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5 Most Expensive Luxury Safari Camps In Maasai Mara

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Kenya is abounding with great luxury safari camps all over the country and the world’s famous Maasai Mara National Reserve hosts a number of them.

The luxury safari camps define the county’s travel and tourism by width and breadth. However, not all of them are for ordinary travellers on a tight budget.

Some are exclusively set up to cater to the well-oiled pockets from all over the world. The high cost of accommodation in these establishments comes with amazing facilities.

Nonetheless, the doors to these a dose of style, elegance and adventure are always open to all and sundry only if you are up to the standards: Here they are most expensive luxury safari camps in Maasai Mara.

  1. Elewana Sand River Masai Mara $1,37
    Elewana Sand river

    Elewana Sand River Masai Mara [Photo: grandafricasafaris]

Without a doubt, this is a world-class tented camp under the Elewana Collection. It sits deep at the heart of the Mara along the banks of the famous Mara River. It is near the Tanzanian border from where the Serengeti begins.

Also read:Angama Mara, Best Lodge To Enjoy Wildebeest Migration In Maasai Mara

It has seen better days and style is the hallmark of the lodge’s tented architectural design. It has in the past hosted a dozen Hollywood stars in its stylish 16 tented camps.

It does not come cheap as a night costs around $1.373

  1. Governors II Moran Camp $1,422
Governors II Moran Camp

Governors II Moran Camp. [Photo: governorscampcollection]

Under the Governors Collection, this prestigious establishment describes itself as the “premiere camp in Masai Mara” offering the best game viewing sights.

Governors II Moran Camp stands out as the ultimate destination for wanderlusts looking nothing but luxury coupled with moments of intrigue in game viewing. It is stuck deep in the forested areas of Masai Mara with its ten tents winding up along the Mara River.

Décor here is fascinating. It is made of exotic wood, beautiful and comfortable coaches with chandeliers hanging above your head. Mealtimes are the best as the deck offers a glimpse of the hippos in the Mara River. Evenings come with the warmth of a sunken fire that illuminated the camp.

Per night, you will have to pay $1,422.

  1. Little Governors Camp $1,064
Little Governors Camp

Little Governors Camp. [ Photo:

Little Governors Camp is a luxurious safari camp located in Maasai Mara National Reserve. It is another of Governors Collection. With 17 luxurious tents, it gives you a panoramic view of wild animals assembling at a nearby water hole and hundreds of bird species.

The journey to get to Little Governors Camp will have you take a short boat ride across the crocodile-infested Mara River and into the riverine forest where the tents sit quietly. All guest tents feature a verandah and wooden decks to enable one to watch wildlife comfortably.

Common sightings include warthogs which come near the camp often as well as elephants. The camp is solar-powered. For a night, you cough up to $1,064.

Also read:Emboo River, Maasai Mara’s Eco Lodge

  1. Amani Mara Camp $1,153
Amani Mara

Amani Mara Camp. [Photo: amani_mara_camp]

Located in Olare Orok along the banks of Nitiak Ntiak River in the iconic Maasai Mara, Amani Mara Camp is an epitome of African adventure.

For a great African expedition, Amani Mara Camp is the place to curve your first memories of life in the jungle. Elegantly designed to have the best views of the vast Maasai Mara National Reserve, you effortlessly watch wildlife and herds of wildebeest go about their business.

During the Great Migration which goes down at the Mara between July and late October, Amani Mara has won accolades due to its strategic positioning which gets you live action from the reserve right from the comfort of the camp.

  1. Olarro Lodge $1,139
Olarro Lodge

Olarro Lodge. [Photo: olarrolodge]

Set on a private conservancy – Olarro Conservancy – Olarro Lodge boasts of deep cultural intimacy completed by its stylish designs which offer you luxury as you enjoy the best of the Mara landscape.

Also read:Catch Mara’s Great Migration Realtime Via Video In Luxurious Mahali Mzuri

It is the eye candy of Loita Hills from where the Mara begins. It elegantly gives life to the hillside while offering great game watching moments in the vast Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Olarro Lodge is an embodiment of the preservation of the Maasai culture which runs the Maasai Mara.

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Pharis Kinyua is the editor of See Africa Today. With over seven years of experience in digital media, he has a soft spot for African tours and travel. His drive is to tell the rest of the world what Africa offers, the best accommodation facilities, national parks, culture, shopping malls and best airline deals to travel to Africa

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