travel to Tanzania with Indagare

Trekking Tanzania with Melissa Biggs Bradley

Experience this one-of-a-kind dual safari in East Africa in the company of Indagare founder Melissa Biggs Bradley and top wildlife experts: The extraordinary itinerary gives travelers access to three full days of an action-packed and exhilarating chimpanzee trekking adventure in Mahale National Park combined with three days of spectacular game viewing in a private concession in the Serengeti. Mahale is one of only two protected chimpanzee areas in the country and home to the famous M clan, part of a 50-year primate study. While staying at the remote Greystoke Mahale and intimate Mwiba Lodge, take in the unforgettable wildlife experiences and biodiversity, with activities such as bird-watching, kayaking and more.

A spot on this trip may be reserved with a nonrefundable deposit of 50 percent of the total trip cost, with full payment due April 25, 2024.

What to Expect

Highlights and special experiences:

Once-in-a-lifetime chimpanzee trekking in Mahale National Park
At Greystoke Mahale’s magical and remote location on the banks of Lake Tanganyika, trek on foot through winding forest trails to observe the largest population of wild chimpanzees in the world—in the company of exceptional safari experts, including Melissa Biggs Bradley, author of Safari Style: Exceptional African Camps and Lodges, who has been on dozens of safaris.

Experience safari and cultural immersion in the Serengeti
Enjoy daily game drives and exploratory walks with expert guides and the Hadza people and the chance to see big cats, elephants, giraffes, zebras and more—all in Mwiba Lodge’s spectacular private concession.

Relax at intimate, immersive safari lodges
When you’re not discovering amazing wildlife, relax at Mwiba Lodge’s infinity pool and spa, canoe in glass-bottom canoes or swim in nearby waterfalls or from the dhow in Lake Tanganyika at Greystoke Mahale, and indulge in delicious meals under the stars.

Please note that elements of the itinerary may change.

The health and safety of our travelers is our No. 1 priority. We are committed to upholding the highest safety standards, while providing world-class hospitality and a seamless travel experience. For more information and questions, please reach out to our team at

  • When
    June 2 - 9, 2024
  • Length
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Type of Traveler
    Adventurers , Trailblazers , Ultimate Indulgers

This Journey's Host


After a successful career as an editor at Town & Country, Melissa Biggs Bradley founded Indagare in 2007 because she believed that creating a platform for exchange between passionate travelers would allow for more transformative journeys and meaningful global connections. Since then, she has been recognized as a pioneering entrepreneur in the luxury travel space, as well as one of the foremost experts on travel to Africa. She has visited more than 100 countries over the course of her travels. Melissa is also the author of Safari Style: Exceptional African Camps and Lodges (Vendome). In fall of 2022, Melissa was named host of a new radio show and podcast on SiriusXM, Passport to Everywhere.

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Trip Details

In preparation for the journey, members will also receive a comprehensive departure package that includes an itinerary, packing list, accommodations overview and other important information.

  • When
    June 2 - 9, 2024
  • Length
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Group Size
    Up to 10 travelers
  • Host
    Melissa Biggs Bradley
  • From


  • All accommodations as detailed in the itinerary
  • All meals and beverages, as detailed in the itinerary
  • All guided touring, admission fees and activities, as detailed in the itinerary
  • Scheduled group airport arrival and departure transfers with VIP assistance, as well as group transfers throughout to all included activities, in small luxury vehicles
  • All gratuities
  • Domestic flights, as indicated in the itinerary
  • Expert guides and drivers, including your host, Melissa Biggs Bradley, and the 24/7 support of Indagare’s partners on the ground
  • The services of Indagare’s expert travel team to plan all trip details, international flights and trip extensions (costs not included)
  • 24/7 access to Global Rescue emergency medical, security and evacuation services for the duration of the trip


  • International air transportation to/from Tanzania and any visa or border fees
  • Airport transfers outside of scheduled group arrivals and departures
  • Meals not specified and premium beverages other than those included in the meals
  • Optional activities and personal items and expenses
  • Trip insurance (highly recommended—please let us know if you would like quotes)
  • Custom trip planning for add-on travel to destinations not included in the Journey is available; please inquire
  • Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control (such as flights, cancellations, natural phenomena)
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