Basecamp Masai Mara
Hidden away under thatched roofs on a lush peninsula in the Talek River, bordering the Masai Mara National Reserve, are 12 spacious tents with spectacular views of the savannah. You will have your own veranda overlooking the river, and the en-suite bathroom with a hot solar heated shower open to the sky.
Basecamp have chosen three key pillars that make a decisive impact at the destination level: empowerment of people and communities, safeguarding ecosystems and climate and championing responsible tourism.
Probably the world’s most famous game park has undergone substantial development and is for good reason one of the most desirable places on earth to see the iconic wildlife. During the Great Migration, it’s the best natural show on earth, a true spectacle. Take land game drives or a balloon ride above the plains.
Ways you can help in Masai Mara
The Maasai communities surrounding the Mara ecosystem are faced with a myriad of problems: scarce medical facilities, severe droughts, high unemployment, high illiteracy, lack of access to clean water, destruction of the natural environment, and harmful traditional practices like female genital mutilation and early marriages of girls. Education is a key way out of poverty, […]
On the edge of the Masai Mara lies a forward-thinking Masai community. Whereas other villages still practice Female Genital Mutilation (“FGM”) and forced early marriage, this one actively upholds the rights of women, and is a refuge for young women from other villages, where they can have a place of safety and receive an education […]