- Located within the Naboisho Conservancy
- Exceptional wildlife viewing and game drives
- A small and intimate safari eco camp
- Fantastic location with waterhole and salt lick
- Bush picnics and numerous dining areas
- Lodge type; Tented Safari Camp
- Location; Naboisho Conservancy
- Lodge size; 10 Tented Suites
- Recommended stay; 3-7 nights
An Intimate Masai Mara Camp That Offers Years Round Wildlife Encounters Within The Naboisho Conservancy
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 location of Encounter Mara Camp is exceptional, as it offers guests a front-row seat to the annual wildebeest migration and those famed river crossings. This is one of Africa's most spectacular natural phenomena, where over two million animals travel in a clockwise direction around the Serengeti and into the Mara Triangle.
The Encounter Mara team pride themselves on providing their guests with an intimate safari experience, and they go above and beyond to make sure that everyone leaves with memories to last a lifetime.
The location of Encounter Mara is excellent for game drives, with a waterhole and salt lick close by, which means that big cats and elephants are often seen coming to drink.
The Naboisho is an award-winning Conservancy that offers prolific wildlife and game viewing within a model that balances the needs of local communities, wildlife and tourism.
Encounter Mara 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 Camp 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.
The wine selection at Encounter Mara Camp is excellent, with a wide variety of red and white wines available. The camp has a well-stocked bar, and the staff are more than happy to help guests choose the perfect wine to accompany their meal.
All (most) dietary requests can be catered to with advance notice.
The tented central guest areas offer views into the surrounding Mara bushveld, and the lounge tent offers 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.
When staying at Encounter Mara Camp, guests can enjoy morning, afternoon or full-day game drive options and night drives. These safari activities are included in the price of your stay. Additional activities that can be enjoyed at an additional cost include cultural visits, fly camping, hot-air balloon safaris, and custom photographic vehicle safaris.
Encounter Mara Camp is family-friendly, and families with children as young as five years old are most welcome. Numerous activities for the young ones 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 bathrooms) and two triple tents (sleeps 3x) are available for families.
Encounter Mara Camp is an intimate safari camp located in the award-winning Mara Naboisho Conservancy.
The camp offers guests ten large and comfortable tented suites, excellent cuisine, a well-stocked bar, and a wide selection of red and white wines
Activities available at Encounter Mara include game drive and night drive options. Being located in the Mara Naboisho Conservancy, one can expect to see an abundance of wildlife and bird species.
The staff are incredibly welcoming and go above and beyond to make sure your stay is unforgettable.
Be sure to book your safari here in advance, as space at this camp fills up quickly!
From US$ 575.00 per person
Encounter Mara Camp Rates
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in US Dollars
*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