SAFARI ACCOMMODATION IN MARA NORTH CONSERVANCY
Safari Accommodation in Mara North Conservancy : Mara North Conservancy is the largest private conservancy in the Greater Maasai Mara covering an area of 69,160 acres of land, the conservancy is located in the northern part of Maasai Mara forming the Great Mara ecosystem in the North Western zone a home to large population of leopards that is why it sometimes referred to as the Leopard Gorge.
Mara North Conservancy is one of the most visit private conservancy of the Greater Mara ecosystem, during your visit to this fascinating conservancy accommodation is got the following accommodation facilities.
Saruni Mara is a boutique luxury and charming safari in Mara North Conservancy North of Maasai Mara national reserve, Saruni Mara is known as one of the most stylish safari accommodations in the greater Maasai Mara national reserve. This classic safari lodge is a perfect blend of luxury and classic safari charm tucked away in a secluded valley in the heart of the Mara North Conservancy.
Saruni Mara is the smallest permanent lodge in the Maasai Mara ecosystem, the lodge was designed to blend in with its surroundings, the lodge is ideally situated for game drives, nature walks and in the path for witnessing the epic annual migration of wildebeest through the region.
Accommodation at Saruni Mara
Saruni Mara offers intimate accommodation in 5 charming thatched cottages, one private villa and a family villa, all are perched against a forested hillside. Each of the villas and cottages at Saruni Mara offer stunning views including the most breathtaking sunset.
Each of the cottages at Saruni Mara is beautifully styled according to its own specific theme, each cottage is generally furnished with beautifully polished wooden floors, colonial antiques, African art and Persian carpets. Cottages and Villas at Saruni Mara are as follows
- The Observatory cottage
- The Photographer’s studio
- The Artist’s Studio
- The Literary Room
- The Love Shack
- Private Villa and
- The Natural History Suite/family villa
ELEPHANT PEPPER CAMP (Elewana Collection)
Elephant Pepper Camp is a luxury safari camp tucked away in a dense grove of fig and elephant pepper trees, this intimate small scale safari camp overlooking the rolling grasslands of Maasai Mara. Elewana Elephant Pepper Camp is among the only 11 safari camps found in the private and exclusive Mara North Conservancy and it is ideally situation in a wildlife hotspot – a great location for year-round game watching.
Elephant Pepper camp is a luxurious accommodation facility blending perfectly in with its surroundings, the camp is set up spaciously in two wings, each on either side of the stylish and welcoming central lounge and dining area.
Elephant Pepper Camp offers luxurious accommodation in spacious and luxurious safari tents, each of these tents have their own en-suite bathroom with hot and cold running water and flushing toilets. These tents are elegantly decorated with dark wood furnishing and vintage brass fittings, for guests on a honey moon gateway or family safari, the camp has two larger tents with a little more privacy.
RICHARD’S RIVER CAMP
Richard’s river camp is a small private and exclusive camp in Mara offering the discerning traveller a luxury tented camp in the very heart of Masai Mara, the camp is designed with privacy, exclusivity as well as adventure in mind to offer you a warm and memorable safari. The camp is hidden away in the wildlife-rich Mara North Conservancy along the banks of the Ntiakatek River offering you a very memorable safari experience during your Kenya safari.
Richard’s River Camp has 7 tents (6 regular tents and one family tent), the camp is beautifully decorated with furnishings and fabrics collected by owner Liz during her travels. The camp offers a very relaxing, causal yet luxurious tented camp.
Each of the tent at Richard’s River camp is spacious, warm, inviting and comfortable, the camp’s family tent is more spacious than the regular tents perfect for a family safari holiday. All these tents were built using light colours and airy materials making up for a clean, classy look. All the tents have outdoor showers, instant hot running water and incredible water pressure.
Richard’s River Camp offers family style communal dining with meals prepared by the resident chefs catering for any food preferences.
Ngare Serian is a beautiful camp named after “Ngare” a masai language translated as “by the river” located in Mara North Conservancy, the camp is one of the most intimate and luxurious exclusive camp in Mara. The camp is a four-tent getaway camp with large marquees built on hardwood decks, the camp is accessed by rope bridge.
Ngare Serian is one of the most intimate and luxurious exclusive camps in the greater Maasai Mara comprising only 4 rooms, all with large verandas with views of the local pod of hippos. These rooms have bathrooms built skilfully into the decking, producing a seamless style, with endless comfy chairs and sofas to relax while watching the wildlife roaming around.
KICHECHE MARA CAMP
Kicheche Mara Camp is a classic tented camp tucked away in an acacia tree valley a prime wildlife area of the Mara North Conservancy, the camp is found in an ideal location where game viewing frequently starts and there is prime wildlife habitat on all side providing an ideal base for your safari in the Masai Mara.
Kicheche Mara Camp also overlooks the Olare Orok stream attracting regular game and it affords wonderful views of regular game that come to drink and graze in and around which is also one of the Safari Accommodation in Mara North Conservancy.
Kicheche Mara Camp has only 8 tents offering intimate and cosy safari feeling with a handful of friendly and reliable staff available to make your stay a memorable one, the main mess area perches on the top of the valley offering views down from the cosy lounge and library. The tents are simply furnished and each tent has an en-suite bathroom with a flushing toilet, running hot water and classic safari low lighting. These tents are tripe and quad tents which can accommodate family guests.
SERIAN – The Original
Serian-The original is a charming and a family friendly in the Mara North Conservancy located just downstream from the upscale Ngare Serian, the camp is situated on a hillside overlooking the Mara River offering a spectacular view of the Oloololo escarpment. Serian – The Original is a sister camp to Ngare Serian and Combines well with Nkorombo Serian in the Maasai Mara national reserve.
Serian –The Original is a traditional safari camp style with communal area featuring a thatched main building with open-air dining area and cosy lounge filled with comfortable cream-coloured sofas, dark wood furniture and a romantic wood-burning area.
Serian-The Original offers accommodation in six large, marquee-style spacious tents with bathrooms complete with huge stone baths, twin sinks, flushing toilets and powerful showers that overlook the dense green forested Mara River below. The tents are outfitted with comfortable 4 poster beds, wrought iron lampstands, Persian rugs, dark wood furniture and distressed white wood shelving. The camp’s tents are unfussy and decorated in soothing neutral tones, the tents have wooden front terraces that are scattered with daybeds and floor cushions. The front terrace overlooks a river filled with hippos.
Serian-The original has a tree house “the nest” that can be booked for an overnight stay or an afternoon picnic in the treetops and a larger family tent with two bedrooms, two bathrooms and adjoin deck.
The above safari lodges are the only accommodation facilities to stay in during your Kenya safari to the Mara North Conservancy.