basecamp masai mara

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at the doorstep of Mara national park

Basecamp Masai Mara is as much a home as it is a travel destination. Guests become more than visitors, they become part of the Maasai community. Join us around the fireplace, for storytelling and star gazing. This camp is our own cradle of mankind, where our journey once began.

Situated along the Talek river in a tropical forest, you are co-existing with the birds and monkeys in the trees outside your tent.

The Mara National reserve is just across the river, offering the highest density of wild animals in the world.

Basecamp Masai Mara is the base for much of our high impact conservation work. Planting of trees is one of several big projects.

Free
wifi
All year
around
17 tents
all meals 
included
eco camp

At Basecamp Masai Mara we offer seventeen Double Riverside Tents, all built along the banks of the Talek River, the natural border to the Maasai Mara National Reserve. The dense riverbed foliage allows for maximum privacy and comfort, without compromising the view of the Masai Mara National Reserve. With more than 286 identified bird species, you are certain to wake to a symphony of birdsong while staying at Basecamp Masai Mara.

All tents are fitted with bio-flush toilets, solar-heated safari showers, and a private balcony, where you have the direct view of the Masai Mara National Reserve. The prices are based on per persons sharing a tent. Prices include full board accommodation, mineral water, airstrip transfers, shared game drive safaris and Masai Mara Park fees. Extra fees are domestic and international flights. Single supplement is 80 USD per person per night. Children 3-12 years sharing a tent with adults pay 50% of the full rate.

Our Basecamps

Riverside Double Tent

Each tent offers a king size double or twin beds, bathroom featuring bio-flush toilets and two showers, one inside and one open-air safari shower, private deck with view towards the river bed and Masai Mara National Reserve.

Free wifi
All year
2 persons
All meals included
Tent
Starting from 280 USD
per person

Our Basecamps

Riverside Family Tent

Our family tent has two separate wings, each featuring a double bed with a shared bathroom area. The tent offers a larger deluxe balcony to give families or groups a chance to socialize in complete privacy.

FREE WIFI
ALL YEAR
4 PERSONS
ALL MEALS INCLUDED
TENT
Starting from 280 USD
per person

The following safari programs include one or more nights at Basecamp Masai Mara, in addition to visits to our other basecamps as well.

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Explore Africa’s Wonderland

The wide open plains of Masai Mara is one of Africa’s prime game viewing destination with abundant wildlife and dramatic scenery. The ecosystem plays host to a variety of plains game that attracts predators like lion, leopard, cheetah, wild dogs and their intense interactions are a thrill to watch.

Every day
6 days
All year round
Minimum 2 persons
All meals included
Basecamp Masai Mara & Leopard Hill
high season 2,394 2,660 usd
Next departure 26th May 2019
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Adventures on the Savannah

Journey through the Basecamp circuit with this 9-day safari that allows you to have a taste of Masai Mara in all Basecamp properties. Start off at Wilderness Camp in Mara Naboisho Conservancy our nostalgic tribute to the safaris of the early explorers and safari pioneers.

Every day
9 Days
All year round
Minimum 2 persons
all meals included
Whole Basecamp Circuit
high season 3,519 3,910 usd
Next departure 26th May 2019

The Great Wildebeest Migration rightfully deserves its standing as one of the natural world’s most astonishing spectacles. Comprising more than 1.5 million wildebeest, zebras, and antelopes, the Great Migration constitutes the last surviving multi-species migration on the planet. From the end of June onwards, millions of freshly arrived brown and black dots scatter the great plains of the Mara, making this Natural Wonder of the World even more wondrous.

Every Day
5 days
Migration Season
Minimum 2 person
All meals included
Basecamp Masai Mara
migration season 2,100 usd
Next departure 1st Jul 2019

Visiting Maasai Mara during Migration Season is the ultimate way of experiencing the last multi-species migration on the planet. From mid-June to December more than a million wildebeest, zebras and antelopes scatter the vast plains of the Mara, making this natural wonder even more wondrous.

Every Day
8 days
Migration season
Minimum 2 persons
All meals included
Basecamp, Eagle View, Wilderness
migration season 3,350 usd
Next departure 1st Jul 2019
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Walking with the Maasai

Walking on the Savannah is a truly exceptional experience, only permitted inside private conservancies such as Naboisho Conservancy. The length and intensity of our Walking Safaris can be adjusted to suit guests’ preferences and fitness levels.

Every Day
4 days
all year around
Minimum 2 persons
all meals included
Basecamp, Dorobo & Wilderness Camp
High Season 1,836 2,040 usd
Next departure 26th May 2019

6 Days Bush and Beach Safari. This safari combines two very different destinations in one seamless safari. Spend a few days experiencing exceptional game viewing in the heart of Africa’s most iconic game reserves, Masai Mara, and then round off the adventure with a beach holiday on Kenya’s best beach, Diani Beach to soak up some sunshine along tropical beaches. Kick back in the soft white sand shaded by coconut fronds as you engage in a range of water sports like sailing, windsurfing, snorkeling and swimming with dolphins. This is the ultimate bush and beach safari experience!

Every Day
7 days
All year around
minimum 2 persons
Selected meals included
Bush and Beach
3,195 high season
low season 2,795 usd

If you are looking for a holiday that offers you an unbeatable blend of excitement and relaxation, then try combining a classic Masai Mara safari with a relaxing beach holiday in Diani. Our bush to beach safari program combines game drives in the Mara with a walking safari in Mara Naboisho before heading on down to Diani to relax on the white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean. This is the perfect holiday, offering a real sense of balance to your safari experience.

On Request
9 days
All year round
Minimum 2 persons
Most meals included
Bush & Beach
4,075 high season
low season 3,475 usd
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EXPLORERS FAMILY SAFARI

This 4-night safari allows families to discover and experience the wonders that Masai Mara has to offer. The diverse and wildlife-rich plains of the Masai Mara Reserve and Mara Naboisho Conservancy offer the perfect backdrop for unforgettable safari days, while at night you’re invited to cozy up in the comfort of your tent nestled in the wilds of Africa’s stunning landscape. There is always a watchful eye of an experienced Basecamp Explorer guide available, to ensure the children are kept busy and safe, while the parents can relax and enjoy their stay.

Every day
5 days
all year around
minimum 2 persons
all meals included
Basecamp Masai Mara & Eagle View
high season 1,944 2,160 usd
Next departure 26th May 2019
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Wild Family Safari

A family safari in the heart of the Masai Mara is an experience with activities for the entire family, memories made together that will last a lifetime, and opportunities to learn and grow together. Our family safari itineraries are tailor-made to suit each family for the duration of their stay, taking into consideration the age of the children and any special interests or requests.

Every day
7 days
all year around
minimum 2 persons
all meals included
Basecamp Masai Mara & Leopard Hill
High Season 2,830 3,145 usd
Next departure 26th May 2019

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