Speke’s Camp is a traditional tented camp located in prime Kenyan wilderness, wedged between Mara North Conservancy and Olare Orok Conservancy on the border of the Masai Mara Reserve, where some of Africa’s greatest wildlife action plays out.
Spekes Camp Highlights
Speke’s Camp is one of the Mara’s more affordable safari options, and with two family-sized tents it makes it an ideal option for families or groups travelling together and wanting all the action of a Masai Mara safari in prime game viewing location. Its positioning is close to Musiara Swamp, Rhino Ridge, and Paradise Plains, which are three renowned game-watching spots in the area. There are eight traditional safari tents, which are spacious, well equipped and simply yet stylishly decorated. Picture canvas-roofed bedrooms out in the wilderness, lit up by paraffin lanterns and celebrated under the stars.
- The eight safari tents are set up with either two twin beds or one double, except for the two large family tents, which can each accommodate four guests.
- Inside the spacious tents are luggage racks, closets, desks, and seating areas to provide ample amenities for total relaxation within the guest tents.
- The central mess tent has a lounge and bar area, inviting guests to sit back and enjoy the surroundings, while meals are served alfresco.
- A fantastic team of staff and some very good cooks take care of guests at camp, ensuring total comfort and satisfaction, while half or full day game drives are conducted expertly by Speke’s Camp guides.
Spekes Camp Game Viewing and Activities
The safari experience at Speke’s Camp is designed to offer guests freedom of time and pace at which they would like to explore the magnificent Masai Mara. Of course, the annual migration of wildebeest is what attracts most people to the Mara, and at Speke’s Camp there is fantastic access to some of the major river crossings, which take place in the area around late June/early July. The style of safari is to cater for guests’ desires, whether that be to spend all day out in the wilderness, or to return to camp after half a day. Picnic lunches are an occasion to remember. For something different and adventurous, book to partake in a Maasai Trail. Walk though ancient elephant trails, across the Loita Hills and down into the Great Rift Valley, led by Maasai guides and overnighting in fly camps in the wilderness.
Kicheche Mara Camp
Kicheche Mara Camp is located on the Aitong Plains in the northern Koiyaki Lemek region of the legendary Masai Mara in Kenya a prime wildlife area. The camp is a traditional tented camp tucked away underneath an orchard of wild olive trees offering magnificent views.