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Mara Plains Camp
Why we like it
- Each tent has a professional Canon camera set and a pair of Swarovski binoculars for you to use, photographs will be downloaded to a DVD on departure
- Enjoy night drives in the Olare Orok Conservancy
- Evenings are spent around the campfire sharing stories of the days adventures
- Discover the best way to explore the bush on foot with walks accompanied by your safari guide
- Visit the nearby Masai village
A dinner under the stars next to the roaring camp fire is not to be missed.
Fiona exceeded our expectations. We had a tour guide (Mohammed) in Zanzibar and we rate him as one of the very best guides we’ve ever had (and we have travelled a lot). Mohammed's knowledge was outstanding compared to anything we had read.
- S.R London
Mara Plains Camp is located on the northern border of the Masai Mara Game Reserve in the Olare Orok Conservancy. The camp areas are hidden among the bush and guests cross a swinging bridge across the river to get to the main area. There are two lounges, one has a small library and writing area, a dining room with a grand wood table and a magnificent chandelier and the décor is rich in browns, coppers and reds, encouraging a relaxing break from the days adventures. Accommodation is in seven large 'rooms' under canvas which open on three sides to the outside and have raised decks overlooking the vast savannah and the Ntiakatek River.
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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