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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

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

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Mr & Mrs J
WMD

"Kenya/Tanzania"

I visited Tanzania and 1 other country between 3 Aug 2014 and 13 Aug 2014
"Expert Africa once again came up trumps to give us a wonderful experience.

Suggestions to help us improve our trips or our service:

No you seem to be doing a very good job" Read full review: 10 nights in Africa; 5 on a Tanzania safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mr H
Johannesburg

"My Aug 2014 trip"

I visited Kenya between 1 Aug 2014 and 10 Aug 2014
"A really brilliant and well organised trip, the combination of El Karama and Encounter Mara was a really nice combination and worked well. Transfers were painless and I really couldn't ask for more.

Thanks again for organising.

Oliver" Read full review: 9 nights in Africa; 9 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mrs AS
Herts

"My Jul 2014 trip"

I visited Kenya between 22 Jul 2014 and 29 Jul 2014
"Wonderful Safari all round, but we felt a bit let down by the Porini Mara Camp - although they give one of our party a good birthday dinner. we don't think we have any major concerns - all camps will be different, and we had a very good time.

Suggestions to help us improve our trips or our service:

None" Read full review: 7 nights in Africa; 7 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Miss S & Mr P
Suffolk

"Africa 2014"

I visited Kenya between 22 Jul 2014 and 29 Jul 2014
"We had a terrific time - thank you!" Read full review: 7 nights in Africa; 7 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mr & Mrs J
Surrey

"Our African Safari"

I visited Kenya between 22 Jul 2014 and 29 Jul 2014
"This trip was a surprise 70th Birthday present for my husband, and also a planned 70th birthday trip for another family member.

Everything could not have gone more smoothly from start to finish. Clear instructions at all times, personal contact with Richard Trillo when necessary. Prompt action taken to solve just one small glitch with checking in our flight on the day before we left, but otherwise no problems at all.

I would not have wanted to organise this trip independently, Expert Africa team did a great job" Read full review: 7 nights in Africa; 7 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mr & Mrs S
Dorset

"Our July 2014 trip to the Masai Mara"

I visited Kenya between 22 Jul 2014 and 29 Jul 2014
"It was just such a wonderful and memorable experience made all the better by the really friendly and efficient staff at all the camps. The Masai are such lovely people and they helped to make our game drives unforgettable.

Suggestions to help us improve our trips or our service:

Not really. We have travelled with Sunvil in the past on trips to Greece and have always enjoyed our holidays." Read full review: 7 nights in Africa; 7 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mr & Mrs B
Colchester

"My Jul 2014 trip"

I visited Kenya between 19 Jul 2014 and 29 Jul 2014
"Excellent - for all the reasons we have given" Read full review: 10 nights in Africa; 10 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mr P & Ms F
London

"Exceelent. A wonderful trip"

I visited Kenya between 16 Jul 2014 and 23 Jul 2014
"We had an excellent trip.

Timing was just about right--ie a week.

The Base camp Mara camp could have been better but it was only one night and set the other two camps up." Read full review: 7 nights in Africa; 7 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mr & Mrs Lysiuk
UK

"Honeymoon heaven"

I visited Kenya between 14 Jul 2014 and 21 Jul 2014
"We couldn’t thank Richard enough for organizing such a wonderfully planned trip. Our first time to Africa, on our first Safari and we couldn’t have asked for a better experience and service thank you.

Richard managed our expectations of our honeymoon incredibly well, working with our wish list, budget and his experience to suggest the best trip. He also listened to us as a couple and our personalities to understand what we were looking for in the trip and tailor making it to us. Richard was a pleasure to communicate with on the phone and email, always available for support throughout the process from questions about luggage to plugs.. I felt I was able to ask every kind of question and wouldn’t feel silly for asking it! The information packs we received were really helpful, especially around tipping and vaccinations, the travel pack now acts as a handy travel wallet for the future too!

The recommendations we took from Richard were absolutely spot on for us, especially the communication to the lodges that we were on our honeymoon so we had some private dining, champagne gifts and more importantly memories to last a life time!

We would recommend using Expert Africa and Richard’s advice for a bespoke, well trusted service" Read full review: 7 nights in Africa; 7 on a Kenya safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mr & Mrs B
Belfast

"Another excellent safari by Expert Africa"

I visited Kenya between 8 Jul 2014 and 20 Jul 2014
"Yet again this was another truly excellent safari to Africa. We hadn't been to Kenya for some time and were slighly concerned about the numbers of vehicles we would see during our game drives having been spoilt in Zambia and Botswana by the almost total isolation experienced in their reserves. While you do see a number of vehicles around an animal sighting it's not too intrusive with the exception of the wildebeest crossing when it's a bit like Picadilly Circus.

Expert Africa's assistance and expertise ensured that the camps we picked were exactly what we had hoped for, small and intimate with great food, game viewing and accommodation. Many thanks to Ellie Dunkels for once again putting together a memorable trip. All the internal connections and pickups worked as planned and this confidence in the EA team is why we come back each time to EA when planning our trips.

We would have no hesitation in recommending Expert Africa to anyone considering a trip to the southern continent of Africa.

Suggestions to help us improve our trips or our service:

Can't think of anything, your team seem to think of everything." Read full review: 12 nights in Africa; 11 on a Kenya 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% (81 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% (6 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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