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Phyllis Wolinski, President of Aladdin Travel, has been on several African Safaris and these are some of her BEST VALUE AFRICAN SAFARIS.


11 days priced from $2,680.00 Plus Airfare


Day 1 (Fri.) Board your overnight transatlantic flight.

Day 2 Arusha, Tanzania (Sat.) Welcome to Africa! Look forward to a journey through majestic, unspoiled landscapes to fabulous game reserves where the Dark Continent’s incomparable wildlife is protected in its natural habitat. Arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport. Arusha Town is located exactly halfway between Cairo and Cape Town Cape Town, South Africa and your hotel tonight is the Arusha Coffee Lodge situated in the midst of one of the coffee plantations. (D)

Day 3 Arusha-Ngorongoro Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Sun.) Drive to GIBBS FARM to learn how coffee is grown, processed and roasted, and marvel at the beautiful gardens. Visit the AXWESSO IRAQW CULTURAL HOME, followed by lunch. Dinner and overnight at the Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge. (FB,L,D)

Day 4 Ngorongoro (Mon.) The NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA, part of the Serengeti Serengeti National Park ecosystem, is certainly one of the most famous natural splendors in the world. The caldera, 2,000 feet below the rim and covering 102 square miles, hosts an unbelievable variety and density of wildlife. Especially exciting is the fact you are nearly guaranteed to observe the rare and threatened rhino. Enjoy a half-day crater tour, returning to the lodge for lunch, then an afternoon visit to a Maasai village. (FB,L,D)

Day 5 Ngorongoro-Serengeti (Tues.) Excursion to OLDUVAI GORGE where, in the earlier part of the 20th century, archaeologists Dr. Louis and Mary Leakey made one of the most important finds relating to the evolution of mankind. Lunch at Serengeti Sopa Lodge then enjoy an afternoon game drive. Return to Serengeti Sopa Lodge for dinner and overnight. (FB,L,D)

Day 6 Serengeti (Wed.) Another day in fabulous SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK. Morning game drive. Return to your lodge for lunch and relaxation. Late afternoon game drive. (FB,L,D)

Day 7 Serengeti-Lake Manyara (Thurs.) This morning, drive to Lake Manyara Serena Lodge, perched on the edge of the Rift Valley with fantastic views of LAKE MANYARA below. After lunch, take an afternoon game drive in this small but attractive park, squeezed between the lake and the steep rim of the Rift Valley. Its most striking feature is a dense forest populated by baboons, impalas, giraffes, elephants, and a myriad of other creatures. With luck you will shoot a picture of a tree-climbing lion, then view the Simba River, populated by hippos and bird life. (FB,L,D)

Day 8 Lake Manyara-Tarangire (Fri.) After breakfast depart for Tarangire National Park in time for lunch at your lodge. Afternoon game drive. Return to Tarangire Sopa Lodge for dinner and overnight. (FB,L,D)

Day 9Tarangire (Sat.) Start the day with a morning game drive in TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK. Return to the lodge for lunch and relaxation. In the late afternoon, embark on another game drive. (FB,L,D)

Day 10 Tarangire-Arusha. Homebound Flight (Sun.) Arrive in Arusha in time for lunch. Afternoon tour of ARUSHA TOWN. You will have a day room at the Arusha Coffee Lodge until 6 p.m. After dinner transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport for your homebound flight. (FB,L,D)

Day 11 (Mon.) Your homebound flight arrives today.


16 days priced from $3,050.00 Plus Airfare


Day 1 Fly to Africa (Sat.) Board your overnight transatlantic flight.

Day 2 Arrival in Cape Town Cape Town, South Africa , South Africa (Sun.) Welcome to a land so vast and diverse that its inhabitants proudly call it “A World in One Country.” Check into your hotel, and tonight at 6 p.m. meet your Tour Director and traveling companions.

