volunteering for children in Tanzania


5-Day Volunteering & 1-Day Safari

You will have the pleasure of changing the lives of children by visiting local schools and hospitals, such as NSK Hospital and Summit Happy Home in Arusha.

Each destination serves disabled and orphaned children and their families in Arusha. After your face hurts from smiling and laughing with these special kids, you will have an equally unforgettable day exploring the primal wonder of Africa on safari.

DESTINATION: Arusha and Tarangire National Park

COST: $3,250

2024 DATES (11 Days): (6/10 – 6/20), (6/22 – 7/2), (7/3 – 7/13), (7/15 – 7/25)

2025 DATES ( 11 Days): (6/9 – 6/19), (6/20 – 6/30), (7/1 – 7/11), (7/12 – 7/22)

* To register, a $1,000 non-refundable deposit is required. Full payment is required 90 days prior to departure date.


Custom dates available upon request. Contact taryn@k2adventures.org

Trip Documents

K2 Travel General Information

Community Service Itinerary

Packing List

Trip Highlights

Five rewarding days of community service

Catholic Mass in Swahili

Coffee plantation tour and waterfall hike

1-day safari in Tarangire National Park

What’s Included:

All land travel

All hotel accommodations, double occupancy

All meals as stated in the itinerary

English-speaking private driver as your guide

All park fees

1-Day Safari

Airport transportation to JRO International Airport for your departure home

What’s Not Included:

International airfare

$100 for visa and exit tax for US citizens

$300 per person in tips for hotel staff, bus drivers, porters, cooks and guides

Suggested tips for safari driver, $25 – $35 per person, per day

Community service donations

Subsequent lodging and food beyond the itinerary

All individual drinks, either non-alcoholic or alcoholic

Traveler, Medical, and Evacuation Insurance

Single accommodations available for an additional fee

Itinerary add-ons or customizations

If you are a single registering for one of our trips, we will try to accommodate you as a double with the same gender. However, if we are unable to make these arrangements, you will be responsible for the additional fee for single accommodations

Any deviation from this itinerary is at your own expense.