Cottars 1920's Camp is an exclusive and private concession between the Masai Mara, Serengeti National Park and Loliondo Game Reserve in Kenya where a few Purko Masai clans roam. Registered in 1919 by Charles Cottar, the safari company is the oldest of its kind in Africa and has been passed from generation to generation. The camp has a 1920's feel and offers the discerning client luxury, romance, professional guiding, adventure and elegance reminiscent of the golden era.
Cottars 1920's Camp is situated in the south eastern part of the Masai Mara, and borders the Serengeti and Loliondo in Kenya. There are few camps in the area and game viewing is superb. The migration passes this part of the Masai Mara from approximately August to October on its way south towards the Serengeti and the short grass plains. The Masai Mara boasts astonishing amount of game. Unfenced, the Mara borders the Ngama Hills in the east and the Olooloo or Siria Escarpment in the west. Gazelle, wildebeest and zebra graze in large numbers and where prey is found, so are predators. The famous black-maned Mara lions are possibly the stars of the Mara show. In earlier times the Masai were renowned lion killers and it is said that if lions scent approaching Masai on the breeze they move swiftly in the opposite direction. Cheetah, elephant, kongoni, topi, Thompson's gazelle, waterbuck, hyena and the primates can also be found roaming the Masai Mara.
Karen Blixen Camp is set on the bank of the Mara River in a private concession adjoining the reserve. It enjoys open access, but also privacy within the concession. Zebras, elephants and hippos drink from the river throughout the day offering superb game viewing.
Little Governors' Camp was built in 1976 around a small waterhole that teems with wildlife and birds. It has a prime location in the Masai Mara, originally being the favourite safari location of Kenya's governors.
Olonana Tented Camp is a luxurious camp situated in a private area of the Mara River at the foot of the Siria Escarpment. The tents offer beautiful views overlooking the Mara River playing host to an abundance of wildlife.
Il Moran Camp is situated along the banks of the Mara River in the heart of the Masai Mara, perfectly positioned for the migration. The camps' tents line the winding banks of the river, with the best game viewing right on your doorstep.
Saruni Camp is situated in a private conservation area outside the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, one of the most incredible wildlife parks in Africa. Saruni is small and offers a personal safari experience catering for only 12 guests at a time.
Basecamp Masai Mara is situated on the banks of the Talek River in a private safari concession. he camp is situated in a private concession which is just a few minutes away from the Masai Mara's gate in Kenya. The tents offer private verandas overlooking the river.
Travelling on a budget but still want to experience the highlights of Kenya? Then this 11-night itinerary is ideal. Travel with your private local guide and safari vehicle and drive around the countryside to Kenya’s best and most beautiful areas.
This 4 night introductory tour allows you to explore the famous Masai Mara migration in Kenya from July to October and enjoy fantastic game viewing all year round.