Encounter Mara

Encounter Mara: Information from the owner

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For Expert Africa's view, see our own report, which contains our own observations and views.

Type Tented Camp
No. of rooms 10
Last updated 22-Feb-2019

Main description of Encounter Mara

Encounter Mara: Facilities

Property facilities 24-hour Security, Bar, Battery Charging Facilities, Communal Dining, Eco Friendly, Internet Access (Complimentary), Kiddies Club, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Mobile Connectivity, Private Vehicle Available, Restaurant, Secure Parking
Room facilities Dressing Gowns, Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Fireplace, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Lounge Area, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Shower, Verandah
Available services Airport Shuttle (Complimentary), Babysitting Service, Credit Card, Room Service
Activities on site (some activities may be seasonal) Bird Watching, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, Night Drives, Safaris
Activities nearby (some activities may be seasonal) Animal Encounters, Bird Watching, Cultural Tours, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, General Sightseeing, Hot-air Ballooning, Safaris, Walks (Guided)

Room types at Encounter Mara

Guest tent - 2 pax

Guest tent - 2 pax

The award winning camp is set in the shade of a thick forest with sweeping views out onto the traditional savannah that makes up much of the conservancy. There are 10 tents including 2 triple rooms.

Activities at Encounter Mara

Culture and community visits

Culture and community visits

The majority of Encounter Mara’s guides are drawn from the local Maasai communities and are landowners in the conservancy. They are always eager to share their culture and way of life with interested guests, and visits to nearby villages and homesteads are easily arranged.

Fly camping

Fly camping

You will be able to experience camping in its rawest form with the wild around you. (At an additional cost)

Game drives

Game drives

Game drives are offered twice daily one in the morning at 06h30 and one in the late afternoon at 16h30. The game drives are done in the conservancy as well as the adjoining Maasai Mara Reserve. In the conservancy, off-road driving is permitted – this gives you the liberty to explore every hidden valley and secret corner.

Night drives

Night drives

Night Game drives are offered in the conservancy as well as the adjoining Maasai Mara Reserve. In the conservancy, off-road driving is permitted – this gives you the liberty to explore every hidden valley and secret corners and also gives the opportunity to spot some of Kenya’s famous ‘nightlife’.

Walking safaris

Walking safaris

Depending on fitness levels, the nature walks are done in between game drives. In the morning at 06h30 and late afternoon at 16h30. Explore the sights, sounds and smells of the African bush on a leisurely hour nature walk.

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