Day 3 Cape Town. Excursion to Wineland Area (Mon.) Discover the spectacular wineland area. See the city center of Paarl, founded by Dutch settlers in the late 17th century, and admire the surrounding countryside, mountains, and vineyards. Continue to the tiny village of Franschhoek for a visit of the HUGUENOT MEMORIAL MUSEUM, where you learn how French refugees brought the art of wine-making to South Africa. Lunch in the ancient university town of Stellenbosch, where you can stroll along oak-lined streets and admire gracious mansions built in the distinctive Cape- Dutch style. In the afternoon visit the OLDEST SOUTH AFRICAN WINE CELLARS at Spier Winery, where you will have the opportunity for a WINE TASTING. Then time to visit a CHEETAH ENCLOSURE, established to save the great cats from extinction. Return to Cape Town. This evening enjoy a welcome drink followed by dinner. (FB,D)

Day 4 Cape Town (Tue.) Sightseeing on the Cape Peninsula starts with a drive through the country’s “Mother City,” the historic gateway for European settlers. Via the fishing port of Fish Hoek proceed south to the CAPE OF GOOD HOPE Cape of Good Hope NATURE RESERVE. The panoramic view from Cape Point is simply breathtaking! Backtrack to the naval port of Simon’s Town for lunch at a waterfront restaurant. This afternoon, visit the glorious KIRSTENBOSCH BOTANICAL GARDENS. The rest of the day is free. Your Tour Director will have suggestions for things to do. (FB,L)

Day 5C ape Town–Arniston (Wed.) This morning is free to do some shopping, visit museums, or simply relax. In the afternoon drive through panoramic Sir Lowry’s Pass. Continue to the city of Caledon, known for its seven springs (six hot, one cold). Finally, reach the southernmost tip of Africa, Cape Agulhas, where the Atlantic and the Indian Oceans meet. Overnight in Arniston. (FB,D)

Day 6 Arniston–Knysna (Thu.) Depart on the first leg of the beautiful Garden Route. At Mossel Bay’s MARITIME MUSEUM see a replica of the frail vessel used by the Portuguese explorer Bartolomew Dias on his first trip around the Cape of Good Hope in 1488. Also noteworthy: the Post Office Tree, St. Blaize Lighthouse, and the rocky tidal pools. Via Robinson Pass to the green valley of Oudtshoorn. Visit an OSTRICH FARM to learn about its breeding program. The more adventurous have a chance to test their riding skills on the back of one of these giant birds. Then via the Outeniqua Pass, continue through deep Kaaimans River Gorge to your hotel in the unspoiled coastal area of Knysna. (FB,D)

Day 7 Knysna (Fri.) Cross the Knysna Lagoon by ferry, the mouth of which is guarded by two huge sandstone cliffs known as "The Heads." Land at the FEATHERBED NATURE RESERV E, where you take a trailer-train to the lookout point on the Western Head. After lunch under milkwood trees, time at leisure in pretty Knysna. Back to your hotel in time to enjoy the tranquillity and scenic splendor of its surroundings. (FB,L)

Day 8 Knysna–Durban (Sat.) Set off for the scenic second leg of the Garden Route. Proceed past the resort towns of Plettenberg Bay and Nature’s Valley to TSITSIKAMMA NATIONAL PARK, famous for its natural beauty. Enjoy the unspoiled forests and rocky shore as you head for Storms River Mouth, where you see the impressive yellowwood Big Tree. Fly to Durban from Port Elizabeth. (FB,D)

Day 9 Durban–Zululand (Sun.) Start the day with an orientation tour of Durban, the bustling port city with a strong oriental accent. View the Da Gama Clock and City Hall, drive along the Golden Mile, and stop at the colorful Indian market to smell the scent of exotic herbs and spices. Mid-morning departure for ZULULAND, locale of the TV series Shaka Zulu. This afternoon learn about the exploits and traditional way of life of southern Africa’s most warlike tribe. Taste home-brewed beer and authentic Zulu fare, and witness rousing, athletic dances. Overnight in a Zulu-style beehive hut, modified to include all modern comforts. (FB,D)

Day 10 Zululand–Swaziland (Mon.) Full-day scenic drive through the sugar cane fields and thornveld of Natal, and the tiny Kingdom of Swaziland. Before visiting the Swazi capital of Mbabane, take your time to hunt for unique African souvenirs in the Ezulwini Valley market. Spend the night at Pigg’s Peak, where William Pigg discovered gold in 1884. (FB,D)

Day 11 Swaziland–Kruger National Park A Giraffe in Kruger National Park (Tue.) North across the Swaziland border into the South African province of Mpumalanga. Now for the highlight, Kruger National Park, Africa’s oldest and most famous game reserve covering 8,000 square miles of low country between the Crocodile River in the south and the Limpopo in the north. Cross the Crocodile River at Malelane Gate and settle into an exciting game-watching routine as your coach slowly makes its way to a pleasant lodge on the western fringe of the park. (FB,D)

