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Reviewed 16 December 2016

We spent 2 wonderful nights here and I could have stayed forever. The location is superb with all "tents" facing either the Mara or Talek River near a know migration crossing point which some people have been lucky enough to see whilst they were eating lunch. The tents are beautifully fitted out with luxurious 4 poster beds, elegant furniture and...

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judebaraza, Operations Manager at Mara Ngenche Safari Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed and complimentary review. We are happy that you found your stay enjoyable. It was also a pleasure for us to host you at our camp and look forward to hosting you again on your next visit. Happy Holidays.

Mombasa
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The Mara Ngenche Camo is so beautifully situated, with the luxury tents so tastefully decorated. the sounds of the wild is just amazing. The hot tub in the bathroom and the rain shower outside, where you having a shower in the open with just the nature surrounding you. The Hippo Pool lunch was so amazing. Great presentation of the mouth...

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Thank you for your complimentary review of our camp. it was a pleasure for us to host you and we are happy that you found your stay enjoyable. We look forward to the opportunity of hosting you again on your next visit. Happy Holidays.

Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

The best place to have your honeymoon. It located just where mara river and talek river meets..gives it a unique view as either tent faces either river. At night hippos become your visitors. The animals we saw.....wow.. Starting from the entrance their lobby blends in with the nature so does their gift shop.. Each rent has a bath tub, a...

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Thank you for your review of Mara Ngenche camp. We are happy that you the liked the camp and enjoyed your stay. It was truly a great pleasure for us to host you, we look forward to your next visit to our camp.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Our first stay in a tented camp in the Mara and a truly magical experience. The location is perfect on the Mara and Talek rivers. The individual tents were breathtaking with a roll top bath, outside shower, plunge pool and completely private with hippos grazing outside your tent in the night. The hot water bottle tucked in the bed at...

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Thank you for your detailed review of Mara Ngenche camp. It was truly a great pleasure for us to host you, we are happy that you the liked the camp and enjoyed your stay. We look forward to hosting you and your friends on your future visits.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Unbeatable for an intensive safari experience. Our guide Jonathan was better than we could have hoped for in his knowledge and experience, finding us the best sights around the reserve. The whole team at the camp were friendly, professional and looked after us incredibly well. The accommodation is luxurious, well appointed and we couldn't ask for more. Thanks to all...

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Thank you for your review of our camp. It was our pleasure hosting you and we are glad you enjoyed your stay at Mara Ngenche Safari Camp. It is our hope that you will give us another opportunity to host you again in the near future.

Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Went back for the 7th or 9th time... Sorry lost count. Went back with family from England and enjoyed the experience all over again. Thank you Paul, Simon, Andrew and crew for a memorable visit. Missed Gordon this time. The service was on point or even better. For me, Mara Ngenche is home away from home and expectations are always...

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Thank you for your wonderful review of our camp. It was indeed our privilege and genuine pleasure hosting your again. We are happy to have exceeded your expectations and hope to continue doing so on all your future visits.

Reviewed 13 November 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights with family and had the greatest time of my life! The accommodation was EPIC - really good service, clean tents and perfect location. I would definitely recommend the Mara Ngenche Safari Camp. I cannot wait to come back :)

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Thank you for your review of our camp. It was our pleasure hosting you and we are glad that you liked our camp and enjoy your stay. We look forward to hosting you again on your next visit.

Worthing
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Where does one begin to describe the experience of a lifetime? For anyone hesitating - Don't! It was absolutely wonderful. The access track to the camp is a bit hairy - bumps, craters, rivers, and ravines but in the hands of an expert Land Rover driver and guide, and we trusted him absolutely, there was no problem. This camp is...

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Thank you for your wonderful and detailed review of our Mara Ngenche Safari Camp. It was our pleasure hosting you and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your visit was truly appreciated and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity of hosting you again in future.

nairobi
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We spent 3 nights at the camp. Had a fabuluos time and can't ask for more. Food was very good even though we were vegetarians all was done as per our requirements. Presentation of starters, desserts ,main dishes were very proffessional. Staff were very friendly and always smiling . Well done simon chef ,Gordon, and all the staff. The drivers...

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Thank you for your review of our Mara Ngenche Safari Camp. It was our pleasure hosting you and We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at the camp. Your visit was truly appreciated and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity of hosting you again in future.

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Where do I start? We were picked up at the airstrip by a lovely Masai, Milton. Didn't know at the time he was to be our guide and driver for the whole 3 days we were there. He turned out to be a very knowledgeable guy who stopped at nothing to find and let us see every animal possible. Lioness...

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Thank you for your detailed review of our Mara Ngenche Safari Camp. We are delighted you had such a great stay at the camp. We truly appreciate your visit and we enjoyed hosting you. It is our hope that you will visit us again and we look forward to that visit.

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In a spectacular location in the heart of the Masai Mara, lies this small, intimate, luxurious and elegant Camp. Well hidden in the beautiful greenery of riverine forest, Mara Ngenche Safari Camp offers panoramic views over the confluence of the Mara and Talek Rivers overlooking a hippo pool that is always busy with these beautiful large animals with crocodiles always in close proximity. The 10 spacious well appointed tents are en-suite and decorated with an amazing fusion of modern African decor with old world charm. Each tent is partially enclosed in its own "Boma." has a large four poster king size bed or two queen size beds, offers wonderful view on the river and is equipped with a large bath tub and outside shower. Mara Ngenche Safari Camp is unfenced and is designed to allow the exciting movement of animals through the grounds offering an elegant yet relaxed atmosphere for experiencing the full adventure of the African bush. In addition each tent has its own private plunge pool. ... more   less 

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Address: Pio Gama Pinto Road Westlands, Masai Mara National Reserve 00100, Kenya (Formerly Mara Ngenche Luxury Tented Camp)
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: £633 - £822 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mara Ngenche Safari Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“all the rooms are equally good. the sounds of animals cannot be avoided - and is part of the charm of the holiday”
 of 5 bubbles Burnett-the-Brit, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All tents have same views, either mara river or talek river . Facilities are same in all tents.”
 of 5 bubbles doshi5, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are only good rooms (=luxury tents) in this camp.”
 of 5 bubbles holgerk810, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“the rooms facing the Mara river are better.”
 of 5 bubbles 601pankajp, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to look up!!”
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