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KENYA / TANZANIA

The Best of Kenya and Tanzania: A Classic Safari

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Program #18783RJ
15 Days | 14 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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Janice Beck Apr 13, 2014 at 01:34 PM

Hi. I'm going on the Sept 10-24 trip and looking for anyone else that is going. Is anyone out there?
Mary Raynard Apr 13, 2014 at 04:40 PM

Hi Janice - I'm going on the Sept 10-24 program, flying from Denver, CO. Where are you starting from?
Janice Beck Apr 13, 2014 at 07:07 PM

I'm starting from Philadelphia, PA. I haven't spoken to the transportation people yet so I don't know where my stops are before Nairobi. Are you planning your own flight or going thru Road Scholar?
Mary Raynard Apr 13, 2014 at 10:01 PM

I'm letting Road Scholar plan the travel. I'm a novice at this, so need all the help I can get! They have been very helpful. the first itinerary they suggested gave me a very short time to change planes in one place, so I asked for another option. They provided a new and better option right away. I go from Denver to Atlanta to Amsterdam to Nairobi.


Janice Beck Apr 13, 2014 at 01:34 PM

Hi. I'm going on the Sept 10-24 trip and looking for anyone else that is going. Is anyone out there?
Mary Raynard Apr 13, 2014 at 04:40 PM

Hi Janice - I'm going on the Sept 10-24 program, flying from Denver, CO. Where are you starting from?
Janice Beck Apr 13, 2014 at 07:07 PM

I'm starting from Philadelphia, PA. I haven't spoken to the transportation people yet so I don't know where my stops are before Nairobi. Are you planning your own flight or going thru Road Scholar?
Mary Raynard Apr 13, 2014 at 10:01 PM

I'm letting Road Scholar plan the travel. I'm a novice at this, so need all the help I can get! They have been very helpful. the first itinerary they suggested gave me a very short time to change planes in one place, so I asked for another option. They provided a new and better option right away. I go from Denver to Atlanta to Amsterdam to Nairobi.


Mary Raynard Mar 21, 2014 at 07:51 PM

Can anyone tell me about the vaccinations that are required for this program? Do we need to get yellow fever vaccination?
Diana Stephen Mar 21, 2014 at 09:47 PM

You need a yellow fever vaccination for Tanzania or a waiver of same fro our physician. In Louisville, we have an International Travel Clinic. I just bring the detailed itinerary to them and they tell me what they would recommend. They recited a list of warnings of taking the yellow fever shot if you are over 65, but we took it and had no difficulty.
Diana Stephen Mar 21, 2014 at 09:48 PM

Should have read, waiver of same from your physician.


Mary Raynard Mar 21, 2014 at 07:51 PM

Can anyone tell me about the vaccinations that are required for this program? Do we need to get yellow fever vaccination?
Diana Stephen Mar 21, 2014 at 09:47 PM

You need a yellow fever vaccination for Tanzania or a waiver of same fro our physician. In Louisville, we have an International Travel Clinic. I just bring the detailed itinerary to them and they tell me what they would recommend. They recited a list of warnings of taking the yellow fever shot if you are over 65, but we took it and had no difficulty.
Diana Stephen Mar 21, 2014 at 09:48 PM

Should have read, waiver of same from your physician.


Betsy Noyce Feb 15, 2014 at 01:30 PM

looking for the rest of you going on the July 14 trip.
Mary Raynard Feb 16, 2014 at 03:03 AM

me!
susan donaldson Feb 23, 2014 at 05:30 PM

Are you going on the June 9 trip?
Betsy Noyce Feb 23, 2014 at 05:46 PM

No,sorry-14th of July
Mary Raynard Mar 04, 2014 at 04:13 PM

Hi Betsy - I've changed my trip so that I am now going in September (we have a new grandbaby due to arrive in July). Hope we'll hear from you all about it!
Michele Brandenburg Mar 28, 2014 at 03:50 PM

Betsy - My husband & I will be joining you on the July 14 trip
Betsy Noyce Mar 31, 2014 at 09:31 PM

That's great! We look forward to meeting you. Betsy and Jeff


Betsy Noyce Feb 15, 2014 at 01:30 PM

looking for the rest of you going on the July 14 trip.
Mary Raynard Feb 16, 2014 at 03:03 AM

me!
susan donaldson Feb 23, 2014 at 05:30 PM

Are you going on the June 9 trip?
Betsy Noyce Feb 23, 2014 at 05:46 PM

No,sorry-14th of July
Mary Raynard Mar 04, 2014 at 04:13 PM

Hi Betsy - I've changed my trip so that I am now going in September (we have a new grandbaby due to arrive in July). Hope we'll hear from you all about it!
Michele Brandenburg Mar 28, 2014 at 03:50 PM

Betsy - My husband & I will be joining you on the July 14 trip
Betsy Noyce Mar 31, 2014 at 09:31 PM

That's great! We look forward to meeting you. Betsy and Jeff


susan donaldson Feb 15, 2014 at 07:06 AM

My husband and I just signed up for the Kenya/Tanzania trip for June 9, and we would like to meet people who are joining us. I'd also like to hear if the zip-off bugfree pants do the job. Also, any other tips on "packing/not packing" would be wonderful. We are traveling from Florida, and we are excited!
Barbara Marschke Mar 31, 2014 at 07:03 PM

You can take the zip off pants, they work fine. I took 3 pair, but would have been more comfortable in light weight slacks and/or capris and some sandles. You are usually in Safari Vans or in the Lodges and it gets warm. In the morning, however, it can be quite cool so it is a good idea to layer. Forget the clothesline, etc. You can send laundry out or hang clothes on a hanger. They dry in no time in the dry climate. I never wore my hat or heavier jacket.


susan donaldson Feb 15, 2014 at 07:06 AM

My husband and I just signed up for the Kenya/Tanzania trip for June 9, and we would like to meet people who are joining us. I'd also like to hear if the zip-off bugfree pants do the job. Also, any other tips on "packing/not packing" would be wonderful. We are traveling from Florida, and we are excited!
Barbara Marschke Mar 31, 2014 at 07:03 PM

You can take the zip off pants, they work fine. I took 3 pair, but would have been more comfortable in light weight slacks and/or capris and some sandles. You are usually in Safari Vans or in the Lodges and it gets warm. In the morning, however, it can be quite cool so it is a good idea to layer. Forget the clothesline, etc. You can send laundry out or hang clothes on a hanger. They dry in no time in the dry climate. I never wore my hat or heavier jacket.


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12 nights of accommodations
34 meals: 12 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 10 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
19 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Flights during the program

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