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Mara Naboisho Conservancy | P.O. Box 541 Limuru, Kenya 00217, Maasai Mara National Reserve 20500, Kenya
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at Encounter for 3 days/2 nights in September and I wish it had been longer. Andrew and all of the staff made us feel completely at home and couldn’t have done more to make our stay perfect. The camp is small so you have a great opportunity to meet all of the staff and other guests. The tents... More

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Burton on Trent
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We chose the Encounter Mara Camp as part of our trip to Kenya to celebrate our Ruby Wedding Anniversary in October 2014. This camp not only met, but exceeded our expectations. What a unique experience! Everyone in the wonderful team ensured that we wanted for nothing and it's so difficult to highlight which part we enjoyed the most. The tents... More

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Acton, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Encounter Mara is a gem. This classic tented safari camp provides an ideal experience for someone looking for relaxing and comfortable accommodation, great game-viewing with excellent guides, and an attentive and personal staff. The managers made an immediate effort to get to know us individually, making us feel extra special. The food is top-notch and the wait staff made sure... More

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an incredibly well-run camp which somehow manages to combine low impact with high quality. Nelson our guide was as knowledgeable as he was friendly, the food was terrific and the tents were extremely comfortable. We lacked for nothing and the hosts were always concerned to ensure we had everything we needed. We saw everything we could have hoped... More

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The most perfect place with the most knowledgeable guides!! Everything was fantastic....the people, the food, the rooms, and the game drives. The abundance of wildlife was also remarkable. We have stayed in many different safari camps, and this was far and away the best! We will definitely be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My vacation to Africa is the best and most memorable trip I've ever been on, and the best and most memorable time of my trip came at Encounter Mara. Super friendly, super knowledgeable staff, and they've put together an experience that is simply perfect.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can' begin to recommend Encounter Mara highly enough. Spent 3 nights in the Mara with our teenage daughters and everything was fantastic. The food was amazing, the setting was majestic and close to the animals, the facilities were well beyond my expectations, our guide Dickson was awesome and incredibly knowledgeable, our hosts had a heart to serve and accomodated all... More

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Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed with our 3 teenage sons 3 days in Encounter Mara and it was really great. Offcourse, the highlights were the game drives with our excellent guide Andrew, but what made it truly unique was the whole experience in the camp and the fantastic staff. We had excellent tents with a fantastic view over the Conservancy, the food was... More

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Asia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Just came back from spending three days at Encounter Mara. It was a great and really memorable time. Everything about the place is as it should be: the location - very close to animals. The tents were big and comfortable, real glamping! The view from our tent was idyllic.The tents at the camp were set away from each other giving... More

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Austin, Texas
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Our family of 5 had an incredible time at Encounter Mara. We loved our tents and the staff was fabulous. The food was delicious and the atmosphere at meals was wonderful, especially when the tables were set up outside with the torches. Our guide Dixon was friendly and knowledgeable and made sure we saw a huge variety of animals. Sundowners... More

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Address: Mara Naboisho Conservancy | P.O. Box 541 Limuru, Kenya 00217, Maasai Mara National Reserve 20500, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Encounter Mara Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve

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