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Kicheche Mara Camp

Certificate of Excellence
Acacia valley, Mara North Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Kicheche Mara Camp
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

It was so exciting to be back at Kicheche Mara Camp for my second visit - this time with my son and daughter-in-law. Once again it was the highlight of my safari holiday - and even better than last time. This time we saw LOTS of lion cubs! And a leopard. And everything else you can think of on the... More 

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Kicheche Mara Camp is a super tented camp in a lovely area with zebra, buffalo, giraffes roaming around close by. The tents are superb, the food excellent and the staff welcoming. Our drivers David, Francis and Benji are first class. Would not hesitate to visit any of the Kicheche Camps in the Mara.

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Hertford UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We returned to Kicheche Mara Camp for a second visit and found it as good as the first. Because of its location in a conservancy outside the National Park there are far fewer vehicles (cars from the National Park are not allowed in), however the concentration of game is as high if not higher than in the Park. So it... More 

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Kilifi, Kenya
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Beautiful setting, wildlife to view from your tent, excellent food, wonderful, large, immaculate tents, attention to detail, friendly and efficient staff. Mara Camp is well situated for game viewing. Our driver guide was knowledgable and interesting and very patient when waiting for the baby cheetahs to come closer. Don't miss out on the bush breakfast. It is a not to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Having been to Kicheche Lakipia for two nights, we headed into Mara North for three nights straight after. Flying into the Mara was amazing seeing the hippos in the river, and we had a great drive to the camp. This spreads out over a kilometre along a ridge, with the dining area and lounge etc in the centre. Our tent... More 

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

THE ABRIDGED VERSION: Superb camp, food, accommodation, wildlife and experience. Our second stay here, and there will be a 3rd. Nothing more to say, just go. WARTS 'N' ALL: This camp is one of 4 Kicheche Camps. The second time we have stayed here. It is subtly different from Kicheche Bush camp in location, design, occupancy and experience. The tents... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The best all rounder in the Mara! Great for 1st timers and also for returners with safari bug. Combines great bush comfort experience with superb guiding in Mara North conservancy and into rest of Mara. Saw pretty well everything, including all cats, in 4 memorable days.The bush sounds at night keep you entranced even when in the wonderful "tents"! The... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Francis our driver guide was excellent. Always there on time and very knowledgeable about the game. Henry and Sissa made me feel at home.They are excellent in every aspect. Mike is very impressive with the "thought of the day" just before dinner. he is a super host. Food was really good. i like the idea of all guests eating together...i... More 

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swindon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Only stayed for 2 nights, but were superbly well looked after by Henry & Sissa (relief camp hosts) and their first class team of staff. Our friend was struggling with breathing and leg problems, so they gave him the nearest tent to the dining area, and actually drove him to and from his tent, whenever needed. As we were the... More 

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Kent, England
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I stayed at this camp when is was located elsewhere a few years ago but it's latest incarnation is in a truly stunning setting. Each tent has a superb view and they are all spaced well part from each other. The valley is a beautiful place with a lion pride on your doorstep. Staff were extremely welcoming and my 4... More 

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