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3 Best Great Migration Safari Packages

Great Migration Safari Packages For those planning to witness the incredible phenomenon of the Great Migration in Kenya, we offer unparalleled luxury, mid-range, and budget camping packages that combine the thrill of the River Crossing with an avian sanctuary. Allow me to share the exquisite details of Kambu Campers’ exclusive luxury package, ensuring your stay in elegant 4-star accommodations. I previously shared a guide about Great Migration dates for 2024 including maps and routes here. Our Great Migration Safari Packages for All Budgets: With a deep passion for camping, we established Kambu with a sincere dedication to providing affordable safari …

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15 Fun Activities to Try at Kambu Mara Camp

If you are considering staying at our Kambu Mara Camp, we are very excited to host you and I have put together this article to share some fun activities you can do as part of your Masai Mara Safari Package or as optional activities. Activity #1.: Go on a game drive: Kambu Mara Camp is located just a 14-minute drive to the main Gate to Masai Mara National Reserve and borders Nashulai Conservancy to the West and Naboisho Conservancy to the North. In summary, you can choose to go on a game drive at the Masai Mara National Reserve or …

15 Things to do at or Near Kambu Mara Camp

Camping in Masai Mara Guide

One of the most cost-effective lodging choices in Masai Mara is camping in the National Reserve. As a strong advocate for budget safaris, I have crafted this article to provide you with comprehensive insights on camping in Mara Reserve. Discover how and where to camp, along with all the essential information you need to make the most of your experience. This post is part of the series on camping at Kenya’s National Parks Can I camp in Masai Mara National Reserve? Yes, camping is allowed in Masai Mara National Reserve and while it should be the popular choice for budget …

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6 Masai Mara Entry Gates

Masai Mara Entry Gates If you’re planning to visit Masai Mara National Reserve, you’ll most likely enter through Sekenani Gate which is the most popular and has a tarmacked road all the way from Nairobi. But Sekenani is not the only gate to the Mara National Reserve. There are a total of 6 gates spread along the Mara West region stretching to the southern region. This post is part of our guide for helping Kambu Mara Camp guests how to get to Masai Mara. What are Masai Mara Entry Gates? While the Masai Mara National Reserve lacks the traditional enclosure …

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How to get to Masai Mara

How to get to Masai Mara from Nairobi So you have made all the plans and now it’s time to travel! In this post, I have provided detailed info on how to get to Masai Mara from Nairobi. To get to Masai Mara, you first have to get to Kenya and the recommended port of entry is flying into Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) in Nairobi. Nairobi is a large city with more than 8 million people. Our Kambu Camp in Nairobi is located just outside the city in a county called Kiambu. The camp is about an hour’s drive …

Maasai Mara National Reserve Guide

As an expert local Maasai Mara travel guide, I highly recommend anyone looking for an unforgettable safari experience visit the Maasai Mara. As a Maasai myself, I will occasionally refer to the Maasai Mara Reserve as the ‘Maasai land’ or ‘our land’. It is worth highlighting that the Maasai or the Maa community had pioneered a community-driven conservation approach to wildlife and tourism, going beyond the Kenyan government’s administrative framework. What is the Maasai mara national reserve? Maasai Mara National Reserve (MMNR) is an expansive tract of land reserved or set aside for wildlife in line with the CBD convention …

Ol Ari Nyiro Conservancy

One of the luxury safaris you can go on during your Safari in Kenya is to Ol Ari Nyiro Conservancy located in the Western part of Laikipia County. In fact, some sections of this Conservancy touch the border of Baringo County with some sections also bordering Kaptuiya Community Conservancy. Below is a snippet of this Conservancy’s map that I got from Google Maps; See this conservancy on Google Maps here. About Ol Ari Nyiro Conservancy: We came across this conservancy in search of land to set up our campsites and I really couldn’t place Ol Ari Nyiro on the map …

Camping in Kenya’s National Parks

Camping in Kenya’s national parks Kenya’s national parks are beautiful and affordable places to camp on budget safaris. Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) manages Kenya’s national parks and offers both public and special campsites. The daily, per-person rates range from Kshs. 200 for citizens and residents to $50 for non-residents, depending on the campsite type and location. Campers must also pay the daily rate for park entrance. looking to utilize public campgrounds. Private campsites offer more amenities and are only available to those who can afford or book them in advance. When done in a safe and responsible way, camping can …

Camping in Mount Kenya

If you’re a budget traveler looking for where to camp when climbing or hiking in Mt. Kenya, then you’re in luck! There are a variety of camping options available that won’t break the bank. Whether you prefer basic campsites or more luxurious spots with extra amenities, there’s something for everyone. About Mount Kenya: Mount Kenya is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest in Africa, standing at 5,199 meters (17,057 feet) tall. It’s an incredible destination for hikers and climbers alike, with its stunning peaks and glaciers providing an unforgettable experience. I have not camped in Mount Kenya but …