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Visit Tanzania

Tanzania 2018 Tentative Itinerary

For more information about this exciting travel opportunity, please contact Brent Smith or Nancy Taylor.

Earlham Friends and Alumni Tanzania Safari

June 17-July 6 (or June 29), 2018

Join Earlham professors Brent Smith and Nancy Taylor on a safari to Tanzania in the summer of 2018. Come together to explore one of the world’s great wildlife spectacles and experience the diversity of cultures in this stunningly beautiful country. Brent and Nancy have been professors at Earlham since 1981. Having led many foreign study programs for Earlham including nine semester-long programs in East Africa, they’d like to share their experience and passion for this wonderful place with you.

The safari will offer two weeks of wildlife and cultural experiences in the northern part of Tanzania, with an additional (and optional) third week with the Swahili people on the historic island of Zanzibar.

Trip highlights include:

  1. Tarangire National Park, which is particularly known for its great number of elephants
  2. A cultural tour of the town of Mtu wa Mbu
  3. A game drive into the fantastic Ngorongoro Crater and time at the Ngorongoro Conservation Area
  4. A safari in the Serengeti with a stay in a "tented camp"
  5. Visit to Loiborsoit village, the Maasai community that has welcomed Earlham students for homestays for many years
  6. Zanzibar's Stone Town and spice farms
  7. Snorkeling in the Indian Ocean

See an updated tentative itinerary online now!

Visit South Africa


For more information about this exciting travel opportunity, please contact Head Men's Basketball Coach Jason Polykoff.

EPIC Athletics Tour of South Africa

May 20-29, 2019

Join the Earlham men's basketball and women's volleyball teams for a philanthropic sports tour of South Africa. Explore and experience the culture of the region, while cheering on the Quakers at several friendly matches with local teams. This adventure also includes a required element of international community service for all travelers.

Trip highlights include:

  1. An excursion to Robben Island, where Nelson Mandele was imprisoned.
  2. A Cape Town canopy tour/zipline adventure
  3. Shark cage diving
  4. Surfing lessons
  5. Safari at Aquila Private Game Reserve
  6. Several community service projects
  7. Three Quaker basketball and volleyball matches against local teams

Learn more about this trip online!

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