Pietro Luraschi, WildLife Experiences
I was born in Italy, from a family of engineers, left home to follow my dream, worked for the last 13 years, guiding in the wildest of Africa’s and especially Tanzania’s protected areas like the Selous Game Reserve and Ruaha National Park.The deep feelings given by a walk in the bush brought me also to work as a walking guide first in the Greater Kruger and then again in southern Tanzania.
My desire to guide, exploring and improving my understanding of nature, has allowed me to work in different wilderness areas throughout East Africa, the horn of Africa and Southern Africa. I guided safaris to Ethiopia, Eritrea, Uganda, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa and Tanzania.
Training has been a natural progression and a way of giving back to a profession that has given me so much. I trained guides in Kenya and Tanzania. I also trains Tanzania national park rangers for walking safari.
Now I am Asilia Tanzania head guide and head guide trainer, a job that allows me to work with many different guides and in many different places, trying to make the difference in raising the guides standard and giving them extra passion and motivation
As a private guide I lead guests to the most incredible places helping them to understand the hidden links that rule the life in the bush. Photography is another keen interest that complements my guiding.
I am accredited with Fgasa as a Level 3 guide and Trails guide (1st rifle) and fluent in Ki-swahili
The joy of waking up to the sounds of the bush, the wonder of discovering every day a bit more
of these incredible places, the desire of sharing and helping other people to understand the language of the bush ties me to this continent, this profession, and this life style.
Discover My Africa
Asilia’s Head Guide Trainer, Pietro Luraschi, talks us through the training required….. Training walking guides is always great fun, probably the most challenging training, but absolutely engaging. There are three stages to becoming a walking guide: Learning how to handle a big calibre rifle. Training in shooting the same rifle. Studying and learning how to walk […]
Terrifying but sadly it is where we are sadly moving