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Lodges in Masai Mara Kenya

Little Governor’s Camp

This is an exclusive luxury camp strategically located at the edge of beautiful Masai Mara game reserve.  It can be accessed by boat across Mara River then a guided walk through the Riverine forest on the Mara Riverbank.

The camp has 17 luxury tents each with a wooden deck and verandah offering great views of the forest.

Expect animal guests as the property is not fenced and animals move around like elephants that often visit during lunch. Its a very Eco-friendly camp that runs on 100% solar power and ensure conservation and less disturbances of the ecosystem.

The camps facilities include a beautiful dining tent, souvenir shop, spa treatments and wireless internet.  The tents are spacious, self contained each with a shower basins, flush toilet, with hot and cold running water.  While here you can engage in activities like game drives, nature walks, hot air balloon safaris and cultural visits. For those seeking for exclusive experiences should ensure to book Little Governor’s Camp.

Little Governors Camp Masai Mara
Little Governors Camp Masai Mara. Photo by Governors Camp Collection

Saruni Mara Lodge

This boutique lodge is located in Mara north Conservancy a private concession at the edge of Masai Mara game reserve.  It has 5 cottages, one family and one private Villa making the smallest boutique lodge in the Mara area.

The lodge is exclusive with spacious tailor made African safari themed rooms each giving you a different African Safari feeling. Each room is self contained with a private Verandah, Hot and cold running water and WiFi connectivity in common areas. There are also umbrellas, water dispensers, Mosquito nets and repellents, wake up call services and so many other facilities.

At Saruni Mara you have Masai Mara safaris guided by local Masai people with knowledge wildlife, landscapes and local culture. This gives one first hand safari and cultural experiences.

Don’t miss the conservancies wildlife and predators since the northern part of the Mara conservancy has high concentration of these.  You will also get to see the wildebeest migration plus number of birds that freely roam the Masai Mara plains. You can also have community visits to the local Masai people and get to know about their ways of life.

Saruni Lodge Honeymoon Room. Maasai Mara National Reserve
Honeymoon Room at Saruni Lodge Masai Mara. Courtesy Photo

Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp

Kichwa Tembo Tented camp is located on a private concession along Saparingo River on the edge of the Oloololo escarpment.  The Camp has 12 classic, 20 superior and 8 superior view tents an interior design inspired by the Masai culture. All the tents are spacious and self contained offering great views of the Masai Mara plains.

The lounges have large windows giving one a chance to view wildlife at the comfort of their seat. Kichwa Tembo camp has an organic garden where ingredients used in cooking are hand picked for a delicious meal.

Other facilities include a safari shop where you can buy souvenirs, a massage tent, a swimming pool and also WIFI.

The camp is located at the edge of an escarpment, with great chances of wildlife viewing including the wildebeest migration.  You will see the big five, bird species and other wildlife species mostly seen while on game drives. A guided nature walk brings you closer to wildlife as you enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. You can alternatively choose to relax in your tent or at the poolside.

If you are interested in culture, you can visit the local Masaai people to know about their ways of life. Sometimes the Masai come to the camp to entertain the guests around the fire place finding you at your comfort.

andbeyond Kichwa Tembo
Views of the Masai Mara plains at andbeyond Kichwa Tembo

Mara Serena Safari Lodge

Mara Serena is located in the Mara Triangle with Five star amenities and great scenic views of the Mara plains. The lodge set up and structure is of a traditional Masai Manyatta (Local Masai house) giving one a local feel.

The interior design and lodge amenities bring out the modernity a combination of which is so fascinating. Mara Serena has 74 guest rooms with a suite for VVIP clients all with great views of the Mara river.

All the rooms are spacious, self contained with marble bathrooms and walk-in showers. The lodge has additional facilities like Free WiFi, 24 hour on call medical services, a swimming pool and sundeck. Enjoy conference and under-canvas facilities, baby sitting facilities, family rooms, children dining all that are ideal for family safari holidays.

For meals, you can dine at the main restaurant, at a hippo pool, or opt for bush dinner or sun-downer. The lodge also arranges weddings and special occasions like anniversary celebrations, a great place to be while in Kenya.

Mara Serena Lodge Room
A Guestroom at Mara Serena Lodge in Kenya. Photo by Mara Serena Lodge