkazi to spend time in the village and learn about the project we're supporting through the donation included within your trip fee.

15 March: Island trip
We'll take traditional boats to an incredible sand-bar about two hours from the lodge. We'll enjoy a delicious barbecue and plenty of time for swimming, snorkeling and relaxing.

16 March: Stone Town
We'll take a short drive to Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We'll have the opportunity to learn about the town's history as well as do some shopping at the local markets.

17 March: Free day
On our final day in Zanzibar we will do... nothing! You'll have an activity-free day to relax by the pool, read your book, swim in the ocean or have a massage. In the evening, we'll have a farewell dinner.

18 March: Return to Dar es Salaam
Afetr our final breakfast in Zanzibar, we'll take the ferry back to Dar es Salaam in time for your flights back home. Goodbye everyone!

What's GOOD about this trip?

Every aspect of the trip has been designed to ensure that the local community, economy and environment benefit from your visit. From accommodations to meals to excursions, our focus is always on sustainable and ethical travel. $100 of your trip fee will go directly towards Twin Hearts' projects in Tanzania and you’ll also be directly supporting local entrepreneurs in Dar Es Salaam through Investours.

Trip Facilitators

The trip will be led by Eliza Raymond from GOOD Travel and Kelly-Louise Warner from Twin Hearts. In addition, a number of local guides will be involved in various aspects of the trip. 

Kelly-Louise Warner

Kelly-Louise is the Founder of Twin Hearts Pacha Mioyo, a charitable foundation working to support projects in Tanzania and Australia. Kelly-Louise has travelled extensively in Africa, including a trip with GOOD Travel to Tanzania in 2017. She is passionate about sustainable development and utilising tourism as a force for GOOD.

Eliza Raymond

Eliza Raymond holds a Master of Tourism from the University of Otago, New Zealand. She has over ten years of experience studying, volunteering and working in the field of tourism and international development. She is one of four women who co-founded GOOD Travel and currently leads GOOD Travel’s operations in New Zealand.

What's included

The earlybird cost of US$2,699 includes:

  • An 8-day stay in Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar, Tanzania – you will stay in a twin room in Dar Es Salaam and a shared villa in Zanzibar.
  • Airport transfers in Dar Es Salaam, and travel to and from Zanzibar.
  • An opportunity for your entire trip to support the local communities in Tanzania. Our hotel in Dar es Salaam and resort in Zanzibar not only are eco-friendly, but support the economic growth of the surrounding communities.
  • A project in support of the local community in Zanzibar ($100 of your trip fee will contribute towards this project).
  • All meals throughout your stay.
  • A range of activities including the chance to swim with dolphins, visit a sand-bar island and visit Stone Town in Zanzibar.
  • Exclusive membership in our Tanzania 2017 Facebook group, where you’ll get to know your fellow travelers, learn more about Tanzania and have all your questions answered.
  • An online welcome pack designed to ensure that preparing for this trip is as easy and fun as possible.

Please note that the following are not included and are your responsibility to arrange:

  • International flights to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.
  • International health insurance.
  • Visa for Tanzania.
  • Vaccinations: We strongly encourage you to visit your doctor at least two months prior to the trip to get all the recommended vaccinations.
  • Snacks, drinks, souvenirs.

Book your spot now

The trip fee for our trip to Tanzania is US$2,699.

The non-refundable deposit of US$500 will confirm your spot on the trip. The deadline for deposits is 1 June 2017. Note that this trip is limited to 15 participants so spaces will be allocated on a first-in, first-served basis. If your deposit is received once the trip is already full, you will be provided with a full refund and given priority on our next tript.

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