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Governors' Il Moran Camp

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A superbly located camp on the Mara River-the best we stayed in during our Kenya Safari.The staff were very good,the safari driver,Richard excellent and Lillian produced excellent menus for lunch & dinner.The ambiance was exciting and conducive to a warm and personal wildlife experience.Lunch is served outside in the gardens over looking the Mara River,which makes the experience enchanting.We made... More 

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Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed with family (6people /3 tents) for 5 days 4 nights in July. The best place we stayed in during our 3 week trip to East Africa. The camp manager Ms. Rachel, chef Sammy, Michael ( waiter) , Leah (front office) and our driver/guide Simon made our stay at il Moran unforgettable. Simon made sure we saw all of the... More 

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San Antonio, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While staying in the Mara, our friend and guide, Mike Cheffings arraigned for us to have a breakfast away from our Mara accommodations at the Il Moran Camp on the northern end of the Reserve. And as we were driving in, we were seeing a large herd of elephants in the forest adjacent to the Camp and we discovered later... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

From the moment you arrive at the Il Moran camp Patrick and his team make you feel totally at home, nothing is too much trouble. I visited with two teenagers and husband and our tented accommodation was very tasteful and comfortable. The food was just amazing and the camp which sits alongside the Mara river was incredible. We sat and... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing Camp. Worth every Star it has and more. We had two perfect nights there. The staff and management couldn't of done more to of made our 'Safari' the very best.. Of course all the wonderful night sounds. From lions and Hyenas fighting in the forest, to the little critters, Owls in perfect tune serenading one to... More 

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Agoura Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

What a FABULOUS resort!!!! Can I give it a 6 or 7 star?? They treat you like royalty, the room ( tent) is gorgeous, the grounds are amazing and the people working here and running it are some of the best I've ever come across. Honestly I wish I could buy all the furniture in the tent to furnish my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

We spent 4 days in Il Moran Camp in Masai Mara reserve. We enjoyed the excellent service, food and Well performed game-drives. We feel we experienced the african bush in a very peacefull and safe way during our entire stay. Our driver Enos showed us a lot of animals and in no-time the Big 5. We loved the way he... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

This was our 2nd stop on our wonderful trip to Kenya. Firstly stayed at Loldia House Naivasha which was beautiful. Then a 45 minute flight to Governors ll Moran Camp which far exceeded my expectations - loved it. There were no disappointments here, the welcome we received by all staff, the game drives the food the camp was just fantastic.... More 

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Washington DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

I cannot imagine a better place to stay during the migration. Il Moran is wonderfully intimate, yet perfectly situated. It is right on the bank of the river, with many hippos always visible from your tent. Best of all, Il Moran is located very close to several large prides of lions, including nearly all ones featured on Big Cat Diaries.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed at Il Moran for one night last month. Our tent was huge, right of the bank of the river. The staff were all very friendly and helpful, and our guide Simon did a great job at finding us plenty of game including a young leopard. We flew in on governors aviation, which was also a... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Governors' IL Moran Camp is small and intimate. Located right in the heart of the Masai Mara Game Reserve, this small luxurious camp is hidden under ancient trees, deep in the forest on the banks of the Mara River. 10 spacious tents line the winding river banks of the Mara River. With the best game viewing right on your doorstep game drives and game walks are included in the rate. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Governors' Il Moran Camp

Address: C14, Keekorok, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $833 - $1,459 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Governors' Il Moran Camp 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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