Delta and Skyteam have fares in the $600s round trip to several airports in Africa from San Francisco and Los Angeles and other airports around the USA.
San Francisco – Cape Town, South Africa $693 to $706. This fare was $766 round trip yesterday.
Delta SFO-AMS-CPT $705.90 May 25-June 1
Delta/KLM San Francisco SFO-EBB Entebbe, Uganda
$690.40 October 22 – 29
This is quite a hopper route to EBB airport Uganda near Lake Victoria.
SFO – SEA – Amsterdam – KGL Kigalin, Rwanda – EBB Entebbe, Uganda
Return is easier with EBB-AMS-SEA-SFO.
Only about 4% of international air travel is to Africa. This is a fantastic fare from California.
San Francisco to Nairobi, Kenya $668.70 SFO-NBO Oct 21-28
Delta Airlines – KLM
This low fare at $669 to Nairobi is useful for discounting the price of airfare to Tanzania, where there have been a number of luxury hotels opening in the past couple years like Park Hyatt Zanzibar. You can fly to Dar es Salaam for about $250 making the price $930 round trip and more than $200 off SFO-DAR route.