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Basecamp Masai Mara

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Talek, C14, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00100, Kenya
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My good friend and I stayed at Basecamp Masai Mara for just 3 days, wishing that we could have stayed longer. From the moment we arrived, I knew that we were in the right place -- picked up at the airport by our Masai guide and on the way spotting 3 cheetahs! Upon arrival, we had our own little luncheon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

A safari with Basecamp Explorer has got to be the ultimate safari experience in our time. Seeing hoards of animals, lion cubs playing, cheetahs on the hunt, hyenas on the prowl, baboons picking lice off each other, crocodiles warming up in the sunlight and all kinds of other sights is an incredible experience. The amazing thing about a safari is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

A fantastic camp where we couldn't really have asked for more. We stayed here during our safari and are so pleased (we knew nothing about it before arrival...had no idea what to expect). The camp overlooks the Masai Mara and is wonderfully peaceful. All the staff were really helpful and the food was incredible. Stories around the fire in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

What an amazing experience!!! We were picked up by our lovely safari guide, Agnes, at the Ol Kiombo Airstrip. On the drive into Basecamp, she pointed out lots of animals grazing in the area. The drives each morning and afternoon were wonderful...never missed seeing animals. Agnes was extremely knowledgeable about the wildlife and was never bothered by our request to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We stayed 2 nights at Basecamp and the one night at Wilderness camp. This was my first safari experience and I was blown away! Our lovely Masai guide Steve was as knowledgeable as as he was enthusiastic about the wildlife and the environment. Although it was low season we had a great safari and saw lots of wildlife, many of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We cannot say enough wonderful things about Basecamp. From the 5am coffee delivery to our room before our game drives, to the superb food and amazing staff. We had a wonderful stay and would absolutely recommend Basecamp Explorerer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Basecamp located at the edge of the masaimara game reserve is so beautiful it hard to describe in words.First of all the nature in terms of wilderness and the wildlife is the best one can get to see. From my tent I could see the antelopes in the savannah and seeing the variety of birds just lazing in the varadah... More 

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Kristiansand, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It was an amazing experience, and I wish I could describe the feeling of being in maasai mara and at the basecamp! The rooms was beautiful and and the whole area was fantastic. We had the best safaris with the best guides! We got to see all the big five and many, many more! The staff was allways polite and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I have never experienced anything like this before, and after traveling to quite a few places, this is one of the most amazing places I have ever been to! The atmosphere at the camp is just unique; the friendly masais taking care of you, monkeys running around, and also being able to enjoy the delicious food outside with animal sounds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

If there was any way I could describe the feeling of being in, and the athmosphere of Masai Mara I would. We got some amazing safaris with the best guides we could ever have wished for. Were incredible lucky and saw all the big five and got to enjoy the unique wildlife otherwise. The service was excellent and we felt... More 

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