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Mara Nyika Camp

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Mara Nyika, part of the Great Plains Conservation collection, provides a serene escape where the canvas walls of your suite blur the lines between the indoors and the surrounding wilderness. Your stay at this camp not only grants you front-row seats to the famous annual wildebeest migration but also supports essential conservation efforts within the region.

Immerse yourself in the heart of the Kenyan wilderness at Mara Nyika Camp, an intimate luxury tented camp nestled within the expansive Naboisho Private Conservancy. Here, you can expect an authentic safari experience where comfort meets adventure.

Explore Unparalleled Comfort at Mara Nyika Luxury Tented Camp

Luxury Tent accommodation

Elegantly Appointed Guest Suites

The guest suites at Mara Nyika are a testament to refined elegance and eco-friendly design. Each suite is thoughtfully crafted to feature:

  • Expansive canvas walls that embrace the enchanting views of the wilderness
  • Plush king-sized beds with fine linens, ensuring a restful night’s sleep under the African sky
  • Luxurious en-suite bathrooms with hot showers and premium toiletries, evoking a sense of pampering in the wild
  • Private decks that offer panoramic scenes of the savannah, ideal for wildlife sightings or sipping a morning coffee

Rates for the opulent guest suites start at $1,435 per person per night sharing, with variations depending on the season.

Family Friendly Stays

Embrace family moments in the wilderness with the spacious 2-Bedroom Family Suite, meticulously adorned to cater to families or small groups seeking a shared experience. The suite includes all the luxuries of the guest suites with additional space for up to four people, starting from $4,360 per night.

Discover the Magic of the Masai Mara at Mara Nyika Camp

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Immerse yourself in thrilling activities and extraordinary experiences at Mara Nyika Camp, where there’s more than just luxurious accommodations—it’s where adventure beckons with every sunrise.

Take a step into the wild with guided walks through the Naboisho Conservancy, led by experienced Maasai warriors. Feel the pulse of the Earth beneath your feet and catch sight of the smaller wonders that thrive in the bush.

Experience the Masai Mara from the comfort of a 4×4 vehicle, with morning and evening drives designed to showcase some of Africa’s most iconic wildlife. Spot lions, cheetahs, elephants, and if you’re lucky, witness the spectacular wildebeest migration.

Visit a local Maasai village and gain insight into the rich cultural heritage of this storied community. Learn about their traditional way of life, from cattle-herding to hut-building, and witness their vibrant song and dance.

Soar above the savannah in a hot air balloon for a bird’s-eye view of the sprawling landscapes and migrating herds. (Please note this activity is excluded from the standard package and is available at an additional cost.)

Perfect for photography enthusiasts! Capture stunning wildlife moments and scenic landscapes on specialized photographic safaris, facilitated by the camp’s expert guides.

When the sun sets, the nocturnal creatures of the Mara emerge. Venture on a nighttime drive through the conservancy, revealing a different cast of characters under the starlit African sky.

Savor gourmet meals in the heart of the wild. Enjoy a romantic bush dinner or a communal meal with other guests, accompanied by the symphony of the African night.

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Mara Nyika Rates and Seasons for an Unforgettable Journey

SeasonMidGreenPeak
Dates11 Jan – 31 Mar 202401 Apr – 14 Jun & 01 Nov – 19 Dec 202415 Jun – 31 Oct 2024 & 20 Dec – 10 Jan 2025
Guest Suites (Per person per night sharing)$1,920$1,445$2,820
Guest Suites (Single supplement)$960$723$1,410
Guest Suites (Children 6-15 years sharing with adults)$960$723$1,410
2-Bedroom Family suite (Per night)$5,760$4,360$8,460
The Sambuk Suite at Mara Nyika (Per night exclusive use)$9,215$6,935$13,535
Common Charges (Maasai Mara Reserve fee per adult per night)$100 (Jan-May), $200 (From June Onward)
  • Included: Accommodation, conservation fees, wildlife viewing on Naboisho Conservancy, meals, laundry, transfers, beverages, and one Maasai Mara Reserve visit for 3+ night stays.
  • Excluded: Conservation levy, spa treatments, extra Maasai Mara Reserve activities (1-2 night stays), and hot air ballooning.

Child Policy
Children aged 6+ welcome, with activities tailored for safety and family enjoyment. Age restrictions may apply for certain activities.

2024 Special Offers
Enjoy 4 nights for the price of 3 at our Maasai Mara camps or Ol Donyo Lodge. Or, extend your stay with 8 nights for the price of 6 when combining stays!

For the full terms and conditions of the special offers, please visit our enquiry page.

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Set forth on a sojourn through the heart of the Masai Mara, where each of these luxury camps provides a gateway to an untouched wilderness, exuding their own unique charm and offering an iconic safari experience. Whether you are enchanted by the historical allure, drawn to architectural marvels, or seeking intimacy with nature, these three luxury camps compliment the esteemed standards of Mara Nyika and extend an invitation to savor the soul of Africa.

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Finding a camp that matches the exceptional standards of Mara Nyika isn’t difficult with these fantastic options. Each camp is dedicated to providing guests with a sense of wonder and luxury amidst some of Africa’s most spectacular settings. Whether you’re drawn to the Masai Mara, Samburu, or Laikipia, you’re guaranteed to capture the essence of the African bush and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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Customer Reviews of Mara Nyika Camp

“From the moment we arrived at Mara Nyika, we knew it was going to be a trip of a lifetime. The intimate setting and impeccable service set the stage for a truly immersive experience in the heart of the Kenyan wilderness. Seeing the Great Migration was a dream come true, and the knowledgeable guides made every game drive an educational adventure. This is not just a vacation; it’s a life-changing journey.”

“Mara Nyika Luxury Tented Camp is the epitome of comfort in the wild. Our suite was a haven of tranquility with views that took our breath away every morning. The staff were attentive, the food was exquisite, and the conservation efforts evident in every aspect of the camp. It’s a luxury stay that feels indulgent yet responsible—a perfect balance!”

“As a family with young children, we were initially worried about taking a safari holiday. But Mara Nyika catered to our needs perfectly. The family suite was spacious and comfortable, and the tailored activities meant everyone was entertained and safe. Our children are still talking about the Maasai warriors and the close encounters with wildlife. Truly a family-friendly paradise!”

“The Sambuk Suite was nothing short of spectacular. With a butler at our disposal and private dining under the stars, it felt like we had the conservancy to ourselves. Waking up to elephants grazing outside and falling asleep to the sounds of the African bush was magical. This suite offers a secluded slice of heaven for those seeking privacy and pampering amidst nature.”

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