Culture Week in Mozambique

Xai Xai, Mozambique

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15 people
7 days
Code: 460
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This program is an essential tool for you to understand Mozambique culture while giving you an opportunity to learn about the country’s rich history. Not only will it make your trip more enjoyable, it will make your stay more comfortable and help you to appreciate your stay if you are participating in further programs.

The Culture Week is the perfect way to learn more about Mozambique people, culture, customs, language and so much more. During this week, you will visit numerous highlights of the city of Xai Xai, capital of the Gaza Province in southern Mozambique.

The Culture Week will kick off with an introduction to Mozambique customs, do’s and dont’s and Portuguese language classes. Later on, you can expect to visit the coast, downtown Xai Xai, the Manjacaze township, museums and monuments. Further in the week you will have the opportunity to  participate in Mozambican cooking classes, walks around the village, picnics and sightseeing in the outdoors, and more!

During the day trip to Manjacaze you will have the opportunity to experience the town where the first president of Mozambique was born, as well as having ample time to go sightseeing in the downtown area.

Please note this trip may require you to purchase a cultural experience week with it. Click Here to find the relevant cultural experience week based on the country where this trip operates in.

During 2017

This program starts every week.

During 2018

This program starts every week.

Aims & Objectives
  • Offer you an introduction to Mozambican customs and culture
  • Give you a decent understanding of the culture which will help you to settle into the local lifestyle
  • Provide you with invaluable experience of local Mozambique
Schedule
Monday
  • Breakfast
  • Culture introduction and language class
  • Lunch
  • Visit Xai Xai downtown, shopping center, bus station, monument, central park, cultural center.
  • Welcome dinner in town
  • Back to center
Tuesday
  • Breakfast
  • Walk around the village
  • Lunch
  • Visit the local market and monument
  • Dinner
Wednesday
  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing and relaxation at Xai Xai Beach
  • Lunch outside
  • Relaxing and swimming
  • Back to center
  • Cooking lesson
  • Dinner (cooking lesson)
Thursday
  • Breakfast
  • Visit Manjacaze town where the first president of Mozambique was born as well as sightseeing downtown
  • Lunch outside
  • Visit museums and monument
  • Back to center
  • Dinner
Friday
  • Breakfast
  • Handicraft making
  • Lunch
  • Project discussion and activities
  • Evaluation
  • Dinner

This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

Participant Criteria & Requirements
Standard Requirements

Minimum age:                -

Maximum age:                -

Minimum English level:        Basic

CRB required:                No

Passport copy required:        No

Resume copy required:        No

Required qualification:        None

Additional Requirements

There are no further requirements for this program.

There are no further requirements for this program.

Additional Equipment

No specific equipment required for this program.

Accommodation, food, airport pick-up (if required), full support in-country, pre-departure advice and project transport.

Flights, Travel Insurance, Visa, Vaccinations or Personal Spending Money

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