The postcard image. Maasai warriors driving their cattle across the savanna, dust in their wake, before a backdrop of giraffe and acacia trees. Through longstanding community-based conservation partnerships with the Maasai, we have exclusive access to a dynamic wilderness area adjacent to Tarangire National Park.
Because there are no fences, wildlife such as elephant, lion and buffalo move seasonally between the two areas. Walks with the Maasai are enriching, educational, ideal for kids, both as cultural exposure and a wildlife experience. Here we hike granite mountains, walk sand rivers or stroll across the plains dotted with wildebeest and zebra. We stop to spin firesticks with one of the Maasai warriors joining us in camp. At dusk we sit on the rocks next to camp for sundowners and 360 degree views out over the Great Rift Valley. Maybe a lion roars at night or maybe a lone buffalo wanders through before dawn.
Safaris in the Maasai Steppe provide a wonderfully varied experience for people wanting a combination of wildlife viewing, walking, and authentic, 'un-canned' cultural experiences with the Maasai while also benefiting their communities.