SAROVA MARA GAME CAMP

Nothing quite captures the true spirit of East Africa, like a safari in Kenya’s richest game reserve, the Maasai Mara. Among the various Mara lodges, Sarova Mara Game Camp offers front seats to nature’s most breathtaking show – the wildebeest migration. The endless plains of East Africa are the setting for the world’s greatest wildlife spectacle where, from the vast Serengeti plains to the champagne colored hills of Kenya’s Maasai Mara, over 1.4 million wildebeest and 200,000 zebra and gazelle, relentlessly tracked by Africa’s great predators, migrate in a clockwise fashion over 1,800 miles each year in search of rain ripened grass.

Sarova Mara Game Camp is well positioned to enjoy this unique phenomenon. The rolling plains around the tented Camp are teeming with wildebeest, gazelles and zebras, during the migration months and the Camp is situated right in the center of their migration path.

Sarova Mara Game Camp is also the ideal choice for those seeking a richer experience of Maasai Mara that goes much beyond just game drives. By virtue of its location and layout, the Camp offers an unparalleled plethora of activities and experiences from luxury tented living to bird-watching, mini golf, sport fishing and a unique insight into the Maasai culture at the adjoining Maasai village.

Sarova Mara Game Camp is located in the heart of the Maasai Mara Game Reserve in South West Kenya, 260 km from Nairobi. A 40 minute flight from Nairobi, the camp is a 20 minute drive from the airstrip and a 5 hour drive from Nairobi on the new tarmac road.

Spread over acres, Sarova Mara Game Camp is set on an elevation surrounded by two streams. The Camp is uniquely laid out over the sprawling grounds that include rolling manicured greens, a virtual mini forest of indigenous shrubs and exotic trees, a large pond stocked with fish, mini bird sanctuary and an authentic Maasai Village adjoining the Camp.

The Camp includes 20 Club Tents, 51 Standard Tents, 2 Family Tents, a Main Resturant, Bar and many bush dining options. The free form swimming pool has its own pool bar. The Camp has its own fleet of well equipped safari vehicles with excellent guides. There are meeting rooms and numerous outdoor venues for dining and leisure. The entire Camp is surrounded by a 24 hour electric fence.

The climate is very pleasant with clear warm days and cool nights. Temperatures average from 26ْ C during the day to 10ْ C at night. There are sporadic rains in March, April, November & December.

All tents at Sarova Mara Game Camp are equipped with ensuite bathrooms with permanent showers and WC, running hot & cold water and 240V power.

Club Tents offer breathtaking views of the Mara plains. They are luxurious and extremely spacious decorated in whites and soothing earthy colors with large beds, loungers, wardrobes and a desk. Bathrooms are appointed with his and her sinks and a bath in addition to the shower. Club Tents have glass panel doors and a deck outside for game viewing and private dining.

Standard Tents are large and comfortable, tastefully furnished with double and twin beds, wardrobes, writing desk and safari chairs.

Family tents are two in one sharing a spacious common lounge overlooking a lovely pond teeming with birds. One tent has a double bed and the other has a twin with space to fit a third bed for a family with children.

Alphaxad is Tours and Travel Consultant with LetsGokenya, an online hotel reservations company that allows guests to book and pay for hotels, lodges and camps in kenya, Uganda and Tanzania online and in real time. Find us on www.letsgokenya.com

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