Maasai Tribal Trek

A raw, self-developed route with varied and impressive wildlife: savannah, rainforest and desert. Together with our local Masai partner Robert and other Masai warriors, you will make your way through the Loita Hills.

Kenya at its purest

Everyone knows the Masai. They are the epitome of the African tribe: tall, slender and dressed in red robes. They are nomads, but most tribes live around the national parks where many tourists come. The tourism industry has commercialised them. Fortunately, a large part does not participate in this game either. And that part we can show you!

Raw, self-developed route

In 2015, Charlie rode his motorbike towards the Loita Hills, where he had arranged to meet a Loita Masai called Robert. A hilarious daredevil he had met through a Masai friend. Together with Robert, the raw, off-the-beaten-track route was developed. A walk through varied and impressive nature: savannah, rainforest and desert.

How does it work?

The trek takes 3-5 days and is not for faint-hearted. Together with our local Masai partner Robert, some other Masai warriors, a goat and some donkeys, you will make your way through the Loita Hills. Adventure, physical hardship, healthy exertion and satisfaction await. The Masai warriors know how to protect you from wandering wildlife. At night, you sleep under the stars with the goat you brought along in your stomach. The trek is great to combine with our motorbike safari through the Magadi Desert!

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Why travel with Charlie’s Travels?

We are “On the ground” in africa

The team lives and works all over Africa and therefore has a lot of first-hand knowledge and experience.

We develop our own routes

Wherever Charlie and his team travel, they develop new routes and experiences together with local entrepreneurs.

Every trip is co-creation

We tailor each trip based on your wishes and our African knowledge. Everything is possible and nothing is too crazy! Give us a try?

We work in a responsible and sustainable way

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