Tanzania is an extraordinary country, which offers the gap year traveller every extreme of landscape and experience. You can move effortlessly between Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa, to a challenging climb up the slopes of the awe-inspiring Mount Kilimanjaro. Take a game drive over the vast plains of the Serengeti, then relax and enjoy some laid-back island life by the azure seas of Zanzibar. Want to do something that really matters on your gap year? Volunteer as a teacher, in an orphanage or with young mums and ensure your gap year is a complete and fulfilling experience. For the daring explorers among you there's the chance to conquer Kili on the ultimate African mountain climb. So go wild in Africa and take time out in Tanzania, for a truly tremendous gap year trip!Tanzania Key Facts
An epic African adventure!
Spend 58 unforgettable days travelling through 8 African countries, including Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, and South Africa! Enjoy unforgettable game drives and see magical sights on this once in a lifetime adventure.
Rewarding teaching at local primary schools
Nurture young minds and develop the brains of Tanzania's tomorrow in nursery and primary schools! Get great teaching experience, make a real difference in the community, and see a unique side of African life.
34 or 35 days
An epic overland experience across amazing Africa
Enjoy an unforgettable 35-day journey through Africa on this epic overland adventure tour! Discover South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania, and experience unique safaris and cultural activities!
23 days of volunteering, fun & adventure!
Experience Tanzania on this Volunteer & Adventure trip! Combine two and a half weeks volunteering with kids at schools or orphanages in Arusha and an amazing 10-day overland tour in Tanzania and Zanzibar.
Safari adventures + beach & island time in Africa!
Take off on an awesome 10-day African overland adventure in Tanzania & Zanzibar. Go on safari in the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater before relaxing on the paradise island of Zanzibar!