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Masai Mara

 

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Over 700 square miles of lush, sun-drenched plains encircle Keekorok Lodge, the first property in the Masai Mara Game Reserve in southwest Kenya. The lodge was opened in 1962 and is ideally situated in the direct path of the spectacular animal migration that occurs every year from July to October. Guests can experience unparalleled safari adventures, and morning and evening game drives are a must for anyone visiting the reserve.

As your plane lands at the Keekorok airstrip, you will find yourself in the heart of the Maasai Mara National Reserve. You will be picked up in your own 4×4 Land Cruiser at the airstrip and, after passing a family of elephants or a herd of zebras on the short drive to the lodge, Keekorok Lodge will welcome you with open arms.

 keekorokbed At Keekorok Lodge, we have four types of rooms to fit your needs. There are a total of 85 Standard rooms, 12 Chalets, 1 Executive Suite and 1 Presidential Suite.
Standard Rooms (30-34 square meters)
Presidential Suite 3 bedroom presidential cottage with dining and living area (250 -300 square meters)
Chalet Room (32 – 36 square meters)
Executive Suite (32 – 48 square meters)  includes private terrace overlooking the Hippo Pool
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There are four places  in Keekorok where you can have a meal, a restaurant in the main building, a restaurant buffet, bar and lounge, a bush dinner can be arranged on request, there’s Duma bar / lounge and a bar overlooking the hippo pool.

The pool has clear water, comfortable lounge chairs and a pool bar. Eseriani Spa: The Spa at Keekorok Lodge is a wonderful opportunity to relax after your safari in peace.

 

 KBC

Karen Blixen Camp is situated in the beautiful Mara North Conservancy. The conservancy forms the vital northwestern zone within the Masai Mara Ecosystem and borders the Masai Mara National Game Reserve to the south.

Mara North Conservancy is key dispersal area of the great wildebeest migration and offers a very important habitat area for a unique concentration of African wild animals, birds, rich vegetation and open savannah. The camp encompasses 22 large luxury canvas tents – each set on a beautiful wooden platform with a spacious verandah. On the cushion daybed one can enjoy an afternoon siesta, taking in the wonderful surroundings.

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Each tent is en-suite and furnished with a large comfortable bed, Persian rugs and a cozy armchair giving you the ultimate in camping luxury. The private bathroom has a flush toilet, twin wash hand basins and a romantic outside shower with amazing view to the sky. Water is heated using solar panels to avoid any use of firewood and thus conserving the Mara Woodlands. Electricity is provided in all tents 24 hours a day by extended solar panel system and battery storing bank. Double or twin occupancy, where under prior arrangement a 3rd and even 4th bed can be added for children below the age of 12. The family unit consists of two tents with a shared verandah. All tents are placed with undisturbed view along the Mara River giving unique and private game viewing to the Oloololo Escarpment and its rich wildlife.
 KBCbushmeal Karen Blixen was passionate about cooking and found her inspiration in the French, English, Italian and Danish kitchens. Through historical books we have found many of her original recipes, and dining at the Camp brings back the days of the early 1920-30’s.
Breakfasts, lunches and dinners are served in the restaurant or bush garden from where one has an incredible close view of the Mara River and the wild animals coming to drink.We arrange the most amazingly set bush breakfasts and lunches at carefully selected areas, offering guests the most spectacular view of the savannah and as the perfect surprise after an exciting morning game drive.

 

  Oldarpoi Maasai Camp is on the edge of one of the world’s greatest wildlife safari parks.

The camp is located within a new community wildlife conservancy known as Nashulai Maasai conservancy.
It is only 10 minutes drive to main entry point to the Maasai Mara at Sekenani Gate. In line with the its advocated eco-tourism concepts, the camp has a comprehensive solar system through funding by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany.
  It is built with all the comforts of home. The tents have bathrooms ensuite with flush toilets, hot showers, beds with pillows, sheets, blankets and mosquito nets, and porches with armchairs. Additionally, as a backup, a standby generator that supplies lights and refrigeration for the dining area allows cellphones and digital cameras to be recharged.
  Volunteer opportunities are available within the several projects operated by Oldarpoi camp in Maasai Mara
Oldarpoi camp operates a school for poor and vulnerable children, many of them who are underage girls rescued from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), and early marriage.Our Guests are welcomed to participate in the program, as teachers, health workers or capacity building.
The centre educates young Maasai warriors to build up skills leading to employment. The educational facility also features a community library.Help train our youth to be self reliant.

 

Located high on the slopes of the Oloolaimutia Hills, Masai Mara Sopa Lodge was one of the first safari lodges to be built in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, a reason why its gardens and trees are so lush and mature. All the buildings follow the design of traditional African round houses with conical roofs, and these stretch along the line of the hills with the impressively large public area buildings and the swimming pool at their centre
The lodge has fifty guest cottages divided into two wings to either side of the main public areas. Each of these house two spacious guest rooms with queen and king size beds; mosquito nets; electronic safes; dressing tables; en-suite bathrooms and sheltered verandas that all have views over the gardens and the game reserve beyond.
The warm ambience of the Jumbo Bar with its free form, cowrie shell and bead embedded counter; its back-lit alcoholic offerings; and its overly comfortable bar chairs make it the perfect place to share an evening with family or friends both before and after dinner. The Swimming Pool Bar beneath the dining room is sheltered by an overhead garden, and its extremely entertaining barman will provide you with your every need.
The dining room also has an outdoor timber deck should you wish to enjoy your meal beneath umbrella-shaded tables. It is here that, every other evening, we provide our guests with an Africa night food extravaganza which incorporates the best of traditional African food which our executive chef fuses with whatever he thinks best in order to fully satisfy your appetite.

 

 

Ashnil Mara Camp, with 50 luxury tents, is located in the Masai Mara National Reserve and close to the Mara River, famous for the wildebeest migration.
The Ashnil Mara Camp is a 4 – 5 hour drive from Nairobi or there are daily scheduled flights from Nairobi to the Masai Mara which take just 45 mins. You may also fly from the Mombasa Coast to our luxury tented camp in just 2 hrs.
You can choose from the following options: Ensuite Deluxe Twin Room with two beds and option of adding one rollaway. Deluxe Double, Kingsize Bed, 29 sqm, Hot Water Shower, Hair Dryer, Terrace, Sun Bed. Ensuite Deluxe Triple room with three single beds
Try the surprising international, oriental and African traditional cuisines. The restaurant serves set buffets, while the open-air bar serves a wide selection of beers, cocktails and liquors. Nearby is our modern lounge, with its décor perfectly done to give it an African touch. This is great for business talks or a place to pass time and relax. In the evenings, enjoy the breathtaking sunset after taking a game drive to this truly heavenly place. In the morning start the day with an early morning game drive in the quite serene wilderness.