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Basecamp Masai Mara

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The time we had in the Masai Mara and the time we spent with the Basecamp staff was more than I could ever have imagined. I honestly can't recommend it enough - I truly hope to come back some day and do it all over again. It was complete magic!

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Seif A, General Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Basecamp team is extending a word of thanks to you all. You came as guests and you left as friends. We are very much longing for your next visit .Your feed back is much valued and your satisfaction is our happiness. All the best of luck. We all care as a team. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in each of the three Masai Mara Basecamp sites, all offered a unique experience to go with the wonder that is the Masai Mara. If you want accommodation with a swimming pool and a noisy bar, the Mara is not for you anyway - this was luxury, eco-friendly "camping" with a spectacular view and wildlife experience like no... More 

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Seif A, General Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

we are very delighted that you took your time to make a review on trip adviser.We really value and respect your feedback .Your satisfaction is always our happiness.We are still on the move to keep a continued progress on community values and its environmental out keep so that there is a balance between the people and the wildlife. We have... More 

Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

This was our first stop on safari and we were over the moon excited about this camp.... beautiful, great location, animals, great staff. It was incredible. The only thing that would make it perfect is if there were charging outlets in the rooms (only in reception at the moment and it was a hike when we needed to charge one... More 

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Seif A, General Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for having chosen our ecocamp as your destination.We were very proud to host you as our guest and more so appreciating your feedback about us.We respect and value your comments. We are doing our best and before end of August ,all the tents will have charging systems.We still remember you and it will be our pleasure hosting... More 

Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

I travelled with my children of 10 and 15 years, the youngest needing a glutenfree diet - and the staff were very knowledgable and accommodating. The guides were very good at giving us a real wildlife experience. My favorite was Eagleview, due to the fantastic open view from the tents and the restaurant - overlooking a waterhole. On the other... More 

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Seif A, General Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your time to review us and giving us an honest feedback. Its a blend we have done in purpose for Basecamp explorer kenya so that you are able to have different experience .We respect and value your comments.We still remember you and it will be our pleasure hosting you once again in the near future .Thank... More 

Larnaka City, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Me and my husband stayed at Basecamp for 3 nights as part of our round trip in kenya and part of our honeymoon. We were in the Obama tent (16) and as soon as we were guided to our tent, we were speechless; tent was By the river, in the middle of the savannah, but all the while safe and... More 

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Seif A, General Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your feedback and having chosen Basecamp masai Mara as your destination.We were very proud to host you as our guests and more so you becoming part of us.We respect and value your comments and we would like to sincerely apologize for an oversight done that was contrary to our normal billing procedures.We promise to offset this... More 

Arendal, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Basecamp Masai Mara is not only the best and most comfortable place to stay within view of the great Wildlife there, the concept of the company, protecting the wildlife and supporting the local Masai is a great example of Linking Tourism & Conservation.

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Seif A, General Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Much greetings from the happy team of basecamp masai Mara.You came as a guest and you left as a friend. The bond was so great and every one recognized your presence.Thanks a gain for your Big interest in nature conservation. We try our best to sustain Eco tourism and it will be so grateful to have you around with us... More 

Mombasa, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

I visited Basecamp Mara, Wilderness Camp and Eagle view...... Beautiful places for the perfect gate away, be it as solo traveller, as a couple or a group. their services are very good, very humble and nice waiters. very comfortable accomodations. I had an amazing experience with them. The beauty is of epic proportions. Thank you for having me.

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Seif A, General Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

On behalf of all the entire basecamp explorer team,we express our sincere thanks and appreciation for making your choice to all the 3 facilities as your favorite places to stay. Your satisfaction is always our happiness.It will be our great pleasure hosting you in the near future and be part of the happy team. It was kind of you to... More 

Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We visited the accommodation on a business trip and stayed for one Night and had a great time the camp is small with 24 Tents. It is located at the boarder of the park where you have to cross a river on suspended bridge to get into the park. Food is 100% a la carte and we had Lunch and... More 

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Seif A, General Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Eco friendly camp as your destination.We value and care for your feedback. it was great and amazing hosting you . We are looking forward to welcoming you in the near future.Your satisfaction is our happiness. Basecamp Masai Mara team cares and good service is always our concern. Thanks a lot. More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We recently returned from a very memorable visit to the Masia Mara and stayed at Basecamp Explorer. From the moment we arrived we were constantly in awe of the surroundings and staff. Our stay in the tents is one that we will always remember and unlike anywhere else. We especially miss James and the rest of the staff who took... More 

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Seif A, General Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Thank you for having chosen Basecamp Explorer as your destination and to note that you had a memorable stay. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future.we shall ensure that we make it more lively and memorable for your next stay with us . Thanks a lot . Best regards from Basecamp team. More 

Kirkland, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

My wife and I went to Kenya to celebrate our one year wedding anniversary. We chose Basecamp Masai Mara and was the best decision since saying "I do". Starting with our communication from the states Basecamp was quick to respond, answered all our questions and made us feel confident we were making the right choice. They gave us the tent... More 

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Seif A, General Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

It is with a lot of joy to discover that your stay with us was a memorable one.Thanks a lot for taking your time to give us a feed back.Your satisfaction is our happi9ness.Our sincere hope that you will pay us a visit in the near future and we will be grateful to host yiou again and again. Basecamp team... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Basecamp Masai Mara provides 12 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 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Basecamp Masai Mara

Address: Talek, C14, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $250 - $400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Basecamp Masai Mara 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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