Masa Mara lodging

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Masai Mara
leads the nation

Most of Kenya's finest lodges and camps are in or just outside the Masai Mara Game Reserve.


$$$$ = high, $$$ = mid-to-high

The best
in the Masai Mara

Governor's Camp Group - $$$$

This luxury safari operator runs several small tented camps. All are in the same general area, but each has a distinct personality. Guests have an out-of-Africa experience.

Other leading
Masai Mara venues

Kichwa Tembo Camp - $$$$

This lodging complex lies just outside the Masai Mara Game Reserve boundary and has 40 luxury tents. Nearby is Kichwa Tembo's younger, smaller and more exclusive sibling, the Bateleur Camp. Both are operated by the luxury safari operator &Beyond

Sorova Mara Tented Camp - $$$$

Its 75 luxury tents have hard-permanent roofs and concrete-floored showers. Camp has a tree-rich landscape. Well-situated for migration-time game viewing.

Keekorok Lodge - $$$

This was Kenya's first luxury safari lodge (built in 1965). Keekorok Lodge has an enviable location for game-watching during the annual safari migration.

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