Day 12 Kruger National Park (Wed.) Dawn and morning outings in an open four wheel drive vehicle in Kruger National Park. Of the hunter’s “big five,” elephant, buffalo, rhino, and lion are quite common here, while even the much more elusive leopard may venture into open ground for you. Spot crocodiles and hippopotamuses in the riverine areas. Zebras, giraffes, odd-looking wildebeests, and dainty gazelles are easy prey for your camera. Then return to the lodge for an afternoon at leisure. You may want to join an experienced guide for an optional afternoon game drive. (FB,D)

Day 13 Kruger National Park–Mpumalanga (Thu.) Morning dedicated to the scenic wonders of the Drakensberg: sweeping views from God’s Window; gushing Lisbon Falls; and spectacular 16-mile Blyde River Canyon. Finally, inspect BOURKE’S LUCK POTHOLES, an amazing system of cylindrical cavities sculpted by river erosion. Time for lunch and sightseeing at Pilgrims Rest, a perfect replica of a mining town during the late 19th-century gold rush period. Late afternoon arrival at your overnight hotel. (FB,D)

Day 14 Mpumalanga–Johannesburg (Fri.) Head west towards Pretoria Pretoria, South Africa , South Africa’s jacaranda-adorned administrative capital. Your orientation tour features the Union Buildings and the massive Voortrekker Monument commemorating the Boers’ epic Great Trek, and the Kruger House, the former residence of nationbuilding statesman “Oom Paul” Kruger. Then a visit to MELROSE HOUSE, venue of the signing of the peace treaty which ended the bitter Anglo-Boer War. Upon arrival in Johannesburg, the country’s prosperous industrial and commercial center, enjoy an orientation drive of the city. Tonight a farewell dinner to celebrate the success of your South African adventure. (FB,D)

Day 15 Johannesburg–Homebound Flight (Sat.) If your flight leaves late, your room may be available until 6 p.m. (FB)

Day 16Homebound Flight (Sun.) Your homebound flight arrives today.

Kenya & Tanzania: A Classic Safari

13 Days from $6,090 Plus Airfare

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Day 1: Arusha – Tanzania's safari gateway Tour begins: Serena Mountain Village, Arusha. Tauck’s Tanzania and Kenya safari begins at Kilimanjaro International Airport in Arusha, the safari gateway city. A transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport to your hotel, the Serena Mountain Village at the foot of Mount Meru, the second-highest mountain in Tanzania, is included. Lodging: Serena Mountain Village, Arusha, Lake Duluti, Tanzania

Day 2: Flamingoes at Lake Manyara National Park The vast Serengeti beckons as you embark on a four-night safari in Tanzania, and a five-night Kenya safari. Take your first game drive through Lake Manyara National Park, renowned among birders for huge flocks of pink flamingoes, as well as giraffes, baboons, hippos, and elephants. Arrive in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, populated by an estimated 30,000 large mammals. Your lodge is on the Ngorongoro Crater rim overlooking the caldera below, an excellent spot for our welcome reception and dinner. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Lodging: Ngorongoro Serena Lodge, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

Day 3: Wildlife in "Garden of Eden" Thought by some to be Africa’s original “Garden of Eden,” Ngorongoro Crater is one of the largest calderas in the world and contains a variety of ecosystems and an astounding concentration of birds and animals. Your four-wheel drive vehicle, built exclusively for Tauck World Discovery, provides an excellent mobile viewing platform when encountering massive herds of zebras, wildebeests, and gazelles. This area affords an opportunity to spot the Big Five – elephant, leopard, lion, buffalo, and rhinoceros. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the crater. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Lodging: Ngorongoro Serena Lodge, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

