NOLS Tanzania Wilderness - Prime

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This expedition through East Africa will introduce you to tropical rain forests, savannah grasslands, and the diverse wildlife and cultures that inhabit them. Accompanied by a cultural liaison from Tanzania, you will backpack through the volcanic highlands and see the area’s natural and living wonders, like soda lakes and huge flocks of flamingos. Spend time with local tribes while learning about culture, human and natural history, and ecology. Sleep in tents in thick forests and on the savannah while learning essential camping, risk management, and backcountry travel skills. While on the vehicle-supported safari section of this course, you will observe the varied fauna of the famous Ngorongoro Crater. Focus your binoculars on baboons and lions and your mind on conservation, zoology, and geography. This course is for adventurous individuals eager to learn from other cultures in a wilderness setting. It’s for those who want to satisfy their curiosity to learn new things far from home.

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( ARK )
Julius Nyerere International
( DAR )
Kilimanjaro International
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Tanzania can be an easy place to overlook when planning a trip to Africa, but it is teeming with wildlife, lush landscapes, culture. You will witness all of those from the wildebeest migrations, 3 of the 7 natural wonders, and Maasai people.

About NOLS

NOLS is a nonprofit global wilderness school that will help you step forward boldly as a leader. We believe that anyone can be a leader; it's our role to provide the environment and training to help you discover your full potential. We do that in...