Reviews of Sala's Camp
Wildlife sightings and reviews
4 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Sala's Camp and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa
"Sala's Camp review"
Game drives were amazingly outstanding! We were fortunate enough to experience the "Great Migration" in ALL of its glory! Wildebeest, zebras, gazelle, eland and others EVERYWHERE! Many, many lion encounters, including a 7 lion twilight attempt to take down a young zebra for dinner (they were outsmarted by the zebra herd, and the young one living for another day).
Also saw/experienced a "crossing" at the Mara River which was just like the ones displayed on National Geographic programs! Unimaginable, indescribable, dramatic, extraordinary -- in every way! A very, very special event to witness in person.
Again -- ALL personnel/staff were wonderful: Sampson ("Sam" - our guide/driver), Masek (our spotter), Nolene & Tony (our hosts), Harry (our Maasai escort for night walks/travels to & from dinner) and many others.
Our tent (#6) was wonderful, spacious and soothing. The "Common" areas (for dinners, other meals, & guest gathering) were our favorite of the 3 camps (particularly including the 44 ft. mesquite dining table used for all-guest-dinners). The gift shop had wonderful local choices (of which we purchased several), and the attendant there (a wonderful young woman whose name I can't recall) was sweet, helpful, kind-hearted and attentive & helpful.
Just like Sasaab and Solio, would absolutely stay here again!" See all these reviews: 10n in Kenya
"Sala's Camp review"
Enjoyed the camp fire at night especially the social interaction with other guests and staff
Manager here was excellent. Moses our guide was excellent and so was our spotter Johnny
Saw the most amazing wildlife here" See all these reviews: 19n in Kenya
Elliott, the manager, was so welcoming and made us feel at home." See all these reviews: 5n in Kenya
"Didn't want to leave!"
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