- Lodge type; Tented Safari Camp
- Location; Naboisho Conservancy
- Lodge size; 10 Tented Suites
- Recommended stay; 3-7 nights
- Located within the Mara Naboisho Conservancy
- Exceptional game drives
- A small and intimate safari camp
- Fantastic location
- Bush picnics
Encounter Mara Camp in the Mara Naboisho Conservancy offers guests something exciting, and that is a higher density of wildlife than the Masai Mara National Reserve.
A small safari camp with only ten tented suites available allows guests the unique opportunity to take in the surrounding sights and sounds of the surrounding mara. The perfect safari camp for those on honeymoon, those with families in tow, as well as those interested in wildlife and birdlife photography.
The Mara Naboisho Conservancy is an award-winning Conservancy that offers prolific wildlife within a model that balances the needs of local communities, wildlife and tourism.
The camp is open between June and April every year. For the best in migration sightings, July and August are the months to look at (high season).
Encounter Mara offers guests ten large and comfortable tented suites; all accommodation options offer a shaded verandah, a day bed, a large bedroom with en-suite bathroom facilities that include; his and her hand basins, flushing toilets and hot-water bucket showers.
- 2x Family Tents
- 2x Triple Tents
- 8x Standard Tents
The meals at Encounter Mara Camp, depending on the weather, are served either indoors at the dining tent or outside under a canopy of Masai stars. A skilled team in the kitchen prepare all meals with only the freshest locally sourced ingredients are used.
Highlights are breakfast picnics and lunch out in the Mara bushveld.
All (most) dietary requests can be catered with advance noticed.
The tented central guest areas offer views into the surrounding Mara bushveld, the lounge tent offering guests a shaded verandah with seating, a lawn area, an indoor lounge, and a small library. This is the perfect spot to sit back and enjoy the company of guests and staff.
The dining tent and viewing deck are located not too far from the lounge tent.
WiFi is available in and around the central guest areas.
Being located in the Mara Naboisho Conservancy and offering a higher density of wildlife than the Masai Mara National Reserve. Without question, one will be impressed with the wildlife and birdlife around camp and the Mara Naboisho Conservancy.
If you are looking at experiencing the 'great migration', look at booking in July and August.
Safari activities available when staying at Encounter Mara;
- Game drives and night drives (included)
- Cultural visits (additional cost)
- Fly camping (additional cost)
- Hot-air balloon safaris (additional cost)
- Photographic vehicle (additional cost)
Encounter Mara Camp is family-friendly, and families with children as young as 5 years old are most welcome. Numerous activities for the young one's are on offer, including; Bow-and-arrow shooting, campfire starting with elephant dung and sticks, and educational bush walks around camp.
Two family tents (2x bedrooms and 2x bathroom) and two triple tents (sleeps 3x) are available for families.
From US$ 535.00 pp
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in US Dollar
*Rates may vary according to season
Rates form part of a Kenya Safari itinerary
- Full board accommodation
- All drinks (except premium drinks)
- Game drives
- Transfers to/from nearest airstrip
- Laundry service
- All flights
- Premium alcoholic drinks
- Hot air balloon safari
- Park fees
- Additional activities no specified
- Any items of a personal nature
- Medical insurance
- Visits to the Masai Mara Reserve
- Private vehicle and guide