TRAVEL & EXPLORE ZIMBABWE

Zimbabwe is home to several attractions listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, such as Great Zimbabwe, Mana Pools and of course Victoria Falls. We have put together sites of the most adventurous places to visit and most exciting things to explore around the country. Here you will find both the classic tourist attractions and annual events that are not to be missed. Going to local festivals and exhibitions will enrich your experience and give you an even more exciting view of the Zimbabwean lifestyle. Dive in and enjoy!

Customised TOURS

Tiritose is your desired partner for internationalising your school, broadening your students’ horizon, and keeping in line with your institutional academic needs. Tiritose collaborates with faculty to create customised programmes that pick up from where the curriculum stops. Our programmes challenge students’ intellect and cultural understanding, whilst fitting in with your budget as well as school schedule.

The collaborative programme is set up to overcome the common impediments to learning abroad: budgetary, cultural and curriculum differences. Tiritose as your partner ensures you generate maximum value from the learning experience by leveraging its extensive network, both local and international expertise in education and development work – within a diverse range of educational fields. Working with and through Tiritose ensures faculty staff may focus on the core business of teaching, knowing Tiritose effectively handles all the logistics.

A one-size-fits-all approach does not apply to service learning overseas programmes. Tiritose collaborates with faculty staff to create short summer, winter, mid-semester to full semester programmes that meet faculty objectives by fully immersing students in a new environment regardless of academic discipline. Our in-house faculty staff, and affiliation with universities in Zimbabwe as well as extensive work with European and American institutions enables us to process credit-transfers, including an academic transcript, something that goes a long to ensure that the trip to Africa is not a mere vacation, but a rewarding learning experience.

Going abroad presents a chance to discover amazing travel destinations, make new friends, immerse yourself in another country and most importantly, a perfect opportunity to grow, as you will be more adept at learning and managing atypical experiences. It is an opportunity to experience the world from a different lens and fully immerse yourself in new cultures and environments, all of which are essential tools to self-discovery and building well-rounded and responsible citizens.

For a needs assessment form that allows us to develop a bespoke faculty-led programme, service learning or group tour to Africa, please click here, or send an email to: info@tiritose.org.

You probably spent a semester or a year abroad yourself when you were a student, or perhaps you have only heard of study abroad programmes. Living in another country is a fantastic way for your child to acquire international experience, gain independence, learn new languages and cultures through their host families and new environments. This experience counts in a student’s favour when applying to or graduating from university and gives them the much-needed competitive edge. BUT, don’t take our word for it, here it from our alumni who upon finishing high school spent a month in Zimbabwe on our programme and managed to get into the competitive Johns Hopkins University.

If you are excited, and your child is equally excited about stepping out of their comfort zone, discover the unknown, and keen on learning in a new community – going abroad presents the perfect opportunity.

they came, they EXPERIENCED, they loved it!

Tiritose is amazing, and as for Zimbabwe, I have no words. I have really enjoyed my time here, from going to Pari (largest public hospital), and Ecosurgica (upmarket specialty private clinic), and then our in Magunje in the rural areas, and awww! the excursions. Best internship ever.

JESSICA HIPPOLYTE

It is a good programme for experiencing real Zimbabwean life and local culture. Especially for people who enjoy educating and playing with kids, as well as someone who intend to expand their knowledge on floras and faunas

Gavin Lau

"Harare may not be the first gap year destination on your mind, but I have been blown away during my time here. It is a beautiful country, with the best climate I've experienced yet and the friendliest people"

Katie Heywood

"Zimbabwe has given me so much more than a volunteering exercise, its broadened my horizons and taught me so much about the human spirit and … oh! along the way I’ve worked with some inspirational people with a vision to have addiction treatment delivered in this country. So I have to come back, again and again to see this vision and dream realised"

Amanda J Thomas

"My time with the children? Well, where can I start? Number 1, they defintiely changed my life, I saw life from their own eyes, so innocent and full of hope. I was just happy to play big brother to them all. Remembering my third grade vocabulary wasn't as easy as I thought it would be haha!"

Yusuf Iya

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