Mara Maisha camp

Mara Maisha camp is a new luxury tented accommodation found in Talek just 5km from Talek gate of the game rich Masaai Mara National Park overlooking The Hippo Pool View Point just 5km. The camp is a sister hotel to Kibo safari lodge and Kibo Private Wing in Amboseli.

You can be at the camp by road or air transport taking approximately 5-6 hours’ (250km) drive from Nairobi city center via Narok- sekenani –talek –koyaki and an hour to fly from Nairobi to the close ol kiombo airstrip then 14km drive to be transferred to the camp.   The camp is convenient and business friendly to tourists, travellers who want to explore the park with its beautiful view of Talek River, wildlife drinking water at the river and surrounding areas , while on Kenya Safaris.

Mara Maisha camp
Mara Maisha camp

Mara Maisha camp consists of 40 fully furnished spacious and comfortable tents raised on a wooden deck overlooking Talek River reflecting traditional building styles with modern comfort.   Each tent is well elevated on a raised platform, decorated and furnished with en-suite facilities of clean private flushing toilets, solar powered  hot and cold showers, dressing tables, mosquito nets, work Decks, Wooden Tables,  free Toiletries, white duvets and soft linen beddings, Free bottled water in the tents to Mention But a few. Each tent has a sitting areas, Private verandas and vanity deck that give a better view over the Hippo Pool, wildlife roaming around the camp since it’s not fenced and surrounding areas.   Tents are equipped with comfortable clean linen beddings containing queen sized beds.  There are fireplaces at the camp where guests relax and share stories about safaris; it also provides warmth to visitors during cold nights.  The camp offers tents suitable for family as well as individuals with single bed, double beds/twin for sharing with different costs ranging from 300usd per night  that keeps changing depending on season.

Mara Maisha camp offers more services and facilities which include;

A restaurant in main canvas structure  that serves different   meals  both international ( vegetarians and non- vegetarians) and Kenyan cuisine to  meets  guests choice; English breakfast , picnic lunch and  dinners (both in and outdoor dinners)  served by well trained, welcoming and organized  staff  ,they also serve bush diners overlooking the stars in the sky  and bush breakfast while enjoying the morning sunrise.

A well-stocked bar and lounge with  variety of refreshments both , local ,cocktail  , wines, spirits and international beers,  you relax  and sip the cocktail  while overlooking  the hippo pool  over the Mara wilderness ,  Talek river   and surrounding area

Services;, Free parking space available,  Laundry and house -keeping  services available, airport pickups and drop-offs offered.

 Wifi hotspot  internet in the main building available at the camp that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends. You are able to surf the web while connected.

Craft shop available at the camp with variety of masaai souvenirs  gifts like shoes,  clothes ,  safari essentials etc

Activities to do while at the camp  include; Game drive that will give a chance to see wide range of animals, Hot air ballooning safaris ,  nature walks in the local villages of Masaai , walk night safaris  and many others

Masaai  mara  national park is  among the largest and most  visited park in Kenya know of its incredible density and variety of animals . it is  situated  270km north of Nairobi in Kenya occupying the total area of 1,510 km squared . There are many over 1 million tribes in Kenya, Masaai  are  initial and local  group of semi –Nomadic people that settled in Kenya and the northern part of Tanzania. Maasai Mara National park is an area of preserved savannah wilderness in southwestern Kenya, along the Tanzanian border.

Mara Maisha camp
Mara Maisha camp

The park contains over a million of animals that include lions, cheetahs, elephants, zebras and hippos and 600 species of bird and 60 species of raptors in different colors. Wildebeest traverse its plains during their annual migration from Serengeti national park during July, August and October .The landscape has grassy plains and rolling hills, and is crossed by the Mara and Talek river. There are several accommodations in Masaai mara  national park ; budget , mid range and luxury accommodation which are all friendly and convenient to guests  visiting  Masaai mara national park. There are different activities to do while in Masaai Mara national park; Game viewing ,you spot various animals while migrating from Serengeti , boat cruise at mara river, hot air ballooning riding, bird watching since the park contains more bird species,  nature walks in the park, ,visiting masaai river, see wildebeest migration, flying safaris, cultural visits in the masaai homes and many others.

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