Maasai Wanderings

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The Great Migration in June was absolutely amazing!!

Written on: November 25, 2014   |   I visited in June 2014 This review concerns our private trip in Tanzania with Maasai Wanderings in June 2014 (2 weeks).

It was our first time in this country. We came there mainly to enjoy wildlife, nature, landscapes and good sightseeing.
And the least one can say is that we really enjoyed all what we saw.

From Tarangire and its huge herds of elephants (we also spotted a leopard) to the magic landscapes and animals of N'Gorongoro Crater and the greatness of Serengeti and the millions of wildebeests and Zebras, everything has been above our expectations.
And what about the cheetahs, giraffes, lion cubs playing, eagles, antelopes, buffaloes, hippopotamus, sunsets...
Even meeting Masaai tribes and knowing a bit more how they live was interesting.

Our guide was very kind. He gave us a lot of information on wild life and his country and always in a friendly way.
He was moreover constantly ready to adapt to us (safaris time, pause for restroom, moving back or forwarding on demand to let us having the best possible view to watch animals)...

We were initially a bit anxious experimenting tented camps but we finally decided trying Nasikia Tented Camp after being advised by Donna.

It was a great, completely different of classic lodges and safe experience in immersion in the middle of the bush.
Listening all the noise of the bush at night while you are in your bed is pretty existing.
Our kids are still talking about those nights where we heard lions roaring, hyenas away.

More generally you are closer to the nature in tented camp and still get all expected accommodations (true bed, private shower, private flush toilette, very kind staff, cooked meals etc.).
Now that we know what tented camp is, if we have to go back one day in Tanzania for safaris we will book more nights in tented camps.

Our final days to Zanzibar were a good idea to relax, chill out. Warm temperatures, sun, white sand, palm trees, turquoise water and amazing diving spots to continue your safari under water this time.
We also did the 'spice tour' and 'dolphin tour'.

To conclude, we saw a lot of wild animals, were perfectly guided (in a friendly atmosphere), experimented and enjoyed tented camps and finally relaxed in Zanzibar.
Thank you again to all Masaai Wanderings' staff for this great and unforgettable experience.
Meet and greet team
5 Stars
Quality of vehicles
4 Stars
Responsiveness of staff
5 Stars
Knowledge of guide
5 Stars
Quality of itinerary
5 Stars
Overall rating
5 Stars
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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Aug 2017.
My husband and I, and a friend of ours, booked a safari through Maasai Wanderings. We started planning the trip over a year ago, and throughout the entire process Donna was always very helpful and so quick to respond to all questions.

We spent 2 nights at the Ndovo Camp at Tarangire National Park, 2 nights at Plantation Lodge near the Ngorongoro Crater and 3 ni... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Aug 2016.
Maasai Wanderings puts together a spectacular safari that I'll always remember. Driver/guides knew everything and could find anything you wanted to see.

We stayed at Nasikia Luxury Camps which is a sister company of Maasai Wanderings. Accommodations for 5 star and dinning was right up there at the top.

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Jun 2017.
We had been thinking about a safari for several years, and in January decided to use Maasai Wanderings based on a friend's recommendation. The experience was incredible. We saw an unbelievable variety and number of animals including lions, zebras, elephants, hippos, cheetahs, leopards and buffalo.

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Jun 2017.
I travelled with an amazing group of people in June and visited the Serenegti National Park and adjacent areas. We explored the region in vehicle and on foot.

The team with Masaai Wanderings and Nasikia Camps that we stayed in were just superb. Every moment was filled with awe and the knowledge of the guide was supreme. We travelled the extent of the Serenegti ... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Jul 2017.
We had an amazing safari experience in Tanzania thanks to Perfect Africa and Masai Wanderings. I booked through Perfect Africa - Natalie was a pleasure to work with, she was friendly, responsive and answered my (many !) questions and accommodated my constantly changing itinerary.

Our guide, Kurwa, picked us up after our pre-arranged Kilimanjaro hike, and we had... read more

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(3/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Sep 2016.
It is with reluctance that I post this review as the guides and ancillary staff we encountered in the Masai Wanderings tented camps were superb: well trained, professional, courteous, good fun and very knowledgeable. It was a pleasure to be with them. We saw some marvellous sights.
The problem was the cavalier attitude towards clients (clients paying a lot for th... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Aug 2016.
What a wonderful safari. Maasai Wanderings organised the trip according to all requests and gave even more. The whole trip exceeded any expectations we had. The two drivers we had in Kenya (Antonio) and Tanzania Chris) were extremely respectful, intelligent, knowledgeable and ethical. We were impressed with their patience of our continual questions and requests for... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Aug 2016.
Our group of four (family and friends) worked directly with Donna at Maasai Wanderings to customize a safari to fit our interests. From arrival at Kilimanjaro to departure from the Lobo airstrip for a Zanzibar beach stay, everything was beautifully planned. We began with an day trip to Arusha Nat'l Park to 'meet' our first wildlife and take time for a ranger-led h... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Aug 2016.
Our trip, organised entirely by Maasai Wanderings, was the most incredible holiday my husband and I have experienced. From the moment we arrived, everything was organised and such a smooth process. All our accommodation was 5 star and the service from staff always of such a high standard.

Our guide collected us from the airport and spent the next 7 days with us... read more

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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Aug 2016.
We spent 8 nights on a Northern circuit safari in Tanzania and it was just incredible!
Our guide Muba was excellent.....he always seemed to be in just the right place at just the right time for spotting wildlife! He was knowledgeable, friendly and efficient....THE perfect guide!

The standard of accommodation was excellent, we especially loved Naona Moru camp an... read more

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