Day 4: Early man at Olduvai Gorge Study the history of mankind at Olduvai Gorge, where archaeologists Louis and Mary Leakey discovered the fossilized remains of the earliest known man, an estimated 1.8 million years old. Continue wildlife viewing while driving the rough dirt roads across the plains to your safari lodge in the Serengeti, which was inspired by Masai tribal dwellings. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Lodging: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Day 5: The Serengeti summons Morning and afternoon game drives take you into the vast Serengeti savanna. Sightings could include lions, zebras, hyenas, leopards, cheetahs, elephants, black rhinoceros, hippos, buffaloes, jackals, gazelles, and giraffes. When the sunset paints the sky in the evening, enjoy the show from the luxury of your lodge in Serengeti National Park. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Lodging: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Day 6: From creatures to city-dwellers Leave Tanzania and the Serengeti behind as you fly to Nairobi, Kenya’s bustling capital city, for the start of your Kenya safari. A sightseeing tour includes an enchanting visit to the Karen Blixen House and Museum, where much of Out of Africa was filmed. You’ll have a chance to greet the Rothschild giraffes at the Giraffe Centre on the property, which is now a self-sustaining natural sanctuary for these endearing animals. Tonight, enjoy the big city charm of the Nairobi Serena Hotel. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Lodging: Nairobi Serena Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya

Day 7: Spectacular Samburu Fly off to yet another African world on your Kenya safari today as you journey to the rather desert-like landscape of the Samburu Reserve in northern Kenya. A game drive offering the opportunity to spot some of the wild local residents in their natural habitats follows your arrival at the Samburu Serena Safari Lodge for a two-night stay. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Lodging: Samburu Serena Safari Lodge, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya

Day 8: Samburu Surprises Your Kenya safari continues as you embark on early morning and late afternoon game drives. Samburu National Reserve residents include storks, hippos, leopards, gazelle, and crocodiles. If you’re lucky, you could spot some of Africa’s rarest game, such as the long-necked gerenuk antelope, the Somali ostrich, the shy oryx beisa, and the reticulated giraffe. And keep an eye out for the Grevy’s zebra, the largest of the zebras found only in northern Kenya. It is widely believed that Grevy’s zebra was the “hippotigris” of the ancient Roman circus. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Lodging: Samburu Serena Safari Lodge, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya

Day 9: Lifestyles of the illustrious On the way to a special treat on your Kenya safari, discover how local villagers tend sheep and spin their wool into rugs and garments. Then you’re off to the former retreat of actor William Holden and playground of such illustrious members such as Winston Churchill and Bing Crosby. Now, the world-famous Mount Kenya Safari Club will warmly welcome you for the next two nights. This exceptional hotel set high on the side of a mountain offers all sorts of pleasant diversions. And, we’ve included admission to William Holden’s Mount Kenya Animal Orphanage. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Lodging: Mount Kenya Safari Club, Nanyuki, Kenya

Day 10: Coffee Capers Tour a thriving coffee plantation with the owners to learn the story of coffee from the bean to the cup before returning to the Mount Kenya Safari Club for leisure time to spend as you please. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Lodging: Mount Kenya Safari Club, Nanyuki, Kenya

Day 11: The magical Masai Mara Fly to the Masai Mara Game Reserve in southern Kenya. Spend the afternoon becoming acquainted with the luxurious Mara Safari Club, your home for the next two nights. This afternoon, leave camp for a game drive in search of animals that make their homes here; perhaps you’ll see lions, antelopes, elephants and zebras going about their business. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Lodging: Mara Safari Club, Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya

Day 12: Up, up and away over Masai Mara Today will be one that you’ll always remember as you arise before dawn to board a hot air balloon and float over the awakening plains below as the sun rises. When you land, a special champagne breakfast will be awaiting you right there in the bush – spectacular isn’t quite strong enough a word to describe such an experience! Back on the ground, look for lions, warthogs, gazelles and giraffes – and the other animals you’ve come to love – during your final game drive this afternoon. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Lodging: Mara Safari Club, Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya

Day 13: Homeward Bound Fly to Nairobi, where a day room has been reserved for you at the Nairobi Serena Hotel. Before heading to the airport for your flight home, please join us for a farewell dinner. Lord Errol Restaurant. We wish you a safe and pleasant journey home. Tour ends at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. Meals: Breakfast Day Lodging: Nairobi Serena Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya

The vacation of a lifetime is waiting for you on our Tanzania and Kenya Safari. Book now to reserved your preferred departure date!


