Basecamp Masai Mara is one of the perfect safari accommodations liked by the tourists who visits the reserve for more than one day. The lodge offers 17 spacious and luxurious river view tents and two-family tents. Come along a Gold Eco – Rated camp which sits along the Talek River bordering the world – famous Masai Mara National Reserve and each tent has an en-suite bathroom with hot water shower open to the sky.
More so, Basecamp is as much a home as it is a travel destination, whereby guests become more than visitors, as they become part of the Maasai community. They have a fireplace area where guests sit with other visitors after their tiresome day of activities, for storytelling and stargazing. You can as well enjoy viewing of notable birds and monkeys in the trees outside your tents.
The camp is located inside the Masai Mara National Reserve, that lies across the river and home to rich to density of wildlife in the world, the Big five and the 7th natural wonder of the world ‘’The Wildebeest Migration’’.
Basecamp Masai Mara has the Enjoolata Awareness Centre where tourists are invited into exhibitions, movies, photo editing and face to face meetings with the Maasais and get to have a deeper understanding to anyone who seeks knowledge about this amazing culture and place.
The camp consists of seventeen double riverside tents, all comfortably built along the banks of the Talek River, the natural border to the Maasai Mara National Reserve. More to that, the dense riverbed foliage permits for maximum privacy and comfort, without composing the view of the Masai Mara National Reserve. Guess what, waking up to a symphony of birdsong while in amidst of the wilderness. Each double tent was designed by king-size double or twin beds, a bathroom featuring bio-flush toilets and two solar-heated showers, one inside and one open- air safari shower, free in room Wi-Fi, a private deck which offers a direct gainful view of the Masai Mara National Reserve.
The family tent offers two separate wings, each featuring a double bed with a shared bathroom area. The tent is décor with a free in room Wi-Fi, a larger deluxe balcony to give families or groups with a great opportunity to socialize in complete privacy.
Dinner at Basecamp is perfect and tourists can opt of where to dine up. The camp’s restaurant lies right next to the Talek River with spectacular views over the savannah. The restaurant is for communal use ,so guests are requested to be courteous towards the people ,they are sharing the space with and keep their mobile phones in silent mode while enjoying the delicious meals right at the restaurant. ‘’The site is a Mobile -free Zone’’ – its just a kind request to ask all the guests to keep their phones in silent mode.
About the price for the camp; Well, the prices are based on per person sharing a tent and the price includes; accommodation fees, all meals, minerals water, airstrip transfers, shared game drive safaris, Single supplement ranges at around USD105 per person per night. Children of 3 to 12 years sharing a tent with adults 50% of the full fees.
Furthermore, the camp offers a perfect base for exploring the beautiful nature conservation such as the Basecamp Nature Forest and Community- based initiatives like the Masai Beading Center ‘’Basecamp Masai Brand’’. Its duty is to promote and preserve local culture and talent.
Other amenities at Basecamp Masai Mara;
24- hour front desk
Free Wi-Fi in the business center
Open air bath
Room features with; Bottled water, clothes rack, private balcony.