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Maasai Mara Conservancies
Maasai Mara Conservancies
Maasai Mara Conservancies
Maasai Mara Conservancies

The conservancies are exclusive to their guests...

...bush walks...

Most of the camp staff come from the region’s Maasai communities.

You will often see no other vehicles around you...

Maasai Mara Conservancies

Reviews of safaris to Maasai Mara Conservancies

351 holiday reviews from our travellers of holidays which include Mara Conservancies.

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Linda M
Newcastle

"My Feb 2024 trip"

I visited Kenya between 12 Feb 2024 and 24 Feb 2024
"Our first visit to Kenya and we were not disappointed at all.

We couldn't fault any aspects of our trip, the service, or our overall experience.

Not having spotted a leopard, we have every incentive to come back!

Suggestions to help us improve our trips or our service:

No. Having used other agents in Africa, we rated Expert Africa the best we have used." Read full review: 12 nights in Africa; 11 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mr & Mrs R
Glos

"My Feb 2024 trip to Kenya "

I visited Kenya between 6 Feb 2024 and 20 Feb 2024
"It was a great mix of different parks and conservancies.

We had plenty of time at each camp to see the best of the local wildlife.

The final stop at Emakoko was worth every penny." Read full review: 14 nights in Africa; 13 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Rachel
Stirling

"My Jan 2024 trip"

I visited Kenya between 28 Jan 2024 and 11 Feb 2024
"The trip was seamless and was a memory of a lifetime. I can definitely see myself going on another safari in the future! Parita was always easy to get a hold of, and she dealt with my millions of questions and itinerary changes gracefully! I would definitely use expert Africa again in the future!" Read full review: 14 nights in Africa; 9 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
The D Family
France

"Fantastic Jan 2024 trip"

I visited Kenya and 1 other country between 28 Jan 2024 and 8 Feb 2024
"Outstanding and unforgettable trip combining the Kenyan plains and the Rwandan rainforest. Thank you to the Expert Africa team for excellent advice in the planning of our family holiday!" Read full review: 11 nights in Africa; 6 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mr & Mrs S
Siskind

"My Jan 2024 trip"

I visited Kenya between 25 Jan 2024 and 5 Feb 2024
"It had taken us a very long time to go on Safari, but this holiday was a true life experience. We hoped we would enjoy the holiday but it significantly exceeded our expectations. The accommodation was excellent, the Safari drives were superb, you do have to have a little luck with what you see, but our Guides were so knowledgeable and the fact that we went to smaller camps meant the area was less crowded and only rarely did we see any other cars. The food well exceeded expectations.
Having no idea what the practicalities would be, we asked Jessica loads of questions and she was very patient and helpful.

As we collected our thoughts on the return journey home, we both agreed that this was one of our best holiday experiences, we could not have asked for more!" Read full review: 11 nights in Africa; 11 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
HLG
Manitoba

"My Jan 2024 trip"

I visited Kenya between 24 Jan 2024 and 19 Feb 2024
"Overall trip was beyond expectations." Read full review: 26 nights in Africa; 13 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Ms M.
London

"My Jan 2024 trip"

I visited Kenya between 23 Jan 2024 and 5 Feb 2024
"We had a lovely holiday and, as has happened twice before, we’ve come back wanting to go again!!!

Everybody we met in Africa was welcoming and helpful and all the camps we stayed in were delightful. Our tents were luxurious and the grounds well-maintained and pretty.

We had excellent wildlife sightings overall, even if those in the Mara National Park were a little disappointing, and we eventually had our fill of big cats!

Our visits to the Elephant Orphanage and the Giraffe Centre were a pleasant way of beginning and ending our holiday.

Richard couldn’t have been more helpful during the booking process and with our visa applications and everything run like clockwork once we arrived." Read full review: 13 nights in Africa; 12 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Dr W & Dr D
Leeds

"My Jan 2024 trip"

I visited Kenya between 19 Jan 2024 and 3 Feb 2024
"We love our trips to Kenya to see wildlife.

The combination of the Laikipia area and the Mara works well for varied wild-life viewing." Read full review: 15 nights in Africa; 13 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mr & Mrs P
Norfolk

"My Jan 2024 trip"

I visited Kenya between 17 Jan 2024 and 2 Feb 2024
"Jessica put the perfect itinerary together and met all our expectations" Read full review: 16 nights in Africa; 16 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
John and Jill
Mass/NH

"My Jan 2024 trip"

I visited Tanzania and 1 other country between 16 Jan 2024 and 1 Feb 2024
"Given unprecedented flooding and travel conditions, Expert Africa was extremely supportive and always there for questions and problem solving along the way.

The camps they helped us choose were great and checked every box on our wish list for animal sightings.

One note is that when we were redirected to a less expensive camp because of conditions, the process for getting a refund was awkward." Read full review: 16 nights in Africa; 7 on a Tanzania safari
Overall trip
Excellent
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Where to stay in Mara Conservancies

Our suggestions for safari camps in Maasai Mara Conservancies


Kicheche Bush Camp

Kicheche Bush Camp

Kicheche Bush Camp is a smart and intimate tented camp with a relaxed atmosphere and the perfect base in the Mara for keen photographers.


100% (94 reviews)
Kicheche Mara

Kicheche Mara

Kicheche Mara Camp has just eight tents and a rustic and comfortable feel. It is set by a stream in a pretty area of the Mara ecosystem's Mara North Conservancy.


98% (82 reviews)
Kicheche Valley

Kicheche Valley

Kicheche Valley is a boutique tented camp in a wooded district of the Mara ecosystem's Naboisho Conservancy, with plenty of wildlife in the area.


