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    Basecamp Masai Mara

    Talek, C14, Masai Mara National Reserve 00100, Kenya
    011 254 733 333909
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    1 - 5 of 248 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    When and if I return to the Mara,I won’t stay anywhere else. This was my 3rd Mara visit. I have no need to test another lodge. The FRIENDLIEST staff DELICIOUS meals LARGE and COMFORTABLE tents PEACEFUL environment. Gift Shop has high quality crafts made by...More

    Thank AKomaACJ
    Property's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

    We spent three nights with Base Camp as, well, our base camp for a first afternoon and two full days of game viewing. Our tent was more than comfortable, spotless and poised on the lip of the Talek river bank among fever and giant fig(?)...More

    1  Thank Mike R
    Response from Basecamp K, Manager at Basecamp Masai MaraResponded 6 July 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at our camp, and for taking the time to write a wonderful review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed our accommodations, as well as the guided tour in the Masai Mara. Our camp aims...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This is a pretty large camp, and is located right outside the wild life. Just a river separate it from the savannah. You can see the animals on a distance from the reataurant. Nice looking restaurants with good food. The tents are nice with all...More

    Thank kbergl
    Response from Basecamp K, Manager at Basecamp Masai MaraResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Guest, We appreciate having taken your time to review our camp and for your positive comments regarding your stay at Camp. We are always open to our guest feedback and views. Our greatest aim is to ensure complete guest satisfaction and memorable moments and...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Magical and amazing are words that describe what is Basecamp in Masai Mara. This is a Safari experience how it should be done, simple yet confortable and incredible service. The camps, the service of the staff, the work they do to impact the local community,...More

    Thank JorgeKr
    Response from Basecamp K, Manager at Basecamp Masai MaraResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Jorge, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Basecamp Masai Mara. Many thanks also for sharing your feedback. We are really happy to know that all aspects of your stay were up to your needs and to your satisfaction. We will certainly...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The best family holidays ever. My husband and myself travelled with our little ones (3 yr old and 7 yr old). Beyound words ..for the care and hospitality...The best camp to stay with younger ones. BaseCamp Team really take care of the fact that my...More

    Thank Tisha M
    Response from Basecamp K, Manager at Basecamp Masai MaraResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Tisha, Thanks a lot for having chosen Basecamp Masai Mara as your destination. We were very happy to host you as our guest and more so appreciate your positive comments about our camp, staff and your experience. You came as a guest and you...More

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    • Rift Valley Province >
    • Masai Mara National Reserve
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    15 October 2017|
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    Response from Basecamp K | Property representative |
    Dear Charlie, Thank you for getting in touch with us. Note we can arrange for you to have a Riverview tent closest to the bridge. Please get in touch with us directly through email and let us know the dates you have... More
    Tracey P
    24 September 2017|
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    Response from Basecamp K | Property representative |
    Hi Tracy, Thank you for getting in touch with Us. Yes, we supply bottled water. While staying in any of our camps, you will be supplied with bottled water in your tent, it will also be available during meal times as well as... More
    Rita G
    4 September 2017|
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    Response from Basecamp K | Property representative |
    Hi Rita, You are very safe if you adhere to camp instructions.You are also in the company of well-trained guides when undertaking most of the Safari activities. Before you embark on a walking safari, we will brief you on... More
    Room Tips
    "Obama tent for best view & balcony. Family tents for having two adjacent connected rooms with separate..."
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    "All rooms are similar facing the Talek River but you can request for "Obama tent" a tent he used..."
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    "Ask for a river view tent"
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    "The rooms facing the river are great"
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