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The KIYODEA research centre and field site are currently being marketed to all international universities as an undergraduate and postgraduate tropical research site dealing in terrestrial, aquatic and marine biology.

KIYODEA are working with experienced logistic and accommodation specialists ensuring that the running of the trips is hassle free and provides the best experienc for the students. As well as the volunteer centre manager; the owner of the hotel, Upepo Pwani, used for the trips is a British zoologist and experienced guide with a wealth of knowledge of the local area.

Below are a list of field sites and recommended areas of study; in addition KIYODEA have developed a separate field site & camp ground in association with a localvillage at Lake Maliwe within the buffer zone of the Selous Game Reserve.

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We are able to combine various field sites to tailor make a variety of field research trips. Please find below a typical itinerary for a 3 week undergraduate, biological science field trip.

  Itinerary o/night
DAY 1 arrive dar es salaam / airport collection & 4 hour transfer to kilwa Upepo Pwani – dorm rooms
DAY 2 aclimitisation day / meet the KIYODEA team / visit Kilwa Masoko Upepo Pwani – dorm rooms
DAY 3 Day trip to UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kilwa Kisiwani ruins Upepo Pwani – dorm rooms
DAY 4 Masoko pwani field course –                   Zonation patterns Upepo Pwani – dorm rooms
DAY 5 Masoko pwani field course –                   Zonation patterns Upepo Pwani – dorm rooms
DAY 6 Masoko pwani field course –                   Zonation patterns Upepo Pwani – dorm rooms
DAY 7 Masoko pwani field course –                   Zonation patterns Upepo Pwani – dorm rooms
DAY 8 Masoko pwani field course –                   Zonation patterns Upepo Pwani – dorm rooms
DAY 9 Relaxation & beach day Upepo Pwani – dorm rooms
DAY 10 Visiting & community work at a local school Upepo Pwani – dorm rooms
DAY 11 Somanga  field course – Seagrass abundunce, dugong research Upepo Pwani – dorm rooms
DAY 12 Somanga  field course – Seagrass abundunce, dugong research Upepo Pwani – dorm rooms
DAY 13 Travel to Lake Maliwe Upepo Pwani – dorm rooms
DAY 14 Lake Maliwe Research – Large mammal population surveys Lake Maliwe Campsite
DAY 15 Lake Maliwe Research – Large mammal population surveys Lake Maliwe Campsite
DAY 16 Lake Maliwe Research – Large mammal population surveys Lake Maliwe Campsite
DAY 17 Lake Maliwe Research – Large mammal population surveys Lake Maliwe Campsite
DAY 18 Lake Maliwe Research – Large mammal population surveys Lake Maliwe Campsite
DAY 19 AIDS awareness village talk with KIYODEA Lake Maliwe Campsite
DAY 20 Travel to Masoko / relaxation day Lake Maliwe Campsite
DAY 21 Return to Dar Es Salaam for return flight home Upepo Pwani – dorm rooms