Luxury Eco Safari Camp in Maasai Mara

Kenya

Sleeps

30

Bedrooms

17 double bedrooms

Bathrooms

17 bathrooms

Price

price on request

About

Nestled in a river glade in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, the area is a favorite for elephants coming to drink from the Talek River. The camp has been designed to combine the old traditional safari style with a modern and fresh feel. Ilkeliani Camp offers only 17 tents and each commanding views of the plains and the wildlife action throughout the day. It is a permanent camp designed along ecofriendly principles. The ethos is to leave a minimum foot print on nature.

Accommodation

THE TENTS
Each well-equipped tents are stylish with en suite bathroom. They are sited under its own cluster of shady indigenous trees and you do feel that you are out in the wilderness. The interiors are spacious and comfortable featuring a front verandah with a day bed and canvas safari chairs. Home cooked meals combined with personal service contribute to an unforgettable safari experience.

Amenities

Bar lounge
Dining Mess Tent
View Deck Bar and Lounge
Free Wi-Fi
17 Large beautifully furnished Guest Tents with double or twin beds.
Electronic safes in each Guest Tent
Solar water heater showers and flushing toilets
Bath Amenities
Game Drives
Sun Downers
Nature Walks
Exclusive game drive vehicles (extra).
Balloon Safaris (extra)
Community visits (extra)

Location

Our location is central and our position offers some of the Mara’s best game-viewing, right from your own tent! The camp is located on the Talek River. The camp is 4 km downstream from the Talek Gate and centrally positioned to explore the game reserve. Ol Kiombo airstrip is 25 minutes away from the camp and we will meet you on arrival.

Air Kenya scheduled flights to the Masai Mara:
Twice daily departing Nairobi at 9.00 & 15.00
Once daily departing Nanyuki at 10.00
Once daily departing Samburu at 09.15

Safari Link scheduled flights to the Masai Mara:
Twice daily departing Nairobi at 10.00 & 15.00
Once daily departing Nanyuki at 09.45
Once daily departing Samburu at 09.30

FLY540 scheduled flight to the Masai Mara:
Once daily departing Nairobi JKIA at 11.15
Private Charters from anywhere can land at Ol Kiombo airstrip.

NB: Luggage Restrictions: – 15Kgs per Person and Soft luggage.

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Daily Activity

Rise early and go on a walking safari or dawn game drive, returning to the camp in time for breakfast. Or if you on a safari game drive with your own driver-guide exploring the Masai Mara National Reserve – perhaps to the Mara River or the Musiara Marsh on a half day with picnic breakfast. Return to the camp in time for lunch, followed by a rest in the shaded tent or relax on the veranda of your tent, watching the game go by. One can choose to go on an afternoon game drive returning to camp in time for a shower, followed by a sundowner around the campfire, exchanging stories of the day with the other guests. Dinner by candlelight completes the day, after which an askari will guide you to your tent.

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begin with an early morning wakeup call and a steaming cup of coffee. Typically the client will get an adrenaline rush with a hot air balloon ride cutting through the cool air of the plains as herds of elephant, buffalo and zebra scatter in search of food below you. Upon landing- you are treated to a breakfast and your guide will then take you either back to the camp for a well deserved nap or continue on a game drive. Return for lunch and an afternoon nap. Later go out for an evening game drive retuning to camp for a hearty dinner and cold beer.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received in writing.
Each deposit paid (25% of retreat fee), is a non-refundable registration fee. In case of venue reservation a deposit of 30% has to be payed, that is non-refundable either.
Full refunds, less the standard deposit rate will be provided on cancellations, up to 90 days prior to the start date of the booked retreat.
A 50% refund, less the standard deposit rate will be provided on cancellations between 60-89 days prior to the start date of the booked retreat.
A 30% refund, less the standard deposit rate will be provided on cancellations between 30-59 days prior to the start date of the booked retreat.
No refund will be provided on cancellation between 29-0 days prior to the start date of the booked retreat.
No refund will be provided for premature leaving of the retreat or failure to arrive at the retreat for any reason.
All retreat payments are due 30 days prior to start date unless otherwise specified. Clients whose balances are not received by the 30-day deadline, risk forfeiting their retreat booking.

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