Botswana: The Linyanti & Okavango

5 days priced from $2520.00 Plus Airfare

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Linyanti Reserve Botswana safari begins in Victoria Falls after your Tauck South Africa adventure comes to an end. Travel by land to Kasane, Botswana, and take a short flight to the 275,000-acre Linyanti Wildlife Reserve, bordering Chobe National Park. The region’s habitat diversity results in extraordinary wildlife diversity. It is most famous for elephants and for the large number of predators, especially lions. See what you can spot on game drives morning, afternoon and evening. Guided by skilled rangers, your day and night game drives in Linyanti Wildlife Reserve may yield sightings of zebras, impalas, wildebeests, antelopes, giraffes, baboons, monkeys, leopards, cheetahs, and hyenas. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily Lodging: At either DumaTau Camp, Selinda Camp or Savuti Camp, Linyanti Reserve, Botswana

Okavango Delta A short flight brings you to the Okavango Delta region, a watery wilderness known as one of the world’s most impressive ecosystems. Transfer to the Jao Reserve, a private reserve bordering on the Moremi Game Reserve. A variety of habitats ensure interesting and diverse game viewing. Lions, cheetahs, leopards, wildebeests, zebras, and waterfowl are all commonly observed. Keep your camera ready and loaded during morning and afternoon game drives. In between game drives, you may just observe wildlife right from your safari tent, which is built on a raised wooden platform with a private deck for viewing. Marvel at the stars in the sky and the sounds of the jungle every night of your safari.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily Lodging: At either Tubu Tree Camp, Kwetsani Camp, Seba Camp or Jacana Camp, Jao Reserve, Botswana

Depart Botswana via a short flight to Maun then a flight back to Johannesburg to catch your international flight home. Your Botswana safari ends at Johannesburg Airport.

Book this fly-in Botswana safari for unique experiences viewing wildlife and staying in luxury tented camps.

Tanzania: A Grand Family Safari (Family Tour)

11 days priced from $5815.00 Plus Airfare

There is no more enriching, exciting family vacation than a real African safari. Explore the natural world at its very best, with morning and afternoon game drives. Our experienced tracking guides will help you spot Tanzania’s fabled Big Five – the lion, the leopard, the buffalo, the rhino and the elephant – as you roam through the Kilimanjaro, Arusha, Tarangire, Lake Manyara and Serengeti national parks as well as spectacular Ngorongoro Crater on Tauck Bridges’ Africa tour. Board a hot air balloon and soar over the savanna at dawn, when the animals are beginning to stir – a highlight of Tauck's family Africa tour. Visit tribal villages to learn about their way of life in the bush and try your hand at local cultural activities. Stay in Tauck's private tented camp in Serengeti National Park. Tauck's Africa tour is truly the journey of a lifetime and one that your family will always remember. Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive Arusha, Tanzania – and your Africa tour begins Tauck Bridges family Africa tour departs: Kilimanjaro International Airport. A transfer is included from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Arumeru River Lodge – get a good night’s rest! An African safari is truly one of the world’s greatest adventures – and it begins with the departure of your family's Africa tour in the morning. Lodging: Arumeru River Lodge, Arusha, Tanzania

Day 2 – Hiking in Kilimanjaro or a game drive in Arusha A choice of adventures awaits on your Tauck Bridges Africa tour today! Join an experienced local guide on a game drive in Arusha National Park to look for gentle giraffes, boisterous baboons, colorful flamingoes and big buffalo. Or, hike with us up the Merengu trail in Kilimanjaro National Park, home to inquisitive monkeys, doe-eyed antelopes and abundant birdlife. After your hike, meet a member of the Chagga tribe, whose terraced farming techniques have helped conserve this amazing natural habitat. Take a closer look at their 300-year-old customs when you go inside a multi-generational private home and learn about daily life on the slopes of Kilimanjaro. Everybody meets back at the lodge for a welcome dinner tonight. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Lodging: Arumeru River Lodge, Arusha, Tanzania

Day 3 – Experience Tarangire Your family's Africa tour continues as you head to Tarangire National Park today, immortalized by many movies about Africa. Take a look at the classic African savannah studded with baobob trees and the wildlife-rich plains of the Serengeti. Hop aboard our open-topped safari vehicles for a game drive. Look for big cats lounging under baobab trees or elephants cooling off at a watering hole. Join the Maasai in a tribal dance this evening and have dinner in a traditional boma. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Lodging: Kikoti Safari Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Day 4 – Life in the African Bush Tauck's safari and Africa tour ensures an up-close look at daily life in the African bush when you learn how to make beaded handicrafts with the Maasai and see how paper is made from elephant dung. Add afternoon and nighttime game drives where you see wildlife during the day and in the dark, and today's adventures will create shared memories that last lifetimes! Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Lodging: Kikoti Safari Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Day 5 – Go inside a Tribal Village Discover what life is like for the Maasai when your Africa tour takes you to visit an authentic Maasai boma and spend some time at a local school. Enjoy a game drive into Lake Manyara National Park en route to Kiratu; look for baboons, pink flamingos and great birds of prey from your safari vehicle! Your accommodations for the next two nights are at an authentic farmhouse on a 500-acre coffee plantation, facing the Oldeani Volcano. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Lodging: Ngorongoro Farm House, Ngorongoro Highlands, Kiratu, Tanzania

