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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Över förväntan. Fina bungalowtält med perfekt service från personalen för att inte tala om maten som var utsökt. Electricitet finns i tälten med konverter så kan man ladde telefon mm. Nära Masai Mara för safarutflykter. Beyond our expectations. Nice bungalowtents with view over Tarek river. Perfect service from all of the staff and not least the food that where delicious....

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BasecampKenya, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words and the time you took to share your review with us. It is a pleasure to know that our services meet 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...

Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Mara 5 times and I will never stay anywhere else but at Basecamp from now on. It is incredible. The guides, Sofia and Amos, were wonderful. They stayed with us the entire time we were there and were so knowledgable. The food was excellent, with great presentation. The wait staff knew you by name after one...

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BasecampKenya, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for such a positive review. Basecamp Team is delighted to know that we could meet all your expectation. We take pride in taking great care of our camps, our main priority being to offer a very well-maintained, comfortable atmosphere and experience to all our guests. We really appreciate your comments and we look forward...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a must go place for every blogger, photographer and adventurer out there. 6 hours drive from Nairobi and you will find yourself in the middle of Wildlife. .. Highly recommended to spend vacations. .. #Traveller #Fall2016 #MasaiMara #Kenya #Africa #TravelDiaries #Blogger

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BasecampKenya, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for staying with us at Basecamp and we value your feedback. We also thank you for taking your 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

New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Incredible hospitality and experience! I knew I was in great hands from the moment I arrived at Basecamp Masai Mara. Seif their General Manager greeted me warmly and showed me around the camp. They were at full capacity that day but I was told that the second night I would be upgraded to the best tent they have. It was...

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BasecampKenya, Owner at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at our camps, and for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your accommodations, as well as the guided docent tour in the Masai Mara and Mara Naboisho Conservancy respectively. Our camps aim to provide a truly unique experience, and we are thrilled...

Kristiansand, Norway
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I loved the atmosphere here - friendly staff, great food and a thought for details in the sleeping and living areas of the camp. And the safari was such a great experience - with great guides and soooo many different animals all around! I especially liked the breakfast by the riverbank, overlooking a huge group of hippoes taking a nap:)...

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BasecampKenya, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your travel experience you had with Basecamp Explorer with others here on Trip Advisor. The fact that you mention that our camps were, without a doubt, the best run camps you've ever been on means a lot to us! We love to read that you enjoyed all the adventures and activities 100%...

Reviewed 4 December 2016

This place is amazing. The staff is friendly and helpful from the minute you land in the mini plane, until you leave. Everything is super, from the service, food and the fantastic staff. You guys really make us feel at home. I am really looking forward to my next visit.

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BasecampKenya, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay at Basecamp Masai Mara. It’s our greatest aim to ensure complete guest satisfaction and memorable moments. We also thank you for taking your time to comment about your stay at our camp. We hope to see you once again. Basecamp Team.

Reviewed 29 November 2016

Everyone had told me it would be an amazing trip, but i had no idea how amazing i would find it. All the way from the start with the small safari airplanes landing in the middle of no where, meeting the masais and getting to really know them, being so close to all kinds of animals but still feeling safe!...

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BasecampKenya, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On the 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 sharing your feedback about your experience. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and deeply appreciate your recommendation to other guests. Indeed, getting the opportunity to watch as...

Dale, Indiana
Reviewed 29 November 2016

basecamp makes you feel like family. the people are so wonderful! the tents are very nice. the food is amazing. and the location is unbelievable. we feel like we came back home on our second visit. and we adore the Maasai employees. we will be back. 5 star for sure

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BasecampKenya, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Basecamp Team would like to thank you sincerely for choosing to stay with us again at Basecamp Masai Mara. It is a pleasure to know that our product & services have continuously met all your expectations. Having such positive reviews motivates us to always make more effort to maintain high standards both in service and experience in order...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 24 November 2016

The Base Camp is a fantastic place near the Talek river, a very nice location to see the wildlife coming for a drink. The staff are very friendly and food is excellent. At night you can even hear the roaring of lions and crying of the hyenas. The rooms are very clean and i can recommend the camp to all...

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BasecampKenya, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for staying with us at Basecamp and we value your feedback. On behalf of our entire staff, we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We appreciate your compliments on our Camps and our always helpful staff. Indeed, getting the opportunity to watch as the wild animals go about their day in their...

Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Roomy and comfortable accommodations, excellent food and a great project built with the Maasai communities for an ecofriendly camp. Friendly staff and excellent service, wide grounds along a river, perfectly tended, to relax and enjoy the scenery. Our guide Samson was totally outstanding and proactive and made this journey an experience to be remembered forever.

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your review. Basecamp Team is delighted to know that we could meet all your expectation. Rest assured, that we will share your appreciation with Samson together with 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...

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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, Masai Mara National Reserve 00100, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: RM1,183 - RM2,103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Basecamp Masai Mara 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“All room tents are fabulous!”
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“Any room is perfect”
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“rooms along the "river" is nice. Obama suite has the best sunset view.”
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“views are amazing every where.”
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“The rooms on the side of the river have a better view of the vast game reserver.”
 of 5 bubbles FavourSafaris, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
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