99% (58 reviews)
Naboisho Camp

Naboisho Camp

Naboisho Camp is one of the most luxurious of the handful of camps in the Naboisho Conservancy. It offers day and night game drives, game walks and full creature comforts in the bush.


98% (48 reviews)
Offbeat Mara

Offbeat Mara

Offbeat Mara is a small traditional camp that appeals to safari traditionalists, located in one of the Maasai Mara’s quiet conservancies.


98% (41 reviews)
Elephant Pepper Camp

Elephant Pepper Camp

Elephant Pepper Camp is a small 10-tent bush camp, put together in the traditional "campaign" style, and including a large honeymoon/family tent.


99% (16 reviews)
Encounter Mara

Encounter Mara

Encounter Mara is located in the private Naboisho Conservancy – a game-rich area of the Mara ecosystem – and offers a contemporary take on the traditional, low-impact luxury safari camp.


93% (16 reviews)
Serian

Serian

Serian is a luxury tented camp on the east bank of the Mara River in the Mara North Conservancy. It is the sister camp of Ngare Serian, on the west bank.


98% (13 reviews)
Mara Plains Camp

Mara Plains Camp

Mara Plains is one of the very best camps in the Mara ecosystem. Located in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy, just outside the Mara reserve, it has access to three wildlife-viewing areas.


100% (13 reviews)
Basecamp Eagle View

Basecamp Eagle View

Basecamp Eagle View is a community-focused safari camp in the Naboisho Conservancy, with a strong emphasis on responsible tourism and a spectacular location.


96% (10 reviews)
Kicheche Walking Wilderness

Kicheche Fly Camp

Kicheche Walking Wilderness Fly Camp is a temporaray dome tent camp set up for participants in Kicheche's two-day walking safari between Kicheche Valley and Kicheche Bush Camp.


95% (8 reviews)
Porini Lion Camp

Porini Lion Camp

Porini Lion Camp is a pioneering, community focused eco-camp, with excellent guides and game viewing, in the predator-rich, Olare Motorogi Conservancy.


83% (8 reviews)
Ol Kinyei Adventure Camp

Ol Kinyei Adventure

Ol Kinyei Adventure Camp is a satelllite of the larger Porini Mara Camp. Both of them are located in the Maasai-owned Ol Kinyei conservancy, the oldest community conservancy in the Maasai Mara ecosystem.


98% (8 reviews)
Hemingways Ol Seki Mara

Hemingways Ol Seki

Magnificently located tented lodge on a bluff looking south across the Naboisho Conservancy toward the Maasai Mara National Reserve.


94% (7 reviews)
Saruni Wild

Saruni Wild

Saruni Wild is a rustic and traditional safari camp in the Lemek Conservancy, with just three tents and limited electricity.


97% (7 reviews)
Ngare Serian

Ngare Serian

The luxurious Ngare Serian and its sister camp Serian face each other across the Mara River on the western side of the Mara North Conservancy


96% (5 reviews)
Porini Mara Camp

Porini Mara Camp

Porini Mara Camp is a small, pioneering eco-camp in the first private conservancy in the Mara region, with comfortable accommodation and a range of activities.


96% (5 reviews)
Offbeat Ndoto

Offbeat Ndoto

Small and intimate, Offbeat Mara is set in a valley above the (often dry) Olare Orok River within the Mara North Conservancy.


100% (5 reviews)
Cottars 1920s Camp

Cottars 1920s Camp

Cottar's 1920s Camp is a classic, luxury tented camp with a 1920s safari theme, located in its own conservancy on the southeast border of the Maasai Mara National Reserve.


92% (5 reviews)
Karen Blixen Camp

Karen Blixen Camp

Karen Blixen Camp sits on a meander of the Mara River in the Mara North Conservancy, just beyond the northern boundary of the Maasai Mara National Reserve.


90% (4 reviews)
Basecamp Leopard Hill

Basecamp Leopard Hill

With six beautiful tents, Basecamp Leopard Hill is a smart safari camp in the Naboisho Conservancy in the Maasai Mara ecosystem.


100% (4 reviews)
Leleshwa

Leleshwa

Leleshwa was a delightful, boutique safari camp on the picturesque banks of a tributary of the Talek, with an extensive, little visited game area on its doorstep.


90% (2 reviews)
Mahali Mzuri

Mahali Mzuri

Mahali Mzuri is a strikingly modern tented camp in the Virgin Limited Edition group, in a remote part of the Mara ecosytem's Olare Motorogi Conservancy. It has lovely views and all the luxuries of a five-star hotel.


100% (2 reviews)
Saruni Mara

Saruni Mara

Saruni Mara is a luxurious permanent lodge, on the remote northern edge of the Mara North Conservancy, with stunning views, good guiding and very private and comfortable rooms.


80% (1 review)
Mara Nyika

Mara Nyika

Mara Nyika is one of the newer additions to the Naboisho Conservancy and offers a luxurious and exclusive safari.


100% (1 review)
Basecamp Wilderness Camp

Basecamp Wilderness

Basecamp Wilderness Camp is a simple, traditional tented camp, set in a remote valley in the Naboisho Conservancy in the Mara ecoystem.


100% (1 review)
Mara Bushtops

Mara Bushtops

Mara Bushtops is a luxury safari hotel on a private concession, outside the Maasai Mara National Reserve, with the emphasis on comfort, relaxation and good food and wine.


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Cottars Private House

Cottars Private House

Cottar's Private House is one of the few truly luxurious, modern private houses in the Mara ecosystem, spoiling its guests with first-rate staff, a swimming pool and wonderful views.


No reviews yet
Entumoto

Entumoto

Entumoto is a high-end tented camp, with a swimming pool, situated in a very pretty location on the east side of the Maasai Mara ecosystem.


No reviews yet

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