Encounter Mara Camp is referred to as a luxury accommodation ( 4 star) owned and managed by asilia Africa that run different and best accommodation in East Africa. Encounter Mara camp is found In Mara Naboisho conservancy (the Kenya’s famous Mara eco system) at the edge of the savannah Mara Plains under the shades of Acacia tree. The camp is set in the 50,000 acres of private landscape of Naboisho conservancy in Kenya. It takes approximately 4-5 hour drive from Nairobi and 50 minutes to fly from Nairobi city center to the close Mara Ol seki airstrip then 45 minutes to be transferred to the camp. The camp is convenient, business friendly and in a perfect base for travellers/ tourists who want to explore the park with its stunning views and wildlife roaming around the camp since it’s not fenced.

Encounter Mara Camp is comprised of 10 comfortable and spacious en-suite tents all with the view of the wilderness built in traditional local building style with Modern comfort.  All tents are well decorated , elevated with raised platform  and  furnished with private en suite facilities of flushing toilets, hot and cold showers, mosquito nets, free toiletries , complementary bottled water , slippers in the rooms , curtains , chairs and tables  to mention but a few . All tents have sitting areas and verandas you relax while enjoying the spectacular view of Mara plains, wildlife especially  zebras nearby saltlick  and giraffe struts right past camp  roaming around and surrounding area.  Rooms are equipped with comfortable clean bedding containing king and queen sized beds with ceiling fans.  There are campfires where fire glows with comfortable chair, guests relax as they share stories and experience about the safaris and it also provides warmth to visitors in chill weather.  Tents cost 300$ and above depending on the seasons where the rate goes slightly during peak season than low season rate.

Encounter Mara Camp
Encounter Mara Camp

Encounter mara camp offers more services and facilities which include;

  A restaurant in the main building that serves  yummy  meals  both international and local meals that meets  guests choice ;  They offer  buffet breakfast , picnic lunch and  dines served by well trained, friendly and organized  staff . You can have meals either in dining areas or in veranda depending in the place of your choice. The camp offers bush breakfast and dinner while enjoying stars in the skys.

A well -stocked bar with drinks both hard and soft (beers, sodas, juice, wines etc . you sip the drink of your choice while on camp fire overlooking the wilderness , animals that come around the camp  especially elephants since it’s not fenced .

Services;   Free parking space available, Laundry and house-keeping  services available , car hires , airport pick- ups and drop-offs  offered since the camp is close to the airstrip , solar energy available.

 Internet/WIFI that will keep you connected is available at the camp; it’s also enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends,

 Recreational activities to do while at the camp include. Game viewing where you get chance to see different animals in the park especially the Big five, nature walks, hot air balloon ride in the park,  walking night safaris, community tours in the local masaai villages as you enjoy the traditional dances for masaai  and many others to thrill while on Kenya Wildlife Tours

Masaai  mara  national park is  among the largest and most  visited park in Kenya situated  270km north of Nairobi in Kenya occupying the total area of 1,510 km squared . There are many over 1 million tribes in Kenya, Masaai are initial and local group of semi –Nomadic people that settled in Kenya and the northern part of Tanzania. Maasai Mara National park is an area of preserved savannah wilderness in southwestern Kenya, along the Tanzanian border. The park contains over a million of animals that include lions, cheetahs, elephants, zebras and hippos and 600 species of bird and 60 species of raptors in different colors . Wildebeest traverse its plains during their annual migration from Serengeti national park during July, August and October .

Encounter Mara Camp
Encounter Mara Camp

The landscape has grassy plains and rolling hills, and is crossed by the Mara and Talek river. There are several accommodations in Masaai mara  national park ; budget , mid range and luxury accommodation which are all friendly and convenient to guests  visiting  Masaai mara national park. There are different activities to do while in Masaai Mara national park; Game viewing,you spot various animals while migrating from Serengeti , boat cruise at mara river, hot air ballooning riding, bird watching since the park contains more bird species,  nature walks in the park, ,visiting masaai river, see wildebeest migration, flying safaris, cultural visit in the masaai homes ,   and many more activities.

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