Masai Mara is one of the most special place on earth: however, to get a full appreciacion of the place you should find another lodge. There is an overall lack of organisation in Tilipikwani that somehow spoils the stay.
The tents are beautiful although not too clean (we found plenty of hairs of previous guests in the shower).
Our guide did not speak English, and you want to avoid the communication barrier in game drives! Also, he was a pretty bad driver and he kept talking on the phone.. And we couldn't tell him how annoying that was because he didn't speak English, and this was really frustrating. Even so, he was a good lion spotter. But a good guide should also be able to explain you stuff!
This is a very expensive lodge, and it's really just not worth the price, not because of the infrastructure (which is fine), but because of the management. The ladies at the reception are so rude and make no effort whatsoever to try and solve your problems, making them even harder to solve.
On the other hand, a couple of waiters were nice and our nightguard was lovely.
- Also Known As:
- Tipilikwani Masai Mara Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
- Tipilikwani Masai Mara Camp Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve