The Maasai Olympics
If you’re looking for something unique and exciting for your escape to Africa, how about being one of the very few guests at the 2018 Maasai Olympics in southern Kenya.
Rekero – A view to be reckoned with
This was our last full day in the Masai Mara. After 12 nights of staying in some incredible places in the national reserve and the various private conservancies, we’d become used to being spoilt in terms of our rooms, the food, and the views.
Hungry hyenas & long walks That wasn't the welcome by one of the camp managers, Richard and Della, but the enthusiastic greeting of American man heading for lunch with his family.
Saruni Mara Lodge
Pampering in the wild “…And they'd even made us a heart-shaped fire to sit by as the sun went down!” said the excitable young woman to her fellow dinner companions.
Little Governors Camp
… and not-so-sleepy cheetahs There are 4 Governors camps in the Masai Mara. We stayed at Little Governors, the only one on the west side of the Mara River, in the Mara Triangle.
Ngare Serian, Masai Mara
A bridge too far? I am sitting on the huge verandah of our vast and gorgeous tent, watching hippos and listening to the Mara River burble happily past the dark rocks, and rush underneath the narrow rope swing bridge that we just crossed on foot to get into Ngare Serian camp.
Pioneering wildlife conservation Nestled into a dip in the landscape, the small 6-bedded Porini Mara camp feels like a secret hide-away that no-one else knows about.
Masai Mara National Reserve versus Masai Mara Wildlife Conservancies
Amanda Marks, Tribes Travel director, undertook a research trip to the Masai Mara and its adjacent private conservancies in the last two weeks of June 2017.