It looks like this unadvertised sale has come back to the same watering hole. If going on an African safari at the top of your bucket list, you're one step closer to making that dream trip happen with these fabulous fares to Nairobi, Kenya (NBO), and Dar es Salaam (DAR), Tanzania. Top-notch carriers like Swiss, Lufthansa, KLM, and Air France, are offering itineraries from airports all across America, starting at just $549 roundtrip.

After touching down in Nairobi, you'll be perfectly located to explore the nearby Nairobi National Park, Sheldrake Elephant Orphanage, Giraffe Manor, and just 5 hours away from the stunning Masai Mara National Reserve. Where if you're lucky, you'll grab a glimpse of the Big Five in action.

If Dar Es Salaam is the destination you have in mind, the beautiful island of  Zanzibar is a quick ferry ride away, and flights to the base of Kilimanjaro take off daily.

Travel Availability

  • Travel Period: On most routes travel is available in March and April, then again from late October onward.
  • Travel Days of the Week: Travel days vary slightly by the route, but for the most part, departures are available Monday through Wednesdays with the occasional return flight on Sunday and Thursday. On select routes, flights are available daily.
  • Minimum Stay: A Saturday night stay is required.
  • Blackout Dates: Peak summer and holiday dates.

Sale Period

This sale is unadvertised, and fares may jump at any moment. Secure your low fare by booking now and taking advantage of a 24-hour risk-free cancellation policy to think about your plans.

Sample Fares

Cheap Flights to Nairobi (NBO)

Washington DC-IAD to Nairobi $549 roundtrip

Seattle to Nairobi $570 roundtrip

Boston to Nairobi $579 roundtrip

Atlanta to Nairobi $585 roundtrip

Baltimore to Nairobi $585 roundtrip

Chicago-ORD to Nairobi $600 roundtrip

Houston-IAH to Nairobi $608 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Nairobi $609 roundtrip

Newark to Nairobi $619 roundtrip

New York-JFK to Nairobi $622 roundtrip

Denver to Nairobi $624 roundtrip

Miami to Nairobi $635 roundtrip

San Francisco to Nairobi $686 roundtrip

Cheap Flights to Dar es Salaam (DAR)

Seattle to Dar es Salaam $571 roundtrip

Newark to Dar es Salaam $580 roundtrip

New York to Dar es Salaam $580 roundtrip

Washington DC-IAD to Dar es Salaam $619 roundtrip

Chicago-ORD to Dar es Salaam $619 roundtrip

San Francisco to Dar es Salaam $619 roundtrip

Houston-IAH to Dar es Salaam $642 roundtrip

Denver to Dar es Salaam $647 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Dar es Salaam $689 roundtrip

If your city isn't listed, it doesn't mean it's not marked down. Check out our Nairobi (NBO) and Dar Es Salaam (DAR) flight deals page to find out the lowest price from your local airport.


Fares include a carry-on bag, one personal item, and two pieces of checked luggage.

Seat Assignments

Standard seat selection is included with these fares.

Other Notes

Take note that on some segments of the journey, a long layover or an overnight may be required in Europe.

Related: Star Alliance, SkyTeam, OneWorld: Which Airline Alliance Is Best for You?

Example Booking

As an example, searching on StarAlliance members, I found seats departing Chicago ORD on Sunday, November 8, returning from Nairobi NBO on Saturday, November 21, 2020.

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