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Basecamp Masai Mara provides 12 spacious and luxurious tents, bordering the Masai Mara National reserve, on a lush peninsula in the Talek River, with spectacular views of the savannah. You have your own veranda overlooking the river, bathroom en-suite with a hot solar heated shower open...
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Talek, C14, Masai Mara National Reserve 00100, Kenya
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44.9 km to Mara Lodges Airport
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you ever wonder about going on a safari base camp masai mara is the place to go! We combined this trip with Wilderness Camp and Eagle View, which is a part of the same company. Great tents, food and guides!! Thank you so much...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Maasai Mara and the stay at Basecamp Explorer proved to be everything we expected and more. The camp itself is ecofriendly and sustainable, yet luxurious. Very friendly staff, high deegree of service and top level of security and respect for the fact that they welcome...More

Thank Atomte
Response from BasecampKenya, Manager at Basecamp Masai MaraResponded 13 February 2018

Dear Atomte, We thank you for staying with us at Basecamp and we value your feedback. On behalf of our entire staff, we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We appreciate your compliments on our Camps and always helpful staff, indeed all...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The basecamp was much more than er expected. We were here for three days and had our time of our life. Very large tents with toilet and shower. Excelent service all the time and very sweet and friendly staff. The Masai's was always looking after...More

Thank Ingrid K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a brilliant four days of getting close to the wildlife in Masai Mara. We had a really fantastic time, and we’re so well taken care of. The Masai guide Derek really knows the area well, down to individual animals. We saw and experienced so...More

Thank Erik L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights each at 3 of the 4 Basecamp Explorer Camps. Each one was unique yet with the same caring atmosphere and hospitality. We loved every single staff member that we met. They were not only gracious hosts, they were eager to share...More

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bbodenmiller
8 July 2018|
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Response from Basecamp K | Property representative |
Hi Miller, Thank you for getting in touch with us. We do not have electronic safes in our rooms. Please speak to the receptionist when you arrive, we can keep your valuables for you for the duration of your stay.
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nancy m
27 May 2018|
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Response from BasecampKenya | Property representative |
Hi Nancy, Thank you for getting in touch with us. Please note there are no compulsory vaccinations required for entry to Kenya unless you are arriving from an area infected with Yellow Fever, in which case a Certificate of... More
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sue304
25 May 2018|
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Response from BasecampKenya | Property representative |
Hi Sue, Thank you for getting in touch with us. At Basecamp Masai Mara all our tents are all built along the banks of the Talek River, the natural border to the Maasai Mara National Reserve. The dense riverbed foliage... More
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"all rooms are perfect - tent number 9 was where the Obamas stayed"
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"ask for a tent on the river if possible, but in the end, you won't spend that much time in there..."
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"Obama tent...and many others!!"
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"Beware the monkeys and keep your door locked!"
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