Day 6 – A Day on the Farm See how coffee is picked and processed at a local coffee plantation. Spend the remainder of the day at the lodge where you'll be staying, with ample time to explore, enjoy the pool and savor great views from your verandah. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Lodging: Ngorongoro Farm House, Ngorongoro Highlands, Kiratu, Tanzania

Day 7 - Africa's Garden of Eden One of the best places in Africa to spot the Big Five – elephants, leopards, lions, buffalo and the rare black rhinoceros – ancient Ngorongoro Crater is home to almost every species in Africa, except the giraffe who can't negotiate the steep incline down. A game drive and picnic lunch on the crater floor offer ample opportunities to spot lions, cheetahs, hippos and lots of birds. While the crater has been cradling Africa's wildlife for thousands of years, nearby Olduvai Gorge in the Great Rift Valley is thought to be the home of mankind's earliest "people." See the place where Louis and Mary Leakey found the fossilized remains of one of the first humans to walk upright and continue on to Tauck's exclusive tented camp – reserved just for you and your fellow travelers! Learn some Swahili tonight around the campfire, mastering such words as "jambo" (hello), "kwa heri" (goodbye), "simba" (lion) and "ninafurahia" (I am having a great time!). Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Lodging: Tauck's Private Luxury Mobile Tented Camp, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Day 8 – Soar Over the Serengeti in a Hot Air Balloon Rise early for a hot air balloon ride at dawn over the vast Serengeti as animals, large and small, start a new day in the African bush. This afternoon's game drive with a local guide offers up-close encounters with zebras, hyenas, elephants, jackals and more. Share stories around the campfire tonight on Tauck Bridges fascinating family Africa tour. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Lodging: Tauck's Private Luxury Mobile Tented Camp, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Day 9 – Explore the Western Serengeti Make tracks for the western Serengeti, a great place to see the wildlife of the region. Morning and afternoon game drives showcase Africa untamed, as you view lions, giraffes and zebras, along with the creatures said to have been put together with spare parts, the African wildebeest. Spend two nights in a tented chalet off the beaten path for a unique safari experience. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Lodging: Mbalageti Serengeti, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Day 10 – Traditions of the Western Serengeti Your riverfront lodge in the western Serengeti enables you to savor the African landscape as you wish. Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in the western corridor of Serengeti National Park. Here you can often see wildebeest and large numbers of lions, and cheetahs, as well as herds of giraffe and zebra – a most unforgettable spectacle of Africa's circle of life. Equally impressive are Africa's magical sunsets, which out here are celebrated at traditional "sundowners." Enjoy your final night on safari at a sundowner at your lodge, followed by a farewell dinner. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner Lodging: Mbalageti Serengeti, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Day 11 – Fly back to Arusha for Your Journey Home Your amazing Africa tour concludes after a flight back to the city of Arusha. Flights departing Africa leave late tonight; we have reserved a day room for you at the Arumeru River Lodge so that you can repack and relax as you wish. A transfer is included from Arumeru River Lodge to Kilimanjaro International Airport this evening. Tauck Bridges family Africa tour ends: Kilimanjaro International Airport. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Don’t miss the opportunity to share the adventure of an exciting Africa tour with your family in 2008.

Visas are required for Tanzania. Non-U.S. citizens should check with their respective consulates.

Check with Aladdin Travel for the latest visa, passport and health requirements for South Africa and Botswana. The maximum baggage allowance within Botswana is 25 pounds per person including photographic equipment. Please use the soft bag provided and be prepared to store all excess. Passengers flying into and out of Maun may store baggage at Maun Airport. Hard-sided and overweight luggange can not be accept on charter aircraft within Botswana.

Note: All prices are per person, tours are subject to availability, passport and visa are required to enter Africa. Calll for special airfares.

These are only a few of the African Safaris that are available. For information on these and other safaris, please email me. Thank you.
Phyllis Wolinski, President

Aladdin Travel
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