Culture Week in Zimbabwe

Rusape, Zimbabwe

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15 people
7 days
Code: 505
Activity and Adventure, Cultural Experiences
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This program is an essential tool for you to understand Zimbabwe’s culture while giving you an opportunity to learn about the country’s rich history. This week is a good chance to learn and understand the culture of Zimbabwe which will make your stay more comfortable as well as being a good step for the following week’s projects.

It is the perfect way to learn more about Zimbabwean people, culture, customs, language and so much more!

During this week, you will visit numerous highlights of the city of Rusape in northeastern Zimbabwe.

You will have the opportunity to go on a nature walk and see old rock paintings from past generations.

We will also stop at downtown Rusape where you can visit the local market, mini mart, and bus station.

Later on in the week, there will be a tour in Mutare, the capital of the Manicaland province where we will go to a museum, shopping center and park. Following this, we will visit a lake where you can swim and relax.

You will also be having  plenty of culture, language, and cooking classes throughout the week!

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
  • Help you become familiar with your local surroundings
  • Teach you helpful phrases in the local language
  • Broaden your knowledge of the local customs, history and culture
  • Provide a full induction, preparing you for a longer stay
Schedule
Monday
  • Breakfast
  • Cultural introduction
  • Lunch
  • Village walk/tour and nature walk to see rock paintings
  • Welcome dinner
Tuesday
  • Breakfast
  • Language class
  • Lunch
  • Lake visit
  • Dinner
Wednesday
  • Breakfast
  • Visit downtown Rusape (local market, bus station, mini mart, hospital, etc.)
  • Lunch outside
  • Back to center
  • Cooking class
  • Dinner (provided by cooking class)
Thursday
  • Breakfast
  • Visit downtown Mutare (museum, shopping center, nature park, etc.)
  • Lunch outside
  • Back to center
  • Dinner
Friday
  • Breakfast
  • Project discussion and project placement visits
  • Lunch
  • Visit placements and join a program
  • 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
  • Modest clothing - covering the knees and shoulders

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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