"A perfect Mara experience, with unbelievable game viewing"

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Masai Mara, Kenya

Mara Nyika

  • Early morning, late afternoon and night game drives in an open, 4×4 vehicle as well as the option of getting to know more about the local Maasai Community.
  • This amazing new camp is located on the 50 000 acre Naboisho Conservancy.
  • Each wildlife experience from our camps is unique and thus offers different faces of the Mara which is an unbelievable bonus.

Facilities include

Child Friendly In-Room Massages Daily Laundry Deck Dining Bush Bar

Activities include

  • Safari Picnic
  • Guided Birding
  • Bush Sundowners
  • Day/Night Drives
  • Photographic Safari
  • Maasai Village Visits
  • Stargazing On The Deck
  • Hot Air Balloon Safari
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About

About Mara Nyika

Mara Nyika, the sister camp to Mara Plains in Kenya, is launching in August 2019 and is a wonderful addition to the Great Plains Family.

Mara Nyika is a unique camp offering guests the sense of escaping to a treetop hideaway as each suite is tucked under a canopy of trees with suspended walkways linking them to camps main living areas.

When visiting guests can explore the 50,000 acre Naboisho Conservancy in which the camp is located and further afield with safari drives to the Maasai Mara Reserve. Each guests stay supports over 500 Masai families with a sustainable livelihood through the payment of conservation fees and ensuring the conservation of the wildlife in this vital corridor of the Maasai Mara ecosystem.

Guests can enjoy a number of activities such as hot air balloon flights across the Masai Mara and local Masai Village visits where guests can experience the culture of the Masai People. Mara Nyika is an exciting new addition to the Maasai Mara camping experience.

Practical info

Practical info

Location

Camp located in the private 50,000 acre Naboisho Conservancy , just on the northern boundary of the Masai Mara National Reserve. The camp is nestled in lush forest on the meandering bends of the Ntiakatek River.

50,000 acre Naboisho Conservancy lowest vehicle density vehicles in the Maasai Mara region, while also having the highest concentration of big cats anywhere in Africa. There is only one guest bed per 350 acres, leaving the land unadulterated for the wildlife to roam and thrive, as nature intended.

How to get there

Mara Nyika is primarily accessed by scheduled air transfers or private charters. On arrival at the airfield, the transfer to camp is approximately 30 minutes allowing time for game viewing en route. Safarilink and/or Air Kenya offer scheduled daily flights from Nairobi’s domestic Wilson Airport to the Ol Kiombo airstrip inside the Maasai Mara Reserve.

When to go

Low season: March - May, November - mid December
High season: June - October, mid December - February

Important Information

There is minimal risk of Malaria, but Malaria prophylaxis are recommended if guests are concerned.

There are no credit card facilities at the camp.

The camp is run by an impressive solar farm. This system produces 240V, 24-hour electricity to the tents and main area, with plug points in each tent (type of plug: Universal plug points). The power system does not allow hairdryers, shavers or any high-wattage device.

Each guest tent has an Canon 7D camera body with 24-70mm and 100-400mm lenses for guest use during their stay. Guests also have one Swarovski 8 x 42 binoculars to use during their stay.

Children

Travelling with children

Children from 8 years are welcome and can be accommodated in our family suite.

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