DELIVER AID & MEET THE MAASAI
Step into your jeep and begin your exploration of Tanzania’s people, wildlife, and landscape by driving the entirety of stunning Lake Manyara National Park. Delivering essential malaria nets and life straws to villages along the way, you’ll tour the bottom of the Rift Valley Escarpment, seeing a profusion of incredible wildlife as your wheels splash through the river crossings.
You’ll climb the Ngorongoro Crater to reach the mixed herds of the Maasai land beyond. Here, in a remote private concession of nearly 900,000 acres of pristine wilderness, you’ll rendezvous with your mobile camp. Here begins a journey over the Serengeti with your camp set up at prime spots to best take in the proliferation of birdlife and animals that these green and gold plains are famous for.
An itinerary designed to enable those who’d like to gain a greater understanding of the people of this region and their way of lfe, Pelorus offers a chance to meet the Maasai. Beneath the shade of spreading acacias, you’ll break bread in the bush with this remarkable tribe. Afterward, engage in a rare hands-on role in local conservation—guided by experts—as you collar an elephant, wild dog, or a lion.
HUNT WITH THE HADZA & LIONS
Onto Hadzabe, accompanied by a guide who will uncover hidden symbioses in the local ecosystem, such as the remarkable interaction between active volcanoes and lactating wildebeest. On foot, you’ll reach stargazer tents where, surrounded by pristine nature, you’ll be dazzled by the views overhead.
Afterward you’ll meet the eponymous Hadza tribe. You’ll journey with them through the veld foraging for honey and berries, or while stalking something to cook over the evening’s fire.
Probe south into Ruaha National Park, home to a tenth of the continent’s lion population. After enjoying a sundowner, see both sides of this stunning park by night and by day, on four wheels and by foot, with the expert guides sharing the secrets of their tracking skills along the way.