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Kicheche Mara Camp
Why we like it
• Located in a prime wildlife area of the Mara North Conservancy
• A small and intimate camp
• Hidden in a beautiful acacia valley
• Eight tents overlooking the plains and hills
• For the adventurous fly camping is a must
Your stay would not be complete without a visit to a local village and school.
This is the second trip we have done with A&K. (The first was in 1999.) We were very impressed with A&K on the first trip. We were even more impressed with A&K on the second trip. Consequently, we are already considering a third trip with A&K – to Egypt in March 2014.
- JK, Kenya
Each tent is comfortably furnished with an en-suite bathroom with flush loos, hot safari style showers and low wattage lighting is supplied 24 hours a day. The camp lounge is known as Nyati and is the main hub of the camp offering a comfortable seating area as well as a library. Meals are al fresco whenever possible and are a mixture of African and International Cuisine
Early morning and late afternoon game drives are taken in open sided vehicles, which offer you the perfect platform to watch and photograph the wildlife without encroaching on their space. You can also experience the Mara on foot by doing a walking safari exploring the little things missed on a vehicle.
Nairobi or Mombasa
8 hours 30 minutes non-stop
GMT +3 hours
Required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate required if arriving from an endemic area
Best time to travel
December - March, July - October
Kenya's equatorial location ensures warm weather year round, though it can be cool at night and first thing in the morning. There are two rain seasons, the long rains occur from late March to early June and short rains from October to December. The rainfall is sometimes heavy and when it does come it often falls in the afternoons and evenings. The hottest period is from February to March and coldest in July to August.
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