Star Alliance has four East Africa countries on sale from Los Angeles LAX with round trip ticket prices to Nairobi NBO, Kenya, Kigali KGL, Rwanda, Dar Es Salaam DAR and Mount Kiliminjaro JRO, Tanzania and Entebbe EBB, Uganda priced from $548 to $580 in economy class for travel departures in February and March 2019.
Swiss Airlines Los Angeles LAX – Zurich ZRH (overnight) – Dar Es Salaam DAR – ZRH – LAX
One of the main issues with Swiss Basic Economy is the price to self-select seats is $40 per long-haul segment. That is $160 for self-selected seats on a round trip ticket. Or play free bet seat roulette.
Good news is free checked bags.