Topi House is known as ‘The Bush Home’ and it’s ideal for bush picnics and sundowners. The house is located directly on the wildebeest migration route and is known for the best viewing point to experience masses of wildlife right in front of its door. Acacia House is raised above the waterhole, where wildlife can often be spotted drinking water.
A wide range of activities are on offer for guests, including walking, day and night game drives, bush picnics and sundowners and visits to the local village. The houses also offer the perfect viewing point to spot wildlife as they often come to drink water at the waterhole and the wildebeest migration route is located close by. The great migration takes place every year between July and October where over 1 million wildebeest and thousands of zebra pass through the area. Guests are able to witness the spectacular river crossings and the predator activity during the annual migration. Among the popular animals, are the more rare species spotted on game drives, including the caracal, wild dog and the rhino. As guests visit the local community, they are introduced to the natural guardians, the Masai locals, of the Masai Mara area. Game drives are accompanied by armed rangers who teach guests about the environment, fauna and flora. Guests and rangers track wild animals together and guests learn the sounds of the birds and wildlife passing on messages to one another.
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.
Cottars 1920's Camp is an exclusive and private concession between the Masai Mara and Serengeti National Park. It is a good camp to see the migration as it enters and exits the Masai Mara - between July and October.
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.
Naibor Camp is a luxury tented camp and offers a secluded spot in a prime position overlooking the Talek River in the heart of the Masai Mara. It is ideally located for the migration between July and October.
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.
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.