Mara Expedition Camp

Mara Expedition Camp: 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 5
Last updated 26-Jul-2019

Main description of Mara Expedition Camp

Mara Expedition Camp: Facilities

Property facilities 24-hour Security, Bar, Communal Dining, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Library, Mobile Connectivity, Private Vehicle Available, Restaurant
Room facilities Balcony / Deck, En-Suite, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Safe, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Verandah
Activities on site (some activities may be seasonal) Big 5, Bird Watching, Game Drives, Horse Riding, Horse-back Safaris, Safaris
Activities nearby (some activities may be seasonal) Big 5, Bird Watching, Child Friendly Activities, Cultural Tours, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Safaris

Room types at Mara Expedition Camp

Canvas tents

Canvas tents

Mara Expedition is a stylish adventure camp that is unique to the industry and which fits the outstanding levels of service, guiding and design has become associated with Great Plains Conservation. The camp itself consists of five custom-designed tents of light-colored flowing canvas open on the horizontal side with canopied ceilings. The tents are set on slightly raised decking, and shaded by the riverine forest. En-suite facilities including flush loos, bucket showers with piping hot water from huge brass showerheads and tapped cold water ensure utter comfort. 24-hour electricity, fine dining and exceptional hospitality round out the at Mara Expedition. Each of the tents is decorated with a nod to the style of early exploration and discovery, with brass chandeliers, old Indian chests and local natural materials.

Activities at Mara Expedition Camp

Game Drives (day)

Mara Expedition Camp’s two specially designed Land Cruisers are totally open-sided (a rarity in the Mara) offer 300-degree views which provide ideal opportunities for photography. Under the guidance of our top guides, each vehicle comes fully-equipped with a stocked fridge and photography tools.

Hot Air Balloon (Additional Cost)

Hot-air ballooning over the Masai Mara is available at additional cost, and is a truly stunning way to experience the landscape and an unforgettable sunrise.

Photography

Mara Expedition Camp has two professional Canon camera sets, each with a 50D camera and 100-400mm and wide angle macros lenses. These are available on a complimentary basis to guests on a first come-first serve basis. Photos will be downloaded to a USB drive on guest’s departure. A limited number of Leica binoculars are also available for guest’s complimentary use during their stay.

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