Maasai Wanderings

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Written on: June 01, 2015   |   I visited in May 2015 After much research and deliberation, I booked a safari for four friends and myself through Maasai Wanderings, and I am so glad I did. Maasai Wanderings has a passionate team of professionals who treat each and every client as if they are VIPs. For months Abdullie corresponded with me via email, answering my many questions. He worked with me to personalize our tour to meet our budget, interests and needs - even changing things many times. He made excellent recommendations and while we went to Tanzania to see the animals, thanks to him we saw and experienced so much more. Trips to the Maasai village and the Olduvai Gorge ended up being some of our favorite experiences. Meeting the Maasai tribes and learning about their culture was a treat. So was our trip to the Olduvai Gorge, where we talked for hours with the staff.

MW also offered a ton of options when it came to hotel & tented camp accommodations - and all were great. The Pioneer Tented Camp was an incredible experience. I am just sad that we did not get to stay at Maasai Wanderings new tented camp, which seems incredible.

At the end of our trip, when our time with Maasai Wanderings was over but we ran into plane trouble, Abdullie jumped in to help us, even though he did not have to. His call to the airline saved us hundreds of dollars and hours of headaches.

Our driver, Evarest, was also outstanding. You can just tell he knows what he is doing. He taught us a ton - words and phrases in Swahili, about the animals, and Tanzania - and by the end was more than a guide, but a friend. We loved our time with him and were so sad to say goodbye.

MW's tour vehicles were also by far the best that we saw on the road. They go through great lengths to ensure they are comfortable - they even have chargers! When I return to East Africa, I will most definitely be using Maasai again. I advise you do the same. You won't be sorry.
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Knowledge of guide
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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.
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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.

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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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(5/5 stars) Written on   |   Visited: Dec 2015.
A friend recommended Maasai Wanderings for their high level of service, ease of communication when making plans, quality of guides, accommodations and value. We couldn't agree more!

Donna customized our itinerary around our daughter's schedule as a volunteer in Mwanza and our wish list for safari. The amount of time we spent intimately observing wild animals ex... read more

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