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Little Governors’ Camp

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Little Governors’ Camp

Nestled in the heart of the Masai Mara, the Little Governors’ Camp offers an intimate safari experience that merges luxury and the untamed beauty of the African savannah. Wake to the gentle sounds of nature and drift off to sleep after a day full of adventure under the star-studded sky.

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At the heart of the iconic Masai Mara, Little Governors’ Camp provides a luxurious yet quintessentially African safari accommodation experience. This intimate camp is accessible only by boat across the Mara River, followed by a short walk through the riverine forest, adding an element of adventure right from the start.

The camp features 17 well-appointed luxury tents, each with a private veranda offering views of a nearby watering hole frequented by the wild residents of the Mara. The tents exhibit a classic safari ambiance with all the comforts of home:

  • En-suite bathrooms with hot and cold running water
  • Flush toilets
  • Bidets
  • Basin with plush towels and toiletries

The furnishings blend seamlessly into the surroundings, featuring handcrafted wooden features, inviting double or twin beds, and rustic decorative touches that provide an authentic safari atmosphere.

The unique location of Little Governors’ Camp ensures guests are treated to an exclusive wildlife show directly from their tents or the communal areas as elephants, giraffes, and an array of other wildlife meander through the area.

Luxury tent accommodation

Little Governors’ offers all the amenities necessary for a comfortable and memorable stay:

  • A well-stocked bar with a view of the marsh where animals come to drink
  • An open dining tent where guests can enjoy the finest cuisine
  • Lounge area for relaxation and interaction with fellow travelers
  • Evening campfires under the African stars

Undoubtedly, accommodation at Little Governors’ Camp is not just about a place to sleep, but an invitation to enter into the rhythm of the African bush and become part of its enchanting ecosystem, even if just for a night or two.

Experience the wild heart of the Masai Mara with morning, afternoon, and full-day game drives conducted in custom-built 4WD vehicles. The knowledgeable guides will take you through the sweeping plains in search of the Big Five and Mara’s abundant wildlife. Witness breathtaking savannah landscapes teeming with animals, from majestic lions to graceful antelopes.

Soar above the Mara at dawn in a hot air balloon. This once-in-a-lifetime experience gives you a bird’s-eye view of the reserve, floating silently over the rivers and herds below, followed by a champagne breakfast served in the wild.

Accompanied by expert guides, these walks offer an intimate encounter with the bush. Learn about flora, small fauna, and the ecosystem’s intricacies. Walking safaris are a fantastic chance to appreciate the smaller details of the Masai Mara.

Embark on a cultural journey by visiting a traditional Maasai Village (Manyatta). Experience Maasai life and traditions, participate in dances, and even support local crafts by purchasing authentic handmade items.

Enjoy the classic safari tradition of sundowners—drinks and canapés served in a scenic location in the bush—as the day turns to dusk. Revel in the serenity of the wilderness and the colors of the African sunset.

Dive into an exceptional dining experience with breakfast or lunch set in the heart of the Mara. Surrounded by nature, savour a meal prepared to the highest standards in a truly unforgettable setting.

Engage with informative wildlife talks given by experienced naturalists who provide insights into the behavior of the Mara’s animals and conservation efforts within the reserve.

For photography enthusiasts, specialist photo safaris can be arranged, providing you with expert tuition and inside tips on capturing the perfect wildlife shot.

Visit local schools and community projects supported by Little Governors’ Camp, offering a deeper understanding of the region’s culture and the camp’s role in sustainable tourism.

With a diverse bird population, the Mara is a paradise for birding enthusiasts. Spot a wide variety of birds from tiny sunbirds to large raptors, guided by the camp’s expert birding guides.

Each safari activity at Little Governors’ Camp is designed to provide guests with an enriching and respectful encounter with the natural world, ensuring that your stay is filled with unforgettable and meaningful experiences.

DatesPP SharingSRSChild
1 Jan-31 Mar, June & 1 Nov-15 Dec$679$442
April & May$490$320
1 July-31 Oct & 16 Dec-31 Dec$1,040$259$675

Non-Resident Masai Mara Park Fees (Per day, per person):

  • 1 Jan – 30 June:
    • Adult: USD 100
    • Child (9-17 years): USD 50
    • Child (8 years and below): Free
  • 1 July – 31 Dec:
    • Adult: USD 200
    • Child (9-17 years): USD 50
    • Child (8 years and below): Free

Full board accommodation, meals, purified water, welcome drink, laundry, tourist transportation in 4WD vehicles, air strip transfers, excursions to Masai Mara National Reserve, local villages, schools, and community projects.

Premium drinks, personal expenses, entrance fees, and park fees. Supplements apply for special suites.

For further details on special offers and full rate information, please review our comprehensive guide:

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