20 Best Safari Lodges to Stay At While On a Kenya Wildlife Safari to Masai Mara
Usually one of the things that give many tourists on their Africa safari journey to Kenya’s Masai Mara is which lodge to stay at while on their Kenya wildlife safari adventure to these incredibly beautiful Masai plains that are home to the annual wildebeest migration.
Well, if it is accommodation that has been bothering, I am here to lift the weight off your shoulders as I give 20 best safari lodges you can choose to stay in while on a Kenya wildlife tour to the famous Masai Mara National Reserve in a series of 4 articles. In each of these series of articles, we will be looking at 5 lodges. Here are today’s 5 safari lodges in Masai Mara
Mara Chui Wildlife Lodge.
Overlooking the Oloolamutia hills, Mara chui wildlife lodge is a perfectly suited Eden that has been tucked beautifully into the woodland bushes without felling a single tree hence giving a pefect feeling of living in a jungle in the wide Africa savanna plains of Masai Mara. Mara chui wildlife lodge boosts of 41 ensuite safari tents that have the ability to accommodate a minimum of 96 guests at ago. All the cottages come with ensuite facilities and great views of the Mara wilderness beyond and around you. Some of the other facilities available here include 2 restaurants offering an array of both continental and exotic dishes, an open house bar and conferencing facilities such as a public address system and conference room.
Mara Sweet Acacia Lodge
Located near the Masai mara’s Sekanani main gate, Mara Sweet Acacia Lodge is one of the best places for you to stay in while on your Kenya wildlife tour adventure. This Lodge comes with 32 rooms that have been divided into 26 superior double, twin or single rooms, 4 deluxe rooms, and 2 family rooms. All these facilities are fully ensuite with other amenities such as free wi-fii, coffee makers in each room and hair dryers. You can always decide to escape the incessant tropical heat of the Masai mara plains by taking a plunge into the lodge’s fine swimming pool as you take in the splendid views of the wildlife action on the Mara plains
Mara Leisure Camp
Mara Leisure camp is located on the northern side of Masai Mara. The camp comes with 1 large exclusive honeymoon tent, 8 spacious jumbo tents to cater for anyone who wishes to enjoy intimacy without spending a lot of money, 17standard nyati tents and 3 family jamii cottages. Set above the ground these tents have been designed using African décor to give you a sense of an Africa living. These tents have ensuite facilities that have both cold and hot running water. While here, you can choose to spend your afternoons’ sunbathing on along the lodge’s grand swimming pool or wander along the masai river as you look out for the wild game that call this tropical paradise their home.
Sarova Mara Camp
Located in the heart of Masai Mara, Sarova Mara camp is a place to stay at while on a Kenya wildlife safari adventure in Masai Mara. This safari camp is nestled between 2 water streams hence making it a vantage point for you to easily catch glimpses of numerous wild animals which visit these streams of water to have a drink. The camp is composed of 20 safari club tents that have been exquisitely furnished with modern sleek furnish with an African décor theme 51 standard tents and 2 family suites aimed at catering to groups of visitors travelling together. Some of the other facilities you can be sure to enjoy include the lodge’s swimming pool, the restaurant that prepares a wide array of fresh foods from the freshest ingredients you can find on the market.
Olarro Plains All Inclusive
The is one of the best exclusive lodges in Masai Mara. This lodge has traded high visitor numbers for exclusivity as it only has 8 guest rooms hence ensuring that you get to have the best exclusive experience on the Mara plains. This lodge comes with an infinity-edge swimming pool that has great views of the Mara plains beyond the lodge. You can also take great comfort in relaxing from the posh lodge’s lobby that overlooks the pool into the sprawling plains of the Mara. Some of the other features at this lodge include the heartwarming campfires outside the lodge, the spa treatment, you can be sure to hope on one of the monster quad bikes and traverse on the mara plains easily.
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If you fancy an encounter with these majestic animals, on your next Africa safari adventure feel free to checkout our page Kenya safaris tour website which gives you a wide range of Kenya safari package options basing on the numbers of days of interest and destinations to be visited. These include short Kenya wildlife safaris and long Kenya safaris. Besides Kenya wildlife safaris, we offer other Africa safari adventures such as gorilla safaris adventures that place in Uganda, Congo and Rwanda, you can decide to extend your Kenya wildlife safari to any of these gorilla destinations for a gorilla experience. Uganda gorilla safaris are carried out in either Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park which habituate over 400 gorillas. During your Uganda gorilla tour expect to encounter one of the 19 gorilla families that are found in this country. After a magical gorilla tour in Uganda, you can always visit Lake Bunyonyi Uganda and enjoy the stunning views of this magical lake. A visit to Lake Bunyonyi gives you an opportunity to experience a boat ride on Africa’s second deepest lake. Rwanda gorilla safaris are carried out in volcanoes national park, volcanoes is home to over 10 gorilla families that have been habituated to give you an ultimate Rwanda gorilla tour experience. As of today Rwanda is positioning itself as a luxury Africa gorilla tour destination of choice as it has done so much in establishing luxury facilities especially lodges to cater for the needs of luxury tourists in a bid to lure more luxury or high profile personalities to visit Rwanda for a luxurious gorilla trekking in Rwanda experience.
Congo is another gorilla destination of choice Gorilla trekking in Congo, on the other hand, occurs in Virunga National park or Kahuzi Biega National Park. What is so special about Congo gorilla tours is the possibility of encountering 2 unique gorilla species. If you decide to visit Kahuzi Biega National Park Congo during your Congo gorilla safari, then expect to meet the eastern lowland gorillas while, if you decide to go to Virunga National Park then an encounter with the majestic mountain gorillas is eminent.
Here are some of the best safari packages in Kenya
- 1 day Amboseli
- 1 day Nairobi
- 2 days Amboseli safari tour
- 2 days Masai Mara
- 4 days Masai Mara & lake Nakuru wildlife safari
- 3 Days Kenya Safari in Tsavo East & Tsavo West National Parks
- 5 Days Nakuru Naivasha & Mara Wildlife Safari
- 6 days Kenya wildlife safari to Maasai Mara, Nakuru, Amboseli
- 6 days Masai Mara Nakuru & Samburu
- 12 days Mara Nakuru Aberdare and Tsavo west
- 6 days Kenya & Tanzania wildlife tour
- 10 days Kenya & Tanzania safari
- 13 days Kenya & Tanzania wildlife safari
- 9 days Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania Gorilla & Big 5
- 18 days Uganda Kenya & Tanzania gorilla safari
- 16 days Kenya Tanzania wildlife gorilla & beach Zanzibar
- 13 days gorilla chimps & wildlife.