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Olakira Mara River Camp, Asilia Africa

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Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from four nights spent at Olakira. The camp was perfectly placed to view the migration crossings as well as to view the amazing wildlife of the Serengeti. Our tents were comfortable with plenty of hot water for the bucket showers provided on demand by Amos and his companions with huge smiles. The camp was excellently managed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a brilliant camp. You are truly out in amongst it all with lions, hyenas and hippos making noise throughout the night near to your tent, and a brilliant view of one of the main crossing points on the Mara River in the camp's location during the winter months. The staff here are excellent and very attentive. Particular mentions... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wake up to the sounds of birds View of Mara river tainted orange by the rising sun Warm smiles from Zablon, Anna, and the wonderful family of staff And off to a day filled with laughs and amazement Our guide Kareem and his contagious love of wildlife All day kept us watching with mouth-open wonder Rolling hills bursting with wildebeests... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent three nights here and it is superlative. Fantastic food, and good wines with dinner. The staff takes care of every need. There is a generator that will charge all your batteries; the tents have a few solar lights. Comfortable beds, The location is fantastic for animal watching. Just relax and enjoy. You will be well taken care of here.

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Kendall, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fantastic experience, the Olakira Camp was amazing, Anna and her staff did everything possible to ensure that our stay there was unforgettable. Anna and her staff would greet us upon arrival and see us off everyday as we went on game drives, their cheerfulness and attention to detail was outstanding. We stayed 3 days of our 9 day... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous! For an experience you will never forget, you need to visit Olakira. The location is perfect for viewing the migration, the staff is outstanding, our guide Ebenezer was terrific and the accommodations were just what we wanted. The tents are very spacious with a sitting area separate Meals were taken at a common table with all of the quests... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Olakira Camp is an amazing experience. It is camping at it's best. Because it is a mobile camp it was perfectly situated to see the Wildebeest Migration along the Mara River. The tents were very comfortable with a full bathroom with shower, etc. Water is limited for showers and hot water is brought for your shower at the time you... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We spent five nights at Olakira Mara River Camp and it was fabulous. We had three generations of our family in our group ranging in age from 14 to 75 and we all found the experience to be beyond our expectations. The tents were spacious and very comfortable. The food was excellent and the staff so incredibly attentive and nice... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My college age daughters and I opened the season at the Mara River location and had a wonderful 3 nights with the terrific staff at Olakira Camp. Asilia does a marvelous job with their camps and guides. We booked thru jako@sunsafaris.com as Asilia does not do direct bookings. We had wonderful accomodations, a private guide (sometimes 2) to take us... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Olakira was an incredible place for the entire family. We were guests for four nights and left feeling like family. Wonderful staff, experienced and knowledgeable guide along with great food! The tents were nice, big, and very clean. Anna was a wonderful hostess and greeted after each game drive with the rest of the staff.

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