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Travel Info: Tanzania

Rustic Pathways uses Delta/KLM Airlines for our escorted group flights from North America to Arusha, Tanzania (JRO). Students beginning their trip in North America are required to depart on our escorted group flight from our gateway airport in New York (JFK). Students are responsible for arranging their own domestic travel to our gateway city.

Students will have a layover in Amsterdam (AMS) on our escorted flight.

Students joining our programs from outside North America are responsible for arranging their own travel to Arusha, Tanzania (JRO) during a specified arrival window. Arriving outside this window may incur special transportation arrangements and fees. Please reach out to your Personal Travel Advisor to confirm specific arrival and departure airports and times.

International Airfare
Students departing from outside North America are responsible for making all their own airfare arrangements. Some programs may have additional internal airfare costs. Please reference the program page for details.
  • Origin Airport:
    New York (JFK) - $2,915
  • Destination Airport:
    Arusha, Tanzania (JRO)
Internal Airfare

Some programs involve travel within the destination country. This airfare is charged separately and is dependent upon the program. Some programs have single in country flights, while other programs have multiple internal segments.

Important: For additional information on the logistics of our escorted group flights, click here.

Visa Information

Visa requirements for Tanzania vary slightly based on program, so please visit our partner G3 Global Services to assist in the visa application process. You can review the updated visa requirements on their site at Since requirements for visas vary by nationality, G3 is only able to process applications for US citizens. However, they have provided additional information to assist families residing outside of the United States.

Should you choose to apply for your visa directly through the embassy or via another visa service agency please contact us at if you require additional assistance.