Arrive Arusha, Tanzania

Tauck Bridges' family Africa tour departs: Kilimanjaro International Airport. A transfer is included from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Arumeru River Lodge in Arusha. Your African lodge, set in dreamlike tropical gardens, is...


Hiking in Kilimanjaro or a game drive

A choice of adventures awaits to kick off Tauck Bridges' family Africa tour and safari today! You can choose to hike with us in Kilimanjaro National Park – home to Mount Kilimanjaro, one of the world's highest mountains. While you won't be going...


Tarangire, where legends say life began

Head to Tarangire National Park today – the place where life began, according to Maasai legend, and immortalized in many movies about Africa. Marvel at the classic African savannah stretching out all around you, the wildlife-rich plains studded...


Game drives in the African bush

An up-close look at wildlife in Tarangire today begins with a morning game drive to Silale Swamp. After returning to the lodge for lunch and and some hands-on learning of Maasai crafts, head back out into the bush for an afternoon game drive and even...


A village school, Lake Manyara & a Maasai boma

Make your way to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area today. En route, you'll stop for lunch in Lake Manyara National Park, a bird-lover's paradise; meet the students and teacher at a new primary school that Tauck helps support; and visit a Maasai boma...


Ngorongoro Crater, Africa's "Garden of Eden"

One of the best places on this Africa tour to spot the Big Five – elephants, leopards, lions, buffalo and the rare black rhinoceros – ancient Ngorongoro Crater, often called Africa's "Garden of Eden," is home to almost every species in...


The "Cradle of Humankind," Oldupai Gorge

Pack your own box lunch before heading out to Oldupai Gorge, in the Great Rift Valley, thought to be the home of some of Earth's earliest "people." Here, you'll see the place where anthropologists Louis and Mary Leakey found the fossilized remains...


Ballooning over the Serengeti & more

Rise early for a whole new angle on the landscapes and wildlife of Serengeti National Park – an unforgettable ride over the vast Serengeti plains in a hot air balloon* – followed by a champagne breakfast in the bush and some game viewing...


Maasai traditions & a final game drive

Your Four Seasons lodge in the Serengeti enables you to savor the African landscape, view even more wildlife, and discover local Maasai traditions and daily life on the last full day of your family's fun-filled Africa tour.  The whole family will...


Back to Arusha & journey home

Tauck Bridges' family Africa tour concludes after a flight back to the city of Arusha, lunch at the Cultural Heritage Center, and a guided tour of a local coffee plantation. Flights departing Africa leave late tonight; we have reserved...



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