• Global Cuisine and Cultures Trip: Tanzania, East Africa
  • Global Cuisines and Cultures Trip to Tanzania

    Immerse yourself into the culture, traditions, and cuisines of East Africa, exploring markets and local specialties, participating in a game drive at Tarangire National Park, and learning about the Maasai and their use of roots and plants to treat ailments.

    You’ll also visit ECHO’s East Africa Impact Center to understand the issue of food scarcity and ECHO’s efforts to improve soil health, through regenerative and environmentally-friendly agricultural practices, as well as spend time at the Kimemo Coffee Farm learning about coffee-making in Africa.

    Other highlights:

    • Begin your journey with a Swahili lesson and enjoy lunch at a Swahili-style restaurant.
    • Prepare a meal alongside chefs-in-training at the Faraja Center, which empowers young and at-risk women through vocational training.
    • Meet members of the African Roots Foundation who are working to improve the standard of living of small rural communities, and travel to Zanzibar to learn more about the spice trade.
    • The trip also includes a visit to the Freddie Mercury House—the childhood home of the legendary singer.