MARA WEST CAMP – MASAAI MARA NATIONAL PARK
Mara west camp is a private mid range accommodation owned and managed by the American found on Oloololo escarpment western edge of Mara National Park Kenya Region. The camp is in the remote areas against the wooden thicket close to Oloololo gate (5km) surrounded by the Magnificent and endless views of the savannah plains. It takes approximately four -five hour drive from Nairobi city to Masaai Mara National Park and an hour flight from Nairobi to the closest angama airstrip and few minutes to be transferred to the camp. The camp is convenient and business friendly to Travellers, tourists who want to discover and explore Masaai mara national park with its stunning view over the river, wildlife and surrounding areas while on Kenya Wildlife Tours .
Mara West camp is comprised of 8 comfortable and spacious en-suite Chalets on a raised deck overlooking the vast plains of Mara reflecting traditional style with combination of sold materials and high level of comfort. Chalets are well elevated, decorated and furnished with private en suite facilities of flushing toilets, bathrooms with hot and cold showers, mosquito nets, free toiletries, complementary bottled water, wooden chairs and tables, and many More. Chalets have terraces, large sitting areas and private wooden balconies overlooking the spectacular views of over the Mara Plains and surrounding area.
Chalets are equipped with comfortable clean bedding containing king and queen sized beds. There is a campfire pit where guests relax and share stories/ experience about the safari da that provides warmth to visitors staying at. Rooms are in different sizes with single beds for individuals ,double/twin for couple or Two people and family options with different costs ranging from 200$ per night and above ( note that high season rate is different to low season rate.)
Mara West camp offers more services and facilities which include;
A restaurant in the main building with the view of the plain serving different cuisines both international and African- inspired meals that meets guests choice. Meals offered include; Continental breakfast, picnic lunch and dinner in the main building served by well trained, friendly and welcoming staff, you can have meals in any place of your choice either veranda overlooking the park or in the dining areas. Bush breakfasts are also offered while enjoying morning sunrises and bush dinners while overlooking the stars in the sky.
A-well stocked bar with variety of refreshment both alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks, you relax on balcony while sipping the sundowner that winds up your evening overlooking the spectacular view of the Mara plain and surrounding areas
Services; Free parking space available, offers airport pick- ups and drop-offs, Laundry, ironing and house- keeping services available, 24 hour desk, designated smoking areas,
WIFI hotspot internet available at the camp to enable guest to keep in touch with their families and friends.
Activities to do while at the lodge include; game viewing in the park and around the lodge that will give you a chance to see more wildlife roaming along the river, , hot air balloon riding Guided nature walks ,birding/ bird watching in the park and many more activities
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 .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