Blog - Masai Mara

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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.

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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.

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Hyenas and cultures near Naboisho Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya © Naboisho Camp, Asilia

Naboisho Camp: Hungry hyenas & long walks

“This is the best camp in the Masai Mara You’ll love it. ” That wasn't the welcome by one of the camp managers, Richard and Della, but the enthusiastic greeting of an American man heading for lunch with his family.

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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.

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Little Governors Camp … and the not-so-sleepy cheetahs

There are four 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.

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A guest tent at Ngare Serian, Masai Mara, Kenya © Ngare Serian

Ngare Serian : 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.

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Porini Mara

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.

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Kicheche Mara … and a little night music

I was in the middle of the Masai Mara in a tent, though the word ‘tent’ slightly underplays the huge luxury canvas-walled en-suite room I was spending the night in.

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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.

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