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Basecamp Masai Mara

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Certificate of Excellence


#35 of 155 Specialty lodging in Maasai Mara National Reserve
Certificate of Excellence
Basecamp Masai Mara provides 17 spacious and luxurious tents, bordering the Masai Mara National Reserve, on a lush peninsula in the Talek River, with spectacular views of the savannah. You have your own veranda overlooking the river, bathroom en-suite with a hot solar heated shower open to the sky. Enjoy the amazing wildlife from your tent, the fig-tree platform, or in the open-air bar - a responsible approach to the classic safari
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Free parking
Public wifi
Free breakfast
Board games / puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children
Airport transportation
Open-air bath
Gift shop
Secured parking
Free wifi in the business center
Bar / lounge
Outdoor fireplace
Picnic area
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
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Private balcony
Bottled water
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Talek, C14, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00100 Kenya
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Mara Lodges Airport21 mi
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3 days safari staying at this amazing camp. Food outstanding and service first class at the camp - the tents are spacious and comfortable and lots of little extras make this a special place to stay (hot water bottles in the bed at night much appreciated!). But it’s the safari experience that really excels. The guides are just wonderful and we have some of the most amazing photos of the wildlife which gets surprisingly close. We saw the elusive leopard and the cheetah hunt is something we will never forget. Thank you to all the staff for an amazing start to our holiday in Africa x
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We went to Kenya on our honeymoon, and chose to to five days with safari in the Masai Mara before heading down to the coast. After recommandations from our travel agent, Basecamp Explorer was chosen. Didn't regret that! The people, the camps, food and the game drives (safari) was superb. They have five different camps, and we spent two nights at their mother camp (basecamp), one night at Wilderness and now night at Eagle view. I strongly recommend staying at more than one camp. The experience is totally different. There are so many animals, and the masai guides are really friendly and skillful. Special thanks to Ben and Dixon, great guys! I wouldn't look anywhere else. This company (Norwegian owned) are also looking after the community around, and 95% of their staff are local masais. They also explained why Basecamp Explorer is the best safari company to work for. The food (always a three course meal) was very good, and the beds were really comfy. Thumbs up! We will be back, asante sana!
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Response from BasecampKenya, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara
Responded Oct 23, 2018
Dear Magnus, Thank you for your positive comments and the time you took to share your review with us. We are happy that you enjoyed your honeymoon stay. Basecamp Masai Mara offers guests ultimate privacy and clear views of the vast savannah we are glad you got to experience just that! It is also a pleasure to know that our services met all your expectations since this is our prime objective. Our focus is to provide our guests with an authentic safari experience, with all modern comfort, whilst maintaining a strong focus on sustainability and commitment to the local community. Once again, thank you for choosing to stay at our camp. We would be honored to serve you again. Karibu Tena! Basecamp Team.
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We had a great stay at Basecamp in Masai Mara. It is beautifully located at the border to Masai Mara National Reserve with big, convenient tents. A bridge connects to the Reserve and makes safari tours very easily accessible. The concern with sustainability is outstanding and guides knowledgable. We certainly don’t hesitate to warmly recommend this camp to everyone.
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Response from Basecamp K, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara
Responded today
Dear Guest, We thank you for staying with us at Basecamp and we value your feedback. On behalf of the entire staff, we would like to thank you for having chosen Basecamp Masai Mara as your destination. We also thank you for taking the time to comment about your stay at our camp. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and deeply appreciate your recommendation to other guests. We hope to see you once again. Basecamp Team.
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Basecamp Explorer with Leopard Hill, Eagle View, Wilderness Camp and Basecamp delivered 7 nights 8 days of a safari adventure for us. Our Head Guide Samson and his Trainee Sam found Cheetahs, Leopards, Lions, Girafs, Zeebras and all the other wonderful animals. The Basecamp philosophy with ecotourism and in cooperation with Masaii people is great! Fantastic food, great camps and an amazingly friendly staff made this safari and adventure for life. We can highly recommend Basecamp Explorer!🇳🇴👍
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Response from Basecamp K, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara
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Dear Christian, Basecamp Team would like to thank you sincerely for finding time to write such positive remarks about our Camps. It is a pleasure to know that our services met all your expectations. Having such positive reviews motivates us to always make an effort to maintain high standards both in service and experience to make our guests always feel welcome in our Camp. Indeed, we are committed to providing the best in facilities and service, as well as constantly trying our best to promote sustainable tourism. We are happy to host you in Masai Mara during your next visit. Basecamp Team.
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We were two families of 6 people. We booked the whole trip with Basecamp who took care of us since we arrived in Nairobi until we left back to Norway. Very good service. Frist we visited Ol Pajeta from Nairobi where we saw rhinos, lions, chimps, elephants, etc and went to Lake Nakuru to see flamingos before heading to Masa Mara. We spent 2 nights at Masai Mara basecamp where our guide Manfred. He was an outstanding guy. He was also our guide at Eagle View. Eagle View tent had a magnificent bird view of the area. We did several game drives including early morning sunrise, sundowner (sunset), and night. Amazing to see so many animals! All tents had great amenities like king size bed, shower, toilet, zink, etc. Some of them had mosquito nets. We flew from Masai Mara to Diani beach via Nairobi Wilson and stayed at Pinewood beach resort, where we had a great time there too. Thanks to Basecamp staff at different places who made our 12-day trip such a wonderful experience. Special thanks to Bernice (travel agent)!
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Response from Basecamp K, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Guest, We appreciate having taken your time to review our camp and for your positive comments regarding your safari experience with Basecamp. Our greatest aim is to ensure complete guest satisfaction and memorable moments and we are happy to have matched your expectation. Rest assured, that we will share your appreciation together with Bernice, Manfred and the entire staff as a further encouragement within the team to ensure we maintain the best services to our guests. It was great hosting you and we are looking forward to welcoming you in the near future. Basecamp Team.
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$254 - $512 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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