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As you know, this year we visited a very special and memorable lodge in Africa - TAASA Lodge. TAASA is located right outside of the famous Serengeti National Park in Northern Tanzania. We experienced some of the most amazing animal encounters we’ve ever had. TAASA is an all-inclusive, family-owned luxury lodge with unique opportunities rarely found in East Africa - off-road game drives, night drives, authentic Masai village visits, breakfasts in the bush and dinners in the boma. We're so excited to invite you to join us at TAASA this coming Summer 2019.



We hope you’ll consider joining us for three nights at TAASA Lodge in Tanzania. TAASA has graciously offered a unique package where our family and you, our special guests, will have exclusive access to the entire lodge. The property is limited to 11 private, suited tents, so don’t wait to inquire. We can’t wait to meet and spend time with each and every one of you who join this small and intimate group. Here is more information regarding the trip details, pricing inclusions and more.

TAASA Dates Available:

June 23-25 (arrive in Arusha June 22, transfer to TAASA June 23, check out June 26)

June 26-28 (arrive in Arusha June 25, transfer to TAASA June 26, check out June 29)

July 9-11 (arrive in Arusha July 8, transfer to TAASA July 9, check out July 12)

July 12-14 (arrive in Arusha July 11, transfer to TAASA July 12, check out July 15)

Pricing and Inclusions:

$3,475 per person (those sharing a room/double occupancy)

**Please note: If you are a solo traveler and would like to request a roommate, please let us know and we’ll try to accommodate.

$5,435 per person for solo traveler (not sharing a room/single occupancy)

What’s Included:

  • Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers in Arusha

  • One-night stay in Arusha (likely to be needed due to flight arrival times)

  • Domestic flight from Arusha to Lobo Airstrip (near TAASA Lodge)

  • Three nights at TAASA Lodge on an all-inclusive basis (includes meals/beverages, game drives, guided nature walk, experiences with The Bucket List Family and more)

For those traveling with children, rates are as follows:

  • Children ages 0-2 are free

  • Children ages 3-5 years are $1,000

  • Children ages 6 - 15 are $2,240 per person (sharing a tent with an adult)

  • Children ages 16 - 17 are $2,860 per person (sharing a tent with an adult)

What’s NOT Included:

  • International air to Arusha, Tanzania

  • Trip insurance (strongly recommended)

  • Meals other than those at TAASA

  • Gratuities

Optional Add-on Experiences:

  1. Safari in the Serengeti : During your time at TAASA, you will have ability to explore the Serengeti National Park as well as the wildlife on the property’s private concession area. A lot of travelers like to combine a second experience in the Serengeti, in the Southern Region, for a difference in terrain and wildlife.

  2. Visit Ngorongoro Crater : An iconic destination in Tanzania is Ngorongoro Crater. The Crater is the world’s largest inactive and intact volcanic caldera. It is now home to over 25,000 animals and its scenic beauty is unparalleled.

  3. Relax in Zanzibar : For a relaxing end to your safari experience, consider spending a few nights on the island of Zanzibar. There are numerous water-based activities as well as the famous Spice Markets of Stonetown to explore. 

Pricing for these extensions vary greatly. However, to give you a general guideline below is an estimate based on desired accommodation level. It is very helpful to know a budget range you would like to travel within so the right itinerary can be designed for you. (3-star accommodations and experiences – start at $400 per person per day, 4-star accommodations and experiences – start at $800 per person per day, 5-star accommodations and experiences – start at $1200 per person per day)

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Terms and Conditions

Payments –

To confirm your spot within the Bucket List Family adventure at Taasa Lodge, a 50% deposit per. person is required. Final payment of the balance is due 90 days prior to departure. For reservations made within 90 days of the departure date, full payment is required at time of booking. Deposits and all remaining payments must be made by major credit card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express), check or wire payment. All payments are to be made in U.S. dollars. 

Cancellations and Refunds –

All cancellation notices must be received in writing and will become effective as of the date of the postmark or confirmation of receipt email from the Participant. The following cancelation schedule will apply: If a Participant cancels 91+ days prior to the travel start date, a 50% refund of the deposit (excluding nonrefundable items such as air) may apply. Third-party contractor cancelation terms will also apply and may result in additional cancelation fees, which may reduce the final refund amount. If a participant cancels within 90 days prior to departure the deposit and final payment collected are nonrefundable unless the space at Taasa Lodge can be re-sold to someone one the wait list. Even if re-sold the Participant will only receive a 50% refund of payments received to date (excluding nonrefundable items such as air). Third-party contractor cancelation terms will also apply and may result in additional cancelation fees, which may reduce the final refund amount. This policy also applies to pre- and post- trip extensions. Any airline tickets, issued are subject to the carrier’s refund policy. Arriving late or leaving a Trip in progress, for any reason whatsoever, will not result in a refund, and no refunds will be made for any unused portions of a Trip. Any airline tickets issued are subject to the carrier’s refund policy. No refunds will be made for any unused portions of a Trip.