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Kicheche Mara Camp

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Acacia valley, Mara North Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kiecheche Mara Camp is beautifully situated in a game rich part of the Mara North Conservancy. Each tent is luxurious and homely and the bucket showers are fun and environmentally friendly. The attention to details such as the service and the quality of the food is amazing and far exceeded our high expectations. The Camp feels open and wild, and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Probably the best photographic experience of my life. We were made extremely welcome from the word go. All of the staff were very friendly. I picked up a bad cold and cough on the flight and Peter, who was managing the camp, took the trouble to have a natural Kenyan 'potion' made up to alleviate my symptoms. I had a... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The accommodation, dining and lounge tents are spread along the side hill in a valley overlooking grazing lands, wildlife is all around 24/7, you will not get bored watching or listening to their sounds, The service received from all the staff - managerial staff, guides, restaurant staff,chefs, tent attendants,night guards was second to none Our daily routine was to be... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I am a frequent visitor to the Kicheche camps, the staff at the camp are super helpful. nothing is too much trouble! The guides are all silver qualified, very knowledgeable re: flora and fauna and completely at ease whether you are new to the Mara, a family or a passionate wildlife photographer. The camps are well appointed, comfortable and beautifully... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Located in a picturesque acacia valley in Mara North Conservancy, the view from the tent is stunning. The accommodation is superb, comfortable bed, washing basin, flushing toilet and the hot shower after a long day is a godsend. The whole staff is outstanding and very friendly, from the askaris to the tent assistants, and the waiters to the chefs... The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

If your idea of the ideal safari involves a fence around a resort, themed hotel rooms and a pool to relax in then Kicheche is not for you (but equally don't bother with a safari at all frankly, just go to a safari park). The Masai Mara is the most beautiful place on earth and Kicheche is an extension of... More 

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Arequipa, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I have just returned from the same trip as the previous reviewer, Dan H, and I can endorse 100% everything he's written. When you consider the remoteness of the location and the poor quality of roads back to civilisation, which both have a big impact on the supply chain, what Kicheche Mara Camp achieves is nothing short of a miracle.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Recently had 7 nights at Kicheche Mara Camp. During my trip there I was looked after fantastically. From Freds eagerness to get drinks after a game drive, to Michaels announcement of the meals and serving, to the chefs who cooked up fantastic meals every morning, noon and night, whether to be eaten in the camp, or more commonly for breakfast... More 

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Park City, Utah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

After ten years of thinking about it, I finally made it to Kenya for three weeks accompanied by my college-aged daughter. Personal friends in Kenya suggested the Kicheche camp group, and we were lucky enough to select this camp which is in the conservancy adjacent to the Masai Mara National Reserve. As others have mentioned, the conservancy has tighter controls... More 

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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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