Sekenani Camp Maasai Mara offers an authentic bush experience for visitors wishing to get close to nature. Set at the source of Sekenani River, the camp offers a serene environment in which to relax, unwind and enjoy all the Mara has to offer. It comprises fifteen exceptionally well-designed tents set well apart to ensure maximum privacy. Each tent has a wooden floor and en-suite bathroom complete with a full-length bathtub. A combination of luxury and adventure, Sekenani Camp Maasai Mara invites you to experience the Mara.
Sekenani Camp Maasai Mara Accommodation
Sekenani Camp Maasai Mara accommodation comprises of fifteen well-appointed tents, each with a full-length bathtub. The tents are separated from the restaurant and bar by a suspension bridge across the Sekenani River, and in such a way to ensure complete privacy.
The public areas are in a large tent-like structure with canvas sides which are rolled up during the day. In the evenings a campfire on the veranda is the focal point for guests who enjoy drinks and exchange stories before dinner.
The bar stocks a wide range of international and local brands. The kitchen produces delicious fresh meals with many ingredients harvested from their own organic vegetable garden.
The garden is not only a source of fresh vegetables for their consumption; it serves as an example to our community of what can be grown locally.
Since inception meticulous attention has been paid to maintaining the environment. Each tent was carefully sited such that from no tent can one see any other tent. This approach to privacy has earned Sekenani Camp Maasai Mara a reputation for being one of the most romantic destinations and accommodation in the Maasai Mara.
The camp is accessible in five hours by road or a 45 minute flight from Nairobi. They are located about 6 km from the Sekenani Gate.
Sekenani Camp Maasai Mara has been recognized by the Eco Tourism Society of Kenya and other environmental agencies for its continuous effort to maintain a pristine environment and to have the minimum possible impact in the course of its operations.
Sekenani Camp Maasai Mara Adventure
Their game drives are all conducted in 4×4 vehicles and accompanied by a highly experienced driver guide.
The idea of game drives is to take you close to the wildlife that is present in the Maasai Mara National Reserve. It will give you the opportunity to view and observe wild animals in their natural habitat as they go about their daily activities.
If you come with your own 4×4 vehicle, you can opt for a self-drive safari on condition that you are familiar with the rules and regulations of the Maasai Mara National Reserve.
Nature walks in the hills surrounding the camp is also part of the Sekenani Camp Maasai Mara experience for those who would like to get some exercise.
Guest are escorted by Maasai guides, who demonstrate their extensive knowledge of plants and animals, while surrounded by spectacular landscapes in every direction.
Hot-Air Ballooning Safaris
Experience the crisp fresh air of the Masai Mara Game Reserve while silently floating above in a hot air balloon safari.
The balloon lifts off at dawn after coffee and a flight briefing. The one hour flight will give you a birds eye view of the Maasai Mara Game Reserve in all it’s glory.
You will land to a welcoming delightful champagne breakfast in the bush, which will make a perfect end to your balloon safari. On the way back to camp they will have a little game-drive before they arrive.
Learn how to identify animal tracks, droppings & get close to wildlife that passes their tracks, while stretching your legs.
Over two hundred species of birds have been identified within one kilometer of the camp, so for those of you who wish not to go too far, even a short stroll in the immediate vicinity is bound to be interesting.
Sekenani Camp Maasai Mara Dining
At Sekenani Camp Maasai Mara you it is possible to enjoy a bush dinner, picnic breakfast and sundowner during your stay.
Picnic breakfasts and lunches are easily arranged, depending on how your safari day is planned.
As you wind up your day, and recap your days adventures and sightings, you may wish to have a private sundowner with delicious canapes prepared by our cook, up on the rocks, overlooking the valley.
Or you might opt for a more formal bush-dinner, watching the sun go down over the African plains. Both can be arranged with prior notice. Please talk to the Camp Manager for more information.
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Sekenani Camp Maasai Mara Reviews
” One of my favorite camps in the Mara – and affordably priced. This is a good example of sensible luxury! The food is wonderful, the tented rooms (with a bathtub in the back) are amazing! And the staff and owners are kind and helpful. I’ve stayed here at least three times and have another trip planned for May. ” – melissa261
” Brilliant camp on the edge of the Mara, set in the bush in beautiful surroundings. Genuinely friendly staff, good food and an amazing local Maasai guide Simon. We were lucky to have one of the directors, Nick, at the camp who told several good stories around the camp fire pre dinner. Very comfortable tents. ” – Malcolm H
” This was my first experience in Kenya and on Safari. I was amazed at our accommodations!! I have traveled quite a bit and work in the hospitality industry, and this place had great service. The tents were well kept and had amazing views. The hot water and in-tent bathroom I was not expecting so a very pleasant plus. The food and service was prompt and delicious. We stayed only one night, but have no regrets. I want to come back and stay longer next time! If you are used to moderate to upscale hotels, you will not be disappointed with Sekenani Camp! ” – Sarah E