Classic Safari: Kenya & Tanzania

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JUL. 13-29, 2019 $8,595
Nairobi, Amboseli, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Masai Mara
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Classic Safari: Kenya & Tanzania

JUL. 13-29, 2019
Nairobi, Amboseli, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Masai Mara

Go “on safari” to the premier safari destinations of Kenya and Tanzania, enjoying unparalleled game viewing and top-rated lodges and meeting gracious local people. Beginning in cosmopolitan Nairobi, your small group encounters many and varied highlights. Travel from grassland plains to Mt. Kilimanjaro’s foothills, from the world’s largest volcanic crater to the edge of the Rift Valley, enjoying up-close encounters with exotic animals. First is Amboseli National Park, known for its large elephant population, followed by peaceful Lake Manyara National Park, offering the essence of Tanzania’s safari experience with its incredibly varied ecosystem. Stay in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, home to spectacular Ngorongoro Crater, with a unique chance to see Africa’s “Big Five.”  See Olduvai Gorge, site of Mary Leakey’s revolutionary discovery. Continue on to the storied Serengeti, the Maasai’s “endless plain” considered Africa’s finest park. The adventure concludes with a three-night stay in Masai Mara, Kenya’s premier game reserve.

Cost: $8,595
Odysseys Unlimited
Activity Level: Moderate
Faster pace, substantial distances covered, long walks, city walking tours over uneven walking surfaces and stair climbing.

UCLA Faculty on Tour

ANTHONY FRISCIA
Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology
Tony Friscia is the Interim Director of the UCLA Cluster Program and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology. He is a mammalian paleontologist and functional morphologist, who studies how the shape of organisms, both living and extinct, relates to their ecologies. He teaches courses on biological evolution and human anatomy, and has won a number of teaching awards for his efforts. He is co-editor of a volume on fossil mammalian carnivores, Carnivoran Evolution: Form, Function, and Phylogeny (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and numerous articles on topics ranging from carnivores to birds, and from the local La Brea Tar Pits to Africa. Professor Friscia has been doing field work in Kenya since 2009, and has traveled extensively throughout Africa.

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STEP 1
Download the tour Reservation Form here. This tour is booked quickly, so sign up early to reserve space.

STEP 2
Enclose a check or provide credit card information for $500 per person, per tour, as a deposit for the selected tour. Make check payable to Odysseys Unlimited. Deposits are provisional and fully refundable pending your acceptance of final brochure terms.

STEP 3
Mail completed reservation form and your deposit to:
UCLA Alumni Association
Attn: Alumni Travel
James West Alumni Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1397

A brochure will be mailed to you as soon as it is available.