Another contender for Kenya’s best lodge, this property prides itself on the expertise of its on-site guides, who are among the best in their field.
The twelve high-end tents are arranged in a scenic part of the Masai Mara, just 3 miles (4.5km) from the National Park. The rooms are consummately appointed for their ethos of ‘civilized wilderness’ and the huge verandas have telescopes for looking out across the plains.
This is also your base for volunteering and making a difference with the Masai community – helping build classrooms and teaching English.
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 […]