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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I were fortunate enough to spend 6 nights with the team from Basecamp. 2 nights at Basecamp Masai Mara, 2 Nights at Eagleview and the last 2 at Wilderness. Such an amazing experience in the Mara and the Masai conservancy. top notch team, knowledgeable staff. With great wildlife all round and a true Masai cultural experience.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Staying at Basecamp Masai Mara was a fantastic experience! The tents are a little small, but the location is super. Our tent was right on the river, and we could see wart hogs and dik dik deer coming to drink all day. The area is also a monkey and hyena territory, and in the night we couldn't sleep because of... More 

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Feltham UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

We decided to return to Basecamp in September 2015 after such a wonderful safari last year and we were amazed, we had such a wonderful time with warm and friendly Maasai people. If you want to safari without the overrated and expensive opulence on offer in other Mara camps then I would definitely recommend a short stay in Basecamp's properties,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

A lovely glamping lodge. The staff made us feel very welcome and relaxed. We had a wonderful tent room by the river which was romantic and serene. The food was good and very friendly service. Looked the Maasai chant whilst they presented my boyfriend with his birthday cake. Contributed to a wonderful holiday in Kenya. Already looking forward to our... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We stayed for three nights at BaseCamp and loved every moment. The food was great, the staff were wonderful. We stayed in a tent with the option of the indoor or outdoor facilities. To shower ourside with Kingfishers watching you is a really amazing experience. We did self-drive game drives, and being able to park the car in the Masai... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

This is amazing! The location of the camp, the Masai guides that took us on amazing safaris, and the food and and the accommodation was unbelievable. This is an amazing experience, that is hard to find anywhere else. I am definitely going back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

Have been staying six nights, at three different basecamp-camps. Three nights at Basecamp, one night at Wilderness and two nights at Eagle View. There are plenty of things that made the stay unforgettable - and some of them are: The food - must be one of the best kitchens in Kenya. The Guides - that were extremely knowledgeable, friendly, funny... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic staff, food, safari, wild life and location!!!! We stayed at the camp for 3 nights, then went to the wilderness camp for 1 night before 2 nights at eagle view camp. A perfect week with tousens of good memories. I hope to come back one day!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at Basecamp main camp and 2 nights at Eagle View. Both camps where awesome, the staff was superb and even the food was outstanding. Eagle view is more of everything at it is definitely worth the extra money. We where knocked out by the food quality, three course lunch and dinner of Michelin standard. Eagle view... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We absolutely loved both camps! July is a perfect month for safari's in Masai Mara, the food was excellent, all of the staff is so friendly and welcoming. The rooms are luxury camping tents, clean and comfortable, above and beyond what I expected. I love the turndown service at night with hot water bottles in your bed. Can't wait to... 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: $248 - $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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Basecamp Masai Mara Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
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