The Masai Mara covers an area of 1,800 square kilometres and is probably one of the most famous reserves in Africa. The most famous act played out anually is the Great Migration, which sees up to two million wildebeest undertake a journey of roughly 1,600 kilometres.
Accommodation in Masai Mara
Mara Intrepids is a medium size camp has thirty tents situated along the banks of the Talek River. This is a great camp for families.
Asilia Naboisho Camp
Asilia is a fantastic small tented camp, where standards of guiding, service and food are excellent. The Naboisho conservancy is proving to offer some amazing game-viewing which will only improve as the conservancy develops.
Bogani Cottages & Tented Camp
Bogani offers a completely different experience to all of Kenya's safari camps and it provides a genuine opportunity to get involved in the great work undertaken by Free the Children. The comfortable accommodation provides a great base to explore the local area and contribute to making a real difference to local people.
Elephant Pepper Camp
Elephant Pepper is a lovely little bush camp set just outside the northern boarder of the Masai Mara Game Reserve. During the day they offer game drives and walks with excellent local guides.
Governors' Camp was the first tented camp to be established in the Masai Mara National Reserve. A new chef-training programme has brought the level of the food here to excellent standards, so you can be sure to enjoy some great food after a long day on safari.
Karen Blixen Camp
Karen Blixen Camp is located is a pretty valley outside the main Mara Reserve and overlooking the Mara River. Activities include day and night game drives.
Kicheche Mara Bush Camp
Kicheche Bush Camp is a classic, luxury bush camp in the Mara. Its location is ideal with a huge amount of game in the area but few tourists.
Kicheche Mara Camp
Kicheche is a simple but beautiful small tented camp, located under trees surrounded by huge savannah grasslands. During the migration months (June to October) the plains are covered in wildebeest.
Kicheche Naboisho Valley Camp
The latest camp from the Kicheche group is situated in the Naboisho Conservancy, to the northeast of the Masai Mara main reserve. There are only six tents here, keeping the atmosphere intimate.
Kilma is perched high on the Siria escarpment overlooking the Masai Mara. Where possible the camp tries to run along eco-friendly lines, operating on solar lighting and solar generated electricity.
Offbeat Mara Camp
Offbeat Mara Camp is a luxury tented camp situated on the Olare Orok water system, on Koyiaki Group Ranch, north of the Masai Mara Game Reserve. The camp is owner-run and very friendly.
Olare Mara Kempinski
Hidden in a grove of riverine woodland on the banks of the Ntiakitiak River, the Olare Mara Kempinski tented camp has an atmosphere which blends rustic African ambience and the elegance of the Kempinski legacy.
Porini Lion Camp
Porini Lion Camp is located in the Olare Orok Conservancy, which borders the Masai Mara Game Reserve. Service is personal, the food is good and you will be well taken care of.
Serian is an exclusive wilderness camp set alongside a secluded valley flanking the Mara River in the Mara North Conservancy. Each of the eight tents is fitted with large double beds flanked by twin bedside tables and a writing desk.
Bateleur Camp is located just outside the Olololo gate to the park, in a Masai concession area. The plains in front of camp are often frequented by warthog and zebra and wildebeest are never far away.
Il Moran is one of the Mara's most luxurious camps, situated above the Mara River. Sitting in camp you might hear hippo grunting, the bark of baboons, or the calls of hyena and lion.
Little Governors' Camp
Little Governors' has a superb position above a small swamp where, during the day, you often see animals coming to graze and drink. Overall it is one of our favourite camps in the Mara.
As an exclusive use camp, it has a wonderful location and you will absolute spoilt by the brilliant staff. Should you want a completely private experience, it is highly recommended.
Mara Plains Camp
Mara Plains is a small, luxury camp located on the Olare Orok Conservancy to the North of the main Masai Mara Reserve. The food is superb and it's a fantastic area for wildlife.
Naibor is a spacious and stylish safari camp, located on the banks of the Talek River in the Masai Mara Reserve. The food and service is superb, as is the guiding. We warmly recommend it.
Ol Seki Mara Camp
Set on the Innisikera River just north of the Masai Mara Game Reserve, Ol Seki Mara Camp is in an ideal location with plenty of game but very few tourists.
Olonana Safari Camp
Olonana is situated on the banks of the Mara River, in the Greater Mara Conservation Area. It is out of the really busy area of the Mara but within very easy reach of the rich game areas.
Rekero Tented Camp
Rekero Tented Camp is located inside the Masai Mara Game Reserve, very close to the confluence of the Mara and Talek rivers. It is a firm favourite with repeat visitors to Kenya.
Saruni is a luxurious tented lodge set in the Koyiaki Group Ranch, adjacent to the Masai Mara. Activities include guided bush walks, game drives, while fly camping is also possible.