The Yuma Treasure
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen. Written by Gene Roddenberry, Herb Meadow. Starring Richard Boone, Warren Stevens, Henry Brandon. Summoned to a frontier fort, Paladin learns from a Major Wilson that the nearby Maricopas — on whose land sits a legendary goldmine — have recently turned hostile. Paladine agrees to escort the Major to meet Gerada, the Maricopa chief, but Wilson proves to be more interested in stealing gold than resolving differences.Thanks to Dinky of Minneapolis for this summery.
This page used to have Caravan so some of the comments may be about that episode.
Paladin is hired to escort a Rani and her party across 150 miles of desert to a safe haven.The Rani is from a country fighting a civil war and she is to be the new leader if her side is victorious.On the journey it is noticed that they are being followed and treachery from within may be the cause of more worry.