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The Incredible African Adventure

6 Nights 7 Days | Live with the Maasai | See Incredible African Wildlife On Foot | Ngorongoro Crater | Wildebeest Migration | Suitable for vegan and vegetarian guests as well |

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Africa. There's a sense of vastness and romance in the very name. It is a land of incredible wildlife, amazing geography and rich traditions. Our adventure takes you to to a remote part of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania. You will wander far off the tourist trails. Where we take you, there are no roads, no electricity and no villages. This is the home of the legendary Maasai warriors. And you will live their life for one glorious, adventure-filled week. Join them as they lead their cattle deep into the savannah. Trek through one of the wildest places on the planet. Camp under a million stars every night. See wildlife up close and in a way that the tourists on safari will never see. Witness the wonders of the Ngorongoro Crater, one of the natural wonders of the world, a UNESCO International Biosphere Reserve and a World Heritage Site. 

While you rough it out in the wilderness, you will learn the ways of the Maasai. You will herd cattle, go bushwalking, learn about their traditional medicine, the rich traditions and the ancient wisdom of the Maasai tribe.   




  • Explore legendary African wildlife in the most unique way possible

  • Live as a Maasai Warrior and learn their culture

  • Herd cattle with the Maasai in one of the most beautiful settings in the world

  • Learn how the Maasai live in harmony with nature

  • Learn about bush medication, Maasai traditions and ancient wisdom from the warriors

  • Sleep in the wild bush every night and hear the sounds of the wild at night

  • Trek and follow a path used only by the Maasai

  • Explore the wonders of the Ngorongoro Crater

  • Watch Lions, Wildebeest, Elephants, Black Rhinoceroses, Leopards, Warthogs and many other creatures up close

  • Live the adventure of a lifetime 

  • We pledge 10% of all profits made at Jokotta Discoveries towards nature and wildlife conservation


Your Adventure Itinerary:


Day 1: Arrive

  • Pick up from Kilimanjaro International airport and transfer to a four-star safari lodge.

  • Dinner together in a local restaurant.

  • Overnight at the four-star safari lodge.

Day 2: The Adventure Begins

  • We start our journey early in the morning when we head to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. 

  • Meet the Maasai warriors at Nainokanoka Maasai village.

  • Starting now, you sleep in the wild African bush in a tent, and the warriors sleep under trees.

Day 3 & 4: The Adventure Continues

  • Herd the cattle in the savanna with the Maasai warriors. ​You walk through beautiful highlands, away from the crowds.

  • Keep an eye out for animals like gazelles, wildebeests, jackals, zebras, and different species of big birds like eagles, kori bustards, and buzzards. 

  • Try your skills herding cows.

  • In the evening the Maasai warriors dance and sing.

  • Dine every night in a different location in a bush camp under the sky full of African stars. When it is not cloudy a full moon illuminates the savanna. It is a view that you won't forget.

  • At night, you might hear a hyena laughing and other sounds of the African bushveld.

  • Wake up to the sound of Ground hornbill bird and enjoy your bush breakfast watching the sunrise.

  • Keep your eyes peeled and cameras ready for any birds or animals that may show up.

Day 5: The Maasai Life

  • Head back to Nainokanoka village and stay overnight in Maasai warriors bush camp near the village.

  • Binoculars and cameras with good zoom lenses are a must as we're likely to spot a large number of birds in this area.

  • It's celebration night with the Maasai warriors.

  • The Warriors will make the famous Maasai bush barbecue.

  • Watch the Maasai sing and dance into the night. 

Day 6: Explore Ngorongoro Crater

  • Explore Ngorongoro Crater, the world’s largest intact caldera from a long-extinct volcano. 

  • Ngorongoro is home to about 26,000 wild creatures who live within the safety of the caldera walls.

  • Observe elephants, black rhinoceroses, leopards, buffalo, zebras, warthogs, gnu (wildebeests), Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles, and the densest population of lions in the world.

  • Head back to Arusha to your four-star safari lodge.

  • Visit local African artisans shops on the way to Arusha. 

  • If time permits, we look for wildlife in the creeks.

Day 7: Transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport

  • The adventure is over. 

  • It's time to board your flight and return home. Say goodbye to Africa. 


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Standard Inclusions:

  • Transfers via 4WD vehicle

  • Gate & camping fees for Ngorongoro and crater

  • 5 nights accommodation in tents (including camping supplies)

  • 2 nights in 4-star hotel in Arusha

  • Food and drinks (breakfast, lunch, dinner, bottled water at all times, coffee and tea)

  • Maasai warriors, and 2 packing donkeys per person

  • All Taxes


  • Flight tickets

  • Tips

  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions


  • This expedition is for adventurous, open-minded travellers who are used to trekking and camping in the wild.

  • The experience requires a reasonable degree of physical fitness, as you'll be walking and trekking.

  • You sleep in a tent (single share) which is set up every night in a different location. 

  • You should carry a sleeping bag for your comfort.

  • You will be provided with all the camping supplies. A bucket & hot water can be provided for bathing, and the toilet is a portable one.

  • You are not allowed to go outside of your tent alone at night. The Maasai warriors watch the camp at all times. 

  • We are happy to announce this a totally off-grid, back to nature experience. In case of emergencies, there will be a satellite phone.

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